Nationwide Children's News Releases

Feb 01, 2007

Study Reveals 1.6 Million Pediatric Soccer Injuries from 14-Year Period

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

6th Annual BuckeyeThon to Benefit Childrens Hospital

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

16th Annual Rock N Bowl Slated for February 17

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

Nonfatal School Bus-Related Injuries To Children More Common Than Previously Thought

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

Nationwide and Columbus Childrens Hospital Partner to Honor First-of-Five Endowed Chairs

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

Study Shows Lawn Mowers Injure Thousands of U.S. Children Annually

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

Consumer Fireworks Found To Cause Preventable Injury To Children In U.S.

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.