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Oct 21, 2019, 10:19 ET Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Offers Help and Cure for Picky Eaters

Families dealing with the stress and frustration of their child's overly picky eating habits may have a new addition to their parental toolbox....


Oct 17, 2019, 14:36 ET Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Establishes Wyss/Campbell Center for Thoracic Insufficiency Syndrome

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) is honored to announce a generous gift of $5 million from the Wyss Medical Foundation to support thoracic...


Oct 14, 2019, 09:58 ET 2019 Carousel Ball Raises Record-Breaking $3.5 Million for the Cardiac Center at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's (CHOP) 2019 Carousel Ball, presented by Wawa, raised a record-breaking $3.5 million to benefit the Cardiac...


Sep 30, 2019, 15:38 ET 2019 Parkway Run & Walk Raises Record-Breaking $1.5 Million for Pediatric Cancer Research and Care at CHOP

The 17th Annual Parkway Run & Walk presented by Citadel raised a record-breaking $1.5 million to support childhood cancer research and care at...


Sep 26, 2019, 13:22 ET Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Opens the Justin Michael Ingerman Center for Palliative Care

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) expands its palliative care program with the opening of the Justin Michael Ingerman Center for Palliative...


Sep 16, 2019, 13:47 ET Female Athletes Seek Specialty Care for Concussion Later than Males, Potentially Contributing to Longer Recovery

Female athletes seek specialty medical treatment later than male athletes for sports-related concussions (SRC), and this delay may cause them to...


Sep 11, 2019, 11:31 ET Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Establishes Morgan Family Endowed Chair of Pediatric Surgery

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) announces the establishment of the Morgan Family Endowed Chair in Pediatric Surgery. Peter Mattei, MD,...


Sep 09, 2019, 11:00 ET Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Hosts Weekend of Education for Patients and Clinicians

From September 5 through September 8, more than 200 families and clinicians gathered at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) for the...


Sep 04, 2019, 16:26 ET Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Launches Innovative Home Visiting Model

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) launched a new pilot program today aimed at improving the health and well-being of mothers and their young ...


Aug 27, 2019, 12:15 ET CHOP Named Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation

For the fifth year in a row, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) has been recognized as an LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader by the Human...


Aug 16, 2019, 15:52 ET Parent-Targeted Interventions in the Primary Care Setting Improve Parent Communications with Teens about Alcohol Use, Sexual Behavior

New research shows that brief parent-targeted interventions in the primary care setting can increase communication between parents and their teens...


Aug 05, 2019, 14:32 ET Ultrasound Guidance Improves First-Attempt Success in IV Access in Children

Children's veins are small and sometimes difficult to access during necessary medical treatment. When caregivers used ultrasound to guide placement...


Jul 30, 2019, 10:07 ET CHOP Research Team Redefines the Footprint of Viral Vector Gene Therapy

Building on a track record of developing adeno-associated viral (AAV) vectors as a groundbreaking clinical tool for gene therapy and gene editing,...


Jul 17, 2019, 11:01 ET 2019 Disability Equality Index Names Children's Hospital of Philadelphia a "Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion"

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) is proud to be recognized by the 2019 Disability Equality Index (DEI) as a leader in "Best Places to Work...


Jul 01, 2019, 11:00 ET Mutation Discovery Leads to Precise Treatment for Child with Severe Lymphatic Disorder

Faced with a preteen boy in pain and struggling to breathe from a severe, deteriorating rare condition, researchers at Children's Hospital of...


Jun 18, 2019, 09:49 ET Parental Support Is Key When Autistic Adolescents Want to Learn to Drive

Autistic adolescents need the support of their parents or guardians to prioritize independence so that they are prepared for learning to drive,...


Jun 13, 2019, 13:37 ET CHOP Cares Grant Program Celebrates Five Years, Announces Expansion

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) today marked the five year anniversary of its CHOP Cares Grant Program with an event featuring community...


Jun 12, 2019, 10:00 ET Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Collaborates in Public Reporting of Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery Outcomes

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) is proud to once again collaborate with five other hospitals, the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) and...


Jun 02, 2019, 13:04 ET Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Celebrates 23ʳᵈ Annual Fetal Surgery Family Reunion

Today, more than 2,500 people, including patients and families from over 24 states, found an important reason to return to Children's Hospital of...


May 29, 2019, 14:00 ET Children's Hospital of Philadelphia To Open Pediatric Urgent Care Center in Bryn Mawr, PA

On June 1, 2019, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) will open an after-hours Urgent Care Center on the Main Line in Bryn Mawr, PA, dedicated...


May 22, 2019, 15:21 ET Skin Patch Shows Promise for Children with Milk-Induced Eosinophilic Esophagitis

A new study from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) finds that a skin patch may be useful in treating children with a painful, chronic...


May 20, 2019, 12:36 ET Teens with ADHD Get More Traffic Violations for Risky Driving, Have Higher Crash Risk Regardless of Age When Licensed

Teen drivers diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are significantly more likely to crash, be issued traffic and moving...


May 14, 2019, 10:04 ET One in Six Children with Concussion Experiences a Second Concussion Within Two Years

A new study from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's (CHOP) Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) and the Centers for Disease Control...


May 06, 2019, 12:55 ET CHOP Anesthesiologist Appointed to FDA Advisory Committee

Ronald S. Litman, DO, ML, an anesthesiologist with the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia ...


May 03, 2019, 15:01 ET Children's Hospital of Philadelphia to Build New Specialty Care and Urgent Care Center in Abington

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) today announced plans to open a new 37,000-square-foot Specialty Care & Urgent Care Center in Abington, PA....