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Stephen L. Lessnick, MD, PhD, Named Director of the Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders at Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Stephen L. Lessnick, MD, PhD, has joined the faculty at the Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital as the director of the Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders.
1-Jul-2015 12:00 PM EDT

Vitamin K Deficiency Increasingly Common as Result of Vaccine Refusal

Despite it being given as standard medical practice since then, vitamin K-deficient bleeding (VKDB) is being seen more often in newborns than it has in decades. Emergency department physicians at Nationwide Children’s Hospital have recently seen...
22-Jun-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Columbus Area Child and Family Travel to Capitol Hill to Advocate for Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Awareness

One local family is taking their story to Capitol Hill to deliver an important message to their members of Congress.
11-Jun-2015 10:00 AM EDT

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Once Again Makes Honor Roll List of U.S. News & World Report’s 2015-16 Best Children’s Hospitals

Nationwide Children’s Hospital has once again made U.S. News & World Report’s Best Children’s Hospital Honor Roll, a distinction awarded to only 12 children’s centers nationwide, by posting high scores in at least three of the 10 specialty...
8-Jun-2015 1:05 PM EDT

National Study Finds Rising Rate of Marijuana Exposure Among Children 5 Years Old and Younger

Debates about legalizing marijuana have focused on crime rates, economic benefits, and health effects among adults. But a study published today from researchers at Nationwide Children’s Hospital shows that the risk to young children of swallowing,...
5-Jun-2015 11:00 AM EDT

Dr. Jonathan L. Finlay of Nationwide Children's Hospital Recipient of The Elizabeth and Richard Germain Endowed Chair in Pediatric Cancer

During the Wyss Family Symposium, hosted by Nationwide Children’s Hospital May 11-12, Jonathan L. Finlay, MB, ChB, FRCP, Director of Neuro-Oncology at Nationwide Children’s, will be announced as the first recipient of The Elizabeth and Richard...
7-May-2015 10:45 AM EDT

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Receives $5 Million Gift from Worthington Industries and McConnell Family Foundations Establishing the NEXT Consortium

Nationwide Children’s Hospital announced today it has received a combined $5 million gift from Worthington Industries and the McConnell Family Foundation to help establish the Nationwide Experimental Therapeutics (NEXT) Consortium.
5-May-2015 10:00 AM EDT

Musculoskeletal Outcomes From Study on Adolescent Bariatric Surgery Safety

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Outcomes regarding musculoskeletal disease among severely obese adolescents participating in the “Teen Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery” (Teen-LABS) study were published this week in JAMA Pediatrics.
21-Apr-2015 10:00 AM EDT

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