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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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Brotherly Love: Lentil The Dog, Internet Star, Works It For Kids & Pets

A Philly dog born with a rare abnormality has captured the hearts of people across the country. Now, he has become an “ambassador” for children who share his condition.

07/08/2013

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Two Philadelphia Hospitals To Stop Hiring Smokers

As of July 1, 2013, two major hospitals under the University of Pennsylvania Health System will cease hiring smokers.

07/01/2013

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Murnaghan Family: Sarah Had To Have Second Transplant After First Set Of Lungs Failed

The Murnaghan family is speaking out for the first time since 10-year-old Sarah underwent lung transplant surgery.

06/28/2013

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Local Puppy Born With Cleft Palate Becomes Canine Celebrity And Ambassador

He’s not even six months old or 10 pounds, but one feisty little pup already has nearly 100,000 fans on Facebook and an important mission.

06/20/2013

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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

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