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2014-09-18 16:27:48

--The first of its kind, Center to offer children and families in South Philadelphia integrated healthcare, literacy and recreation services in one location-- PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and City officials hosted a ceremonial groundbreaking today to announce the Community Health and Literacy Center, a CHOP-City partnership that will provide healthcare, literacy and recreational services in one location for children and...

2014-09-16 12:31:50

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) received a $530,620.00 donation from Kohl's, through its Kohl's Cares® program, to support the hospital's injury prevention programs. The donation was presented to Children's Hospital of Philadelphia officials today at the Philadelphia Zoo. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140916/146459 Since 2000, Kohl's has donated more than $7.28 million to CHOP. "Thanks to Kohl's long...

2014-09-16 12:24:58

Peer-reviewed case report says implantation of the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart restores "normal biventricular circulation" to a congenital patient with only one functioning ventricle. The male patient was bridged to a donor heart 61 days later. TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Surgeons at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia describe in a case report the first successful use of a SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart (TAH-t) in a 13- year-old boy with failing Fontan...

2014-09-02 08:31:18

CHOP Recognizes The Resiliency Of Kids With Cancer With A #Stillme Campaign PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cancer Center at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia kicks off September's Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in partnership with childhood cancer patients and survivors, their families and the larger community. This year focuses on the resiliency of kids being treated for cancer. Despite facing the greatest challenge of their lives, children and teens with cancer are...

2014-08-27 12:30:13

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In memory of Melissa Ketunuti, a beloved and dedicated pediatrician and humanitarian, Melissa's mother, Christiane Basselier, has established the Melissa Ketunuti Memorial Global Health Fund at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Before Melissa's tragic death in January 2013, she had initiated her personal mission for improving the lives of underserved children in Africa through education, research and clinical care. This...

2014-08-26 12:28:08

-- The $2 million Gift provides significant support to build a new paradigm in outpatient care for children -- PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) today announced a $2 million gift from Leonard B. Kahn, a retired farmer and cattleman and longtime resident of Randolph Township, New Jersey. The gift will support the Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care, a new state-of-the-art outpatient facility currently under...

2014-08-12 12:43:17

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia CHOP expert, collaborators among first to use molecular genetic approach to evaluate complex traits in children's intelligence How genes affect intelligence is complicated. Multiple genes, many yet unknown, are thought to interact among themselves and with environmental factors to influence the diverse abilities involved in intelligence. A large new genetic study in thousands of children and adolescents offers early glimpses of the overall...

2014-08-07 00:21:44

--During World Breastfeeding Week, CHOP Experts, Colleagues Cover Multiple Topics in Using Human Milk in the NICU PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Human milk is infant food, but for sick, hospitalized babies, it's also medicine. That's the central premise of a series of articles in a neonatal nursing journal's special issue focused on human milk for sick newborns. The articles are being published during World Breastfeeding Week, Aug. 1-7, 2014....

2014-08-05 16:27:20

-Families and employees will be able to donate breast milk to the most vulnerable CHOP patients- PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) today announced that it will develop a non-profit milk bank to provide donor human milk for hospitalized infants at the Hospital's Main Campus, with the goal of opening in late summer of 2015. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140805/133713 CHOP will develop the bank in cooperation...

2014-07-30 16:28:44

--Aramark Invests $750,000 in "Home Plate" 3-Year Research Study-- PHILADELPHIA, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and Aramark, a $14 billion global provider of award winning services in food, facilities management and uniforms, launched a new partnership today called "Home Plate," a thought leadership research study to enhance the health and well-being of families. The study is anchored by a $750,000, three-year grant from The...


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