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CHOP, Penn Get Donation for New Research Center

Philadelphia Business Journal reports that Penn and the Children’s Hospital of Pennsylvania have been given a joint donation to research treatments for Friedreich’s ataxia, a rare […]


Retail News: Shop for CHOP Starts Tomorrow

Looking for a reason to indulge in a little retail therapy this weekend? Here are two: 1. It’s finally, blessedly, temperate out (we won’t dare […]

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Study Confirms Effectiveness of Groundbreaking Penn Cancer Treatment

A Penn/CHOP study released over the weekend confirmed that a groundbreaking new cancer treatment being tested by a group of Penn researchers has yielded a […]

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Sarah Murnaghan Goes Home, Takes New Lungs With Her

CBS News reports: Sarah Murnaghan, the Pa. girl whose family sued to get her an adult lung transplant, left the The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia […]

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Sarah Murnaghan to Be Released from Hospital This Week

AP: “A 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl recovering from two double lung transplants is expected to be released from the hospital this week, her mother said Monday. […]

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So…Crack Doesn’t Actually Affect Crack Babies?

1989, during the height of the crack epidemic in Philadelphia, one in six babies delivered at city hospitals were born to mothers who tested positive […]

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Sarah Murnaghan Develops Pneumonia After Second Lung Transplant

The challenges aren’t yet over for Sarah Murnaghan, the young cystic fibrosis patient who recently received a second lung transplant at CHOP after her first […]

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Sarah Murnaghan Gets Second Lung Transplant After First Fails

10-year-old Sarah Murnaghan, who has cystic fibrosis, received a much-publicized lung transplant on June 12th this year. Soon after the surgery, her mother said today, […]

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CHOP Gets $50 Million for Advanced Care Center

Inky reports: Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia will announce on Tuesday its biggest gift ever: $50 million toward the $425 million cost of an outpatient center […]

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[Updated] Sarah Murnaghan Gets Lung Transplant

[Updated: 12:05 pm] 6ABC reports: Sarah Murnaghan, who suffers from severe cystic fibrosis, was receiving the transplant Wednesday at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, a family […]

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Bostonians Very Angry that CHOP Is Ranked #1 Children’s Hospital

We’re number one, baby. For your babies. (We? Why am I writing “we”?) While it’s no surprise around these parts that the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia […]

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With Sebelius Refusal, CHOP Patient’s Lung Transplant Becomes a Political Battle

The Inquirer reports: Saying that three other children at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia are just as sick, Kathleen Sebelius reiterated Tuesday that she would not […]