Pediatric News You Can Use
The 700 Children’s blog features current pediatric health care information and research from our experts – physicians and specialists who have seen it all.
FDA Approves First Gene Therapy Treatment for SMA Developed at Nationwide Children’s
The Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital praised the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its approval of Zolgensma® for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) following decades of research in its Center for Gene Therapy to help patients with neuromuscular diseases.
Your Summer Guide to Staying Mentally Fit
Here are several ways you can maintain structure and help keep your kids mentally fit this summer.
How to Remove a Tick
Ticks are common but most ticks do not carry disease. If you happen to find one on your child, here are a few simple steps to tick removal.
Once Again Named Best of the Best
Nationwide Children’s Hospital has once again been named to U.S. News & World Report’s Best Children’s Hospital Honor Roll at #7, and again ranks in all 10 specialties.
Every Story Matters
“At a very young age, when I was asked, ‘What would you like to be when you grow up?’ my answer was always ‘To help people in the medical field.’ My mother passed away when I was a teenager and I took care of my younger brother. It was such a rewarding experience and that reinforced my desire to become a pediatric nurse and bring the same care to other children in need.”
“I’ve been in the mental health field coming up on 15 years and I’ve worked with a variety of patient populations but I think there’s something special about working with kids. They’re at a pivotal and vulnerable point in their life where you can really make a huge impact.”
“The ERGs [Employee Resource Groups] help connect people who wouldn’t have otherwise connected. For the LGBTQ population… some people are afraid to come out at work, they’re afraid they’ll be discriminated against. Having that group and being able to find resources and understanding the organization’s commitment to equality regardless is important.”