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Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

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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

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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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Health: Allergy Patch Brings Hope to Peanut Allergy Sufferers

A new experimental way to treat people with peanut allergies, one of the most common food allergies that can cause deadly allergic reactions. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on the new peanut patch.

02/07/2014

(Camden Divert, right, meets therapy dog Cyrus at Children's Hospital.  Cyrus, born without front legs, gets around on a wheeled prosthetic device.  Photo by John McDevitt)

Children’s Hospital of Phila. Hoping To Triple Its Pet Therapy Program

CHOP patient Camden Divert, 10, of Pottsville, Pa., was all smiles today when he got to meet about ten therapy dogs.

01/30/2014

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Nurse Attributes Pursuing A Ph.D. To Her Success As A Manager In Philadelphia

The competition in the field of health care is fierce, so a good education is crucial to land a good job and to be the best in the field.

01/13/2014

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Two Teens Shot In Southwest Philadelphia

Police are investigating a double shooting in Southwest Philadelphia that left two teenagers wounded.

01/05/2014

15-year-old Russell Drzik is headed to the Eagles-Saints playoff game thanks to DT Fletcher Cox. (credit: Kevin Drzik)

Eagles’ Fletcher Cox Makes Dream Come True For Heart Patient

15-year-old Russell Drzik just had heart surgery CHOP. A successful surgery has also ended in a dream come true. He’ll be attending the Eagles-Saints playoff game tonight at the Linc thanks to Eagles defensive tackle Fletcher Cox.

01/04/2014

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Woody Wolfe, Minstering To Young Patients With Song

“Things that we let bend us out of shape, these kids just take in stride,” says Wolfe, 60, who founded Heart to Hand Ministries in 1992.

12/30/2013

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Family Sues Over Drowning Death of Son at West Phila. Rec Center

Seven-year-old Jabriel O’Connor died last summer after he was found at the bottom of a city pool in the Cobbs Creek section of the city.

12/12/2013

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Providing The Comfort of a Warm Blanket To Emotionally Fragile Kids

Janet Geissler (left) leads the Philadelphia chapter of Project Linus, and during her tenure they’ve donated 22,000 blankets for kids dealing with trauma.

11/04/2013

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3-Year-Old Boy Struck By Hit-Run Driver In West Philadelphia

Police say someone driving a black SUV struck a three-year-old boy at 53rd and Chestnut Streets Friday, then fled the scene.

11/02/2013

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Child Struck By Vehicle In Kingsessing

The incident was reported at about 7:10 p.m. at S. 52nd Street and Greenway Avenue.

10/09/2013

CBS Radio Senior VP Marc Rayfield poses for a picture with Charlie Manuel during 2013 spring training in Clearwater. (credit: Marc Rayfield)

Charlie Manuel More Than A Great Manager

If character was measured in wins and losses, Charlie Manuel would be in that Hall of Fame too.

08/17/2013

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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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