Night driving tips on Halloween

Drive Safely this Halloween

October 29

Children in spooky costumes, bags of good candy corn and scary ghost stories set the scene for an exciting night. With kids four times more likely to be involved in pedestrian-car collisions on Halloween, however, Oct. 31 can be one of the most dangerous nights for driving. Drive safely on Halloween with these tips from the National Safety Council. Continue reading

halloween safety tips

How to Have a Safe and Spooktacular Time this Halloween

October 23

What youngster doesn’t get a thrill out of Halloween? From dressing up as their favorite goblin, princess or superhero to hauling in the treats, Halloween can be fun for kids. But before you let your costumed character out the door, know your community’s trick-or-treat night and hours, and keep these safety tips from the American College of Emergency Physicians in mind. Continue reading

Youth fall sports safety tips

Don’t Get Sidelined this Fall Season: Follow these Sports Safety Tips

October 22

The fall sports season in full swing. Youth sports give kids an opportunity to learn teamwork, get physically fit and socialize. Regardless of what fall sports they participate in – football, soccer, cross country, volleyball and the like – injuries like sprains and strains can be all too common. What can you do to keep your young athletes safer on the field? Here are tips from the Youth Sports Safety Alliance to help protect them from sports-related injuries. Continue reading

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon

Twenty Six Inspiring Stories at the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon & 1/2 Marathon

October 18

On Oct. 20, 2013, 18,000 runners and walkers will support patients at the Nationwide Children’s Hospital with every step they take. Each mile of the marathon is dedicated to a Miracle Mile Patient Champion — a patient at the hospital with a story to inspire. At each mile marker, these courageous kids will be on hand to cheer on the participants and motivate them through their journey. Continue reading

Columbus Marathon and Columbus Half Marathon

Run for a Cause: 26.2 Miles of Inspiration

October 18

On Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, thousands of runners will be hitting the pavement in Columbus to participate in The Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon & ½ Marathon. Many of the participants at Ohio’s largest marathon will be running to raise money for the patients at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, such as 15-year-old Molly Carrier, who was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes at age nine. Continue reading