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The Dangers of E-Cigarettes

Posted on Aug 15, 2016 in General News

E-cigarettes may appear to be a safer way to smoke, but they are just as dangerous for children. In fact, data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show an alarming rise in the number of e-cigarette related calls to poison control centers, rising from one call per month in September 2010 to 215 per month in February 2014...

Researchers and Athletes Team Up to Study Concussion

Posted on Aug 10, 2016 in Programs

In many contact sports, a hit to the head is part of the game. But when it happens to a growing brain, what are the long-term effects? This is one of several questions a new concussion study led by Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital hopes to answer. The hospital’s Institute for Brain Protection Sciences is studying changes in brain function in high school athletes...

Dr. Peter Shaw Joins Cancer & Blood Disorders Institute as Deputy Director

Posted on Aug 03, 2016 in Programs

Pediatric hematologist/oncologist Peter Shaw, M.D. joined Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital on August 1 as Deputy Director of the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Cancer & Blood Disorders Institute and Associate Professor of Oncology (PAR) at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He is also serving as the institute’s interim director...

Stroke in Children: What Families Need to Know

Posted on May 11, 2016 in Programs

Most people may think of stroke as a disease affecting older adults, but infants and children can also experience a stroke. In fact, the American Heart Association reports that stroke affects 6 out of every 100,000 children, aged 0-15...

The Value of Vaccination: Truths and Myths

Posted on Apr 21, 2016 in General News

As Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital recognizes National Infant Immunization Week (April 16-23), we are reminding parents of the importance of getting children vaccinated...

Blood Clots in Children

Posted on Mar 29, 2016 in General News

Blood clots are a serious and underdiagnosed problem, but can be prevented. During Deep Vein Thrombosis Month in March, Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital is raising awareness about blood clots by answering top questions on the minds of families...

David Kays, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.A.P., Joins Department of Surgery at All Children’s Hospital Johns Hopkins Medicine

Posted on Jan 27, 2016 in General News

Noted pediatric surgeon David Kays, M.D., has joined the Department of Surgery in the new role of medical director of the All Children’s Hospital Johns Hopkins Medicine Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Program...

Baha’s Story

Posted on Dec 17, 2015 in General News

Diagnosed halfway around the world, Baha Manasrah was referred to All Children’s for expert leukemia care.

WinterFest 2015 Just Blew In to All Children’s Hospital

Posted on Dec 17, 2015 in General News

Another sunny beach day in Florida turned into a flurry of snowflakes, snowball fights and frosty holiday fun to the delight of patients and families at All Children’s during the annual WinterFest extravaganza.

New Research and Education Building: A Place to Learn, Discover and Hope

Posted on Nov 20, 2015 in General News

A crowd of 300 supporters gathered for the ceremonial groundbreaking for the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Research and Education Building on November 20. Members of the community joined patients, donors and honored guests to hear about the future building, which will unite innovation, collaboration and care to improve children’s health...

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