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Experience Allows Nurse to Connect with Kids

Posted on November 25, 2020
Once a neurosurgery patient, Nathan Jones, R.N., is now a pediatric intensive care unit nurse at Johns Hopkins All Children’s, the very same hospital where he had with a rare benign bone tumor removed in 2001. He shares his experience with patients in the PICU who may be feeling anxious, to help them feel more at ease.

Thankful For Kelsie

Posted on November 24, 2020
8-year-old Kelsie was diagnosed as a newborn with cystic fibrosis. Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital has been a partner in Kelsie’s life ever since, with highly specialized care from the hospital’s Cystic Fibrosis Center.

Jimmy’s Story: Treating Epilepsy with Laser Ablation Surgery

Posted on November 18, 2020
Jimmy, who began having seizures about five years ago, is the first patient at Johns Hopkins All Children’s to be treated for epilepsy with this surgical procedure.

A Mother’s Warning – Take COVID-19 Seriously

Posted on October 20, 2020
It started with an aching neck and a fever, but doctors soon realized Alex had multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children, or MIS-C, a condition that may occur in children who had COVID-19.

New Study Seeks to Smoke Out the Real Damage Vaping may be doing to Kids

Posted on October 09, 2020
One in four high school students in the United States reports vaping. Physicians at Johns Hopkins All Children’s recently launched a study to better determine just how toxic vaping is to children.

Hope Close to Home

Posted on October 06, 2020
Expert diagnosis of a serious respiratory condition and life-changing care helped Michael and his family breathe easier.

The Next Generation of Fundraisers

Posted on September 29, 2020
Kids are taking charge to raise money for their peers.

Dr. Benjamin Oshrine Connects with Cancer Patients

Posted on September 25, 2020
Dr. Benjamin Oshrine is inspired by the connections he makes with patients and families as Division Chief of the blood and marrow transplantation program at Johns Hopkins All Children’s. Recently the Tampa Bay Business Journal recognized him as part of its “40 Under 40” list.

Protecting Mental Health During a Pandemic

Posted on September 22, 2020
Providers in the Center for Behavioral Health have been using telemedicine to see patients during the COVID-19 pandemic, supporting children and teens’ mental health in a new way.

Cannon's Long Journey

Posted on September 16, 2020
Cannon was born at 22 weeks and after a long road — 11 months in the hospital and 12 surgeries — he’s home with his family. Now they’re celebrating another special milestone, his first birthday.

Alex’s Awakening

Posted on September 08, 2020
How a vaping habit and a pandemic may have contributed to a teenager’s brush with death.

Gabriel’s Journey

Posted on August 06, 2020
At 18 months, Gabriel wasn’t talking, eating solid foods, or drinking much formula, but he’s made great strides with the help of the speech and feeding therapists at Johns Hopkins All Children’s.

Harper Smiles with The Help of the Cleft and Craniofacial Team

Posted on July 30, 2020
Melissa was treated for cleft lip at Johns Hopkins All Children’s as a child, returning as an adult when her daughter Harper needed treatment for the same condition. The family has found the care and support they needed with the hospital’s cleft and craniofacial team.

Tracheosaurus Baby Triumphs

Posted on July 29, 2020
Baby Aiden needed a tracheostomy to help him breathe. As his surgery date approached, his mom Karina came up with an idea to bring a little light amid the stressful time.

Creative Telemedicine Helps Leliana Taste Success

Posted on July 16, 2020
With a little creativity, therapists at Johns Hopkins All Children’s are using telemedicine so patients like Leliana can continue to receive the care they need from home.

Child Life Specialists: There for the Hard Times

Posted on June 02, 2020
When a young cancer patient needed something more than medical care, a Child Life specialist stepped in to make a difference for him.

Family Travels from Australia for Spinal Tumor Expertise

Posted on May 21, 2020
When Henry needed specialized care, his family traveled thousands of miles so he could be treated by Dr. George Jallo, who leads the Johns Hopkins All Children’s pediatric neurosurgery team, which has world-renowned skill with brain and spinal tumors.

Grandma’s Lifelong Fabric Supply Helps Keep Staff Safe

Posted on May 20, 2020
When the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic started, one Emergency Center physician’s grandma began sewing scrub caps with fun patterns to help the EC team stay safe and make patients smile.

Coming Home

Posted on May 13, 2020
Baby John-Derrick surprised his parents when they were here on vacation from their hometown of St. John’s, Newfoundland. He was born 3 months early and received care from a nurse practitioner in the Johns Hopkins All Children’s NICU with a very special connection to home.

Gloria’s Magic: A Mother’s Day Story

Posted on May 07, 2020
Ebony Hunter, M.D., once wrote an essay about wanting to be a pediatrician when she grew up, inspired by her mother’s career as a registered nurse. Today she’s a pediatric emergency medicine physician at Johns Hopkins All Children’s, and shares her mother’s passion for helping others.

The Stuff of Legend

Posted on April 17, 2020
Legend Jr. was born with a life-threatening congenital diaphragmatic hernia. The highly specialized care he received at Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital gave him the start he needed in life.

A Dedication to Helping Others

Posted on April 14, 2020
Owen Young has been a volunteer at Johns Hopkins All Children’s, helping and building bonds with countless patients and their families, for nearly 11 years.

Fetal Care Program Helps Put a Smile on Her Face

Posted on March 19, 2020
A family that is forever grateful to be a part of All Children’s.

A Preemie Story: Less Than a Pound, but More Than an Ounce of Faith

Posted on March 05, 2020
Born early and weighing less than a pound, baby Faith was able to return home to the Cayman Islands with her mom Kemberly, after Faith received care for several months in the Johns Hopkins All Children’s NICU.

The Sky Is the Limit

Posted on March 04, 2020
A look back at a remarkable effort to help save a baby born with congenital diaphragmatic hernia. David Kays, M.D. reflects on the CDH team’s first air transport – two years ago today.

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