Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
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.
“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.
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.
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.
Police say someone driving a black SUV struck a three-year-old boy at 53rd and Chestnut Streets Friday, then fled the scene.
The incident was reported at about 7:10 p.m. at S. 52nd Street and Greenway Avenue.
If character was measured in wins and losses, Charlie Manuel would be in that Hall of Fame too.
A unique collaboration is now underway between cardiologists at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
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.
The doctors studied the prevalence of premature death due to injuries and found it is 20 percent lower in cities than in rural areas.
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.
Authorities are investigating the death of a four-year-old girl in Philadelphia on Tuesday.
Police are searching for the gunman who shot three teen boys late Friday night in Hunting Park.
The family of the 10-year-old Newtown Square girl who received two lung transplants in June shared some good news Thursday.
Authorities say a two-year-old girl was struck and killed by a car in South Philadelphia Wednesday night.