Nationwide Children's News Releases

Ashley Eckstein Reveals Stigma-Breaking Dress for Childhood Mental Health with On Our Sleeves™ Themed Dress at San Diego Comic-Con International
Jul 19, 2019

Ashley Eckstein Reveals Stigma-Breaking Dress for Childhood Mental Health with On Our Sleeves™ Themed Dress at San Diego Comic-Con International

The whimsical, color blocked dress features a custom printed fabric with various On Our Sleeves symbols. Eckstein completed the look with heels adorned with a butterfly, the main icon of Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

Study Finds No Correlation Between Brain Function and Head Impacts After Two Seasons of Youth Tackle Football
Jul 11, 2019

Study Finds No Correlation Between Brain Function and Head Impacts After Two Seasons of Youth Tackle Football

To date, most studies that have attempted to understand connections between neurocognitive function and sub-concussive head impacts have been retrospective – and inconclusive.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Receives $2.8 Million Grant to Participate in Federally-Funded Pediatric Research
Jul 08, 2019

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Receives $2.8 Million Grant to Participate in Federally-Funded Pediatric Research

The Emergency Medicine department at Nationwide Children’s Hospital recently received a four-year, $2.8 million grant to continue leading one of the six U.S. Research Node Centers for the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN), the first federally-funded pediatric emergency medicine research network.

The Harlem Globetrotters Announce the Creation of The Harlem Globetrotters Fund at Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Jun 25, 2019

The Harlem Globetrotters Announce the Creation of The Harlem Globetrotters Fund at Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Deeply committed to bringing the message of positive mental health to their fans and communities around the world, the Globetrotters will support advocacy for breaking the stigma, mental health education and fundraising for mental health research, which is significantly underfunded.

Jun 24, 2019

Columbus Family Travels to Washington D.C. to Advocate for Children’s Health and Patient-Centered Research

The Gibson family’s advocacy efforts this week are in conjunction with the annual Children’s Hospital Association’s Speak Now for Kids Family Advocacy Day, June 25-26. Family Advocacy Day provides families, like the Gibson’s, the opportunity to meet members of Congress and discuss issues that affect children’s healthcare.

Jun 21, 2019

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Re-Designated with American Nurses Credentialing Center Magnet Recognition® for a Fourth Time

This prestigious recognition is the ultimate benchmark in nursing excellence and is awarded to only about eight percent of the nation’s more than 6,000 hospitals across the country. Of that number, only seven percent has achieved designation on four occasions.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Named to U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 Best Children’s Hospitals Honor Roll
Jun 18, 2019

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Named to U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 Best Children’s Hospitals Honor Roll

Nationwide Children’s Hospital has once again been named to U.S. News & World Report’s Best Children’s Hospitals Honor Roll at number 7. The Honor Roll is a top distinction awarded to only 10 children’s centers nationwide.

Hidden in Plain Sight: New Study Finds Personal Care Products Send a Young Child to the Emergency Room Every Two Hours
Jun 17, 2019

Hidden in Plain Sight: New Study Finds Personal Care Products Send a Young Child to the Emergency Room Every Two Hours

A new study conducted by researchers at the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children’s Hospital found that 64,686 children younger than five years of age were treated in U.S. emergency departments for injuries related to personal care products from 2002 through 2016 – that is the equivalent of about one child every two hours.

Jun 11, 2019

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon & ½ Marathon Announce 2019 Patient Champions

To help fund the lifesaving research and care taking place at Nationwide Children’s, marathon and ½ marathon participants are encouraged to fundraise as “Children’s Champions.”

Jun 06, 2019

Study Shows Increase in Ingestions of Marijuana by Children in U.S.

In a study published online in Pediatric Emergency Care, researchers at the Central Ohio Poison Center at Nationwide Children’s Hospital examined the relationship between state marijuana legalization and the rates of unintentional ingestions of marijuana in children under six years old.