Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

(Photo by Jim Melwert)

New Children’s Hospital Branch in King of Prussia, Pa. is Dedicated

The new, 135,000-square-foot facility will house all the services that CHOP has offered in King of Prussia, including urgent care, but this facility also has an ambulatory surgery center.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/08/2015

Mike Berenstain (black shirt) unveils the new Berenstain Bears book at CHOP Wednesday. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

CHOP Unveils New Book Teaching Kids What To Expect At Hospitals

The new Berenstain Bears book was unveiled Wednesday morning.

04/29/2015

(Nyia Parler.)

Woman Heading Back to Phila. To Face Charges of Abandoning Disabled Son

A spokesman for the Montgomery County, Md., state’s attorney’s office says 41-year-old Nyia Parler waived her extradition hearing and was being processed for return to Philadelphia.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/21/2015

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Caretakers Of Abandoned Quadriplegic Man: “All Of This Seemed Very Quickly To Us To Be Out Of Character.”

They called the man’s doctor, his aunt and police for help, to no avail. Then three days later a man found Norman lying in the woods, weak, but alive.

04/15/2015

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Supporting Sick Kids and Their Families, In Memory of N.J. Teen Who Lost His Cancer Fight

Justin Barnabei passed away last April, after his second bout with acute lymphoblastic leukemia became too much to bear.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/13/2015

(Yusuf Patel, left, and his sister, Khadijah, at the ceremony.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

Children’s Hospital Trumpets Organ Donor Program With Spotlight on 2 Young Recipients

Five-year-old Khadijah Patel is going home just two weeks after she received a liver transplant. She suffers from the same rare genetic disorder that also afflicts her 12-year-old brother, Yusuf.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/02/2015

(Temple medical students attend a reception after finding out at which hospital each will be serving an internship.  Photo by Kristen Johanson)

Locally and Nationally, Budding Doctors Get Their Internship Assignments on ‘Match Day’

At Temple University, there were cries of joy mingled with a few tears of disappointment as more than 200 students learned where they will continue their medical education.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/20/2015

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. (credit: Jan Carabeo)

Health: Children’s Hospital Of Philadelphia Releases “Shake It Off” Music Video

A new music video from the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is a YouTube sensation. It’s a rendition of Taylor Swift’s song “Shake It Off”, like you’ve never seen before. CBS 3 had the first behind the scene interviews with the stars of the new video.

03/16/2015

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, at 34th and Spruce Streets, in West Philadelphia.  (credit: Pat Loeb)

FDA Approves Drug That Helps Fight Rare Cancer In Young Children

The FDA has approved a drug to battle neuroblastoma — a cancer that most often occurs in younger children.

03/12/2015

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, at 34th and Spruce Streets, in West Philadelphia.  (credit: Pat Loeb)

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Hosts Ebola Education Workshop

CHOP is one of several pediatric hospitals in the United States designated to provide medical care to someone who possibly contracts the Ebola virus.

02/28/2015

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. (credit: Jan Carabeo)

Raymond Perelman Donates $50 Million to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

A massive donation from a world-class philanthropist is cause for a lot of smiles at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/21/2015

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. (credit: Jan Carabeo)

2 Philadelphia Hospitals Designated For Ebola Care 

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services included the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia on a list Tuesday of 35 designated hospitals across the country.

12/02/2014

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Police: 10-Year-Old Boy Accidentally Shoots Himself With Father’s Gun

Police in Darby Township say a 10-year-old boy accidentally shot himself in the face with a .357 magnum handgun that authorities believe was left in the car by the child’s father.

11/16/2014

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Hundreds Turn Out For Annual “Sweet Caroline 5K” To Benefit CHOP

The annual run was created three years ago in honor of a 15-year old Central Bucks South High School student who died in 2011 from an undetected cardiac defect.

10/26/2014

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. (credit: Jan Carabeo)

CHOP Designated As Possible Site For Ebola Treatment

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia confirmed Thursday that it has been designated as one of several pediatric hospitals in the United States that may be called upon to provide medical care for any child who contracts Ebola.

10/16/2014

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