New FDA-Approved Lens Can Give People With Cataracts Their Natural Vision BackThere is now an exciting new option for the millions of Americans who have cataracts.
1st Child To Undergo Historic Double-Hand Transplant Returns To CHOP After Remarkable RecoveryTuesday marked one year since then 8-year-old Zion Harvey became the first child to undergo a double-hand transplant.
Pa. Health Department Hosts Back-To-School Vaccination ClinicsWith school starting or about to start for students, state officials today stressed the importance of keeping immunizations up-to-date.
Surgeon With Leukemia Inspires Hospital Staff’s Blood DriveDoctors and staff at Hahnemann University Hospital set up a special blood drive Friday for a beloved colleague.
Penn Medicine Combats Opioid Epidemic With Device That Pumps Away The PainInstead of a patient being given prescriptions for things like percocet, Penn Medicine has developed a new way to control post-surgical pain.
Penn Experts Explain The Popular Therapeutic Treatment, CuppingA local expert explains a therapeutic treatment called cupping, that's become very popular and used to reduce soreness and speed up healing.
What Is Causing Increase In Hot Car Deaths Involving Children?People are busy and tired and often multi-tasking, but it's still hard to imagine how a person could forget a baby in the backseat.
Experts: Drinking Alcohol Can Make You More Susceptible To Mosquito BitesThere's no evidence there are any Zika infected mosquitoes in our area but bug bites should still be avoided. That’s not always so easy.
Double-Hand Transplant Recipient Throws Out First Pitch At Orioles GameHarvey underwent the bilateral hand transplant at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia in July of 2015.
The Pharmacy For Your Diet, Non-Profit Delivers Healthy Meals To Sick PeopleThe nutrition program, Manna, delivers healthy meals to sick people.
Health: CHOP Provides Autism-Friendly SpacesThousands of young patients are treated there and now there's a new building at CHOP that's more welcoming to children with autism.
Wait, The Ice Bucket Challenge Actually Worked?Money raised from the campaign has led to an important research breakthrough in the treatment of the neuro-degnerative disease.