Category: Advocacy

A hidden gem inside the hospital

By: Dr. Shalini Forbis As a parent it can somtimes be overwhelming knowing where to go to get trusted health information. There are many excellent sources of information out there, but when you are diong a web search it can sometimes be … Continue reading

More than a bump on the head

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month and it’s important to remember that “bump on the head” can be so much more.  Today, we have a guest blog by State Senator Shannon Jones about the dangers associated with traumatic brain injury. … Continue reading

Let’s Celebrate More 1st Birthdays

Last fall, Dayton Children’s hosted some of our state legislators from the Ohio Senate Medicaid, Health and Human Services Committee as they toured the state to learn more about infant mortality. This week, Senator Shannon Jones introduced legislation to start … Continue reading

Preventing birth defects

The 2014 National Birth Defects Prevention Month theme is “Birth Defects are Common, Costly and Critical.” Birth defects are an issue that not only effect a child, but have the potential to impact the entire community. In honor of National Birth Defects … Continue reading

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