St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children

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7-Year-Old Struck By Car In Frankford

The incident happened shortly before 7 p.m. on the 5000 block of Ditman Street.

05/14/2013

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8-Year-Old Boy Struck By Car In Kensington

The incident happened at about 3:30 p.m. on the 700 block of East Ontario Street.

05/14/2013

(Hillary Israel, center, helps children understand medical procedures by demonstrating on teddy bears.  Credit: Michelle Durham)

With Teddy Bears, Phila. Hospital Workers Take Fear Out of Kids’ Doctor Visits

The show-and-tell teaches children why doctors and nurses do the things they do during health exams or sick visits.

04/11/2013

Ashley Delvalle (credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

Police: Nurse Impersonator Assaulted Child At Hospital In Philadelphia

Police say a 24-year-old woman has been charged after posing as a nurse and assaulting a child at Saint Christopher’s Hospital for Children on Tuesday.

04/04/2013

(Susan Campbell at St. Christopher's Hospital's new vending kiosk.  Credit: Paul Kurtz)

New Snack Bar Opens At St. Christopher’s Hospital For Children

Hospital executive director Susan Campbell (in photo) says a full-blown family room was not an option, given the hospital’s layout.

03/14/2013

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11-Year-Old Injured In Frankford Hit-And-Run Accident

An 11-year-old is in stable condition with a leg injury Wednesday night after he was struck by a driver in the city’s Frankford neighborhood, according to police.

11/21/2012

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3-Year-Old Struck By Car In Northeast Philadelphia

Neighbors who witnessed an accident involving a 3-year-old boy say the boy rode his bike right into the street.

09/17/2012

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Dad Killed, Son Injured In Hit-And-Run In Northeast Philadelphia

Police say a dad who pushed his young son to safety was fatally struck by a car in a hit and run in Northeast Philadelphia late Wednesday evening.

08/30/2012

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4-Year-Old Falls Out Of 2nd-Story Window

A four-year-old child was rushed to an area hospital after falling out of a 2nd-story window from a home in Kensington Friday evening.

08/03/2012

An example of the magnetic desk toy Buckyballs. (Credit: Consumer Product Safety Commission)

Experts Warn Magnetic Toys May Pose Danger

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has decided to file a lawsuit against the maker of “Buckyballs” a popular magnetic desk toy, following a years-long investigation.

07/27/2012

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Police Investigate Shooting Of Young Boy In North Philadelphia

Officials say it happened just after 10 p.m. Friday night at 11th and Norris Streets. The boy suffered a single gunshot would to his right leg.

07/21/2012

Elizabeth Spellman (Credit: John Ostapkovich)

Havertown Woman Ready To Embark On Special Journey

A 27-year-old Havertown woman is representing Philadelphia in a competition that celebrates Irish heritage all over the world.

07/05/2012

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Toddler Falls From Window In Wissinoming

A two-year-old boy is in critical condition after falling from a second story window in the city’s Wissinoming neighborhood Wednesday night, according to police.

06/20/2012

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Toddler Falls From 2nd-Story Window In Northeast Philadelphia

A two-year-old child was rushed to an area hospital after falling out of a second-story window in Northeast Philadelphia Thursday evening, according to authorities.

05/31/2012

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6-Year-Old Falls Out Second Story Window

A young child reportedly fell out of a window at a Philadelphia residence on Saturday morning.

05/26/2012

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