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Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

(Officials turn shovelsful of dirt in a trough for a ceremonial groundbreaking of the new facility.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

CHOP Partners With City Officials For ‘First-Of-Its-Kind’ Project

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Nutter Administration are partnering to build a multipurpose facility in South Philadelphia.

09/19/2014

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Young Man Fighting Cancer At CHOP Covers Jay Z Songs To Raise Awareness, Hopes To Meet Rapper

A young man fighting cancer at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia has become a YouTube sensation. His covers of two songs by rapper Jay Z are helping to shine light on the daily difficulties faced by cancer patients.

09/03/2014

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Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia To Operate Breast-Milk Bank

“Human milk can be the difference between life and death,” says Dr. Diane Spatz, director of lactation at CHOP.

08/06/2014

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Experts Look At Using Technology To Prevent Deaths In Hot Cars

Every summer the stories are tragic, an infant or young child left inside of a hot car by a forgetful parent or caregiver as the mercury quickly rises to unbearable temperatures.

07/23/2014

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4-Year-Old Falls From 2-Story Window In Southwest Philly

The boy was critically injured when he fell at a home in the Kingsessing section of Philadelphia Saturday morning.

07/19/2014

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Ice Cream Festival At Penn’s Landing Benefits Pediatric Cancer Research

The 16th annual all you can eat Super Scooper Ice Cream Festival on Penn’s Landing is underway through Sunday. It’s an event to benefit a worthy cause.

07/05/2014

A happy attendee at the Ice Cream Festival. (Credit: Jeff Kahan)

Hear Philly: Fighting Childhood Cancer With All-You-Can-Eat Ice Cream

Families can enjoy unlimited frozen treats at Penn’s Landing on July 4th through 6th to benefit the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

06/27/2014

(Philadelphia schools superintendent William Hite discusses the CHOP PolicyLab report during a presentation at school district headquarters.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Report: One in 5 Phila. Students Familiar With Welfare or Juvie

The report, by the Policy Lab at Children’s Hospital, says 17 percent of Philadelphia school students have been involved with DHS or the juvenile justice system, and 20 percent of those in high schools.

06/14/2014

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Local Hospitals See Drop In Patient Income As Service Costs Grow

Many local hospitals have seen a slight dip in the money they’re taking in, while expenses continue to climb.

05/27/2014

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Man Arrested For Shooting 8-Year-Old In Chester County

Police arrested a Chester County man Saturday for allegedly firing the shot that struck an eight-year-boy as he rode his bicycle nearby.

05/10/2014

(CHOP patient Emily Calabro, enjoying preparation for the hospital's "prom."   Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

Patients at Children’s Hospital of Phila. Prepare For Tonight’s ‘Prom’

With the arrival of prom season, some kids at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia were getting ready for a special prom celebration on Thursday night.

05/01/2014

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Philly Doctor Builds Career By Helping Children

Dr. Taliba Foster explains how her education helped her forge a career in helping children.

04/14/2014

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Cops: 2-Year-Old Fatally Shoots 11-Year-Old Inside West Philadelphia Home

An 11 year-old girl is dead after she was shot in the shoulder Saturday in her Mantua home by her two-year-old sibling.

04/05/2014

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Penn Medicine, CHOP Receive $3.25 Million Gift To Create Friedreich’s Ataxia Center of Excellence

Penn Medicine and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia received a $3.25 million dollar gift to establish a center dedicated to a degenerative disease affecting one in every 50,000 people in the world.

03/06/2014

(Sarah Murnaghan, with her mother.  Credit: CBS3)

Sarah Murnaghan Receives “Shining Star” Award From Local Chapter Of Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Sarah Murnaghan received The “Shining Star” award from the Delaware Valley chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation at the annual Wishes and Dreams Winter Ball.

02/14/2014

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