Tackling Valley Fever
At first Valentina Dolores Lopez seemed like she had a typical virus with a fever and congestion. When the 2-year-old’s symptoms continued and her breathing became difficult, multiple doctors offered the same conclusion. Read more . . .
Restoring Shattered Lives
When Zues Luther, 14, of Bakersfield lost control of his dirt bike and slammed into a tree at more than 45 mph, specialized, multidisciplinary care at Children’s Hospital became his only hope for survival. Read more . . .
History of Advancing Cardiac Care
In 1968, 5-month-old Melinda Cavalletto of Chowchilla became the world’s youngest known survivor of a mitral valve replacement. At that time open-heart surgery was challenging and such a procedure was even more difficult. Read more . . .
Getting to Zero
Children’s continues to embrace new methods to eliminate hospital-borne infections to decrease the patient’s length of stay and hospital costs while accomplishing the most important goal of all: enhancing quality of life and saving lives. Read more . . .