“We are proud of the highly skilled teams of physicians, nurses, therapists, social workers and others who collaborate closely to provide family-focused, inpatient care to patients at UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital,” says Johnese Spisso, president of UCLA Health and CEO of UCLA Hospital System.

The annual Best Children’s Hospitals rankings by U.S. News and World Report recognized UCLA for...
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UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital recognized for overall excellence in pediatrics - UCLA Health - Los Angeles, CA

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Happy 20th anniversary Harry Potter! The wizarding world continues to inspire our patients at UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital. #HarryPotter20
Happy 20th anniversary Harry Potter The wizarding world continues to inspire our
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Everything parents and coaches need to know about sports concussions in order to protect their kids and players. ➨ ucla.in/2sW2fdP
Everything parents and coaches need to know about sports concussions in order

UCLA neuroscientist offers game plan to better understand sports concussions

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Fidget spinners may seem harmless but parents need to consider the hazards associated with this new trending toy. ➨ [ Ow.ly Link ]
Fidget spinners may seem harmless but parents need to consider the hazards

Fidget Spinners: Popular Toy Marketed To Help Kids With ADHD Poses Choking Hazards

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Miller Children's Hospital and UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital announce plans to form an affiliation that will leverage clinical and research expertise at both campuses to offer the highest-quality, patient- and family-centered care throughout Southern California.

“We are extremely pleased at the opportunity to work with Miller Children’s leadership, physicians and staff to expand access to...
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UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital and Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital plan strategic affiliation - UCLA Health - Los Angeles, CA

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Middle school students from a range of racial and ethnic backgrounds feel safer, less lonely, and less bullied when attending ethnically diverse schools. ➨ [ Ucla.in Link ]
Middle school students from a range of racial and ethnic backgrounds feel

Students of all races feel safer in ethnically diverse middle schools, UCLA researchers report

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“13 Reasons Why” should provide a pop culture wake-up call about teen suicide. UCLA’s Joan Asarnow, an expert on youth suicide prevention, shares knowledge and advice for parents. ➨ [ Ucla.in Link ]
13 Reasons Why should provide a pop culture wakeup call about teen

Teen suicide: Why “13 Reasons Why” is wrong

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UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital wishes you a Happy Father's Day!
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UCLA has now performed over 6000 liver transplants. Holding a pic of us with Dr Starzl, who performed the world's 1st successful liver transplant. UCLA Mattel Children’s HospitalUCLA Health UPMC Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute
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Self-care tip: Take a nap! Napping is a great way to keep your body and brain healthy and alert. #SelfCareforU
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Parents, if you have post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), don’t keep it from your kids. Talk to them. ➨ [ Ucla.in Link ]
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Parents with PTSD shouldn't keep kids in the dark

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Music therapy provides a host of health benefits.
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Music therapist’s 5 tips for using music to improve health

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Join UCLA interventional radiologist Cheryl Hoffman, MD, for a discussion about treating uterine fibroids via the non-surgical procedure of uterine fibroid embolization (UFE). #UCLAMDCHAT
Shout out to UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital and to the girls who helped me through this rough week and also the superb kids who conquer a lot worse everyday #uclamattelchildrenshospital
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From probiotics to playing in the dirt, parents can use these tips to help encourage a healthy immune system in children. ➨ [ Ucla.in Link ]
From probiotics to playing in the dirt parents can use these tips

Can you be too clean?

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If you do choose to give your child juices, stick to these recommendations from UCLA Health experts to avoid health problems. ➨ [ Ow.ly Link ]
If you do choose to give your child juices stick to these

Babies 1 and Under Should be Drinking ZERO Fruit Juice, American Academy of Pediatrics Warns

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“Music therapy was my best experience at UCLA,” says Komila Ramirez, whose daughter Sofia has been participating in music therapy sessions while hospitalized at UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital. “Sofia loves the music therapist’s singing and playing guitar. Jenna is awesome! It is good stimulation for my little one and something friendly in the hospital environment.” Komila and Jenna recorded a...
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Behavioral Insomnia in Children (BIC) is a type of pediatric insomnia that affects 25 percent of children. Here's everything you need to know. ➨ [ Ucla.in Link ]
Behavioral Insomnia in Children BIC is a type of pediatric insomnia that

What to know about behavioral insomnia in children (BIC)

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Flashback to when Austin was celebrated as UCLA Men's Basketball's Kid Captain at the game vs. Arizona State University. You are an inspiration to us all, Austin! Read more ➨ [ Ucla.in Link ]