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Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, at 34th and Spruce Streets, in West Philadelphia.  (credit: Pat Loeb)

Bucks County Medical Center, CHOP Team Up To Help Patients 24/7

St. Mary Medical Center in Langhorne has partnered with Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia to provide around the clock coverage.


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Teen Cancer Survivor Celebrates Beating The Disease With Rocky Run Up Art Museum Steps

For 13-year-old Sean Bartolucci, these 72 steps represent a year-and-a-half of struggle to persevere through a battle with cancer. And for him, standing above them Sunday means everything.


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Vienna Boys Choir Brings Holiday Cheer To Patients At CHOP

One of Austria’s most famous cultural exports, arguably the best-known boys’ choir in the world, was well aware of their special audience, according to Vienna Boys Choir artistic director Gerald Wirth.


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Date Set For 10th Annual Andrew Farrell Home Run Derby

This year, we are excited to announce the 2013 Andrew Farrell Home Run Derby is set for Saturday, May 17th at George Washington High School.


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Young Patients At Children’s Hospital Get To Play Doctor For A Day

With smocks on and stethoscopes in hand, the children got to take care of some patients of their own.


Managing director Jeanette Trella says most calls are about cleaning supplies. (credit: Michelle Durham)

This Is Poison Control Awareness Week

The facility that handles calls locally is operated by the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and serves the entire Philadelphia area.


(Pictured (L-R) PA State Representative Tim Briggs (149th District); Dr. Julie Stern, pediatric oncologist and medical director of Oncology Outreach, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia; Bob Hart, King of Prussia Mall Manager; and CHOP patient Max Veeck, 3, of Eagleville and his cousin Kacey Veeck, 9, of Wayne. Credit: Mike DeNardo)

New Play Area At Local Mall Encourages Exercise For Children

Kids now have their own place to play at the King of Prussia Mall.


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Child Athletes Getting Screened For Heart Health as New Pa. Law Kicks In

It was an unusual sight at Upper Dublin High School on Sunday, as hundreds of student athletes showed up for EKGs.


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Boat Race At Independence Seaport Museum Raises Money For Multiple Funds

Philadelphia police and fire departments participated in a fundraising competition along the Delaware River Saturday afternoon.


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Super Scoop Ice Cream Festival Open All Weekend At Penn’s Landing

Fourteen years ago, Jeff Kahn (photo) started the ice cream festival in memory of his son Josh who died of pediatric cancer.


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3-Year-Old Dies After Fall In West Philly Apartment, Investigators Rule Homicide

Jackwin Bruton, the three year old who was rushed to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia after falling down the stairs in a West Philadelphia apartment has died.



Friendly Scuffle Ends With Boy Suffering Gunshot Wound In Mantua

Two boys were horsing around in a vacant lot in Mantua when the gun that had went off, injuring a 12-year-old.



Philadelphia’s Poison Control Center Faces Severe Budget Cuts

With a proposed 93 percent drop in aid from the federal government and 100 percent dip in funds from the state



Four Teens Struck Crossing Street In Ridley Township

A 52-year-old man is in police custody after he allegedly ran down four teens who were crossing an intersection in Ridley Township, Delaware County Friday night. Two the teens are in critical condition and another is serious.


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Anti-Bullying Seminar Held At School In South Philadelphia

A South Philadelphia Charter School held a seminar for 5th and 6th grade students to teach them how to spot bullying and what steps they can take to counteract it.