St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children
A 4-year-old boy was rushed to an area hospital Saturday night after reportedly shooting himself in the chest.
Philadelphia police have a suspect in custody following a chase that ended with a fatal crash in North Philadelphia Friday evening.
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.
More than 60 volunteers, some dressed as Santa, spent Christmas Eve helping seriously ill children.
Philadelphia police have charged a 13-year-old girl for distributing a sleeping aid to classmates after several students reported feeling ill, according to authorities.
Area residents Cris Valkyria and Lou Paglione have put together a CD for children, and volunteer at local children’s hospitals.
A 22-month-old child is recovering at an area hospital after falling out of a moving vehicle and being struck by a car on Sunday, according to authorities.
A 3-year-old girl is in critical condition after being shot in the city’s Feltonville section Saturday night.
A 3-year-old girl is undergoing surgery after being shot in the city’s Feltonville section Saturday night, according to authorities.
About 40 young people growing up in some of Philadelphia’s toughest neighborhoods, many of whom may have thought they had no chance of getting a good job or a good education, graduated Friday from the St. Christopher’s Hospital “Health Tech” program.
Pools are open throughout the Delaware Valley and, according to statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, drowning is the second leading cause of death for children ages one to 14 years. Even if a child rescued from a pool originally seems to be just fine after the incident, he or she could develop life threatening problems later.
In broad daylight police say three men walked up to this lot where several people were hanging out and the men started shooting.
Rafael Rodriguez made sure the unidentified driver from the May 2nd accident at Front and Tioga Streets didn’t leave the scene, even if it meant risking his own life.
One local emergency room physician says the number of injured children is rising as fast as the temperature outside your door. He says parents should take steps to make sure their child is not one of them.
Three young children were injured Saturday afternoon in North Philadelphia after police say a man struck them with his vehicle and tried to attack the officer with an ax.