Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

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
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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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CHOP Spa Day
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Justin Udo
April 08, 2018 - 1:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It was a special day Sunday for some special kids. Nine-year-old Will Hoprich is like a lot of other boys his age. "I play Minecraft," he said, "and bother my sister." But Will has Treacher Collins syndrome, a condition where some of the bones and tissue in his face...
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