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.
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.
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.
As of July 1, 2013, two major hospitals under the University of Pennsylvania Health System will cease hiring smokers.
The Murnaghan family is speaking out for the first time since 10-year-old Sarah underwent lung transplant surgery.
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.
U.S. News and World Report has released its list of the top hospitals for children and a Philadelphia hospital tops the chart.
A court hearing over organ donation rules is on hold after the Pennsylvania girl at the center of the lawsuit received a lung transplant.
The Delaware County girl whose wait for a lung transplant captured national attention was undergoing surgery after a donor lung became available.
The families have asked the Organ Procurement and Transplant Network to set aside its “under 12″ rule.
This year, more than 10,000 children will be diagnosed with pediatric cancer. Many will respond to standard treatment, but others won’t.
Judge Issues Restraining Order Allowing 10-Year-Old Pa. Girl To Be Temporarily Added To Adult Lung Transplant List
U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) says a judge has ruled to allow 10-year-old Sarah Murnaghan and potentially other children to be temporarily added to the adult list for a lung transplant.
The U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services says she doesn’t want to intervene in transplant decisions about a dying Pennsylvania girl when other children are just as sick.
Under current regulations, adult lungs go priority to patients over the age of 12.
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.