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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.

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.

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.

A Journey to ACL Reconstruction Surgery

Posted on Aug 09, 2022 in General News

Kei’moni, who recently turned 12, played basketball and football until injuries sent him to the Sports Medicine program at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg, Florida, the Tampa Bay area’s first comprehensive pediatric sports medicine program. Along the way, Kei’moni learned his persistent knee pain wasn’t just because of hits on the field. It was because he was born without anterior cruciate ligaments (ACLs) in both knees.

5 Easy and Healthy Back-to-School Breakfast Ideas

Posted on Aug 05, 2022 in General News

When there isn’t time to prepare a proper meal, it can be tempting to resort to unhealthy options. If making a healthy breakfast seems daunting as your family gets ready for back to school, a few tips can help families get on the right track. Hectic mornings don’t often leave time for a healthy breakfast, but it’s crucial that kids start their day with a balanced meal.

Dreams Can Come True

Posted on Aug 02, 2022 in General News

Dr. Shannon Glenn-Otto Joins the Medical Staff of Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. Growing up in St. Petersburg, Dr. Glenn-Otto always dreamed of becoming a doctor. As a student at St. Petersburg High School, she discovered her vocation as a pediatrician and envisioned herself working at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. Hard work and perseverance made her dreams come true.

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