Penn Medicine

Dreamstime
Lynne Adkins
January 26, 2019 - 3:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia-area health care system has implemented a program designed to keep workers healthy and on the job. FirstCall gives more than 60,000 workers at Penn Medicine free access to a health care provider anytime of the day, every day. Dr. Krisda Chaiyachati, the...
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brain tumor
Dreamstime
Lynne Adkins
January 06, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Travel will no longer be needed to get second opinions from brain tumor experts at Penn Medicine. Patients in Des Moines, Iowa and other places around the country can now easily get a second opinion on the best treatment for their brain tumors without hopping on a...
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Adenovirus
CDC/ Dr. G. William Gary, Jr.
Lynne Adkins
December 04, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A New Jersey Senate Committee is investigating an outbreak of adenovirus at a Camden County pediatric clinic after a 13th child was reported sick, but the question remains: Why are we hearing about so many serious infections lately? Reports of the virus have spread...
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Pat Toddy | KYW Newsradio
Pat Toddy
October 06, 2018 - 9:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Penn Medicine and United HealthCare have teamed up to throw a baby shower for the masses in University City. Like traditional showers, there were baby gifts for the hundreds of expectant mothers, but there were also free flu shots, and infant safety programs. You had...
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Independence Visitor Center CPR Training
Dan Wing/KYW Newsradio
Dan Wing
June 01, 2018 - 4:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Friday marked the start of National CPR Awareness Week, and the Independence Visitor Center played host to The American Heart Association and Penn Medicine's Mobile CPR Project, teaching anybody who had ten minutes to spare the ability to save a life. A few dozen...
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Mother's Day
Kimberly Adams
May 12, 2018 - 3:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Mother's Day is the perfect time to show your love for the woman who brought you into the world. But how do you celebrate the holiday when she is gone? "Everyone is like, 'oh, I made broccoli rabe,'" said Pina Leone, "and I'm, 'yeah, but my mother's is the best.'"...
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Dreamstime
Ian Bush
April 13, 2018 - 10:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Supercharging the immune system to attack cancer: that's the goal of a new vaccine being developed by Penn Medicine, where researchers say it's already showing promise. The personalized treatment emerges when the patient's immune cells are exposed to their tumor...
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