Category: General News

Marina Gives Back through Children’s Miracle Network

Posted on Apr 15, 2021 in General News

Marina was born premature and lifeless with her organs outside of her body in a sac. After 10 months in the neonatal intensive care unit, five weeks in a coma, three years on full life support and 25 surgeries, Marina is a healthy and happy 13-year-old who gives back by supporting and volunteering for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals.

Anxiety and Stress in Teens

Posted on Apr 12, 2021 in General News

Jennifer Katzenstein, Ph.D., talks about how experiences in the teenage years – like transitions between school years, completing high school and moving to the next steps in life, as well as social stressors – can impact anxiety and stress.

Clinical Awards Honor Excellence and Innovation at Johns Hopkins All Children’s

Posted on Apr 08, 2021 in General News

The Clinical Award nominees and recipients maintained their commitment to clinical excellence, compassionate care and innovation despite new challenges posed by the pandemic.

What Are the Most Common Childhood Brain Tumors?

Posted on Apr 05, 2021 in General News

Pediatric neurosurgeon Luis Rodriguez, M.D., gives parents some insights into childhood brain tumors and when to seek treatment.

When will the COVID-19 Vaccine Be Available to Kids?

Posted on Apr 05, 2021 in General News

Allison Messina, M.D., chair of the Division of Infectious Disease and medical director of Infection Prevention at Johns Hopkins All Children’s, answers common questions families may have about the COVID-19 vaccine.

COVID-19 Presents Lab a Big Challenge

Posted on Mar 31, 2021 in General News

The laboratory team at Johns Hopkins All Children’s worked to ramp up its in-house testing capacity and incorporate COVID-19 testing into an already full workload of other necessary sample analysis for the hospital’s patients.

Social Workers — Healing Children through Psychosocial Care

Posted on Mar 30, 2021 in General News

Social workers have been on the front lines at hospitals during a pandemic that has made significant impacts on the psychosocial factors that affect children and teens, working closely with the medical team to provide a different perspective to the care patients receive.

Teaching Your Child How to Swallow a Pill

Posted on Mar 29, 2021 in General News

Learning to swallow pills is a skill, just like learning to ride a bike or write your name for the first time. Child Life education specialist Katie Grabowski, M.S., CCLS, offers tips for parents on helping children learn to swallow a pill.

A Year of Challenges for Supply Chain

Posted on Mar 25, 2021 in General News

As health systems worldwide began to assess needs regarding potential shortages of personal protective equipment (PPE) and other items amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Supply Chain team at Johns Hopkins All Children’s sprang into action.

Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital Welcomes New Facility Dog

Posted on Mar 24, 2021 in General News

The hospital’s newest employee, a 2-year-old yellow Labrador Retriever named Brea, will focus on motivating and inspiring patients and staff as well as helping hospitalized children and those with special needs through their medical journey.

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