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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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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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Gritty at the 2019 NHL All-Star Fan Fair
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Rachel Kurland
March 05, 2019 - 12:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Our world has been forever changed ever since Gritty popped up on the scene. Now, you have a chance to meet him in the flesh — uh, fur? Gritty will be available for a free meet-and-greet March 16 at Xfinity at Town Center — 130 Town Square Place — from 12 p.m. to 1 p...
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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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An inhaler used for treating asthma
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Justin Udo
December 17, 2018 - 3:19 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Danielle Davis-Lee's 6-year-old son, Jonah, is one of more than 12,000 kids in West Philadelphia who is battling asthma. "Every season, we would end up at CHOP for asthma attacks and for hospitalization," she said. Over the last three years, she has worked with the...
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Philadelphia City Hall
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Pat Loeb
December 08, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This week, a City Council committee advanced a bill selling off the old Provident Insurance building at 46th and Market streets — but that doesn't mean they were happy about it. The building was supposed to become the new Philadelphia Police headquarters until the...
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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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Dreamstime
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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