Nationwide Children's News Releases

Oct 30, 2007

TWIG to Host 85th Annual Bazaar November 18

In its 85th year, the TWIG Bazaar will again offer shoppers unique and traditional merchandise during a one-day event 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Sunday, November 18 at the Ohio Expo Center.

Oct 25, 2007

5th Annual Trot for Tots 3K and 10K Slated for November 11

The 5th Annual Trot for Tots is slated for Sunday, November 11 at Dublin Coffman High School in Dublin, Ohio. Proceeds from this 3K run/walk and 10K run will benefit Hospice at Nationwide Childrens Hospital.Registration opens at 7 a.m. with a shot gun start for both races beginning at 9 a.m.

Oct 22, 2007

National Study First to Describe Sport-Related Concussion Among High School, Collegiate Athletes

An estimated 300,000 sport-related traumatic brain injuries, predominately concussions, occur annually in the United States. In fact, for young people 15- to 24-years-old, sports are second only to motor vehicle crashes as the leading cause of traumatic brain injury.

Oct 16, 2007

New National Study Finds Pediatric Bicycle-Related Injuries Result in Nearly $200 Million in Hospital Charges Annually

A new study conducted by researchers at the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children’s Hospital concludes that bicycle-related injuries among children and adolescents in the U.S. may be a more significant public health concern than previously estimated.

Oct 03, 2007

Nationwide Children's Hospital Receives $50,000 from Hyundai Hope On Wheels Program to Fund Pediatric Cancer Research

Hyundai Motor America and its dealerships will present Nationwide Childrens Hospital with a check for $50,000 to aid the hospitals pediatric cancer research efforts today in an event at 10 a.m.

Sep 24, 2007

Columbus Children's Hospital Becomes Nationwide Children's Hospital

Columbus Childrens Hospital officially became Nationwide Childrens Hospital today in honor of a transformational gift from Nationwide Foundation and the landmark impact it will have on the delivery of world-class pediatric health care in central Ohio and beyond.In June 2006, the hospital announced

Sep 03, 2007

New Study Shows Motor Vehicle Crash-Related Injuries Take Heavy Toll on National Pediatric Population

Motor vehicle crashes (MVC) are the leading cause of death due to unintentional injury from ages 1 to 64 years. According to a new study published in the September edition of Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine and conducted by researchers in the Center for Injury Research and Policy at

Aug 20, 2007

Local Pizza Shops Partner to Benefit Columbus Childrens Hospital; Slice of Columbus Slated for Sept. 12

‘Slice of Columbus’ returns for its 18th year as Columbus’ largest pizza event 5-10 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2007 at Lifestyle Communities Pavilion.

Aug 17, 2007

Two Men and a Truck® Make Donation to Columbus Childrens Hospital

During the month of August, the local franchise of Two Men and a Truck® will donate a portion of their moving and storage proceeds to Columbus Childrens Hospital.

Aug 07, 2007

Dairy Queen Hosting DQ Miracle Treat Day Thursday

Feel guilt free by treating your taste buds to a Dairy Queen Blizzard® on Thursday, August 9 for DQ Miracle Treat Day, when all proceeds from Blizzard sales at participating Dairy Queen and DQ Grill & Chill® stores around the country directly benefit 170 Childrens Miracle Network hospitals,