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Jul 10, 2014, 00:05 ET

Climate Change May Bring More Kidney Stones

As daily temperatures increase, so does the number of patients seeking treatment for kidney stones. In a study that may both reflect and foretell a...

Jul 09, 2014, 16:05 ET
Jun 30, 2014, 12:24 ET
Hakon Hakonarson, M.D. (PRNewsFoto/CHOP)

Gene Variants Found that Increase Pain Sensation After Common Childhood Surgery

In the first genome-wide analysis of postsurgical pain in children, pediatric researchers identified variations in genes that affect a child's need...

Jun 26, 2014, 16:10 ET
Dr. Graham E. Quinn, pediatric ophthalmologist at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (PRNewsFoto/Children's Hospital of Phila ...)

Trained Evaluators Can Successfully Screen for Premie Eye Disease from Miles Away

 Trained non-physician evaluators who studied retinal images transmitted to computer screens at a remote central reading center successfully...

Jun 25, 2014, 08:00 ET

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Announces Fetal Neuroprotection Program

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) today launched the Fetal Neuroprotection and Neuroplasticity Program. Building on growing evidence...

Jun 23, 2014, 16:20 ET

To Help Keep Teen Drivers Safe, Focus On The Learner Period, New Research Finds

PHILADELPHIA, June 23, 2014 Research released today by the Center for Injury Research and Prevention...

Jun 23, 2014, 08:00 ET
An analysis of millions of U.S. births over 15 years finds that nearly 1 in 25 babies are born earlier than medically justified, through elective C-sections and induced labor. Scott A. Lorch, M.D., M.S.C.E., a neonatologist at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, co-authored the new study. (PRNewsFoto/The Children's Hospital of Ph...)

Nearly 1 in 25 U.S. Babies Are Born Too Soon

A large new study, covering millions of U.S. births over 15 years, finds that substantial numbers of babies, nearly one in 25, are born earlier...

Jun 22, 2014, 18:53 ET
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's Fetal Surgery Family Reunion Gathers Over 300 Families from Across the United States (PRNewsFoto/Children's Hospital of Phila...)

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's 18th Annual Fetal Surgery Family Reunion Gathers Families from Across the U.S.

 Over 1,500 people from 22 states came together today at The Children's Hospital of...

Jun 18, 2014, 19:27 ET

El Children's Hospital of Philadelphia comparte el primer lugar en ranking de los mejores hospitales para niños de "U.S. News & World Report"

El Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) comparte el primer lugar en la Lista de Honor elaborada por el U.S. News & World Report para el...

Jun 18, 2014, 16:52 ET

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia empata em primeiro lugar no ranking de "Melhor Hospital Infantil" da "U.S. News & World Report"

O The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) empatou em primeiro lugar no ranking de 2014-15 da U.S. News & World Report, que traz a "Lista...

Jun 18, 2014, 12:11 ET

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Ties for the #1 Ranking on "U.S. News & World Report's" Best Children's Hospital List

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) has tied for the number one ranking in the 2014-15 U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll of Best...

Jun 03, 2014, 05:15 ET
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) announced a $50,000 gift from seven-time GRAMMY winner Taylor Swift, which will be used to create specialized programming for teens with cancer treated at CHOP's Cancer Center. (PRNewsFoto/The Children's Hospital of Phi..)

Taylor Swift's Gift Will Bring High-Tech Music Therapy to Teens at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's Cancer Center

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) announced a $50,000 gift from seven-time GRAMMY winner Taylor Swift, which will be used to create...

May 09, 2014, 10:53 ET
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's Daisy Day Raised Over $1.6 Million for Fetal Surgery Program  (PRNewsFoto/Children's Hospital of Phila...)

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's 58th Annual Daisy Day Luncheon Raised More Than $1.6 Million for Innovative Fetal Surgery Research and Care

 The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's 58th Annual Daisy Day Luncheon and Fashion Show raised more than $1.6 million to support the Center...

Mar 27, 2014, 11:00 ET

El programa de servicios para pacientes internacionales del Children's Hospital of Philadelphia lanza sitio web en español

 El programa de servicios para pacientes internacionales del Children's Hospital of Philadelphia  lanza un sitio web para pacientes y...

Mar 27, 2014, 08:00 ET

Serviços para Pacientes Internacionais do Children's Hospital of Philadelphia lançam site em português

Os Serviços para Pacientes Internacionais do Children's Hospital of Philadelphia lançaram um site para pacientes falantes de...

Dec 09, 2013, 13:35 ET

Research Study of T Cell Immunotherapy Continues to Show Highly Promising Results in Children and Adults with Leukemia

Nearly 90 percent of children and adults with a highly aggressive form of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) showed no evidence of cancer after...

Nov 22, 2013, 11:24 ET
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Surgeon, Dr. N. Scott Adzick, Receives Prestigious Award for Pioneering Contributions to Fetal Surgery.  (PRNewsFoto/The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia)

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Surgeon Receives Prestigious Award for Pioneering Contributions to Fetal Surgery

World-renowned fetal surgery pioneer N. Scott Adzick, M.D., will receive the John Scott Award, one of America's oldest and most prestigious science...

Jun 25, 2013, 17:25 ET
Children's Phila Receives $50M Gift, Names Buerger Center for Advanced Ped Care.  (PRNewsFoto/The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia)

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Announces the Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care

 The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia today announced the largest charitable donation in its history: a landmark $50 million gift from the...

Jun 06, 2013, 18:05 ET

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Celebrates the Birth of Its 1,000th Fetal Surgery Patient

 Seventeen years after opening its internationally prominent Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia...

Apr 24, 2013, 13:25 ET

Scripts Help Novice Instructors Teach Pediatric CPR

--Teaching Tool Could Improve Emergency Training Worldwide-- New, low-tech teaching techniques used by novice instructors may improve...

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