Nationwide Children's News Releases
Nov 21, 2022
Fostering Generosity in Children Makes the Holiday Season Bright for All
The holiday season often brings sharing, caring and providing joy for others. Whether families donate food, clothes or toys, spend time together volunteering in the community, or work to bring holiday cheer to pediatric patients in the hospital, generosity in all forms has an impact – including on one’s mental health.
Nov 17, 2022
Tickets for Butterfly Guild’s Production of Sound of Music on Sale November 25, 2022
For its 65th annual production, Butterfly Guild of Nationwide Children’s Hospital is pleased to announce Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Sound of Music will take place on March 3, 4 & 5, 2023 at Columbus’ historic Palace Theatre located at 34 W. Broad St. This family-friendly, Broadway-quality production benefits the Hospice and Palliative Care Programs at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, the only programs of its kind in central Ohio.
Nov 16, 2022
Nationwide Children’s Hospital Launches ‘Light Up the Lawn, Light Up a Life’ to Brighten Lives of Patients in the Hospital for the Holidays
Nationwide Children’s Hospital is launching “Light Up the Lawn, Light Up a Life” – a new holiday tradition that builds hope and joy for hospitalized children, families and the health care heroes caring for them.
Nov 03, 2022
“The Ripple Effect” New Study Illustrates Vast Influence Children’s Mental Health Concerns have on Workforce Challenges in America
“The Ripple Effect” study from On Our Sleeves found that the mental health of their children remains a concern for the large majority of working parents, with almost half of all parents reporting that in the past year their child's mental health has been somewhat or extremely disruptive to their ability to work on most days.
Oct 27, 2022
Addressing Persistent Racial Disparities in Infant Mortality
Since public and private partners came together to form CelebrateOne in 2014, Franklin County, Ohio has seen gradual but real improvement in its overall infant mortality rate. But since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, rates have risen again, and the disparities between Black and White families have become worse.
Oct 27, 2022
“The 614 for Linden” Proud to have Advanced the One Linden Community Plan
The City of Columbus joins the Linden community and community partners today for a community event at the Linden Community Center to celebrate The 614 for Linden, a collaborative to advance the One Linden Community plan. The collaborative is named for six nonprofits partnering with four community development financial institutions (CDFIs) to have a positive and significant impact on one neighborhood.
Oct 26, 2022
Saliva, Genomic Analysis Used to Identify Promising Biomarkers for Persistent Post-Concussive Symptoms in Children
In a study published in Frontiers in Public Health, researchers with the Center for Injury Research and Policy, Division of Sports Medicine, and the Steve and Cindy Rasmussen Institute for Genomic Medicine at Nationwide Children’s Hospital have demonstrated a method by which increased risk of persistent post-concussive symptoms (PPCS) in children with concussion can be identified. This could allow families and their care teams to better assess recovery time of children with concussion.
Oct 04, 2022
Nationwide Children’s Hospital Designated Rett Syndrome Foundation Center of Excellence
Nationwide Children’s Hospital has been honored today with the International Rett Syndrome Foundation (IRSF) Center of Excellence designation. Nationwide Children’s joins three new institutions designated for excellence in Rett syndrome care in the Center of Excellence Network. The designation recognizes Nationwide Children’s continued dedication to providing best-in-class clinical care for Rett syndrome, a rare neurological and developmental disorder.
Sep 22, 2022
Behavioral Health Services at Nationwide Children's Hospital Names Three New Associate Chiefs
After a decade of immense growth in its behavioral health and psychology services, Big Lots Behavioral Health Services at Nationwide Children’s Hospital has established new associate section chief roles and has promoted three of its own medical directors to provide additional clinical and psychiatric leadership.
Aug 29, 2022
New Study Finds Battery-Related Injuries in Children More than Doubled in Recent Decade
Pediatric battery-related emergency department (ED) visits have increased considerably in the last decade, particularly among children 5 years old and under, according to a new study published today in Pediatrics by a team of researchers from Safe Kids Worldwide and Nationwide Children’s Hospital.