Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

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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

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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

(Woody Wolfe, at the KYW Newsradio studios.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

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

(Janet Geissler, left, and Doris Waddell show blankets to be donated to kids.  Photo provided)

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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