Today is Wear Purple Day, a day that gives us an opportunity to raise awareness about epilepsy – a condition for which there is no cure. Each year, researchers work to develop medications to treat diseases and medical conditions like epilepsy.
A 2012 report from physicians and researchers in the University of California system revealed that for the first time since the federal government began collecting data on the subject, more children had activities limited by chronic developmental, emotional and behavioral conditions than by
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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.
Dealing with the health care system can be frustrating no matter who you are, or how healthy you tend to be. Think, though, of the children who have long-term, serious conditions. A child with cerebral palsy, for example, may need special equipment just to survive. Read More
Did you know that Nationwide Children’s Hospital is home to one of America’s top 10 pediatric research centers? On our campus, more than 180 scientists are researching cures for the biggest challenges in child health. Read More
For the past couple of years in Radiology, we have been working with MRI patients to help reduce anxiety around MRI appointments. Most of our time is spent helping kids cope with the MRI anesthesia workup and IV placement, or through teaching kids to complete their MRI without sedation. Read More
Imagine a device that allows physicians to see how a patient’s brain responds when the patient performs basic mental tasks. Or a machine that provides 3-D images of a patient’s heart with details so sharp, technicians can use them to create a movie of the heart as it works. Read More
Holidays in the Nationwide Children’s Kitchen. I’ve written to you before about our amazing team of chefs. They’ve trained at some of America’s most prestigious culinary schools but they’ve chosen to dedicate their skills in the kitchen to meeting the challenging Read More
Funded through support from our local NHL hockey team, the Family Resource Center offers a place of respite for families – where they can quietly relax, exercise, do laundry, take a shower, use a computer – all within a short walk of their child’s bedside. Read More