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Two Phila. Hospitals Collaborating On Lifelong Care For Those With Congenital Heart Defects

A unique collaboration is now underway between cardiologists at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

08/07/2013

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CHOP Study Finds Poverty As Factor That Determines Future Of Babies Exposed To Cocaine

A remarkable study, conducted by Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia physicians, takes a look at the lives of babies born addicted to crack and compares their progress to children from the same socioeconomic background that were not exposed to cocaine.

07/27/2013

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Penn, CHOP Study Finds Cities Safer Than Rural Areas

The doctors studied the prevalence of premature death due to injuries and found it is 20 percent lower in cities than in rural areas.

07/23/2013

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UPDATE: Boy On Life Support After Near Drowning Incident At Community Pool In Philadelphia

Police now say a six-year-old boy is on life support a day after a near drowning incident at a community pool in West Philadelphia.

07/19/2013

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Police Investigate Death Of 4-Year-Old Girl In Philadelphia

Authorities are investigating the death of a four-year-old girl in Philadelphia on Tuesday.

07/16/2013

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Police: Three Teens Shot In Hunting Park, Gunman Sought

Police are searching for the gunman who shot three teen boys late Friday night in Hunting Park.

07/06/2013

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Murnaghan Family: Sarah Makes Important Step Towards Recovery

The family of the 10-year-old Newtown Square girl who received two lung transplants in June shared some good news Thursday.

07/04/2013

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2-Year-Old Girl Struck, Killed By Car In Point Breeze

Authorities say a two-year-old girl was struck and killed by a car in South Philadelphia Wednesday night.

07/03/2013

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Delaware County Lung Transplant Patient Undergoes Diaphragm Surgery

The 10-year-old Delaware County girl who had two lung transplants in the last month underwent another surgery Tuesday.

07/02/2013

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UPDATE: Search To Resume For Missing Boy In Pennypack Creek

Authorities say the search will resume Tuesday morning for a 13-year-old boy who went missing in the Pennypack Creek in Northeast Philadelphia Monday afternoon.

07/01/2013

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Murnaghan Family: Sarah Had To Have Second Transplant After First Set Of Lungs Failed

The Murnaghan family is speaking out for the first time since 10-year-old Sarah underwent lung transplant surgery.

06/28/2013

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$50-Million Donation Will Help CHOP Build New Outpatient Care Facility

The Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care is already under construction.

06/25/2013

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CHOP, Philabundance Receive Grants From Dunkin Donuts, Baskin Robbins

Hundreds of people gathered for golf, cricket and bidding on sports stuff at the Ramblewood Country Club in Mt. Laurel. First thing, they hauled out oversized checks.

06/25/2013

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CHOP Emergency Transport Team Treats Thousands Yearly

They also coordinate the transport of an additional 5 thousand patients coming in other ways.

06/24/2013

10yo Sarah Murnaghan has been denied a life-saving lung transplant because of her age. (credit: CBS)

Delaware County Girl Takes Big Step Towards Recovery 1 Week After Lung Transplant Surgery

The 10-year-old Delaware County girl who underwent a double lung transplant one week ago has taken a big step toward recovery according to a message posted on Facebook by her mother.

06/19/2013

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