Nationwide Children's News Releases

Oct 15, 2018

Cumulative Sub-concussive Impacts in a Single Season of Youth Football

COLUMBUS, Ohio – In an investigation of head impact burden and change in neurocognitive function during a season of youth football, researchers find that sub-concussive impacts are not correlated with worsening performance in neurocognitive function.

Oct 15, 2018

Novembeard Event, Benefitting Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Begins Nov. 1

The annual Novembeard event that raises funds for Nationwide Children’s Hospital’s Hospice and Palliative Care programs begins Nov. 1. Created in 2011, Novembeard encourages men in central Ohio to make a difference in the local community.

Sep 25, 2018

ABMS Names Nationwide Children’s Hospital as Recipient of its First-Ever Quality Improvement Award

The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS), the leading not-for-profit organization overseeing physician certification in the United States, has awarded Nationwide Children’s Hospital its first-ever ABMS Multi-Specialty Portfolio Program™ (Portfolio Program) Outstanding Achievement in Quality Improvement Award.

 
Sep 24, 2018

Big Lots Announces National Fundraising Campaign to support Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Big Lots announced today the launch of its Fall point-of-sale campaign, “Serve Families. Give Big.” in support of Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Now through October 28th, Big Lots customers have the opportunity to donate $1, $2, $5 or more at checkout with 100 percent of the dollars raised benefiting Nationwide Children’s.

Sep 17, 2018

Injuries Associated with Infant Walkers Sending Kids to the Emergency Department

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – Although infant walkers provide no benefit to children and pose significant injury risk, many are still being used in US homes.

Sep 13, 2018

10th Annual TWIG Pumpkinpalooza to Take Place at Emswiler Farms September 29th

The 10th annual TWIG Pumpkinpalooza is Saturday, Sept. 29th at Emswiler Farms in Pataskala. The event benefits Nationwide Children’s Hospital’s inpatient rehabilitation unit.

Sep 05, 2018

Parents Magazine Announces Nationwide Children's Hospital As One Of The 20 Most Innovative Children's Hospitals

Parents magazine today named Nationwide Children's Hospital as one of the 20 most innovative children’s hospitals based on the results of its comprehensive survey.

“The Butterfly Run” Presented by Big Lots Foundation Debuts in Charlotte Oct. 20.
Sep 04, 2018

“The Butterfly Run” Presented by Big Lots Foundation Debuts in Charlotte Oct. 20.

McAlpine Creek Park is the site for the Oct. 20 Butterfly Run in Charlotte.

Aug 20, 2018

Nearly 2 in 5 Teen Drivers Text While Driving

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – Cellphone use while driving has been estimated to increase crash risk by 2-9 times and texting while driving may be especially risky because it involves three types of driver distraction: visual (eyes off the road), manual (hands off the wheel), and cognitive (attention

Aug 16, 2018

Media Advisory: 15th Annual Bull Run, Presented by Merrill Lynch Wealth Management

The 15th Annual Bull Run, presented by Merrill Lynch Wealth Management, is the official training run for the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon and ½ Marathon.