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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Zion Harvey’s First Pitch

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Report: CHOP Still One of the Best Children’s Hospitals in the U.S.

U.S. News and World Report once again confirms that the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is one of the best pediatric hospitals in the country. This […]

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CHOP Launching Virtual Running Challenge for May

Looks like virtual running challenges are really starting to trend and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is the latest to get in on the action: […]

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Are Doctors the Key to Ending Philly Gun Violence?

The sunlight and the tease of perfectly mild weather lured Nikki Jones and her son out of their low-slung West Philadelphia rowhouse on March 23rd. […]

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CHOP Doc on Zika: “Most People in the U.S. Have Little Reason to Worry” 

When it comes to the Zika virus — the mosquito-borne virus that’s been affecting much of Central America and South America in the past few […]

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New 5-Mile Race Along Manayunk Canal to Benefit CHOP

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is the beneficiary of a new race this spring, the 5forChop Run, which will raise funds for the hospital’s Center for Applied Genomics and […]


CHOP CEO: Why We’re Partnering With UAE Health System

Madeline Bell has a plan to help improve pediatric care halfway across the world. The president and CEO of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia was in Dubai […]

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The 19-Year-Old CHOP Patient-Turned-Playwright Whose Poetry Will Make You Cry 

Elizabeth Kennedy, 19, is a poet and playwright who occasionally rocks purple hair. “I dyed it purple after I had pneumonia,” she says. “I was […]

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The Checkup: 5-Year-Old CHOP Patient Becomes Superhero in Latest Iron Man Comic

• Get ready to have your happy cry for the week: Five-year-old CHOP patient Max Levy was diagnosed with hemophilia as a baby. A few […]


West Philly Rising

Each year, the University City District compiles, in a glossy report, the vital signs for the eastern half of West Philly. For a while now, the trend […]

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Philadelphia Family Pride Conference at CHOP Features Dr. Rachel Levine

The 6th Annual Philadelphia Family Pride “Family Matters” Conference is shaping up for Saturday, October 17 at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), with Pennsylvania’s […]

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Nicki Minaj Visits Kids at CHOP Before Show in Camden

Nicki Minaj made a lot of little kids’ days yesterday afternoon, when she stopped by for a visit at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) […]

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BizFeed: CHOP No Longer Top Children’s Hospital in U.S.

1. CHOP falls to second place in Children’s Hospital Rankings The News: The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia has fallen to second place in the newest U.S. […]


10 Most Profitable Hospitals in Philly Region

In 2014, the Hospital at the University of Pennsylvania was the highest-grossing hospital in the Philadelphia area (and the state of Pennsylvania) with $380 million in net […]


A New Chef’s Counter Series At Sbraga

Here’s another chance to have a great dinner for a good cause. Sbraga is going to be doing a six-course chef’s counter tasting menu on […]