Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

CHOP Healthy Weight Program
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Hadas Kuznits
January 23, 2019 - 2:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is opening a new feature of their Food Lab program with the launch of a new program to promote nutrition and address food insecurity. "We’re calling it a 'food pharmacy,' different than a food pantry. We’re actually seeing food as...
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Hadas Kuznits
December 15, 2018 - 6:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A diverse crowd of health care providers gathered Saturday to address maternal and infant mortality, which disproportionately affects back women. The Philadelphia Commission For Women hosted a full house for a discussion here at Blackwell Regional Library about why...
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Police Tape Generic
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Tim Jimenez
November 26, 2018 - 7:48 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police are looking for at least one gunman who shot two teens Sunday night in West Philadelphia. A stray bullet also went through a home and hit an 8-year-old boy. Authorities say one or two male assailants chased two boys, a 15-year-old and 16-year-old, down Ludlow...
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Philadelphia Fund Alliance hosted a fundraiser gala for Take A Breather.
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Andrew Kramer
November 02, 2018 - 8:09 am
A group of asset management professionals known as the Philadelphia Fund Alliance raised $80,000 for a Narberth charity that grants wishes to children and young adults living with cystic fibrosis. Every year, Bruce Leto and the alliance host a gala to benefit a chairty of their choosing. "In 2016...
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Dr. Beverly Davidson, chief scientific strategy officer at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, stands in front of the Quality Control Lab in the new clinical manufacturing research complex off Civic Center Boulevard on the hospital campus.
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Mark Abrams
October 31, 2018 - 7:03 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is promoting a new, state-of-the-art research facility which is conducting clinical trials for drugs to cure cancers and complex genetic and neurological diseases. The hospital invested some $75 million dollars into the new research...
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Lynne Adkins
October 13, 2018 - 11:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Parents locally and around the country are becoming more alarmed about a serious, but rare medical condition that leaves young children with paralysis. AFM, acute flaccid myelitis affects the nervous system; it's seen mainly in young children and causes muscle...
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Antionette Lee
September 23, 2018 - 6:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia brought together transplant patients, their families, and clinicians for a day of celebration on Sunday. Dozens of children who received organ transplants at CHOP attended the "family reunion," stocked with cotton candy, games...
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Janet Murnaghan and her daughter Sarah.
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Hadas Kuznits
September 05, 2018 - 3:16 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The ordeal of a girl being treated at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia whose family fought to change juvenile restrictions on organ donations has been memorialized in a book. Janet Murnaghan, co-author of Saving Sarah, says when it became clear that the only way...
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Eleven years ago, Michael Diamondstein's daughter, Emma, died of necrotizing enterocolitis, just two weeks after she was born.
Michael Diamondstein
Kristen Johanson
August 26, 2018 - 1:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — After suffering the devastating loss of his daughter, a prominent Philadelphia attorney is channeling his pain into a cause. Eleven years ago, Michael Diamondstein's daughter, Emma, died of necrotizing enterocolitis, just two weeks after she was born. "Her intestines...
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Lynne Adkins
August 25, 2018 - 10:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A virus that has struck in Major League Baseball, New York and communities in this area will be around for a while longer. Just in time for the new school year, it's the season for hand, foot and mouth disease says Dr. Katie Lockwood, attending physician at Children'...
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