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Bensalem Babysitter Gets Probation In Assault of Infant

Cindy Burdick admitted assaulting the four-month-old boy in her care last year; he suffered a near-fatal brain injury.

03/19/2013

(Julian Ross, center, with his father Steve, his mother Kristi, and his brother Braden.  Credit: Kim Glovas)

Support Fund For Families of Children’s Hospital Patients Gets Cash Boost

It’s called the GSK “Hope For Families” Fund, and it was started in 2008.

03/18/2013

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Croatian Girl Gets Experimental T-Cell Treatment at Children’s Hospital of Phila.

Her 4,000-mile trip from her home country was just the begining of her journey.

03/04/2013

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Former U.S. Surgeon General, CHOP Doctor Dies At Age 96

Former U.S. Surgeon General C. Everett Koop, who inflamed conservative Americans at the very beginning of the AIDS epidemic, passed away in New Hampshire on Monday morning at age 96.

02/25/2013

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CHOP Begins Examining 5-Year-Old Girl With Leukemia

The medical team at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia began their examination of 5-year-old Nora Situm, who is battling Leukemia and will undergo a new gene therapy treatment.

02/08/2013

Suspect Jason Smith. (credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

Cops: Argument With Exterminator Led To Murder Of CHOP Doctor

An argument between an exterminator and a center city doctor led to her gruesome death inside the basement of her home, police said Thursday.

01/24/2013

Melissa Ketunuti (credit: ketunuti.blogspot.com)

Person Of Interest In Custody In Murder Of Center City Doctor

Police sources tell CBS Philly that a person of interest was taken into custody Wednesday evening in connection with the murder of a Center City doctor.

01/23/2013

Melissa Ketunuti (credit: ketunuti.blogspot.com)

UPDATE: $35,000 Reward Offered In Murder Of CHOP Doctor

A reward of $35,000 is now being offered for the arrest and conviction of the suspect responsible for the gruesome murder of a doctor who was found bound and burned inside her Center City apartment earlier this week.

01/23/2013

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Police Identify Body Of Burned CHOP Doctor Found Inside Center City Home

But, they say 35-year-old Melissa Ketunuti’s body was on fire, found by her dog walker, in the basement of her row-home along the 1700 block of Naudain Street.

01/22/2013

(Dr. Frank Balis is interim division chief of CHOP's cancer center.  Credit: John McDevitt)

Children’s Hospital of Phila. Recognizes First ‘Teen Cancer Awareness Week’

Doctors at CHOP say cancer among adolescents is on the rise.

01/18/2013

Nelson Mandela Myers, who found a missing girl in Upper Darby. (Credit: CBS3)

Good Samaritan Who Found Missing Philadelphia Girl To Be Rewarded $10K

Police say the Good Samaritan, identified as 27-year-old sanitation worker Nelson Mandela Myers, was walking to work around 4:30 a.m. found the girl under the bleachers of an athletic field.

01/15/2013

(Allison June, left, and Amelia Lee Tucker with their parents, Shellie and Greg.  Credit: John McDevitt)

Conjoined Twins Doing Well Six Weeks After Separation Surgery at CHOP

Doctors say they expect the twins — Allison June and Amelia Lee Tucker — will now enjoy full, healthy, and independent lives.

12/20/2012

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2 Children Taken To CHOP Following House Fire In Belmont Neighborhood

Two children were transported to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Wednesday night after a fire broke out at a home in the city’s Belmont neighborhood.

11/22/2012

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Surgeons At CHOP Separate Conjoined Twins

Officials say surgeons at a Philadelphia hospital have successfully completed operations to separate 8-month-old twin girls from New York who were joined at the lower chest and abdomen.

11/07/2012

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Surgery Slated At CHOP To Separate NY Conjoined Twins

Surgeons at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia were scheduled to operate Wednesday to separate 8-month-old twins from New York joined at the lower chest and abdomen.

11/06/2012

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