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Posted on Oct 24,2016

Have a Safe and Happy Halloween

On average, nearly twice as many kids are injured on Halloween than on any other day of the year. Keep your children out of harm’s way with these tips.


Posted on Oct 24,2016

Rachael Pelaez, R.N., Receives the Daisy Award

Rachel Pelaez, Rachael Pelaez, RNR.N., is the September 2016 Daisy Award recipient. She joined Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital in 2004 and is a nurse in the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU).


Posted on Oct 21,2016

Construction Crews Cheer on Patients

Construction at our research and education building is underway, but workers took a few minutes to help cheer on patients going through infusion treatments with a Friday dance party.


Posted on Oct 19,2016

A Passion for Service

What began as a keen interest in science quickly led to a degree in mechanical engineering for Plato Alexander, but before his first day on the job, he knew something was missing: passion.


Posted on Oct 17,2016

River Runs Again

Seven-year-old River Ross doesn’t remember the day he was airlifted to Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital following a car crash in January 2016. It’s a day his parents, Kristine and Brian, and their extended family will never forget.


Posted on Oct 12,2016

Preventing SIDS

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome may not be completely preventable, but when parents take steps against it every baby has a better chance for a healthy future.


Posted on Oct 04,2016

Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital Receives $2.8 Million NIH Grant

Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital received a $2.8 million grant for a phase 3 clinical trial on treatment of blood clots in children.


Posted on Oct 03,2016

Jennifer Ziemak named Employee of the Month

Jennifer works as a speech language pathologist and has been with Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital since 2000.


Posted on Sep 29,2016

Raising Awareness About Childhood Cancer

As one of the largest pediatric cancer programs in the south east, each September Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital celebrates Childhood Cancer Awareness Month to spread awareness and cheer. Throughout the month, staff put patients and families first with a variety of events and celebrations.


Posted on Sep 28,2016

Physician Uses His Childhood Cancer Fight to Help Others

Childhood cancer can be a long and difficult journey, but when teamed up with care providers like Dr. Moore and others at Johns Hopkins All Children’s, it is a path that families don’t need to walk alone.


Posted on Sep 21,2016

Eat Smart, Play Smart Makes Wellness Fun

In honor of Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, the Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital cafeteria was buzzing with activity as employees, patients and families took part in the second annual "Eat Smart, Play Smart" wellness event on September 15.


Posted on Sep 19,2016

Targeting a Tough Cancer Using Precision Medicine

Wobbling around the house or squealing with glee over his favorite cartoon, 2-year-old Anthony had plenty of toddler energy—but suddenly it disappeared. At first his doctor was not concerned. Then one day Anthony woke up gasping for air.


Posted on Sep 16,2016

Austin's Story: The Unofficial Big Brother of the Cancer Unit

As part of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, we celebrate patients of the Johns Hopkins All Children's Cancer & Blood Disorders Institute, like Austin. As the unofficial big brother of the cancer unit, Austin's had an impact on other kids fighting cancer.


Posted on Sep 16,2016

Tina Suarez, R.N., is the August 2016 Daisy Award Recipient

She joined Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital more than three years ago and works on 7 South. 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 Sep 06,2016

Cayden is Surviving Two Bouts of Rare and Often Lethal Brain Cancer Thanks to Superior Care at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital

At just one year old, Cayden was diagnosed with a tumor in his brain. “He just was sleeping a lot, very lethargic, he wasn’t eating, he wasn’t nursing, he wasn’t doing anything but sleeping,” recalls his mom, Chelsea. Cayden and his family were referred to Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital and its pediatric neuro-oncology program...


Posted on Sep 02,2016

Meagan King, R.N., is the July 2016 Daisy Award Recipient

Meagan King, R.N., is the July 2016 Daisy Award Recipient. She joined Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital in 2004 as a member of the Emergency Center Team. 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 Sep 02,2016

Eat This, Not That

In honor of Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, this September take a pledge with your family to make healthier, more nutritious choices every day...


Posted on Sep 01,2016

Teaming Up to Fight Cancer—This Month and All Year Long

Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital is spotlighting our brave patients like Chloe (pictured here), who was diagnosed last Christmas Eve with a rare childhood tumor and just “rang the bell” to mark the end of her chemotherapy treatments...


Posted on Sep 01,2016

Happy Heart Party

Ongoing and former patients of the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Heart Institute and their families let loose for a day of fun at the annual Happy Heart Party, held Sunday, August 28 at Great Explorations Children’s Museum. Each year, the event bring families and staff together to celebrate Johns Hopkins All Children’s heart patients...


Posted on Aug 30,2016

Cell Phones, Keyboards, Kids and Germs: Tips for Families

With the start of a new school year, it’s time to study up on cell phones, computer keyboards and the germs that share these devices with kids and adults. Phones can harbor the same types of germs found on other high-touch surfaces: bacteria and viruses that can cause colds, flu, gastrointestinal illnesses, even MRSA...


Posted on Aug 26,2016

Keith Martin, R.N., is the June 2016 Daisy Award Recipient

Keith Martin, R.N., is our June 2016 Daisy Award recipient. Keith is a nurse in the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) and has worked for Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital since 2011. 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 24,2016

Expertise in Rare Pediatric Hand Surgery Earns Two Thumbs Up

Ten perfect fingers, ten tiny toes. It’s one of the first things many parents want to see with a newborn. Andrew had all those things, except when it came to his left thumb. Not long before Andrew’s first birthday, his parents were referred to Lee Phillips, M.D., a pediatric orthopaedic and hand specialist at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. He fully diagnosed Andrew’s condition and had good news to share...


Posted on Aug 23,2016

Florida Hospital and Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital Create Exclusive Affiliation to Deliver High Quality Pediatric Care

Florida Hospital and Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital are creating an exclusive affiliation to deliver high quality pediatric care, closer to home for patients in Hillsborough and Pasco counties. These two organizations share a common goal – to be leaders in children’s health and well-being through treatment, education and advocacy.


Posted on Aug 22,2016

Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital Receives $200,000 for Pediatric Brain Cancer Care and Research

When a child is diagnosed with cancer, families and friends are often stunned to learn that less than 5 percent of federal cancer research funding is directed to pediatric cancer. Among those pediatric cancers, brain tumors are among the toughest to treat. That’s why it’s significant that Northwest Mutual and Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation donated $200,000 to help Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital fight pediatric cancer…


Posted on Aug 19,2016

Melanie Vargas, R.N., is the May 2016 Daisy Award Recipient

Melanie Vargas, R.N. has been a nurse in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) since 2012. The DAISY Award is presented monthly to a Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital nurse who has provided extraordinary service to our patients...


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