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Traveling with Your Special Needs Child


By: Gary Feldman, M.D., medical director, Stramski Children’s Developmental Center, Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach Spring kicks off the season of travel, but for families who have a child with special needs, traveling can seem more like work than a vacation.

Pediatric Urology and Nephrology Issues are More Common Than You’d Think

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By: Deepak Rajpoot, M.D., medical director, pediatric nephrology, Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach Pediatric urological and renal conditions constantly present parents with challenges, not only because the symptoms of these conditions are mostly hidden, but also because parents don’t realize how common some of these conditions can be.

Overcoming Depression During the Holidays


By Todd Hutton, M.D., medical director, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) Therapy, MemorialCare Center for Mental Health & Wellness, Community Hospital Long Beach Feeling down during the holidays can be tough, especially when it seems like the rest of the world is moving along without a worry.

Regulatory red tape is a red flag for business in California


Last week, the Metro Board of Directors was informed by Kinkisharyo International, who was contracted to build new Metro rail cars, that the company was withdrawing plans to construct a manufacturing plant in Los Angeles County.

MemorialCare Urges Parents to Vaccinate and Protect Against Infectious Diseases

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With vaccination exemption rates on the rise among children in the region, the MemorialCare Pediatric Best Practice Team has issued a position statement urging parents to follow the recommended vaccines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), and the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP).

Court Captain Tackles Torn ACL

Tyra Monette

Tyra Monette Submitted by Long Beach Memorial, Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach & Community Hospital Long Beach In her junior year at Woodrow Wilson Classical High School, Tyra Monette had a lot going for her.

Concussions and ACL Injuries – A Duo That is On The Rise in Youth Sports


By: Kenneth Huh, M.D., pediatric orthopedic surgeon, sports medicine specialist, Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach Kids competing in sports is as common as fireworks in July, because for most kids being active is a way of life.

Asthma and Your Child: Becoming Aware of Common Triggers

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Eliezer Nussbaum, M.D., medical director, pediatric pulmonary center, Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach and Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the University of California, Irvine Asthma is one of the most common chronic childhood disorders affecting an estimated 7.1 million children in the U.S.

LB Needs a Fully-Restored Gang Unit to Combat Sex Crimes

Gerrie Schipske

Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske issued the following statement in response to recent crime statistics and the report that sex trafficking is increasing in Long Beach:

If Palm Trees Could Talk


The other day I was on the 26th floor of my friend’s condo on Ocean Boulevard and I got my first look at the streets I walk every day– from above. I didn’t know the 7-11 looked so tiny because on a Friday night or the Sunday after the Pride parade it looks like Union Station inside.  

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