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Children's National and MedStar Team Up For Concussion Awareness in the District

Children’s National Health System and MedStar Sports Medicine are spearheading a first-of-its-kind concussion awareness and training pilot program, funded by the District of Columbia Department of Health, to develop sustainable strategies for the District’s Athletic Concussion Protection Act of 2011.

First Lady Michelle Obama Highlights Advances in Children’s Health; Celebrates 25 Years of Private Investment in Children’s Hospitals

Medical advances that improve children's lives are possible by the "passion, dedication, and generosity" of private philanthropy, said First Lady Michelle Obama at the Woodmark Children's Forum on Thursday, June 11. Speaking to children's hospital executives, faculty, and donors, she cited the role of philanthropy in improving survival rates and transforming pediatric care.

U.S. News & World Report: Children's National Health System Ranked Among Top Ten Best Children's Hospitals In the Nation

Washington, DC— Children’s National Health System has been named to the  prestigious Honor Roll of the U.S. News & World Report 2015-16 Best Children’s Hospitals, ranking among the top 10 pediatric hospitals in the nation. The Honor Roll features the "best of the best" hospitals for kids in the country. Additionally, Children’s National is the only pediatric hospital in the entire region of Maryland, DC, and Virginia to earn Honor Roll designation.

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Study Results Could Change the Standard of Care for Children after Cardiac Arrest

While whole body cooling reduces brain or organ damage in adults following cardiac arrest, researchers from Children’s National Health System and other academic institutions found it does not show marked improvement over maintaining body temperature within a normal range for children who had cardiac arrest.