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At birth, Taniah was diagnosed with sickle cell disease, a disorder in which blood cells become sickle-shaped, inflexible and sticky causing a blockage that slows or stops blood flow. When this happens, oxygen is unable to reach nearby tissues and organs, impairing their function. As a result of her condition,...
Els lived seemingly a “normal life” for nine years. However, this all changed in June of 2015. He was diagnosed with advanced bone age disease and premature adrenarche. Both conditions are extremely rare and often misdiagnosed. However, the gifted medical team at Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles (CHLA) properly diagnosed...
Top Issues in Children’s Health
The Advancing Care for Exceptional Kids Act of 2014 (ACE Kids Act) is a proposal to improve how care is delivered to America’s children with complex medical conditions on Medicaid.
CHIP provides free or low-cost health coverage to more than eight million children in families that earn too much money to qualify for Medicaid.