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St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children

(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

CHILD STRUCK

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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4-Year-Old Rushed To Hospital After Being Shot In Northeast Philadelphia

A 4-year-old boy was rushed to an area hospital Saturday night after reportedly shooting himself in the chest.

04/07/2012

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Police ID Suspect In Deadly North Philadelphia Chase; Family Speaks Out

Philadelphia police have a suspect in custody following a chase that ended with a fatal crash in North Philadelphia Friday evening.

03/31/2012

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Popcorn Ruins Children’s Vaccines? Could Be, Says Local Expert

A new study being published in the “Journal of American Medicine” indicates that compounds found in waterproof clothing and microwave popcorn may reduce the effectiveness of tetanus and diphtheria vaccines.

01/26/2012

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Seriously Ill Children Get A Holiday Surprise From Local Volunteers

More than 60 volunteers, some dressed as Santa, spent Christmas Eve helping seriously ill children.

12/24/2011

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