St. Christopher’s Hospital for 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.
Philadelphia police say a driver is in custody after he ran a red light at Westmoreland and Aramingo Avenues and struck a 7-week-old baby, who was being pushed in a stroller by her parents.
The initial investigation led authorities to believe that the child was sleeping with the mother and she may have rolled on top of the baby, according to police.
A 23-year-old Northeast Philadelphia man was expected to be charged on Monday, after his four-year-old son was allegedly shot by his eight-year-old nephew.
Dr. Nandini Madan, a pediatric cardiologist at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, says a pulse oximetry test for every infant is a good idea and could save lives.