05/14/20

I’m a pediatric dentist. Here’s what I want parents to know about dental care during COVID-19.

By Dr. Richard Mungo, chair of pediatric dentistry at CHOC Children’s At CHOC Children’s, we know you want to give your child the very best care every day, especially during these uncertain times. Kids are kids, even during a pandemic. They may trip playing hopscotch and crack a tooth or cause harm to the soft tissues … continue reading

05/13/20

How to help your teen cope with COVID-19 cancellations

By Dr. Mery Taylor, pediatric psychologist at CHOC Children’s To high school seniors, schools being closed doesn’t equal a vacation – to them, this is time they won’t get back with their friends.  It’s normal for teens to feel anxious during this period of their lives, as they close one chapter and begin another. However, teens … continue reading

05/12/20

Nueve maneras de proteger contra la COVID-19 a niños con un sistema inmune comprometido

Sabemos lo espantoso que puede ser para los padres la pandemia de la COVID-19, especialmente aquellos con hijos considerados inmune debilitados. En estos momentos se desconoce el impacto pleno de COVID-19 en los niños, especialmente aquellos con un sistema inmune debilitado.  Sin embargo, la información, aun cuando limitada hasta ahora, muestra que la mayoría de … continue reading

05/12/20

How to help children who miss their friends amid COVID-19

By Dr. Tiffany Torigoe-Lai, pediatric psychologist at CHOC Children’s As parents, many of us are coping with the loss of something within our daily lives because of COVID-19, whether it is the loss of a vacation, watching the opening baseball game of the season, or the loss of a job. Children and adolescents are also … continue reading

05/04/20

Recipes to make with kids during quarantine

By Kristin Cheng, registered dietitian at CHOC Children’s Current shelter-in-place orders have changed so much about our day-to-day lives, including how we navigate cooking. Many families are eating at home more often, making shorter grocery trips, and finding more creative ways to utilize limited ingredients. This extra time with kids at home can serve as … continue reading

04/30/20

Tips for parents of teens struggling with stay-at-home orders

By Scott Ryan, mental health therapist, Intensive Outpatient Program at CHOC Children’s Many teens are complying with stay at home orders and social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, many of us have also heard stories about teens who were seen hanging out with friends in large groups, celebrating birthday parties in person, as well … continue reading

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