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Q&A with Suzanne Icely, M.D., and Jose Prieto, M.D., Johns Hopkins All Children’s Maternal Fetal & Neonatal Institute

Posted on Feb 23, 2018 in Programs

The Johns Hopkins All Children’s Maternal, Fetal & Neonatal Institute seeks to improve outcomes for newborns through collaborative approaches to value-based care, beginning with the high-risk expectant mother, continuing through delivery and neonatal intensive care unit admission, and extending beyond discharge.

Top 3 Questions Families Should Ask During Heart Month

Posted on Feb 21, 2018 in Programs

Heart health is important for the entire family. Learn how to spot symptoms which could indicate a heart condition and brush up on the two basic steps of Hands-Only CPR.

How to Talk to Your Kids After a School Tragedy

Posted on Feb 19, 2018 in General News

Having trouble talking to your child about gun violence? Read these helpful tips.

More Time with Patients Can Lead to Improved Care 

Posted on Feb 16, 2018 in General News

What would happen if doctors were able to spend more time with their patients? A new grant for the Johns Hopkins All Children’s residency program may help answer that question.

The Birthday Boys

Posted on Feb 15, 2018 in General News

A first birthday is especially sweet for three babies born with life-threatening congenital diaphragmatic hernia.

Home Is Where the Heart Is

Posted on Feb 14, 2018 in General News

A mother, a hospital and a medical foster family help a child recover from a heart transplant and start life with loving support.

How Genetic Testing Can Help Diagnose Your Child’s Heart Condition 

Posted on Feb 13, 2018 in Programs

Bobbi knew throughout both pregnancies that each of her sons had the possibility of inheriting the frightening heart condition that plagued their father’s childhood, Marfan syndrome, a genetic disorder that affects the connective tissue that holds all the body's cells, organs and tissue together. The medical team at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital helped her gain an in-depth understanding. Both sons are now thriving with proper care. 

Heart Health Is Important for Kids Too

Posted on Feb 12, 2018 in Programs

Most of us think about cardiovascular or heart health as we get older, but it’s something that pediatricians follow from birth. Joe Perno, M.D., medical staff affairs officer at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, explains how pediatricians monitor heart health with children.

Why is High Blood Pressure Missed in Kids and Teens?

Posted on Feb 09, 2018 in Programs

High blood pressure can lead to complications such as stroke, heart disease and kidney failure. What’s more, Monesha Gupta, M.D., a cardiologist and high blood pressure expert at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, says many times it is missed by pediatricians.

One Heart Inspiring Another

Posted on Feb 08, 2018 in Programs

For the past 14 years, Tina has been a patient care technician in the PICU at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. A medical career, however, wasn’t something she’d planned on. In fact, it all started with the birth of her son, Nathan, who was born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, a critical birth defect affecting the formation of the heart. Originally from Germany, the family moved to Florida so Johns Hopkins All Children’s could care for Nathan’s heart.

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