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Posted on Jan 22,2018

Johns Hopkins All Children's Aims to Train First Responders

To successfully manage emergency situations, first responders need the skills to communicate with all people—including those with autism spectrum disorder. Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital plans to develop monthly training programs for first responders and educators and is seeking funding from the state of Florida to allow the program to be available to those from the whole state.

Posted on Jan 22,2018

When to Pierce a Child’s Ears and Other Jewelry Questions

Many parents question when children are old enough to wear jewelry, especially earrings. Patrick Mularoni, M.D., from Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital gives parents some helpful tips.

Posted on Jan 19,2018

Five New Fellows Join Programs at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital 

Five new fellows have been selected for the Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Hospital Medicine and Pediatric Surgery Fellowship programs at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital.

Posted on Jan 18,2018

Eat, Sleep, Poop – The Top 3 Things New Parents Need to Know

Having a newborn can be an exciting yet somewhat scary time, especially for first-time parents. While there’s no official guide that tells you what to do when you bring baby home from hospital, there are a few key areas new parents should focus on according to Johns Hopkins All Children’s experts—eating, sleeping and pooping.

Posted on Jan 16,2018

Winter Medical Issues: Dealing with the Flu and More

The flu is so much more than a regular cold, and we need to do everything possible to prevent it. Joe Perno, M.D., medical staff affairs officer at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, offers advice about the flu and other winter medical myths.

Posted on Jan 16,2018

How Minimally Invasive Surgery Leads to Maximal Advancements at Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital

Surgical and post-surgical techniques at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital allow patients to go home sooner and with less discomfort.

Posted on Jan 09,2018

A Rare Disease, a Global Search and a Happy Outcome

A pediatric immunologist and allergy specialist identifies a rare condition in a patient and uses it to find similar cases to study around the world.

Posted on Jan 08,2018

Acne in Adolescents and Young Adults

Acne is the most common skin condition in the United States affecting 40 million to 50 million individuals each year and up to 85 percent of adolescents and young adults. Jasmine Reese, M.D., director of the Adolescent and Young Adult Specialty Clinic at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, shares some truths regarding acne and also what teens and young adults can do to help manage their acne.

Posted on Jan 04,2018

Charting a Path in Pediatric Mental Health Care

A pilot program will focus on developing and sharing techniques in pain management.

Posted on Jan 02,2018

Embracing the Health Informatics Revolution

Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital sees great potential in the role of data analysis and its impact on patient care.

Posted on Dec 29,2017

Adele Luxa Pioneers National Neonatal Therapist Certification

Adele Luxa was the first pediatric occupational therapist (OT) of the nearly 50 OTs now at Johns Hopkins All Children’s to join the hospital. That was back in December 1987. Fast forward to 2017 and she marked another first—as one of the first acute care rehab specialists in the state of Florida to achieve a new national certification and earn the credentials of Certified Neonatal Therapist, or CNT.

Posted on Dec 28,2017

Stories of the Year

As the year comes to an end, we look back to the most popular stories published on in 2017.

Posted on Dec 27,2017

$100,000 Donation Boosts New Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology Program 

Teenagers and young adults with cancer often have fertility concerns and other issues. The Johns Hopkins All Children’s Cancer & Blood Disorders Institute will address the special needs of that group with the help of a $100,000 grant from the Chenevert Family Foundation.

Posted on Dec 22,2017

Dangerous Toy Story: Baby Swallows Battery

When baby Isabella swallowed a button-sized battery – her life was in danger. Doctors at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital rose to the challenge of the emergency.

Posted on Dec 21,2017

30 Years of Support for Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital

It’s said the best gifts come in small packages. Small (and not-so-small) gifts given across several decades may be even better, adding up to make a difference in many lives. Five Johns Hopkins All Children’s employees were recently honored for 30 years of ongoing contributions to the Employee Giving program, an annual campaign of the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Foundation.

Posted on Dec 20,2017

After Life-threatening Swelling on Her Brain, Ashleigh Goes Home for the Holidays

Ashleigh came to the Emergency Center at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital after a fever that wouldn't break. After learning she had acute disseminated encephalomyelitis, multiple Johns Hopkins All Children’s clinical staff members worked together to provide aggressive care and therapy.

Posted on Dec 19,2017

Peggy Bach, R.N., Receives October 2017 DAISY Award

Congratulations to Peggy Bach, R.N., our DAISY Award winner for October 2017. The award is presented monthly to a Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital nurse who exemplifies nursing excellence.

Posted on Dec 18,2017

How Baby CPAPs Help Infants Breathe Better and Avoid Lung Issues

“Everything neonatologists do in the beginning of the baby’s life has a strong impact on their future. It isn’t just about surviving. We want these babies to thrive with great outcomes” - Joana Machry, M.D.

Posted on Dec 18,2017

Preparing your Kids for a Successful Holiday Trip

The holidays are a busy time for travel. In some cases, it might be the first trip you take with your children. Joe Perno, M.D., from Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, provides parents with tips to have a smooth holiday trip.

Posted on Dec 15,2017

All Kids Wonderland Making the Holiday a Little Brighter for Patients and Families at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital

During the holidays, many family members of patients are rarely able to leave the hospital long enough to think about gift shopping. All Kids Wonderland at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital makes the holidays a little brighter by allowing them to exchange tickets for gifts in our wonderland of toys located on campus.

Posted on Dec 14,2017

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 Dec 14,2017

How Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital Evolved into an Academic Medical Center

In more than 40 years with Johns Hopkins Medicine, George Dover, M.D., saw flaws in the training of pediatric residents he couldn’t fix. At Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, he sees opportunity.

Posted on Dec 13,2017

Improving Survival for Infants with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia

Pediatric surgeons at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital are pushing survival rates for infants with CDH above 90 percent.

Posted on Dec 12,2017

Jayden Hardaway Pushes Through When Exercise-Induced Asthma Crops Up

Doctors diagnosed Jayden Hardaway with exercise-induced asthma when he was 14. Johns Hopkins All Children’s respiratory therapists coach him through a pulmonary stress test, which measures how much air moves in and out of your lungs when you exercise.

Posted on Dec 11,2017

How Do you Tell the Flu from a Cold?

With the holiday season in full swing, people are on the move across the country to spread good cheer … but there is something else that they might be bringing with them, and it’s the flu. So we often hear about “having the flu” but how is that different from a common cold? Patrick Mularoni, M.D., at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital explains the differences.

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