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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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Jim Melwert
July 08, 2019 - 4:46 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A Montgomery County man is ordered to stand trial on charges he killed his girlfriend’s 4-year-old daughter in 2016. Charges were filed more than 2 1/2 years after the little girl died when her brother was hospitalized with what are described as injuries similar to...
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Jim Melwert
July 02, 2019 - 1:08 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A Montgomery County man has been charged with murdering his girlfriend’s 4-year-old daughter — more than two-and-a-half years after she died. In October 2016, 4-year-old Kailee Bunrout died in the care of her mother’s boyfriend, Marquis Thomas. After she was...
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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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