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Using Cotton Swabs in Children’s Ears

Posted on May 17, 2017 in General News

You’ve probably heard the phrase “nothing smaller than your elbow in your ear.” Rachel Dawkins, M.D., medical director and director of clinical experiences for physicians in training at Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital, explains findings from a new study about the dangers of using cotton swabs in the ears.

Advice for New Moms and Moms-to-Be

Posted on May 05, 2017 in General News

Becoming a first-time mom is often a time of utter joy, but with it comes new challenges and many questions. Rachel Dawkins, M.D., is the medical director of the Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine Program at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. We sat down with Dawkins for a Q & A to learn about the top five most commonly asked questions.

Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital Welcomes Dr. Mohamed Rehman as Chair, Department of Anesthesiology

Posted on May 05, 2017 in General News

In his leadership role, Dr. Rehman will build and enhance programs to support the highest level of quality and safety across the perioperative continuum of care.

Talking About Teens with Dr. Jasmine Reese

Posted on Mar 29, 2017 in General News

Adolescents and young adults have their own unique sets of health needs and challenges. During this transition between childhood and adulthood, there may be times when seeing a pediatrician may not seem quite right but an adult provider might not be the best fit either. This is where an adolescent medicine specialist comes in...

Healthy and Easy-to-Make Recipes for National Nutrition Month

Posted on Mar 28, 2017 in Community Programs

March is National Nutrition Month, and the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital Fit4Allkids program is whipping up simple, tasty and affordable recipes for on-the-go families.

Johns Hopkins All Children’s Expertise Helps Family with Deep Vein Thrombosis

Posted on Mar 27, 2017 in Programs

It all started when Janet’s brother-in-law had knee surgery and formed a clot in his calf. After learning from a relative that some in the family had a Protein C Deficiency, a disorder that increases the risk of developing abnormal blood clots, Janet’s husband and three kids got tested. All tested positive for the deficiency. The family’s pediatrician referred the family to Neil A. Goldenberg, M.D., Ph.D., hematologist and director of research at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital...

With The Right Encouragement, Kids Can Like Their Vegetables

Posted on Mar 11, 2017 in General News

Nutrition is an essential component to a healthy lifestyle, but changing the eating habits of kids can be challenging. The Kohl’s Cooks for Kids family cooking series aims to change that.

Nighttime Can be a Nightmare for Children with Sleep Issues

Posted on Mar 10, 2017 in Programs

From age 4 through 11, Jaden barely got a moment of sleep due to severe sleep apnea. Jaden has Prader Willi Syndrome. Although he was diagnosed in Texas at age 4, doctors there were not ready to address the apnea. It wasn’t until the family moved and Milan, Jaden’s mother, was recommended to Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital by a neurologist that they both found relief...

Safe Kids, Fire Rescue Offer Tips to Avoid Hot-Car Tragedies

Posted on Mar 08, 2017 in General News

The Suncoast Safe Kids Coalition, led by Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, and St. Petersburg Fire Rescue are warning families to look before you lock. It’s an ongoing message the organizations are spreading earlier this year after two incidents in 2017 where Florida children were left in a hot car and died from heatstroke...

Make Better Bedtime Habits A Part of Your Child's Routine

Posted on Mar 08, 2017 in Programs

Making sure your child gets the right amount of sleep is an essential part of helping them grow up healthy and strong.

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