Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Rafiq Small
Philadelphia Police Department
Dan Wing
May 02, 2019 - 9:45 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia Police have identified a suspect in the shooting of a 13-year-old boy outside a Southwest Philadelphia corner store early Wednesday morning. Southwest Detectives say 19-year-old Rafiq Small is suspected of firing several shots at the corner of Woodland...
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Rice krispie treats.
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Mike DeNardo
April 30, 2019 - 7:10 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Investigators are trying to find out how snacks — possibly containing drugs — found their way into a West Philly elementary school, sickening three students who ate them. Three seventh graders at Martha Washington Elementary school had to be taken to Children's...
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Rice krispie treats.
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April 29, 2019 - 1:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Three students got sick Monday after eating what police say are Rice Krispies Treats, which they believe may have been laced with an illegal substance. Philadelphia police say just before 11 a.m. at Martha Washington School, in the 700 block of North 44th Street,...
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Pixie Dust Wishes granted a Disney World getaway to a Montgomery County second grader and her family.
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Pat Toddy
April 29, 2019 - 11:03 am
ABINGTON TWP., Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A nonprofit organization, has granted a Disney World getaway to a Montgomery County second grader and her family. Maddie Tuteur can be counted among the countless number of kids who are "Frozen" fanatics. Maddie has been diagnosed with a condition caused by a...
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Pennsylvania's secretary of health, Dr. Rachel Levine (C), was in Philadelphia Wednesday afternoon, gathering information about child and maternal health.
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Hadas Kuznits
April 03, 2019 - 4:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania's secretary of health was in Philadelphia Wednesday afternoon, gathering information about child and maternal health. Dr. Rachel Levine was at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia gathering information for the governor's Ready To Start program, in which...
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7-year-old Hannah Butt of Lancaster, PA is one of the patients who  took part in the trial.
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Lynne Adkins
March 11, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A skin patch could be used to protect kids from peanut allergies. Peanut allergies are common in kids and can be deadly. Doctors at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia are part of a study testing a skin patch to reprogram a child's immune system so they can tolerate...
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Hundreds of people showed up at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia this weekend to sweat it out for a good cause.
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Antionette Lee
March 10, 2019 - 1:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Hundreds of people showed up at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia this weekend to sweat it out for a good cause. "It brings together so many people in support of heart babies or heart families, its such a wonderful experience," said Phoebe Kaufman, whose...
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Bottle and breast pump with breast milk on the background of mother holding in her hands and breastfeeding baby
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Hadas Kuznits
February 08, 2019 - 1:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A compilation of research on breast milk released this month spells out what it is that provides long-lasting benefits in children. The research of Dr. Foteini Kakulas on the migration of stem cells from breast milk to the nursing infant was summarized this month in...
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Nora Boyle, 35, and Gregory Searl, 42
Upper Darby Police Department
Tim Jimenez
February 06, 2019 - 10:06 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Upper Darby police say the parents of the 16-month-old boy who ingested bags of drugs earlier this week, turned themselves in Wednesday morning. Police superintendant Mike Chitwood says Nora Boyle, 35, and Gregory Searl, 42, are now facing child endangerment and drug...
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The contents of an overdose rescue kit are displayed in a class on overdose prevention held by non-profit Positive Health Project, holds up an overdose rescue kit after completion of the class on August 9, 2017 in New York City.
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Mike DeNardo
February 05, 2019 - 12:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A 16-month-old boy had to be treated with Narcan after ingesting drugs at his parents' home Monday night in Upper Darby. It was around 5:30 p.m. when the boy's father returned home from work to find his girlfriend, the boy's mother, passed out on the bed. "The child...
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