One of our most well-known patients, Zion Harvey, will be making a special appearance as a kids' model during The Runway! Get your tickets today and join us on May 16 for this unique, fashion-forward event benefiting the 2017 #DaisyDays campaign. Featured boutiques include Kirna Zabete, SKIRT, Joan Shepp, Lilly Pulitzer and My Kids Korner.
One of our most wellknown patients Zion Harvey will be making a

The Runway – Inspired Looks. Inspiring Cause

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Do you have questions about your child’s health? Ask our pediatricians in today’s 6abc Action News live web chat at 12:30pm.
Do you have questions about your childs health Ask our pediatricians in

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Check out a special message from Miss Philadelphia 2015, long-time patient and soon-to-be Runway model, Julia Rae! Purchase your tickets today to join Julia for this fashion-forward #DaisyDays event on May 16, featuring up-to-the-minute spring looks by Kirna Zabete, SKIRT, Lilly Pulitzer and Joan Shepp, and a special kids’ presentation by My Kids Korner. For details and ticket information,...
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Imagine: a unique womb-like environment that could transform care for extremely premature babies, one that mimics a prenatal fluid-filled environment to give the tiniest newborns a precious few weeks to develop their lungs and other organs. Now, researchers at CHOP are closer than ever to making this idea a reality. Read more about this research released today.
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A Big Breakthrough for the Tiniest Patients – 2016 Annual Report

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This week, we have been recognizing our volunteers to help celebrate #NationalVolunteerWeek! Meet Rick Wexler, a Child Life Volunteer in the NIICU.

“Volunteer is one of the best titles I've ever had and is a subset of the very best title I've ever had: dad, and more recently, granddad. Some of the kids in the unit don't have many visitors. As a long-time CHOP Volunteer, I often get to hold...
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What should you do for your child's ear infection? How can you calm your child's chicken pox? How do you tell the difference between a sore throat and strep? Two of our pediatricians from CHOP Primary Care, Haverford, Dr. Katherine Murray and Dr. Kristen Slack, will be on-hand to answer these questions and more in our 6abc Action News web chat this Wednesday 4/26 from 12:30-1:30pm. Mark your...
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Live Web Chat with 6abc on 4/26 - TOPIC: GENERAL PEDIATRICS

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The #DaisyDays 31-Day Challenge has three challenge levels: 31 miles (Single Daisy), 62 miles (Double Daisy) and 100 miles (Ultra Daisy). Tag ONE friend in the comments section below and encourage them to take on the challenge with you! To register or learn more, see the link below. #31Days4CHOP
The DaisyDays 31Day Challenge has three challenge levels 31 miles Single Daisy

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Managing type 1 diabetes can be challenging for both a child and family. Add in sports, and the balancing act gets more complicated. Ricky Amorim was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at age 7, but he didn’t let that stop him from playing lacrosse. With support from our Diabetes Center for Children at CHOP team, he now embraces his diabetes and learned to manage his condition as an...
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It’s #NationalVolunteerWeek and we want to recognize and celebrate all of our amazing volunteers! This is Susan Axeslon (right), and she is a LEAD volunteer on the Wawa Coffee and Care Cart. The cart is taken out multiple times a day throughout the hospital, providing patients and their families with complimentary beverages. Susan says, “The cart is so much more than just passing out drinks....
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Thanks to all the runners and walkers who joined us for today's Walk for Hope at The Navy Yard! There is still time to donate and help us raise funds for IBD research and care. Stay tuned for an announcement of the total dollars raised later this week! [ Bit.ly Link ]
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Can you “see” sound? Our audiologist, Frank Wartinger, shows CBS Philly how sound waves can create beautiful patterns. You can explore sound, hearing, and other communication topics at our “Be A CHOP Audiologist!” event, hosted by the Philadelphia Science Festival, tomorrow from 12-3pm at the Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care on the Raymond G. Perelman Campus. More event info here: [...
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Can you see sound Our audiologist Frank Wartinger shows CBS Philly how

Philadelphia Science Festival Kicks Off

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Donations make a big difference here, see how generosity from The Roberts Collaborative is allowing us to usher in a new era in genetics.
Donations make a big difference here see how generosity from The Roberts

Generosity in Action – 2016 Annual Report

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Recently, The New Yorker's “Health, Medicine and the Body” issue featured an illustration of four female members of a surgical team gazing down over a patient on an operating table. After the magazine was released, Dr. Susan Pitt, an endocrine surgeon at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, issued a challenge to her fellow female colleagues: replicate the image in...
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A special thank you to members of the Alicia Rose Victorious Foundation for their generous donation of a mobile Art Cart fully stocked by A.C. Moore. The cart is specially equipped with supplies to help our adolescent and young adult patients creatively express themselves during their hospital stays. It will be used by patients undergoing dialysis and apheresis treatments in our Buerger Center...
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Imagine drinking down a glass of heavy cream fortified with canola oil as part of your lunch every day. That’s the reality for Korey, an epilepsy patient who was placed on an eating plan called the ketogenic diet. The diet has been so effective at controlling his seizures, that his family helped raise funds to build a kitchen here where families learn to prepare special ketogenic meals. This...
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Meet Julia, the newest Sesame Street character who’s teaching kids about autism. Center for Autism Research at CHOP's Dr. Judi Miller spoke with 6abc Action News about how she can help your child make friends with kids who are different than them.
Meet Julia the newest Sesame Street character whos teaching kids about autism

Kids Health Matters: Meet Julia!

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It’s #OTMonth, and we are celebrating our Occupational Therapists and introducing you to some patients who have benefitted from OT services. This is Giovani – he’s 9-years-old and recently suffered a traumatic brain injury that left him with weakness on his left side. During OT, he has relearned how to open and close his left hand and how to get dressed and ready for school. His favorite...
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Its OTMonth and we are celebrating our Occupational Therapists and introducing you
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When you participate in this year’s #DaisyDays 31-Day Challenge, you can help kids like Owen, whose Mom, Jessica, was so grateful to our doctors and nurses that she inspired her entire family to participate in last year’s Challenge. Together, they logged over 100 miles and raised more than $600 for our patients. Join us this May – lace up your sneakers and register today! #31Days4CHOP
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The Suzi and Scott Lustgarten Motility Center at CHOP is hosting a Motility Education Day on April 30th. The theme of this event will be “Living with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)”. Patients and families will learn about the medical, psychological and social implications of IBS, as well as the importance of a comprehensive approach to symptom management. There will also be separate activities...
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The Suzi and Scott Lustgarten Motility Center at CHOP is hosting a

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It’s not every day you get to see the #PowerRangers washing windows! Jenkintown Building Services : @childrensphila
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