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The Dangers of Kids in Hot Cars

Posted on Jul 06, 2022 in General News

A car can heat up very fast, meaning as much as 20 degrees in 10 minutes. SafeKids supervisor Petra Stanton provides tips for parents on making sure children aren’t left in the car.

The Best Life for Logan

Posted on Jul 05, 2022 in General News

In Logan’s first precious months of life, he looked different from other babies. He was diagnosed with a complete bilateral cleft lip and palate. Among the most common birth defects in the United States, cleft lip and palate can affect feeding, hearing, speech and dental development.

What to Know about the COVID-19 Vaccine for 6 Months and Older

Posted on Jun 30, 2022 in General News

Allison Messina, M.D., chief of the Division of Infectious Disease at Johns Hopkins All Children’s, explains what families should know about the COVID-19 vaccine and other recent updates about the virus.

A Haircut for Jack

Posted on Jun 29, 2022 in General News

After two long months in the hospital, Jack’s care team decided to lift his spirits with a special haircut from Great Clips general manager and stylist, Kelly Slade, a Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals supporter. Not a test or procedure—a haircut. Gloriously ordinary. Simply joyful.

Mahi's Fight to Walk Makes Her a Hospital Celebrity

Posted on Jun 28, 2022 in Programs

After her parents were in a car accident, Mahi was born prematurely and she spent 45 days in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Mahi's bubbly personality, positive attitude and hard work in physical and occupational therapy has made her a patient celebrity at Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital.

Donors Pave the Way for Securing National Institutes of Health Pediatric Cancer Research Grant

Posted on Jun 24, 2022 in General News

Recently, Ranjan J. Perera, Ph.D., was awarded a five-year National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant for slightly over $2 million. It is the first Research Project grant — known as an R01 — Johns Hopkins All Children's has received to study pediatric cancer research. R01 NIH grants are highly sought after. Only 10% of R01 grant applications are funded. It takes a great deal of advance work to receive one.

Pediatric Acupuncture — Treatments Discovered in 2500 BC Helping Kids Feel Better Today

Posted on Jun 23, 2022 in General News

Known as a viable form of treatment for adults, acupuncture for children is not as common or available. This proven ancient Chinese medical technique for relieving pain, curing disease and improving general health has been used dating to 2500 BC.

Amy Sullivan, R.N., Receives the DAISY Award

Posted on Jun 21, 2022 in General News

Amy Sullivan, R.N., is a clinical nurse in the Institute for Brain Protection Sciences.

Celebrating Pride Month: Meet Pharmacist Corey Fowler

Posted on Jun 20, 2022 in General News

Corey Fowler, Pharm.D., BCPPS, a critical care clinical pharmacist, talks about his day-to-day at the hospital, his journey as a member of the LGBTQ+ community, and what the LGBTQ+ community means to him.

Research Team Determines Co-Prevalence of Congenital Muscular Torticollis (CMT) and Gastric Reflux Disease (GERD) in Infants

Posted on Jun 17, 2022 in Research

CMT is a leading cause of referral to Johns Hopkins All Children’s physical therapy. Physical therapists can use this knowledge to educate and inform physicians and parents on the need to address positioning options for infants with GERD.

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