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Posted on Oct 19,2017

Experience and Teamwork Pay Off For Scoliosis Specialists

The team of doctors, technicians and nurses who perform scoliosis surgery at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital have sometimes been compared to an orchestra.

Posted on Oct 19,2017

How to Prevent Infections? Start by Washing Your Hands

For International Infection Prevention Week, we focus on the importance of handwashing, acknowledging that some people may not know the proper techniques for thoroughly washing or sanitizing their hands.

Posted on Oct 18,2017

Hillary Simpson, R.N., Receives the August 2017 Daisy Award

Hillary is a dedicated nurse on 7South and August’s Daisy of the Month. Hillary was nominated by an enthusiastic parent whose son was diagnosed with ALL leukemia earlier this year.

Posted on Oct 17,2017

What Is Hand, Food and Mouth Disease?

Recently, pediatric offices and emergency rooms have seen an increase in the number of cases of Hand, Foot and Mouth disease coming through the doors. Dr. Rachel Dawkins explains the disease and how it's treated.

Posted on Oct 16,2017

Johns Hopkins All Children’s Presents Clinical Excellence Awards

The Johns Hopkins Medicine Clinical Excellence Awards recognize innovative and outstanding care by physicians, nurses and teams of specialists.

Posted on Oct 11,2017

From Cancer Survivor to YouTube Producer

Since being diagnosed with AML, Baha has emerged as a driving force in helping other children with cancer through his YouTube videos.

Posted on Oct 10,2017

Medical Myths Revealed

Dr. Mularoni dispels a few medical myths that have been passed down for generations on topics ranging from head injuries to swallowing gum to the causes of acne.

Posted on Oct 04,2017

Dealing With the Challenges of Childhood Obesity

New recommendations suggest that physicians should regularly screen 6- to 18-year-olds for obesity and refer those with a Body Mass Index in the 95th percentile or higher to a comprehensive behavioral intervention program.

Posted on Oct 03,2017

Influenza 2017: What you need to know about avoiding the flu

First and foremost, everyone should be getting the flu vaccine. The influenza vaccine is recommended to be given to everyone 6 months and older.

Posted on Oct 03,2017

Helping Children Cope with Crisis

During and after a crisis, children may feel vulnerable and overwhelmed by the situation. To restore a sense of safety and security, the pediatric psychiatry experts at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital encourage families return to a normal routine at home and at school as soon as possible after a crisis...

Posted on Sep 29,2017

Happy Heart Party Brings Families Together

The annual celebration of pediatric heart health by the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Heart Institute, included 1,052 current and former patients and their families in the comfy confines of Tropicana Field during a recent Tampa Bay Rays game.

Posted on Sep 29,2017

Hannah Is a Fighter

Hannah has always been a trooper. She survived a rare form of leukemia in her brain - in the central nervous system.

Posted on Sep 28,2017

Obesity in Children and Adolescents

At Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital, we help our children and adolescents tackle obesity because it can have a huge impact on their current and future health.

Posted on Sep 19,2017

Julietta & Ace, Two Siblings, One Diagnosis of Craniosynostosis

It's not unusual for siblings to have the same diagnosis. But Julietta and Ace were treated with different procedures. Thanks to Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital they had positive outcomes.

Posted on Sep 18,2017

Back to School After Hurricane Irma

As children go back to school, they are likely to share stories with friends about their hurricane experience and this may increase stress and anxiety. You may want to have a conversation over dinner to make sure that they understand what happened.

Posted on Sep 15,2017

'Miracle Boy' Michael Survives Near-Drowning

Michael, known to be a strong swimmer, was in the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital for a week. He nearly drowned while playing on a pool obstacle course in Sarasota.

Posted on Sep 13,2017

Emilie's Story Attracts Record Number of Be The Match Registrants

At just nine months old last November, Emilie was taken to Johns Hopkins All Children’s with a high fever where she was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia. The now one-year-old’s journey caught the attention of media around the country.

Posted on Sep 13,2017

Amid Hurricane Irma, Staff Celebrate Patient's 3rd Birthday with Special Party

On a hurricane-stricken Sunday, it was all hands on deck to give three-year-old Willow a very special birthday.

Posted on Sep 06,2017

Preparing your Children for Hurricane Season

Hurricane season is here and we need to start preparing for hurricanes and other natural disasters.

Posted on Sep 06,2017

Through Teamwork, Sickle Cell Disease Strikes Out

Joao was only six-months old when he experienced his first sickle cell crisis. Today, the high-spirited 9-year-old visits Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital several times a week where he receives treatment for sickle cell disease.

Posted on Sep 06,2017

Johns Hopkins All Children's Provides Peripheral Nerve Solutions

The hospital has established a monthly Peripheral Nerve Clinic dedicated to the management of brachial plexus injuries and other peripheral nerve conditions.

Posted on Sep 05,2017

TuTu Tuesday Celebrated Friendships

TuTu Tuesdays are celebrated in September—pediatric cancer month—on 7 South, the nickname for the part of the seventh floor of Johns Hopkins All Children’s that includes the cancer unit.

Posted on Sep 01,2017

Pain Management Program Opens New Chronic Pain Clinic

The newly established chronic pain clinic treats children facing a wide range of conditions, including rheumatic diseases, complex regional pain syndrome, lower back pain and chronic headache–including migraines.

Posted on Sep 01,2017

Julian Thrives After Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia

One-year-old Julian was born with congenital diaphragmatic hernia, a life-threatening abnormality which occurs when the muscle between the chest and the abdomen don’t form properly.

Posted on Aug 31,2017

Doug DeRosa, R.N., is the July 2017 Daisy of the Month

Doug DeRosa, R.N., Clinical Team Leader in the Operating Room, is our July 2017 Daisy Award recipient. The DAISY award is presented monthly to a Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital nurse who has provided extraordinary service to our patients.

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