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Experts Recommend Talking with Youth about Suicide

According to suicide prevention experts, asking a child directly about suicidal thoughts is usually the best thing a parent can do to help their child open up about their emotions. Even if their child is not struggling with suicide or depression,...
14-Aug-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

The South Side Renaissance Fund: Expanding Healthy Homes and South Side Renaissance Homes

The nonprofit Ohio Capital Finance Corporation, an affiliate of Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing, announced today the creation of the South Side Renaissance Fund which will allow Healthy Homes and South Side Renaissance Homes to continue their...
20-Jul-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

A Medication Used to Treat Opioid Dependence Can Cause Serious Health Consequences for Exposed Children

A new study published online today by Pediatrics and conducted by researchers at the Center for Injury Research and Policy and the Central Ohio Poison Center at Nationwide Children’s Hospital found that from January 2007 through December 2016...
20-Jun-2018 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Nationwide Foundation Pediatric Innovation Fund Making Significant Patient Impact at the Institute For Genomic Medicine at Nationwide Children’s Hospital

The Nationwide Foundation today announced a new $10 million gift for the Nationwide Foundation Pediatric Innovation Fund at Nationwide Children’s Hospital to help accelerate the most promising research and clinical discoveries at Nationwide...
24-May-2018 3:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Age-Related Racial Disparities in Suicide Rates Among Youth Ages 5 to 17 Years

a new study from researchers at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and collaborators published today in JAMA Pediatrics shows that racial disparities in suicide rates are age-related. Specifically, suicide rates for black children aged 5-12 were...
18-May-2018 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

U.S. Poison Control Centers Receive 29 Calls Per Day About Children Exposed to ADHD Medications

A new study conducted by the Center for Injury Research and Policy and the Central Ohio Poison Center at Nationwide Children’s Hospital found that there were more than 156,000 calls to US Poison Control Centers regarding exposures to...
18-May-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Is Caregiver Education About Sickle Cell Trait Effective?

Despite universal newborn screening that detects the presence of sickle cell trait (SCT), only 16 percent of Americans with SCT know their status. To address this issue, in Ohio, in-person education is offered to caregivers of referred infants with...
17-Apr-2018 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Nationwide Children’s Hospital CEO Steve Allen Announces Retirement Plans

Steven J. Allen, MD, MBA, Nationwide Children's Hospital CEO, announced his plans for retirement today, effective June 30, 2019. Allen, who will be 67 when he retires, has served since 2006, guiding Nationwide Children's Hospital through the most...
28-Mar-2018 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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