St. Christopher's Hospital

Hahnemann University Hospital
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July 29, 2019 - 2:08 pm
By Lydia DePillis, CNN Business (CNN) — For decades, Hahnemann University Hospital served as the main safety-net hospital for downtown Philadelphia's neediest residents. But last week, it released its last patient. Within a month, the hospital's 2,572 staff will all have been laid off, and the...
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Dan Wing
February 21, 2019 - 11:20 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A young child has died after being impaled by glass in North Philadelphia on Wednesday. Philadelphia Police say the 4-year-old boy was playing on the second floor of a home on North Reese Street when he fell and was impaled by a piece of glass around 3:45 p.m. The...
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National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day
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Shara Dae Howard
August 03, 2018 - 6:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Famous 4th Street Cookie Company kicked off National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day a day early by delivering trays of free chocolate chip cookies to the Ronald McDonald House in West Philadelphia. August 4 is National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day, and Hudson Meyer, a guest...
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Three blocks of the AIDS Memorial Quilt were put on display at St. Christopher's Hospital.
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Hadas Kuznits
June 06, 2018 - 6:03 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Three sections of the AIDS Memorial Quilt are on display at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children during the month of June for AIDS Education Month. "Each of the panels represent somebody who's been lost to the epidemic," said Robb Reichert, executive director of...
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Andrew Kramer
May 29, 2018 - 7:37 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A young boy is recovering after police say he was attacked by the family dog Monday afternoon. Police say it happened on Shelbourne Street in Philadelphia's Juniata Park neighborhood. The 4-year-old was rushed to St. Christopher's Hospital. "He bit most of his skin...
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