Nationwide Children's News Releases

Jun 07, 2006

Columbus Children's Hospital Receives $50 Million Gift From Nationwide Foundation

Columbus Childrens Hospital today announced that it has received a ten-year, $50 million commitment from Nationwide Foundation to support expansion of programs and construction of a new main hospital that will further position the hospital as one of the nations top pediatric health care and

Jun 07, 2006

Columbus Children's Hospital Receives $5 Million Gift From Too, Inc.

Columbus Childrens Hospital is the recipient of a $5 million gift from Too, Inc. which operates Limited Too and Justice stores. The gift will be directed toward construction projects scheduled as part of Childrens strategic expansion plan announced last fall. We are extremely grateful to Too, Inc.

Jun 06, 2006

$10 Million Abercrombie & Fitch Gift Benefits Columbus Childrens Hospital

Columbus Childrens Hospital is the recipient of a $10 million gift from Abercrombie & Fitch, to be directed to a new emergency department and trauma center scheduled for construction on the hospitals downtown campus.

Jun 01, 2006

The Memorial Tournament Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Named at Columbus Children's Hospital

The Memorial Tournament and Columbus Childrens Hospital announced today the dedication ceremony for the Memorial Tournament Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Childrens.

Apr 03, 2006

Study Finds Limited Availability of Child Safety Seat Types For Obese Young Children

Childhood obesity is a critical health issue. And the use of child safety seats is required by law. But how many child safety seat types are available for the increasing number of obese children? Not nearly enough—according to a study published in the April issue of Pediatrics and conducted

Mar 06, 2006

Passive Injury Prevention Strategies Credited with Decrease in Baby Walker-Related Injuries

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: March 6, 2006 Researchers from the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Columbus Children’s Hospital have shown that mobile infant walker-related injuries decreased 76% between 1990 and 2001, thanks to the use of passive injury prevention strategies, such as baby

Jan 03, 2006

Cheerleading Injuries Found to be Significant Source of Injury to Girls

First-of-its-kind research conducted by staff of the Center for Injury Research and Policy in the Columbus Children’s Research Institute at Columbus Children’s Hospital indicates that cheerleading has emerged as a significant source of injury to girls.

Oct 26, 2005

Columbus Children's Hospital Announces Wide-Ranging Strategic Expansion Effort

Columbus Children’s Hospital officials today announced a dramatic, wide ranging seven-year strategic effort including a $740 million master site plan that will change the face of health care for central Ohio children while becoming a model for what is possible in pediatric care and research

Aug 30, 2005

Columbus Children's Hospital Researchers Prove Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS) is Effective in Treating Children With Epilepsy

Epilepsy, a brain disorder that occurs when the electrical signals in the brain are disrupted, affects about two million Americans. Most people with Epilepsy respond well to medication, but in approximately 25-30 percent of patients, medication doesn't work.

Jul 27, 2005

First-Generation Hybrid Cardiac Catheterization Suites Install 5 Axis Biplane Positioner and Flat Panel Detectors at Columbus Children's Heart Center

In an innovative new approach to cardiac care, physicians at The Columbus Children’s Heart Center have coupled the benefits of cardiothoracic surgery and interventional cardiology in two suites to help critically ill newborns, children and adults with congenital heart disease achieve improved