CHOC Children's February 2012 Newsletter.

COVER STORY: Heart Imaging Goes 3-D
And no special 3-D glasses are required. Magnetic resonance (MR) angiography gives our CHOC pediatric cardiac specialists an unprecedented, crystal-clear view into our patients’ hearts and surrounding blood vessels.
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Q & A: Chest Pain – What Parents Should Know
In honor of American Heart Month, check out these important guidelines to help you determine whether your child’s chest pain could be associated with heart disease. In this Q&A, Dr. Pierangelo Renella, a pediatric cardiologist at CHOC Children’s, explains the signs and causes of this common condition, rarely associated with the heart.
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Be Good to Your Heart – And Your Children’s Too!
Did you know that heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States?
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Upcoming Events

  • Eat Pancakes and Help Save Lives at CHOC - National Pancake Day, Feb. 28, 2012
    On Feb. 28, National Pancake Day, stop by any IHOP to receive your free short stack of pancakes and support CHOC Children's with a donation of any amount. IHOP Restaurant is raising money for CHOC Children's, your local Children’s Miracle Network hospital. From Feb. 1 to Feb. 28, stop by any IHOP restaurant to make a donation. If you make a $5 donation, IHOP will also provide a $5 coupon off your next visit.

  • Casino Carnivale - Friday, March 2, 2012
    Join us for our Casino Carnivale themed event with Vegas style gambling, carnival games, sit-down dinner, music and silent auction.
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  • CHOC Night at Honda Center - Sunday March 18, 2012
    Join CHOCO and Wild Wing Sunday, March 18, 2012, when our Anaheim Ducks take on Nashville at the Honda Center. Throughout this special evening CHOC patients take part in festivities and attendees have the opportunity to support CHOC in several ways. Cheer for our Anaheim Ducks and support CHOC Children’s by attending the game! Proceeds from every ticket purchased benefit CHOC Children’s.
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  • CHOC Golf Classic - May 14, 2012
    Our 2nd annual tournament promises a day of world class golf, with great ocean views at one of the world’s finest golf destinations. After 18 championship holes on Pelican Hill’s North Ocean course, participants will enjoy a short awards reception with a small live auction featuring golf packages and experiences.
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  • CHOC Walk in the Park "Save the Date" - October 14, 2012
    The 22nd Annual CHOC Walk in the Park presented by the Disneyland Resort will be held on Sunday, October 14, 2012! Registration for this year's CHOC Walk will begin on May 15, 2012.