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Posted by: Blake Skinner on Dec 13, 2018

When I was graduating from high school, I wish I had known as much then about picking a college as I do now. As parents and students, there’s very little information available to prepare you for the journey of applying to schools and choosing your best option!

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Pediatric News You Can Use From America’s Largest Pediatric Hospital and Research Center

700 Children’s features the most current pediatric health care information and research from our pediatric experts – physicians and specialists who have seen it all. Many of them are parents and bring a special understanding to what our patients and families experience. If you have a child – or care for a child – 700 Children’s was created especially for you.

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How to Be a Mental Health Advocate

How to Be a Mental Health Advocate

Dec 05, 2018

Over the past couple of years, mental health has become a more open discussion. As a result, we have finally seen a break in the silence surrounding the topic and shame is much less a part of the equation than it ever was. Read More

Holiday Shopping

How to Make Holiday Shopping With Children a Hassle-Free Experience

Dec 03, 2018

It can be a lot of fun to share the magic of the holiday season with children, but it is not always as enjoyable to bring them along when you need to get things done. The good news is there are some simple steps you can take to help encourage good behavior from children during holiday errands. Read More

World Aids Day

World AIDS Day – Why You Should Still Care

Nov 29, 2018

It’s been 30 years since World AIDS Day was started in 1988. It was used as a day to remember those who died of HIV/AIDS or an AIDS related illness, recognize those who were living with HIV, and to come together globally in the fight against HIV/AIDS. In 2018, on this day the world continues to remember, recognize and come together for a common cause. Read More

Food Allergies

Food Allergies: Have We Finally Found a Way to Treat Them?

Nov 28, 2018

Food allergies affect 1 in 13 U.S. children, causing immediate onset allergic reactions every time someone eats the food. Peanut, milk, egg, wheat, soy, tree nuts and seafood are the most common food allergies. Read More

Giving Tuesday

5 Ways to Teach Your Children the Gift of Giving

Nov 27, 2018

Tis the season for giving! The holidays are a wonderful time to teach children the gift of giving. Teaching your kids about giving is a great way to encourage empathy, and show compassion for others. Here are some of our favorite giving opportunities for the holiday season. Read More

Ankle Taping

Ankle Taping or Ankle Bracing: Which One Is Right for Your Athlete?

Nov 21, 2018

If you decide your child needs additional ankle support, the next question is whether bracing or taping is more beneficial. Individual preferences, circumstances and needs play a role in making that decision. Read More

cold and flu season

It's Cold and Flu Season - Visitor Restrictions Now In Place

Nov 20, 2018

During cold and influenza season it is necessary for Nationwide Children’s to take extra precautions to protect the health of our high-risk inpatients by restricting certain inpatient visitors from entering select inpatient units. Read More

Undescended Testicle

Undescended Testicles and Your Son’s Health

Nov 19, 2018

Testicles are formed in the abdomen prior to birth and descend through the groin and into the scrotum during the course of the mother’s pregnancy. An undescended testicle is one that fails to descend into the scrotum prior to birth. Read More