CHOP

Blood is drawn from a donor
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Lynne Adkins
April 21, 2020 - 1:38 pm
People who have tested positive for COVID-19 and have recovered from the illness are rolling up their sleeves to help those still fighting. Read more here.
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Mike Dougherty
March 25, 2020 - 10:26 am
A new research center is now open at Penn Medicine as doctors accelerate their efforts to better understand the coronavirus. Read more here.
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Extraction of coronavirus at Exton lab
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KYW Staff
March 10, 2020 - 12:47 pm
New Jersey officials announced on Tuesday the first death as a result of COVID-19. Pennsylvania coronavirus cases also rose to 12, after the wife of an infected CHOP doctor tested positive. Read the latest here.
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KYW Staff
March 09, 2020 - 12:37 pm
A Children’s Hospital of Pennsylvania cardiologist tested presumptive positive for the novel coronavirus. The Pennsylvania Department of Health says there are now at least 10 cases in the state, seven of which are in Montgomery County. Read the latest here.
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Gritty and Jack Callahan at Callahan's birthday party.
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Mike DeNardo
February 28, 2020 - 4:00 am
After months of treatments at Children's Hospital, the young cancer patient who befriended Gritty is cancer-free, and 4-year-old Jack Callahan is finally heading home to Charlottesville, Virginia. Read more here.
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Mike Dougherty
February 06, 2020 - 7:09 am
Authorities in South Jersey have arrested a man and his girlfriend after his 2-year-old suffered a drug overdose last month. Read more here.
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Gritty visits Jack Callahan for his fourth birthday at the Ronald McDonald House.
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Mike DeNardo
October 30, 2019 - 7:26 pm
The birthday wish of a cancer patient at Children's Hospital has been fulfilled with a visit from his favorite sports mascot Wednesday as Gritty stopped by the hospital to greet his biggest fan.
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Suzanne Monaghan
October 12, 2019 - 6:00 am
Peer pressure can make it difficult for teens to get out of risky situations. But one simple word or phrase can give them an excuse to leave. Read more here.
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Gritty
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Mike DeNardo
September 30, 2019 - 5:55 pm
Philadelphians are offering to help fulfill the wishes of one of Gritty's biggest fans, 3-year-old Jack Callahan, who has been receiving cancer treatments at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Read more here.
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Hadas Kuznits
August 01, 2019 - 7:39 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As we enter World Breastfeeding Awareness Week — and Breastfeeding Awareness Month for all of August — advocates are encouraging and spreading information about breastfeeding. Dr. Diane Spatz, nurse researcher and director of CHOP's lactation program, said encouraging...
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