Tag "Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center"

In the early morning of Jan. 4, the Cincinnati Fire Department responded to Cincinnati Children’s Burnet campus as a result of an electrical fire on the 8th floor of Location A, resulting in a power outage. There were no injuries. › Continue Reading

Gabriel Beres was born with a genetic defect that damaged his liver. After his liver began to fail, problems with other major body organs worsened. That’s when Cincinnati Children’s doctors decided the next viable option for Gabriel would be to › Continue Reading

In the wake of a University of Cincinnati student’s suicide, mental health professionals are offering tips on suicide prevention. Cathy Strunk, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center’s suicide prevention program director, is urging the public to pay attention to their loved › Continue Reading

A Cincinnati mother is searching for resources and support to help her deal with the mental health issues of her 13-year-old son who suffers from early-onset bipolar disorder, autism and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Dr. Michael Sorter at Cincinnati Children’s weighs › Continue Reading

Monica J. Mitchell, PhD, Senior Director of Community Relations for Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC), has been named one of the YWCA of Greater Cincinnati’s 2014 Career Women of Achievement. Dr. Mitchell is one of eight women named to › Continue Reading

Alexis Shapiro, a 12-year-old from Texas who came to Cincinnati Children’s for weight-loss surgery, is out of the hospital and improving quickly. Alexis has a rare metabolic condition called hypothalamic obesity, which causes her to feel constantly hungry. Last week doctors › Continue Reading

It started as a network of children’s hospitals in Ohio.  Now, it has spread to include 78 children’s hospitals nationwide.  And Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, as one of the network’s founders, has been helping it grow.  What is it?  › Continue Reading

When Joey Holt was 10, he suffered from chronic leg pains affecting his ability to walk. Doctors at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center diagnosed Holt with Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH), a bone-eating disease that eventually caused Holt to have his hip replaced. › Continue Reading

You may be familiar with warnings that BPA – bisphenol A – can get into your blood system when you drink from plastic containers or eat food from a can.  A new study by Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center shows › Continue Reading

Amy Bailes, a research physical therapist at Cincinnati Children’s, is part of a national study on children who have hemiplegic cerebral palsy. She’s using a functional electrical stimulation device on a 10-year-old boy named William who is affected by the › Continue Reading

Last year, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center completed the 80,000-square-foot Green Township location, a multi-specialty outpatient center on the west side of Cincinnati.  Designed to give children a comfortable and positive healthcare experience, the center has a colorful and contemporary design.  Healthcare › Continue Reading

Nina Davuluri, Miss America 2014, paid an afternoon visit to Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center on Friday, Feb. 7, to visit with outpatient families and flip pancakes with children. Davuluri is the spokeswoman for IHOP’s ninth annual National Pancake Day › Continue Reading

Over the past 15 years, opioid painkillers have become the go-to medical treatment for pain, leading to an epidemic of addiction, according to experts. In a recent series of special reports, The Cincinnati Enquirer explores this complex problem and possible › Continue Reading

Kids who will be spending Christmas at Cincinnati Children’s recently went on a special trip to the “North Pole.” It was all part of an effort by Delta airlines to spread a little holiday cheer. The children boarded a Delta › Continue Reading

Being There to Care

The only thing more frightening for a child than being in a hospital, is being in a hospital alone. That’s where Josh Cares comes in. Josh Cares, part of the Division of Child Life at Cincinnati Children’s, provides comfort to › Continue Reading

A 14-year-old girl undergoing brain surgery at Cincinnati Children’s donated more than 4,000 toys to the hospital this week. Once Savannah Day found out she would be a patient at Cincinnati Children’s through Christmas, she and her sisters decided to › Continue Reading

Girls who hit puberty early might be more likely than their peers to get into fights or skip school, a new study suggests. Researchers found that girls who started their menstrual periods early – before age 11 – were more likely to admit to › Continue Reading

As hundreds of thousands of Americans shop for health insurance plans on the new online health exchanges, they’re finding that many insurers have limited their choice of physicians and hospitals. The Cincinnati Enquirer analyzed local insurance offerings, some of which › Continue Reading

A popular Cincinnati Children’s lip dub video is making a comeback. First posted on YouTube about a year ago, the video, which features staff and patients dancing to Flo Rida’s “Good Feeling,” now has nearly 110,000 views. Earlier this month, › Continue Reading

In launching a new series on cutting-edge methods used by health providers, Forbes Magazine’s “Profiles in Innovation” begins with the pioneering work underway at Cincinnati Children’s. The series focuses on health leaders who are innovating new methods centered on capturing › Continue Reading

Cincinnati Children’s President and CEO Michael Fisher opens up in a profile story in the Cincinnati Business Courier’s recent issue on the area’s largest hospitals. Read details in the Business Courier, including the one person Fisher would like to swap › Continue Reading

A bill approved by Congress last week could result in millions for pediatric research at Cincinnati Children’s. Cincinnati Children’s President and CEO Michael Fisher and Cincinnati Children’s Research Foundation Director Dr. Arnie Strauss lobbied for The National Pediatric Research Network › Continue Reading

A new program is helping kids at Cincinnati Children’s overcome mental health challenges in a whole new way. Equine Facilitated Learning helps kids learn how to build relationships by interacting with horses. The kids groom horses, lead them around, develop › Continue Reading

A promising vaccine trial led by a researcher at Cincinnati Children’s could bring relief to millions of Americans who get sick every year from the norovirus, or “cruise ship virus.” Researchers report that an early test of an experimental vaccine › Continue Reading

Cincinnati Children’s today announced the single largest contribution ever made to the medical center – a $20 million gift over eight years from the Convalescent Hospital for Children. About $11 million of the gift will be used to expand mental › Continue Reading