Children's in the News Archive - 2009
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With infection, TB ruled out, teen's rare illness discovered
December 28, 2009
Children’s critical care team kept 16 year old Angelo breathing until his rare disorder could be treated.
When she didn't 'grow out of' her illness, Children's helped
December 24, 2009
Two doctors unlock mystery of girl's muscular disorder.
From Guantanamo to D.C. to solve a medical mystery
December 23, 2009
Christie Campagna had found the perfect place to live with her two young daughters - Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Campaign helps pay for preemies' care at Children's Hospital
December 16, 2009
Nurses and doctors in the NICU help care for the tiniest patients.
D.C. hospital Helps 'fragile' child during family's crisis
December 14, 2009
Their 'fragile' child needed lots of care and love. And he got it.
Young cancer patients wear their beads proudly
December 2, 2009
10-year-old Carsten has been bravely battling leukemia since Kindergarten.
As his son lay dying, a father's prayers were answered
December 1, 2009
A multidisciplinary team helped care for a 5-year-old battling the H1N1 flu.
Children's gives the birthday boy a helping hand toward the future
November 25, 2009
The neurology and oncology teams at Children’s team up to treat Brian.
With pain relieved, a teen gets a second chance to be a teen
November 18, 2009
Anesthesiologist Julie Finkel hopes to take the guess work out of measuring pain.
When fate takes an awful turn, Children's Hospital intervenes
November 16, 2009
After a terrible lawnmower accident, a 5-year-old learns to adapt, thanks to the doctors and nurses at Children's.
Washington Post Campaign for Children's National - December 16, 2009
Each year, the Washington Post helps raise money for Children's National. Read the inspiring stories of our patients and the doctors and nurses who helped them. Teen bullying explored in Teen Vogue - November 20, 2009
Joseph Wright, MD comments on teen bullying in this month's issue of Teen Vogue. Read more. Children’s featured on NBC’s Today Show - November 19, 2009
Emergency Medicine’s Dan Fagbuyi, MD, discusses trends in flu season on the Today Show The Washington Post features Children’s National Emergency Room nurses discussing H1N1 - November 15, 2009
Our nurses talk about the impact of the H1N1 flu on patients and caregivers.
Children’s National physician featured on CNN's American Morning - November 13, 2009
Christina Johns, MD, shows a glimpse of life inside our ER during the H1N1 flu season Children’s National concussion expert featured on Kojo Nnamdi Show - November 5, 2009
Gerry Gioia, PhD, a nationally-recognized expert in concussions, appeared on WAMU’s Kojo Nnamdi show to discuss head injuries in youth sports. Children's National profiled in PBS' NewsHour feature on H1N1 - October 27, 2009
David Stockwell, MD describes how H1N1 impacts the hospital and our patients. Children’s Urologist treats kidney stones in kids - October 2, 2009
Dr. Hans Pohl describes an increase in kidney stones in children and how to treat them. Children’s Neuropsychologist Talks Concussions - September 21, 2009
Gerry Gioia, PhD, discusses appropriate concussion management for kids in the New York Times. Children's Emergency Department Nurse on CNN - September 21, 2009
Michael Knapp, RN, Executive Director of the Emergency Medical Trauma Center discussed health reform on CNN’s American Morning. Media coverage of the $150 million gift to Children’s National - September 16, 2009
View and read coverage of this historic event that will change the future of pediatric surgery for millions of children worldwide. Children’s National geneticist featured on the cover of Parade Magazine - August 27, 2009
Learn more about our national and international research in muscular dystrophy. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome study published by Dr. Moon - August 27, 2009
A study published by Rachel Moon, MD, showed that nearly one third of photos in women’s magazines depicted babies in unsafe sleep positions, which puts them at risk for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). Dr. Moon recommends that babies fall sleep on their backs rather than their stomachs. She also says babies should sleep on a hard surface with no soft bedding. Children’s chief of GI, John Snyder, MD featured on NBC4 with patient on Celiac disease - August 27, 2009
Triplets rescued from a house fire were successfully treated at a multidisciplinary team at Children’s National - August 27, 2009
HPV vaccine mandatory in DC for girls - August 27, 2009
Media coverage of the President’s visit to Children’s - July 23, 2009
View and read highlights of the President's visit to Children's, details of the roundtable discussion, and much more.
Children’s Chief Medical Officer discusses H1N1 planning on World News with Charles Gibson - July 23, 2009
Children’s Chief Medical Officer Peter Holbrook, MD, appeared on World News with Charles Gibson to discuss ongoing hospital preparations to handle any future increases in H1N1 (swine flu) cases.
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Read the full text of the story here Children's emergency medicine specialist on CNN - July 23, 2009
Christina Johns, MD, takes part in a roundtable discussion about health reform on CNN's American Morning
Watch full video>> Asthma Study Cites Misuse of Inhalers - July 15, 2009
Children’s emergency department doctor weighs in on common problems families have when using asthma inhalers
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Washington Post. Children’s psychiatrist offers tips to parents for children who steal. - July 13, 2009
Read the article from Parents. New Guidelines for Pediatricians to Help Prevent Bullying - June 16, 2009
Children’s expert co-authors new AAP guidelines to help pediatricians actively prevent bullying and other forms of youth violence.
Read the and The New York Times Associated Press articles or watch news coverage from CBS Evening News. Joseph Wright, MD, discusses the American Academy of Pediatrics’ bullying recommendations with CBS News - June 16, 2009
Children’s Psychiatrist Offers Expertise for ADHD - June 12, 2009
Adelaide Robb, MD, a child and adolescent psychiatrist, provides tips for children and families with ADHD. Children’s concussion expert interviewed by New York Times. - June 8, 2009
Gerard Gioia, PhD, a national leader in concussion treatment and research, spoke with The New York Times about updated treatment guidelines.
Read more. Children's pediatrician discusses diabetes on CNN - June 5, 2009
Fran Cogen, MD, leads Children’s National’s Diabetes Program. She talked about the Supreme Court Justice nominee’s diabetes with CNN. Family featured on Today Show discussing son’s live-saving heart surgery at Children’s National. - June 2, 2009
Brett and Amy Baier’s son, Paul, received life-saving cardiac surgery by Richard Jonas, MD, just days after he was born. The family discusses his care on the Today Show. Moving the Tiniest Patients - May 18, 2009
Read about the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) facilities move on May 17 on Fox 5. Children’s team provides world-class care for tiny patient - April 9, 2009
Children’s otolaryngologists and critical care specialists team together to provide care for Jaden.
Educating Parents about SIDS - February 26, 2009
Rachel Moon, MD, discusses safe sleep practices for infants with CNN.
Embedded video from CNN Video Protecting Children From Burns - February 25, 2009
Children’s Burn Team wants to help keep kids safe from burns. Our nurse and one of our doctors is featured in the Washington Post offers tips . Parenting blog Children’s National Supports Vaccinations - February 17, 2009
Children’s National Pediatrician Linda Fu, MD, discusses the benefits of vaccines on Fox 5.
Watch the video. Children’s National Lead Study Featured in the Washington Post and on NPR - January 27, 2009
Dana Best, MD, a pediatrician and lead expert, led a study that analyzed lead levels in children in DC.
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Christina Johns, MD, a pediatric emergency medicine physician, joined Sen. Bill Frist and Bernadine Healy, MD, on CNN’s American Morning to discuss the state of health care in the United States.
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