Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

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
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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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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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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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