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10-Year-Old Dies After Accidental Drowning In Mayfair

A young child was rushed to the hospital after a near drowning in Northeast Philadelphia Wednesday.

04/16/2014

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Couple Weds in NICU at St. Christopher’s Hospital

The couple tied the knot with their one-month-old son watching.

03/21/2014

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Woody Wolfe, Minstering To Young Patients With Song

“Things that we let bend us out of shape, these kids just take in stride,” says Wolfe, 60, who founded Heart to Hand Ministries in 1992.

12/30/2013

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Driver Charged With DUI After Crash Injures His Four Children

A Philadelphia man is facing DUI charges after crashing a car with his four young children inside.

11/24/2013

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Providing The Comfort of a Warm Blanket To Emotionally Fragile Kids

Janet Geissler (left) leads the Philadelphia chapter of Project Linus, and during her tenure they’ve donated 22,000 blankets for kids dealing with trauma.

11/04/2013

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Five Wounded In Three Separate Shootings In Philadelphia

Philadelphia police are investigating three separate shootings overnight.

08/10/2013

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Philadelphia Hospital Honors Staff For Rapid HIV Testing Program

St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children has honored the doctors and staff members who have implemented a hospital-wide HIV testing program for patients.

07/13/2013

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St. Christopher’s Hospital For Children Honors Doctors, Staff For HIV Testing Program

St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children has honored the doctors and staff members who have implemented a hospital-wide HIV testing program for patients.

07/12/2013

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Police: DUI Driver Injures 2 Adults, 2 Children In Oxford Circle

A 5-year-old girl is in critical condition after being pinned underneath a car. Her mother, brother and another woman were also injured after they were all struck by a suspected drunk driver late Saturday night in Northeast Philadelphia.

07/07/2013

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7-Year-Old Girl Injured In Oxford Circle Hit-And-Run Accident

The incident happened at about 3:34 p.m. at the 6200 block of Large Street.

05/16/2013

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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

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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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