Primary Care pediatrician Dayna Long, MD, discusses asthma with Cheryl Jennings in the KGO-TV studio. Asthma is the most chonic childhood disease and the #1 cause of hospitalization for Bay Area children. Watch the report >
"Hypertension and Kids"
(KPIX-TV, San Francisco, CA © 10/3/2011)
Pediatric Cardiologist Kate Newkumet, MD, discusses an American Heart Association study that found obese and overweight children are three times more likely to have high blood pressure, a fact that leads Dr. Newkumet to expect to see stroke and heart disease at an earlier age.
"Premature Babies May Face Long-term Health Problems"
(Huffington Post © 9/20/2011)
Neonatologist Art D'Harlingue, MD, is featured as an expert in this article about possible long-term health problems of premature babies.
"Brad Pitt Visits Bay Area for 'Moneyball' Premiere"
(KGO-TV, San Francisco, CA © 9/19/2011)
World premiere of major motion picture "Moneyball" at Oakland's Paramount Theatre benefits, in part, Children's Hospital Oakland.
"Clowns Prescribe Smiles and Laughter at Oakland Children's Hospital"
(Oakland North © 9/8/2011)
Ringling Bros. Clown Alley clowns brought the circus to Children's, entertaining patients in the Playrooms and at bedsides. The clowns also distributed special Beads of Courage beads to Oncology patients.
"Children's Hospital Oakland Receives Grant to Help Childhood Cancer Surviors Return to School"
(Oakland North © 9/5/2011)
Hyundai awarded a $100,000 grant to Children's Oncology School Success Program. Many cancer patients suffer a loss or decrease of cognitive abilities as a result of cancer treatment, according to program co-director Pamela Orren, PhD. This program helps children reintegrate into their school community.
"Beyond the Headlines: Asthma"
(KGO-TV, San Francisco, CA © 9/4/2011)
Pediatrician Dayna Long, MD, is featured in this episode of "Beyond the Headlines" focused on asthma, the life-threatening condition that is the #1 cause of hospitalization for children in the Bay Area. Dr. Long says that although asthma is a chronic disease, it is completely manageable.