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Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

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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

(An artist's rendering of the new Buerger Center, currently under construction at Children's Hospital.)

$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

Dunkin Donuts and Baskin Robbins present checks to charity organizations. (Credit: John Ostapkovich)

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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Sarah Murnaghan Makes ‘A Tiny Step In The Right Direction’

The 10-year-old Delaware County girl who underwent a double lung transplant last week has made “a tiny step in the right direction” according to a message posted on Facebook by her mother.

06/17/2013

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Father, Son Injured In Center City Car Accident Involving Police Car

Police say a van hit two cars, one of them a police cruiser, injuring an officer as well as a father and his son.

06/16/2013

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Philadelphia Hospital Tops List Of Childrens’ Hospitals

U.S. News and World Report has released its list of the top hospitals for children and a Philadelphia hospital tops the chart.

06/15/2013

(Sarah Murnaghan, with her mother.  Credit: CBS3)

Pennsylvania Girl at Center of Transplant Debate Has Successful Lung Transplant Surgery

The ten-year-old, critically ill Delaware County girl whose desperate search for a donor lung captured national attention has undergone a successful surgery Wednesday.

06/12/2013

(US Sen. Pat Toomey, in Philadelphia last June.  File photo by John Ostapkovich)

Sen. Toomey Pushes For End of Over-12 Rule For Adult Lung Transplant Recipients

Toomey isn’t pushing for a particular new policy but says he’s been told that the current lower age limit of 12 for adult lung transplants is arbitrary.

06/10/2013

(Tom Mallery and Kate Koehn next to their "Project Sloopy" van.  Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Caring By Sharing Medical Supplies

Tom Mallery and Kate Koehn gave birth to a brain-damaged daughter who died at 11 months. Now they collect medical supplies for redistribution to families in need.

06/10/2013

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2nd Child In Philadelphia Sues Over Lung Transplant List

A second child at a Philadelphia hospital is asking a federal judge to order that he be put on the adult waiting list for a donated lung.

06/06/2013

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