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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

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 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 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.

Posted on Aug 30,2017

Saving Face

The Cleft and Craniofacial Center at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital is Fast Becoming a Major Referral Hub for Facial Anomalies

Posted on Aug 29,2017

Bicycle Safety for Children

About 900 people die each year from bike injuries with three quarters of these being head injuries. Only 22 states have mandatory bike helmet laws.

Posted on Aug 23,2017

Neurosurgery Across Borders

When no surgeon in Brazil would attempt a difficult spinal cord tumor surgery, the Furtado family turned to Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital.

Posted on Aug 22,2017

How to Safely Get Your Child's Ears Pierced

It’s crucial to make sure the procedure is done safely, with sterile equipment, and that you know how to properly care for the new piercings at home.

Posted on Aug 17,2017

How a Special Dog Changed This Kat's Life

After being diagnosed with a chronic illness as a college student, child life specialist Kat Leibbrandt gained a new sense of freedom with the help of her service dog, Falco.

Posted on Aug 15,2017

Understanding Concussions in Youth Sports

With fall sports back in full swing, sports related concussions seem to be on the rise. The Sports Medicine Program at Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital is helping parents and coaches understand concussions and how to treat them.

Posted on Aug 14,2017

How to Safely Observe the Solar Eclipse in the Tampa Bay Area

Before your family takes part in viewing the solar eclipse, be sure to check out these important safety tips that you need to know.

Posted on Aug 10,2017

How a Johns Hopkins All Children's doctor unraveled a medical mystery

Dr. Jennifer Leiding is part of an international study about a rare condition involving stem cell transplants. The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology is publishing the results of the research, which has helped a Tampa Bay area patient who has the condition.

Posted on Aug 09,2017

Need Medical Information? Turn to Family Resource Center

The Family Resource Center helps parents gather relevant information for all specialties treated at Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital.

Posted on Aug 08,2017

Helping Kids Transition Back to School

As the new school year begins, Dr. Rachel Dawkins, medical director and director of Clinical Experiences for Physicians in Training offers tips on how to make the first day of school a little easier.

Posted on Aug 04,2017

Jennifer Rykovich, R.N. is the June 2017 Daisy of the Month​

Jennifer Rykovich, R.N., a nurse in the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU), is the June 2017 Daisy Award recipient.

Posted on Aug 03,2017

Wanted: Caring Parents to Serve on Family Advisory Council

Starting in September, the Family Advisory agenda will be directed and driven by the families, with more opportunities than ever for parents to speak openly and share their concerns and advice.

Posted on Aug 01,2017

Common Questions About National Immunization Awareness Month

National Immunization Awareness Month encourages people of all ages to make sure they are up to date on the vaccines recommended for them.

Posted on Jul 24,2017

Looking For Danger Signs in Dealing with Teenagers

Growing pains are inevitable as teens start to explore who they are. As a parent, one of the most important things you can do is to be involved in your child’s life.

Posted on Jul 24,2017

Keeping Kids Hydrated

Summer is into full swing and it seems to keep getting hotter. Keeping kids adequately hydrated is an important factor in their health, especially as temperatures rise and fall sports begin

Posted on Jul 20,2017

LifeLine Team Lands Excellence in EMS Award

The team won the Video of the Year award for an eight-minute video in which members of the critical care transport team describe the rewards and joy they find in their work and their ongoing focus on safety and training.

Posted on Jul 18,2017

Back to School Physicals

The middle of summer is the perfect time to schedule back-to-school physicals to make sure children are up to date on their health records and prepared for the first day of school.

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