Stories tagged with: Nationwide Children's Hospital

July 4, 2013 - 5:21am
1 year 3 weeks ago

Over the next few days people across the nation will celebrate freedom with fireworks.

According to the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission approximately 8,700 firework-related injuries were treated in emergency rooms in 2012. Nationwide Children's Hospital, in Columbus, reported that children younger than 15 accounted for four out of ten firework related injuries.

Children's Hospital has these reminders for parents.

*Sparklers can reach temperatures of 1800...

September 9, 2011 - 3:41pm
2 years 46 weeks ago

Those traveling through Zanesville will have an opportunity to help make a difference in a child's life.

Love's Travel Stop and Country Store is hosting a 2-day event benefiting the Children's Miracle Network. A yard sale of items and bake sale goods were donated by Love's Travel employees. All proceeds will go directly towards the Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus.

"The Children's Miracle Network I think is just one of the best organizations out there," said...

August 19, 2011 - 3:51pm
2 years 49 weeks ago

Grocery Shoppers had the special opportunity to get a behind the bun tour of one of only six Oscar Mayer Wienermobiles.

The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile celebrated 75 years of existence at the Riesbeck's Pick'n Save in Downtown Zanesville. The 27 foot hot dog and team of 'Hot Doggers' are one of 6 that travel the country. Friday they teamed up with Pick n' Save to raise money and awareness of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Light the Night walk held on September 22nd at the Ohio...

May 13, 2010 - 5:59pm
4 years 11 weeks ago

This weekend you will be able to make a difference in the lives of sick and disabled children.

Golden Corral in Zanesville will host the Great Annual Car Wash of 2010 benefiting the Children's Miracle Network and families who's children are in need of services from Nationwide Children's Hospital.

"Every dollar raised will go toward Nationwide Children's Hospital to help the families of greatest need," said Susan Brewer. "Our mission is for every child, for...

November 17, 2009 - 7:24pm
4 years 36 weeks ago

It is estimated that 3 million people in the United States choose to deliberately cut, burn or cause pain to themselves. A new form of self-injury is taking the medical spotlight and WHIZ’s Katie Jeffries traveled to Columbus to speak with the nation’s foremost expert about this new fad.

Everyday items such as pencils, crayons or staples can be found in homes across the country. While these objects appear harmless, some teenagers are using them to take self-injury to the...

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