Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day
Shara Dae Howard | KYW Newsradio
Shara Dae Howard
August 03, 2018 - 6:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Famous 4th Street Cookie Company kicked off National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day a day early by delivering trays of free chocolate chip cookies to the Ronald McDonald House in West Philadelphia. August 4 is National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day, and Hudson Meyer, a guest...
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Sad Child
Lynne Adkins
July 14, 2018 - 9:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- PTSD is a well-known disorder in adults, but children can suffer as well. Child abuse, a serious car accident, a deadly fire or surviving two weeks in a dark, wet cave all can result in post-traumatic stress syndrome in children. Max Greenspan, a licensed clinical...
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Dreamstime
Shara Dae Howard
June 04, 2018 - 11:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia schools are becoming more heart safe as the Youth Heart Watch program at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia has been working to get automated external defibrillators (AEDs) into schools. "About 350,000 citizens in the U.S. have a cardiac arrest every...
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More than 2,000 people from all over the country — former patients and members of surgical teams — celebrated the 22nd annual Fetal Family Reunion at CHOP's University City campus Sunday.
Justin Udo | KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
June 03, 2018 - 2:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia welcomed back some former patients to celebrate a second chance at life. More than 2,000 people from all over the country — former patients and members of surgical teams — celebrated the 22nd annual Fetal Family Reunion at CHOP'...
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Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
KYW Newsradio
Mark Abrams
June 01, 2018 - 9:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Children's Hospital of Philadelphia will hold a special reunion on its University City campus on Sunday. Some 400 former patients who underwent fetal surgery and their family members will gather at CHOP for a reunion with some of the members of the surgical teams and...
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Kangaroo Care
Hadas Kuznits | KYW Newsradio
Hadas Kuznits
May 25, 2018 - 6:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is spreading awareness about so-called "kangaroo care" and how it can help babies thrive. CHOP is in the midst of a two-week-long "Kangaroo-athon" event. Certified child life specialist Amanda Von Wagner says the goal is to spread...
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Dreamstime
May 03, 2018 - 9:25 am
By Brian McDonough PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A medication developed in part by the University of Pennsylvania and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia has been approved by the FDA to treat an aggressive form of Lymphoma. It's called Kymriah, and it's made by taking patients' T-cells, or immune...
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Police Generic
Tim Jimenez
April 23, 2018 - 7:31 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Two drivers involved in a fatal crash in West Philadelphia both may face charges in the collision, which resulted in the death of a 6-year-old boy. Philadelphia police are investigating the incident in which a Jeep SUV collided with a minibike. The 26-year-old man...
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Mumps
Tim Jimenez
April 12, 2018 - 11:19 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- There's a new, confirmed case of the mumps in Montgomery County. Health officials say the child contracted the disease despite having the proper protection. The Montgomery County Office of Public Health, in a statement, announced that an 8-year-old county resident...
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Danielle Benscoter and Tyler
Photo credit: Justin Udo
Justin Udo
April 09, 2018 - 1:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the Gift of Life Donor Program are making a push to increase awareness about the need for lifesaving organ donations. In 2014, Marquis Wood had an asthma attack and went into cardiac arrest. "While we sat in the hospital for a...
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