Nationwide Children's Family Health & Safety
Mar 15, 2021
Calls to Poison Centers about High-Powered Magnets Increased by 444% after Ban Lifted
A recent study led by researchers at the Center for Injury Research and Policy, Emergency Medicine, and the Central Ohio Poison Center at Nationwide Children’s Hospital along with the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore (CHAM) analyzed calls to U.S. poison centers for magnet exposures in children age 19 years and younger from 2008 through October 2019 to determine the impact of the CPSC rule and the subsequent lift of the ban.
Jun 03, 2019
Despite Safety Standard, Laundry Packet Exposures Increase in Older Children, Adults; Decrease in Young Children
A new study conducted by researchers at the Center for Injury Research and Policy of the Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and the Central Ohio Poison Center found a modest decrease in calls for children younger than 6 years of age following adoption of a 2015 product safety standard but an increase in calls for older children and adults.
Mar 20, 2019
The Center for Family Safety and Healing Partners with City of Westerville to Expand Adult Services
Adult Services will also continue to see clients at The Center for Family Safety and Healing’s primary location at 655 E. Livingston Ave. in Columbus.
Mar 05, 2019
Lynn Rosenthal Announced as President of The Center For Family Safety and Healing
The Center for Family Safety and Healing (TCFSH) at Nationwide Children’s Hospital has announced the appointment of Lynn Rosenthal as President, effective March 25.
Jan 21, 2019
Wexner Family Fund Donates $20 Million to The Center for Family Safety and Healing
TCFSH’s mission is to fully address all aspects of family violence, including child abuse and neglect, teen dating abuse, domestic violence and elder abuse.
Jun 25, 2018
Bicycle-related Injuries Send 25 Children to Emergency Departments Every Hour
A new study conducted by researchers in the Center for Injury Research and Policy of the Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, published online in Accident Analysis & Prevention, found that from January 2006 through December 2015, more than 2.2 million children age 5-17 years were treated in US hospital emergency departments for bicycle-related injuries. This averages 608 cases per day or 25 every hour.
Jun 20, 2018
Nationwide Children’s Hospital’s Proposal for ‘South Side Career Homes’ Selected as a Contract Awardee for Phase 1 of Fannie Mae’s Sustainable Communities Innovation Challenge
Nationwide Children’s Hospital’s proposal for “South Side Career Homes” was named as a contract awardee in Phase 1 of Fannie Mae’s Sustainable Communities Innovation Challenge (The Challenge).
Jun 09, 2016
Nationwide Childrens Hospital Participating in International Childrens Hospitals Patient Safety Effort That is Saving Lives and Expanding Efforts to Employee/Staff Safety
Nationwide Children’s Hospital is part of a collaborative patient safety effort of 100+ children’s hospitals across North America that is getting results and is expanding the scope of its work to incorporate employee/staff safety.
Apr 08, 2016
New Study Finds Skateboarding Sent About 176 Youth to U.S. EDs Every Day
Skateboarding is a popular recreational sport and participation has increased the last several decades, faster than any other sport or recreation activity between 1998 and 2007.* With growing participation, has come an increasing rate of injuries from skateboarding.
Dec 08, 2015
Nationwide Childrens Hospital Reminds Parents to Stay Alert During the Holidays
The holidays are an exciting and busy time of year as parents race to finish their shopping, decorating and baking. As the countdown of the calendar year winds down, be sure to allow plenty of time in that hectic schedule for sharing holiday traditions as a family.