UH Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital and Safe Kids Greater Cleveland Celebrate Bike Safety Month
Wednesday, May 08, 2013
University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital and Safe Kids Greater Cleveland are working with schools throughout Greater Cleveland to raise awareness about bicycle safety during National Bike Safety Month. Rainbow provided bicycle safety lesson plans with a range of fun activities to schools throughout Greater Cleveland that are hosting events during Bike to School Week, May 6-10, 2013.
Playing Safe at the Playground
Tuesday, May 07, 2013
Cleveland, OH – Spring has finally arrived here in Cleveland, and with the warm weather parents and kids are spending more time outdoors. A trip to the neighborhood playground or an afternoon spent on backyard play equipment are fun activities that both parents and kids enjoy. While the risks and dangers associated with activities like swimming or riding a bike might seem more obvious, UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital and Safe Kids Greater Cleveland remind parents to not let their guard down when kids are playing on the playground. Active supervision and some simple safety precautions can help ensure kids remain healthy and safe.
UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital Kicks Off Car Seat Recycling Program at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo's Party for the Planet
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
CLEVELAND, OH, April 17, 2013 – Car seats provide a convenient and safe solution to protect children in motor vehicles. Unfortunately, disposing of used car seats can pose a huge problem for the environment. With anywhere from 9-12 million car seats sold in the US annually, a huge number of used or damaged car seats are discarded in the trash each year. The reason is two-fold. All car seats are produced with an expiration date (typically 5-6 years from the date of manufacturing), which gives them a limited shelf life. And, until now, there has been nowhere in the state of Ohio to recycle car seats.
500,000 Times Each Year a Child gets into Medicine or gets the Wrong Dose
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Study finds preterm infants with low-grade brain bleeding have similar neuro outcomes as infants with no bleeding
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
CLEVELAND -- A new study from researchers at UH Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital and other centers suggests that preterm infants with a low-grade bleeding in the brain may have similar neurodevelopmental outcomes as infants with no bleeding. The study appears online at JAMA Pediatrics (http://archpedi.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=1659617).