Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center is the recipient of a $20 million gift, its single largest contribution ever. The money comes from the Convalescent Hospital for Children, established in 1833 It no longer has a physical building, but for years has been raising funds and providing support for specialized programs housed at Cincinnati Children's.
A new study released Monday in the online version of the Journal Pediatrics finds a 92% increase in the number of children and teens going to the hospital emergency room with sports-related traumatic brain injuries (TBI), such as concussions.
Cincinnati Children's Hospital is taking preliminary steps to protect you from the bird flu.
The hospital is one of nine centers nationwide enrolling people to test an avian influenza vaccine. Even though the virus hasn't been detected in the U.S. and isn't easily spread between people, the lead Cincinnati Children's researcher says he's concerned it might start to spread rapidly and doctors need to be prepared with a vaccine to protect people.
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center is getting high praise. It ranks third overall in the U.S. News and World Report's 2013 Best Children's Hospitals ranking. And for the first time, Cincinnati Children's was ranked number one for pediatric cancer care.