General News

The Dangers of Vaping and E-Cigarettes

Posted on Apr 23, 2018 in General News

The use of electronic nicotine delivery systems by youth and young adults has been rapidly increasing. Jasmine Reese, M.D., director of the Adolescent and Young Adult Specialty Clinic at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, explains the health risks associated with these electronic vaping products.

Pediatric Feeding Problems: When You Need an Expert and How to Make Eating Fun

Posted on Apr 20, 2018 in General News

Eating should be a happy time for kids and families, but sometimes there are obstacles or underlying medical issues that make it difficult to enjoy. At Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, there is a team of speech pathologists who are experts in identifying a feeding problem and implementing a course of action to correct it.

Ruth Gluth Named Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital Volunteer of the Year

Posted on Apr 19, 2018 in General News

Honoring more than 20 years of service, Ruth Gluth was named Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital Volunteer of the Year at the annual volunteer recognition dinner. Two other finalists, Lorraine Guderian and Kay Symanski, were also thanked and honored for their dedication.

From Teen Volunteer to Pharmacy Manager: Johns Hopkins All Children’s Volunteer Program Provides Return on Investment

Posted on Apr 18, 2018 in General News

Jena Valdes, pharmacy manager at Johns Hopkins All Children’s, became a hospital volunteer as a teen which sparked her interest in a medical career.

Pool and Water Safety – Facts and Myths

Posted on Apr 16, 2018 in General News

Joe Perno, M.D., medical staff affairs officer at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, explains some facts and myths about water safety to help parents keep their children safe around the water.

Volunteering Put Things in Perspective

Posted on Apr 16, 2018 in General News

Compassionate. Committed. Career driven. Chiara, a volunteer for Child Life at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, is certainly all of these–which is impressive for someone who hasn’t even graduated high school yet.

Fragile Cargo

Posted on Apr 13, 2018 in General News

A doctor and his team go the extra mile to improve the odds for a baby with life-threatening congenital diaphragmatic hernia

Medical Explorers Program Prepares Students for a Life of Medicine

Posted on Apr 12, 2018 in General News

Medical Explorers provides young people a chance to learn about a variety of medical careers from health care professionals. Teens from high schools throughout the area participate in activities and talks from physicians, residents, administrators and staff representing therapy, speech/audiology, pharmacy, nursing, Child Life services, infection prevention and other departments.

Early Birth, Extraordinary Care

Posted on Apr 11, 2018 in Programs

Born prematurely at 31 weeks with Down syndrome, Kassi’s troubles were just beginning. She faced heart issues, breathing problems, kidney disease and feeding issues. But with a determined family and a hospital dedicated to caring for children with complex health issues, Kassi’s outlook is bright. The Johns Hopkins All Children’s Fetal, Maternal & Neonatal Institute managed and coordinated her early care, working to build her strength and size so she could thrive on her own.

Endoscopic Expertise

Posted on Apr 10, 2018 in General News

One of few U.S. physicians with the pediatric expertise for the procedure, Michael Wilsey, M.D., uses endoscopic technique to aid patients.  

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