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    Posted on Dec 03,2018

    Holiday Toy Safety

    Toy safety is important to consider as you're doing your holiday shopping. Joe Perno, M.D., with Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital, shares some toy safety tips for the holidays.


    Posted on Nov 19,2018

    Preparing your Kids for Holiday Travel

    Joe Perno, M.D., offers parents tips on planning ahead for holiday travel with children.


    Posted on Oct 08,2018

    The Advantages of Walking to School

    Walking to school can be great exercise for children. Joe Perno, M.D., offers tips for parents to help kids safely make the most of walking to school.


    Posted on Sep 10,2018

    Bicycle safety tips for children and parents

    Biking to school can be a fun, healthy activity for kids. Joseph Perno, M.D., shares some tips to make sure your children are biking safely.


    Posted on Aug 06,2018

    Myths about Vaccines

    Joe Perno, M.D., shares facts and addresses some common myths about vaccines.


    Posted on Jul 09,2018

    The Importance of Summertime Hydration

    Joseph Perno, M.D., has some advice on keeping your kids hydrated in the summer heat.


    Posted on Jun 11,2018

    Bedwetting Is More Common Than You Think

    About 5 million children in the United States wet the bed. Joe Perno, M.D., medical staff affairs officer at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, answers questions about the topic.


    Posted on May 07,2018

    The Dangers of Leaving Children Unattended in the Car

    We have all heard about leaving children unattended in the car. Why is this so dangerous? Joe Perno, M.D., medical staff affairs officer at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, explains why you should never leave a child alone in a hot car.


    Posted on Apr 16,2018

    Pool and Water Safety – Facts and Myths

    Joe Perno, M.D., medical staff affairs officer at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, explains some facts and myths about water safety to help parents keep their children safe around the water.


    Posted on Mar 26,2018

    Dealing with Childhood Obesity

    Obesity continues to be a major problem for American children, increasing from 14 percent of children in 1999 to 18.5 percent in the current study. Joe Perno, M.D., from Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, discussed concerns about childhood obesity.


    Posted on Feb 12,2018

    Heart Health Is Important for Kids Too

    Most of us think about cardiovascular or heart health as we get older, but it’s something that pediatricians follow from birth. Joe Perno, M.D., medical staff affairs officer at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, explains how pediatricians monitor heart health with children.


    Posted on Aug 29,2017

    Bicycle Safety for Children

    About 900 people die each year from bike injuries with three quarters of these being head injuries. Only 22 states have mandatory bike helmet laws.