CHOP

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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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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Eleven years ago, Michael Diamondstein's daughter, Emma, died of necrotizing enterocolitis, just two weeks after she was born.
Michael Diamondstein
Kristen Johanson
August 26, 2018 - 1:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — After suffering the devastating loss of his daughter, a prominent Philadelphia attorney is channeling his pain into a cause. Eleven years ago, Michael Diamondstein's daughter, Emma, died of necrotizing enterocolitis, just two weeks after she was born. "Her intestines...
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Jim Melwert
July 12, 2018 - 3:54 pm
BUCKS COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A 28-year-old man received a lengthy prison sentence for shooting his sister’s friend with a pellet gun, and then convincing family members to go along with his lie to try to cover it up. James Stanley was sentenced to five to 10 years in state prison for...
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CHOP is adding a 250,000-square-foot inpatient hospital to its existing King of Prussia campus, illustrated in the diagram.
Jim Melwert | KYW Newsradio
Jim Melwert
June 19, 2018 - 3:07 pm
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is announcing a major expansion to its King of Prussia facility. CHOP is adding a 250,000-square-foot inpatient hospital to its existing King of Prussia campus, which CHOP President and CEO Madeline Bell said is a first...
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CHOP Prom was a magical evening for hundreds of patients at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
Andrew Kramer | KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
June 15, 2018 - 7:01 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It was a magical evening for hundreds of patients at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Thursday. Seventeen-year-old Tommy was looking sharp in his vest and tie as he attended his fifth CHOP Prom. "It's really a great way for us all to get out of our rooms and...
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