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Dealing with Childhood Obesity

Posted on Mar 26, 2018 in General News

Obesity continues to be a major problem for American children, increasing from 14 percent of children in 1999 to 18.5 percent in the current study. Joe Perno, M.D., from Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, discussed concerns about childhood obesity.

Cystic Fibrosis Family Education Night Shares Hope and Help

Posted on Mar 23, 2018 in General News

Connor was a 3-month-old baby with a bad cough. His pediatrician suspected RSV, a common illness in young kids. Testing revealed the real culprit: cystic fibrosis. Now 13, he has been receiving care at the Cystic Fibrosis Center at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital ever since that diagnosis.

Uprooted by a Storm, a Nurse Finds a New Home

Posted on Mar 22, 2018 in General News

After Hurricane Maria destroyed Candida Reyes-Rodriguez’s Puerto Rican town and nursing job, she packed up her family and moved to St. Petersburg, FL where she joined the Johns Hopkins All Children’s team as a nurse in the neonatal intensive care unit.

A Family Affair

Posted on Mar 21, 2018 in General News

A family with professional ties to Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital has a personal health scare that teaches them what it means to be on the receiving end of patient care.

7 Tips for Helping Your Child Deal with Bullying

Posted on Mar 20, 2018 in Programs

Bullying is a serious issue that affects 75 percent of kids at some point between kindergarten and 12th grade. This can be very troubling for parents and caregivers, but there are things you can do to help a child who is a victim or committer of bullying. Melissa Faith, Ph.D., ABPP, a clinical pediatric psychologist and board-certified specialist in clinical child and adolescent psychology at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, offers tips for families.

Keeping Kids in Foster Care Healthy

Posted on Mar 19, 2018 in General News

The pediatric residents at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital have developed an advocacy project focusing on access to health care. Their campaign focuses on advocating for four different vulnerable populations. Alana Koehler, M.D., a pediatric resident at Johns Hopkins All Children’s, joined Rachel Dawkins, M.D., to discuss the needs of children in foster care.

Celebrating New Residents at Match Day 2018

Posted on Mar 16, 2018 in General News

More than a thousand students from across the country applied to join the pediatric residency program at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. On Friday, the National Resident Matching Program announced who will join Johns Hopkins All Children’s in July 2018 as the next class of residents.

Healthy Families Start with Mom: A Woman’s Journey 2018

Posted on Mar 15, 2018 in Foundation

85 percent of women make the health care decisions in households in the United States, and that is why Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital joins forces each year with Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore for A Woman’s Journey. The annual three-day women’s health event empowers women to take their health into their own hands, because healthy families start with mom.

The Importance of Sleep for Kids

Posted on Mar 12, 2018 in General News

This week is National Sleep Awareness Week. It’s important for everyone to get a good night’s rest but even more important for children. Rachel Dawkins, M.D., with Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital talks about the importance of sleep for kids.

Medical School, Check! Finding Your Niche? Hmm ...

Posted on Mar 08, 2018 in General News

The opportunity to sit down and have in-depth conversations with career physicians, lawyers and even financial planners is rare for a resident, but at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, it has been an extremely popular annual event for more than a decade.

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