Posted by: Kelly Huston on Mar 26, 2018


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.

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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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Residents, Fellows, Attendings...Oh, My! Who Are All These People and Are They "Real" Doctors?

Jul 14, 2016

When your child is in the hospital, the number of doctors who will visit during the day and on rounds can be overwhelming. Who are all of these people? Are they real doctors? Read More

Helping the Sickest Children Navigate the Health Care System

May 23, 2016

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

Research to Improve The Lives of Children

Mar 16, 2016

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

Helping Children (and Parents) Prepare for an MRI

Dec 15, 2014

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

New Cardiac MRI Leads to Better Diagnosis

May 05, 2014

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

Holiday Recipes From The Nationwide Children’s Kitchen

Dec 20, 2013

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

The Columbus Blue Jackets Family Resource Center Goes Above & Beyond

Jun 21, 2013

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