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Instructors from SoulCycle, Flywheel, and More Are Joining Forces for a Huge Spin-athon

As much as we might like to talk up the rivalries between studios like SoulCycle, Flywheel, and CycleBar, the fact is that these trainers are […]

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The $850K, Philly-Developed Blindness Treatment That Could Be the Gateway to Curing Big Disease

Last month, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced its approval of Spark Therapeutics’ Luxturna, a one-time treatment for adults and children with a […]

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Groundbreaking Penn Cancer Therapy Gets FDA Approval

In what the FDA is a calling a “historic action,” the federal administration on Wednesday approved the country’s first gene therapy treatment that can be […]

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CHOP Docs Will Start Prescribing What This Summer?

Technology is great for a lot of things: YouTube tutorials showing you how to craft Kim Kardashian-esque cheekbones, GrubHub, and comparison shopping for fantasy vacations […]

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Philly Organizers Urge Chamber of Commerce to Drop Wage Equity Lawsuit

For the first time since Philadelphia’s wage equity law has come under attack, members of the public came forward on Tuesday to express their support […]

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Here’s Where CHOP Ranks Among Leading U.S. Children’s Hospitals

For the third consecutive year, the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) is the second best pediatric medical center in the country, according to U.S. News […]

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Here’s Where CHOP Ranks Among Leading U.S. Children’s Hospitals

For the third consecutive year, the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) is the second best pediatric medical center in the country, according to U.S. News & […]

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Chamber Says CHOP, Drexel Would Suffer Under Philadelphia’s Wage Equity Law

The Chamber of Commerce has finally opened up about the “broad coalition” of business community members who say they’d suffer if Philadelphia’s new wage equity […]

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The Checkup: Whoa! CHOP Docs Separate Twin Babies Joined at Head 

• Let’s give the doctors over at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia a round of applause: Twin infants who were born conjoined at the head were just […]

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Off-Duty Cop Body-Slammed 14-Year-Old, Left Him With Skull Fracture, Says Family

At the start, it was just kids being kids. Around 5:45 p.m. on May 11th, Naji Tribble, a 14-year-old Brewerytown resident, and four friends stopped […]

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Here’s Why CHOP Just Expanded Into New York City, Again

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia has joined forces with New York’s Mount Sinai Health System yet again in an attempt to bring more care to children and infants […]

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Here’s Why Brookings Thinks Philly’s Innovation Scene Isn’t Competitive Enough

A new report released on Thursday by the nonprofit Brookings Institution tries to tackle a major, eternally looming question for Philadelphia: With all of the […]

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CHOP’s New $275M Research Tower Is Officially Complete

CHOP’s brand new Roberts Center for Pediatric Research is officially complete seven years after the hospital purchased the nine acres of land on which it […]

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Whoa: CHOP Working on Womb-Like Device for Premature Babies 

“This certainly is a project that would have sounded more like science fiction than a reality,” Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Fellow Emily Partridge says […]

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CHOP Challenges Philadelphians to Conquer 31 Miles (or More)

Have you ever heard of a workout challenge with such a pleasant name? Daisy Days. I mean, come on, the name alone makes you want to get […]