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Why Your Child Needs the Meningitis B Vaccine Before College

Posted on July 16, 2019
If you are a college-age student or the parent of one, it is critical that you educate yourself on the risks of meningitis B and discuss receiving the vaccination with your doctor.

Could Your Healthy-Weight Child Be at Risk for Obesity?

Posted on July 03, 2019
A recent study by researchers at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital shows that when it comes to counseling for weight management, pediatricians and parents may be neglecting healthy-weight kids.

13 Reasons Why Tie to Suicide Rate Is Complicated, Study Finds

Posted on July 03, 2019
Experts at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital give insight into teen suicide and offer tips on how to recognize warning signs.

Hope For Amalia

Posted on June 27, 2019
Amalia, 9, battled cancer most of her young life, until a new therapy began to change her odds. Johns Hopkins All Children’s was the first certified pediatric treatment center in Florida to offer CAR-T therapy, and Amalia was the first patient.

Free to Fly

Posted on June 26, 2019
Nick, P.T.A at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, finds motivation in helping kids reach their full potential, including his own son, 12-year-old Isaac.

Graduating Residents Bring Compassion and Purpose to New Roles

Posted on June 25, 2019
The Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital pediatric residency program honored the 2019 graduating class at a June 15 ceremony that celebrated their strengths, successes and next steps in their journey.

Taking on Cancer and Supporting Others in the Fight

Posted on June 13, 2019
After Cade was diagnosed with Burkitt’s lymphoma at age 15, he was admitted to Johns Hopkins All Children’s Cancer & Blood Disorders Institute where he remained positive and inspired those around him.

Sibling Volunteers Bring Joy to Patients, Families Through Music

Posted on June 11, 2019
Volunteers Madison and Maximus share their love of music by playing in the hospital lobby each week

Striving for Excellence

Posted on June 05, 2019
Johns Hopkins All Children’s Foundation Guild-funded scholarships help nurses aim for higher education.

Festival to Benefit Hospital Music Therapy Program

Posted on June 04, 2019
Award-winning songwriter visits Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital to play songs for patients and invent a few new ones along the way.

Providing Support

Posted on May 30, 2019
A psychologist embedded in the Cancer & Blood Disorders Institute helps patients and families cope, manage emotions and adapt to medical treatment.

Livestream Provides Inside View

Posted on May 29, 2019
An online service allows families to watch their child in the NICU from anywhere.

Teaming Up with St. Petersburg PD to Combat Human Trafficking

Posted on May 28, 2019
Many don’t think Tampa Bay or St. Petersburg when we hear about human trafficking, but the reality is it is a growing problem in this area. Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital and the St. Petersburg Police Department partner to offer tips on how to recognize victims.

Helping Babies with Research and Philanthropy

Posted on May 22, 2019
A generous donor helps the LifeLine transport team solve a problem and improve care for infants.

Finding Success with Rare Parry-Romberg Syndrome

Posted on May 16, 2019
When Marianna noticed a small indentation on her forehead, her family’s search for answers and expert care led them to Johns Hopkins All Children’s and craniofacial surgeon Alex Rottgers, M.D.

When Your First Priority is a Second Opinion

Posted on May 15, 2019
There are many reasons to want a second opinion and the experts at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital are here to give you peace of mind for your child regardless of the diagnosis or condition.

In the Right Place

Posted on May 14, 2019
When Lauren and Kevin learned their developing baby had CDH—a birth defect affecting the diaphragm—they traveled to Johns Hopkins All Children’s from California for care for their son Braden.

Students Come from Around the Globe to Work with Dr. George Jallo

Posted on May 09, 2019
Medical students Philine Behrens and Alice Willison traveled from two different parts of Europe to study neurosurgery under Johns Hopkins All Children’s internationally respected pediatric neurosurgeon George Jallo, M.D.

Becoming a Mother Inspired Her to Become a Nurse

Posted on May 08, 2019
Sherry Belcher, manager of customer service for Johns Hopkins All Children’s Ambulatory Services, was inspired to become a nurse after caring for her newborn son.

Tips on Exercise, Brain Health and Managing Stress: A Woman’s Journey

Posted on May 07, 2019
As Mother’s Day approaches, Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital continues its belief that healthy families start with a healthy mom, which is why physicians from Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore recently traveled here to speak on three very important topics.

Kart 4 Kids Breaks Record for Johns Hopkins All Children’s

Posted on May 03, 2019
Fast cars and big hearts took over downtown St. Petersburg for the Kart 4 Kids Pro-Am Race with proceeds benefiting Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital.

From the NICU to Nursing School … and Back

Posted on May 01, 2019
A nurse resident who was born at 26 weeks and spent her first three months in Johns Hopkins All Children’s NICU now trains under the same nurse who cared for her as a preemie.

Harper’s Great Strides

Posted on April 24, 2019
Diagnosed with spina bifida before she was born, it was unlikely Harper would be able to crawl or stand, much less walk. But the 2-year-old is finding her steps forward with the help of the Johns Hopkins All Children’s physical therapy program.

She Uses Diabetes as an Inspiration

Posted on April 18, 2019
17-year-old Lauren was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age 12. Now, she has a passion to research type 1 diabetes and follow a path in medicine.

Types of Hearing Losses and When to See a Doctor

Posted on April 11, 2019
The Johns Hopkins All Children’s audiology team shares five types of hearing losses and what they mean.

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