Feb 01, 2007
Soccer, one of the most prevalent sports in the world, has continued to grow in popularity in the United States. As the number of children participating in organized and unorganized soccer leagues increases, so does the number of children at risk for injury.
Jan 31, 2007
The 6th Annual BuckeyeThon dance marathon will be held February 17-18 at the Recreation and Physical Activity Center (RPAC) on The Ohio State University campus in Columbus.
Jan 24, 2007
Dust off your bowling shoes for the 16th Annual Rock ‘N Bowl Saturday, February 17, 2007 at Columbus Square Bowling Palace, Rt. 161 and Cleveland Ave., Columbus.
Jan 23, 2007
Spagio Hosts 10th Annual A Celebration of Wine, Food and Dining with the Stars to Benefit Columbus Childrens Hospital Hospice Program
Spagio and Spagio Cellars today announced its 10th Annual A Celebration of Wine, Food and Dining with the Stars to benefit Columbus Childrens Hospital Hospice Program through Pleasure Guild, a volunteer organization of the hospital. The evening begins at 5:30 p.m.
Nov 06, 2006
Each year in the United States, 23.5 million children travel billions of miles on school buses. A study out of the Center for Injury Research and Policy (CIRP) at Columbus Children’s Hospital is the first to use a national sample to describe nonfatal school bus-related injuries to children
Oct 02, 2006
Columbus Childrens Hospital Launches Ounce of Prevention to Combat Against Childhood Obesity Starting at Birth
One out of five kids in the United States are now considered obese, which is double the amount that were obese just a generation ago. Childhood obesity is on the rise and an innovative program, launched by the Center for Healthy Weight and Nutrition at Columbus Children’s Hospital, will
Sep 07, 2006
Stephen Welty, MD (43054), chief of Neonatology at Columbus Childrens Hospital, was honored today, September 7 with the Dean Jeffers Endowed Chair in Neonatology.
Aug 07, 2006
Despite current safety efforts, thousands of U.S. children need emergency medical care for preventable lawn mower-related injuries each year. According to a study published in the August issue of Pediatrics and conducted by researchers at the Center for Injury Research and Policy (CIRP) in the
Aug 07, 2006
Study Finds Safety Intervention Successfully Increases Use of Child Safety-Restraints in Shopping Carts
More than 20,000 children were treated in United States hospital emergency departments in 2005 for shopping cart-related injuries. According to a study published in the August issue of Pediatrics and conducted by Gary Smith, MD, DrPH, director of the Center for Injury Research and Policy (CIRP) in
Jul 03, 2006
Conscientious parents would not knowingly hand their children dangerous explosive devices to play with and yet every Fourth of July thousands purchase firecrackers and sparklers for their kids.