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New Study Finds Breast Milk Sold Online May Not Be The Best For Baby

Researchers at Nationwide Children’s Hospital find breast milk for sale online may contain cow’s milk

(COLUMBUS, OHIO) – Researchers say buying breast milk on the internet is a growing trend among some moms. But researchers at Nationwide Children’s Hospital are finding this could be a dangerous idea.

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First-of-Its-Kind Home Safety App For Parents

New app aims to prevent injuries in the home 

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) March 2015 – Unfortunately, many preventable injuries occur around the home. To help prevent these tragic events, Nationwide Children’s Hospital has developed a first-of-its-kind app with the goal of helping parents make their homes safer. 

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Rate Of Kids Injured By Toys Jumps 40% Since 1990

Ride-on toys, especially foot-powered scooters, responsible for rate increase

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) December 2014 – Just in time for the holiday shopping season, researchers have published the most comprehensive study to date on toy-related injuries in children.  Experts analyzed 22 years of data and found that from 1990 through 2011 the rate of toy-related injuries in children increased by nearly 40 percent.  In 2011, a child was treated in a U.S. emergency department every 3 minutes for a toy-related injury, including a surprising number who were injured riding foot-powered scooters.

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Therapies Used In Preemies May Surprise You

From a jolt of caffeine to a dose of Viagra®, doctors adapt adult drugs for tiny babies

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) November 2014 – By the time you read this article, another baby will be born prematurely in this country.  It happens more than 450,000 times each year and the number. . . read more

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Medication Errors Happen Every 8 Minutes In Kids

From double-dosing to wrong meds, study is first to track mistakes made by adults

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)  – Just in time for cold and flu season, a newly published study is showing how often adults make mistakes when giving medication to children.  The study, led by researchers at Nationwide Children’s Hospital found that medication errors occur in a child every 8 minutes in the U.S., on average, and the numbers are inching up.

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