Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

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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

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

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

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

Pa. Girl’s Family Appeals For Direct Lung Donor

Relatives of a 10-year-old girl who they say has been denied a life-saving lung transplant because of her age are appealing to the public in hopes of finding a donor to save their child.

06/02/2013

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3 Children Injured, 1 Critically, In Southwest Philly House Fire

Three children were injured during a house fire in Southwest Philadelphia early Saturday morning.

05/25/2013

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Mother Jumps Onto SEPTA Tracks To Save Baby After Stroller Falls

A mother jumps down to rescue her baby after the child’s stroller falls onto train tracks Wednesday afternoon.

05/15/2013

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Children’s Hospital Tightens Security With Photo-ID Visitor Passes

No one incident prompted the change, says a CHOP spokeswoman, although she says it’s been a trend especially among children’s hospitals.

05/07/2013

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Olympic Gymnasts Visit Patients At CHOP

On Friday, the Pro Gymnastic Challenge takes place at Lehigh University. On Monday afternoon, some of those elite athletes visited Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

05/06/2013

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Twin Boys Injured In Norristown Fire After They’re Left Home Alone

The blaze broke out around 12:45 p.m. Sunday along the 100 block of East Marshall Street in Norristown. Firefighters arrived on scene at short time later and found two toddlers inside a first floor bedroom in the rear of the apartment. They say the children were home alone.

04/21/2013

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