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The Checkup: Facebook Wants Your Kidneys

• How many times did your hear your Mom say, “If your friends jumped off a cliff, would you do it, too?” (Cue massive amounts […]

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CHOP Flash Mob Cheers Up Sick Kids (Video)

I know the flash-mob heyday was sooooo three years ago, but honestly I might never get sick of them. In fact, I just said to […]

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Five Philly-Area Hospitals Named to Reuters’ Top 100 List

Main Line Health eked out the biggest local showing in Thomson Reuters’ newly released Top 100 Hospitals list. The health system’s Bryn Mawr Hospital, Lankenau […]

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To Do: World Kidney Day Health Fair at Temple

Your kidneys might be the sexiest parts of your body, but they’re certainly critical. Make sure yours are in good health at Temple’s World Kidney […]

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CHOP Apologizes to Family of Transplant Patient

Remember last month when the internet exploded after a story came out that the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia allegedly denied a life-saving organ transplant from […]

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How Do Hospitals Care for Doctors?

Newsflash: doctors and nurses aren’t superhuman. Sure, they can fix your broken arm or help you beat cancer, but the incredible stress they face at […]

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Are Expired Medications Safe?

If you followed the blog on Friday, you know I was battling some serious sniffles over the weekend. My “What I Did Last Weekend” report […]

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Should CHOP Refuse Transplants for Mentally Retarded Kids?

UPDATE, 4:50 p.m.: CHOP’s press office just responded to my request for comment with the following: “The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia does not disqualify potential […]

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New Einstein Hospital Seeking LEED Certification

The Einstein Health Medical Center Montgomery, currently under construction in East Norriton, is poised to be a LEED-certified hospital. Slated to open next fall, the 146-bed […]

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Temple and Fox Chase to Merge

Temple University Health System will bring Fox Chase Cancer Center under its umbrella by next summer, officials from both healthcare facilities announced last week. They […]

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Abington Hospital and CHOP Partner for Pediatric Surgery

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia has teamed up with Abington Memorial Hospital to offer expanded services at its Pediatric & Specialty Care Center at Abington. […]