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Why Your School Needs An Athletic Trainer

Study finds 2.5 million high school basketball players were injured between 2005-2011
I was asked to write this blog post because I am in the unique position of not only working at the Center for Injury Research and Policy at the hospital but also being the parent of a very active 13 year old who plays several sports.  Our center just recently published a study on basketball injuries in high school athletes. We looked at injuries treated by an athletic trainer versus injuries treated in hospital emergency departments .  The research found that injuries that are more easily diagnosed and treated, such as sprains and strains, were more likely to be treated... Keep reading »
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Colorectal and Pelvic Reconstruction: Why Nationwide Children’s?

Marc Levitt, MD, joined Nationwide Children’s Hospital in March. Dr. Levitt is an internationally known colorectal surgeon, providing care to... Read full post »
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Gillian’s Journey: One Micro-Preemie’s Story of Hope

This story was shared by a Justice associate about her journey with Nationwide Children’s in support of the Give Hope... Read full post »
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Know Your Baby’s Developmental Timeline

Many parents and caregivers are aware of a child’s developmental timeline when they are infants: rolling at 6 months, sitting... Read full post »

Talking to your Medical Provider about HIV

Talking to your medical provider can be overwhelming and difficult enough when you are there for a routine or chronic... Read full post »

Tips for Making the Next Shot Visit Less Stressful

Guest post by: Andrew Kroger, M.D., M.P.H., medical officer for the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases at the... Read full post »
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Surviving the Stomach Bug: Parent Edition

Vomiting, diarrhea, chills and aches…stomach bugs are never a fun adventure. Often times called the stomach flu, stomach viruses are... Read full post »
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Autism Awareness

April is Autism Awareness Month, and April 2 is World Autism Awareness Day.  These designations are less than ten years... Read full post »
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Raising a Child with Ambiguous Genitalia

When my wife was pregnant with our three children, we chose not to know the sex prior to birth because... Read full post »