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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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Second Annual Best Friends Bash Held At Children’s Hospital Of Philadelphia

Connor Loescher and about a dozen other kids got to hang out and play with dogs like Frankie the Pug and Rumor the Ridgeback.

10/07/2014

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

2 Additional Cases Of Acute Muscle Weakness Reported By CHOP

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia tells Eyewitness News that it has notified the CDC that two additional patients at the hospital have acute muscle weakness of the limbs, along with changes in their spine.

10/06/2014

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Teen Girl Shot In Wissinoming

It happened shortly after 11 p.m. Wednesday ear the intersection of Cottage and Howell Streets in the city’s Wissinoming section.

10/02/2014

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7-Year-Old Struck In West Philly Hit-And-Run

A seven-year-old girl was struck by a vehicle Sunday night in West Philadelphia that then fled the scene.

09/28/2014

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Child Critically Injured In Delaware Pit Bull Attack

Newark Police say an eight-year-old girl is in critical condition after she was attacked by a Pit Bull Saturday afternoon.

09/27/2014

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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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