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Penn Medicine, CHOP Receive $3.25 Million Gift To Create Friedreich’s Ataxia Center of Excellence

Penn Medicine and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia received a $3.25 million dollar gift to establish a center dedicated to a degenerative disease affecting one in every 50,000 people in the world.

03/06/2014

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Philly D.A.: 15-Year-Old Girl Charged With Murder Of 14-Year-Old Boy

According to police, 15-year-old Amber Helleston has been charged with murder in the stabbing death of a 14-year-old boy last week.

02/20/2014

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Health: Promising T Cell Therapy For Hard To Treat Cancer

Experimental therapy for hard to treat cancer is showing more promise. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has the latest.

02/19/2014

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Teen Injured In Point Breeze Stabbing Dies

A 14-year-old Philadelphia boy stabbed last week by a teenage girl has reportedly died.

02/18/2014

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5-Year-Old Struck By Hit-Run Driver In West Philadelphia

Philadelphia police are searching for the driver who fled the scene after striking a young pedestrian Tuesday morning.

02/11/2014

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Health: Carbon Monoxide Cases Rise In Our Area In Wake Of Storm

An undetected threat is growing in our area. With widespread power outages, the number of carbon monoxide cases is growing.

02/06/2014

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Health: Local Hospital Expands Pet Therapy Program

Loving licks for patients at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. It’s where four legged friends help sick kids take a break from their troubles.

01/30/2014

15-year-old Russell Drzik is headed to the Eagles-Saints playoff game thanks to DT Fletcher Cox. (credit: Kevin Drzik)

Eagles’ Fletcher Cox Makes Dream Come True For Heart Patient

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.

01/04/2014

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Kidcasting From the CHOP Buddy Walk at Villanova University

Children had the opportunity to be a KYW News Anchor at the CHOP Buddy Walk at Villanova University on October 6th, 2013.

10/07/2013

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Health: South Philadelphia Girl Defying The Odds Thanks To Research at CHOP

A South Philadelphia girl is defying the odds thanks to an experimental drug that’s giving her a new lease on life.

09/24/2013

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BREAKING: 1 Dead, 1 Injured Following Shooting In Southwest Philadelphia

Two 17-year-old males were reportedly shot on South Carroll Street on Tuesday afternoon.

09/10/2013

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Sarah Murnaghan Leaves CHOP; Returns To Her Newtown Square Home

The 11-year-old Newtown Square girl who made national headlines when her parents sued to get her on the adult lung transplant list is finally home after long hospital stay.

08/27/2013

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Sarah Murnaghan To Leave CHOP After Lung Transplants

A spokeswoman for the family of a 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl recovering from two double lung transplants says the child is expected to be released from the hospital later this week.

08/26/2013

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CHOP Study Finds Poverty As Factor That Determines Future Of Babies Exposed To Cocaine

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.

07/27/2013

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UPDATE: Boy On Life Support After Near Drowning Incident At Community Pool In Philadelphia

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.

07/19/2013

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