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2010-09-02 08:35:00

$7.5 Million Gift from The Karabots Foundation will help to fund the new site PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia today announced a generous $7.5 million gift that will lead to the creation of a new Pediatric & Adolescent Care Center in West Philadelphia. The primary health-care facility will be called the Nicholas and Athena Karabots Pediatric & Adolescent Care Center and is part of the CHOP Care Network. This gift, made...

2010-06-18 09:55:00

Highlights: - Between 1998 and 2010, 450 children died from hyperthermia caused by heat stroke after they were left in cars during warm weather by parents or caregivers. - This summer, Maria Fareri Children's Hospital at Westchester Medical Center joins other organizations in an awareness effort to prevent "forgotten child" tragedies. - Dr. Carey Goltzman, Chief of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Maria Fareri Children's Hospital, discusses heat stroke/hyperthermia dangers; Safe Kids...

2010-05-18 12:23:00

Highlights: Westchester Medical Center & Ronald McDonald House Charities announce the construction of the Ronald McDonald House of the Greater Hudson Valley at Maria Fareri Children's Hospital. Facility will be located on the Westchester Medical Center campus in Valhalla, steps away from Maria Fareri Children's Hospital. 13,000+ square foot facility will serve families with children undergoing lengthy hospital treatment that reside far from Maria Fareri Children's Hospital....

2010-05-04 11:38:00

Frankie Flora will visit Capitol Hill to share his remarkable medical experience with Children's Miracle Network's program Champions presented by Walmart and Sam's Club VALHALLA, N.Y., May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Children's Miracle Network and Walmart have named a patient from Maria Fareri Children's Hospital at Westchester Medical Center as a Champion for New York State. Frankie Flora, 6, who was the victim of a savage dog attack in 2009 and has undergone several surgeries at Maria...

2010-03-11 09:15:00

Disney-themed lobby creates colorful, captivating welcome for pediatric patients, laboring moms ORLANDO, Fla., March 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With help from a world-famous mouse, dozens of eager children and a shower of confetti, officials opened the doors to the welcoming, new lobby of the Walt Disney Pavilion at Florida Hospital for Children and unveiled the first physical milestone of the hospital's innovative model of pediatric health. The entrance serves as a gateway to the...

2010-01-28 12:02:00

Funds Raised Will Support Hospital Growth Projects VALHALLA, N.Y., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Most newborns are on their way home from the hospital at three days old, but Andrew Busenbark was unlike most newborns. Born with a series of congenital heart defects, Andrew, at just three days old, was undergoing nearly 20 hours of open heart surgeries at Maria Fareri Children's Hospital at Westchester Medical Center. The surgeries were successful and the now four year-old Andrew is...

2009-11-04 07:00:00

Annual Fundraising Event Scheduled for November 11-13, 2009 VALHALLA, N.Y., Nov. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For more than 30 hours over the course of three consecutive days next week, the lobby of Maria Fareri Children's Hospital at Westchester Medical Center will serve as the on-air studio for 100.7 WHUD-FM personalities as the station plays host once again to the Children's Miracle Network Radiothon benefiting Maria Fareri Children's Hospital at Westchester Medical Center. Much like...

2009-10-01 13:48:00

VALHALLA, N.Y., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pediatricians from the Hudson Valley filled the conference center of Maria Fareri Children's Hospital at Westchester Medical Center yesterday to hear local health experts discuss the 2009 H1N1 influenza strain and learn how they can prepare their practices for a potential influx of influenza patients. Speakers at the H1N1 Preparedness for Pediatric Practices conference included Joan Facelle, M.D., Commissioner of Health,...

2009-09-11 07:00:00

Community Art Mosaic Unveiling the First in Series of Celebratory Events VALHALLA, N.Y., Sept. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Maria Fareri Children's Hospital at Westchester Medical Center, the advanced care pediatric facility serving New York's Hudson Valley region and parts of Fairfield County, Connecticut, turns five years old this September and will commemorate the milestone with a year-long series of events celebrating children and the community it serves. The first event is...

2009-05-05 14:27:00

NIH and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation-Sponsored Study Focuses on Childcare Providers Perspectives CINCINNATI, May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly 75 percent of children ages 3-6 are in child care centers, and many are not getting enough exercise. A focus group study of child care providers by Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center shows several reasons children are not getting as much physical activity as they should: some providers said they feel pressured by parents to...


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