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Traumatic Brain Injury Changes Life for Holmes Beach Teen

Posted on Sep 02, 2022 in General News

A neighbor discovered Jake and his wrecked Onewheel and called 911. The teen was airlifted by LifeLine, a critical care transport team, to Johns Hopkins All Children’s Emergency Center and admitted to the PICU. With support from the hospital’s Institute for Brain Protection Sciences and his family and community, Jake has continued to make a remarkable recovery.

C is for Chloe

Posted on Aug 31, 2022 in General News

In March, after five years of being cancer free — Chloe’s care team would detect a different kind of cancer — this time, cancer of the thyroid. She was first diagnosed as a toddler, back in 2015, with a type of lung cancer called pleuropulmonary blastoma. But despite the difficult news — there is more hope than ever for children like Chloe.

Double the Diagnosis: Siblings Both Born with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia

Posted on Aug 24, 2022 in General News

Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH), a rare birth defect, occurs in about one in every 3,000 live births. It is even more unusual for a family to have more than one baby with CDH. But parents Ally and Jimmy were comforted by the care of David Kays, M.D., and the Center for Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital.

Crossing New Horizons in Immune Research

Posted on Aug 22, 2022 in Research

Dr. Trapecar and his colleagues in The Laboratory of Human Biomimetics at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital received a competitive “Maximizing Investigator’s Research Award” (MIRA) to help facilitate their research. The five-year, $2 million federal grant came from the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), which offers grants to promising early-stage investigators (ESI) conducting research on basic biological processes.

Funding the Future of Health and Wellness in Our Community

Posted on Aug 19, 2022 in Foundation

Thanks to a generous donation of exercise equipment from Valor Fitness and a $25,000 grant from the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Foundation, Students in the Athletic Lifestyle Management Academy (ALMA) at Lakewood High School will have the tools they need to get a job as a personal trainer and prepare them to take the National Association of Sports Medicine Certification exam.

Peggy Bach, R.N., Receives the DAISY Award

Posted on Aug 19, 2022 in General News

Peggy Bach, R.N., is a clinical nurse in Dialysis.

Shaping Up for the Future

Posted on Aug 17, 2022 in General News

Mandy knew something wasn’t right as soon she laid eyes on her new baby girl. As soon as she was discharged from the hospital, Mandy decided to get another medical opinion. As a nurse and a mom, she knew she would have to travel outside of Key West to find a specialist. By coincidence, the pediatrician who provided the second opinion often traveled to Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital.

New Parents and Newborns: Are Visitors OK?

Posted on Aug 16, 2022 in General News

The newborn period is a time like no other, and something that should be a celebration for you and your loved ones. Keeping your baby safe during this time is of utmost importance. Shannon Glenn-Otto, M.D., a general pediatrician at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital shares some useful guidance for first-time parents when it comes to visitors.

Johns Hopkins All Children’s Center for Pediatric Data Science and Analytics Methodology Presents Results of 3 Important Health Care Studies at International Conference

Posted on Aug 11, 2022 in Research

Members of the Center for Pediatric Data Science and Analytics Methodology in the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Institute for Clinical & Translational Research presented three research projects at the the 44th Annual International Conference of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. These studies focused on patient social needs, predicting seven-day hospital readmissions, and pediatric patient heart transplantation survival.

A Rare Complication, but a Smooth Journey

Posted on Aug 10, 2022 in General News

The Fetal Care Program at Johns Hopkins All Children’s offers coordinated personalized care for complex and high-risk pregnancies from before birth through delivery and into follow-up care. It brings together whatever combination of specialists needed for the fetal anomaly or condition being treated. When the Fetal Care team met with Becca, Michael and the gestational carrier, Becca wasn’t sure how it would go.

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