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Aramark and CHOP Partner to Enhance the Health of Families

Aramark invests $750,000 in “Home Plate”, a 3-year research study to enhance the health and well-being of families.

July 30, 2014
 
CHOP Earns No. 1 Ranking on U.S.News & World Report List

CHOP earned the number one ranking in the 2013-14 U.S.News & World Report Honor Roll of Best Children's Hospitals announced today.

June 11, 2013
Drop in BMI Improves Insulin Sensivitity in Obese Teens

In a family-based weight loss program, obese teens who reduced their BMI by 8 percent had better insulin sensitivity, a factor linked to type 2 diabetes.

June 6, 2013
CHOP Celebrates 1,000 Fetal Surgeries

Eighteen years after opening its Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment, CHOP hits a record-breaking milestone: 1,000 fetal surgeries.

June 6, 2013
Planting Summer Vegetable Crop in the CHOP Sea Garden

Volunteers were out in the Sea Garden today to help CHOP and the Pennsylvania Horticulture Society plan for the summer months ahead.

May 23, 2013
Adenoid-tonsil Surgery Benefits Children With Sleep Apnea

Children with sleep apnea who had adenoid-tonsil surgery had better behavior and quality of life than those not receiving surgery.

May 21, 2013
Researchers Discover Cause for Abnormal Heart Vessels

A pediatric cardiologist at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is a first author of new research that identifies a mutation that disrupts the formation of veins bringing blood to the heart very early in development.

May 13, 2013
CHOP Scientist Collaborates in Heart Disease Gene Study

A physician-researcher from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Elizabeth Goldmuntz, MD, is one of the senior leaders of a research consortium reporting important gene changes that may help explain why children are born with heart defects.

May 13, 2013
Turning Human Cells Into Brain Cells Offers New Insights

Medical researchers have manipulated human stem cells into producing types of brain cells known to play important roles in neurodevelopmental disorders such as epilepsy, schizophrenia and autism.

May 7, 2013
National Teen Driving Report Finds Gains for Teen Passengers

Teen passenger fatalities declined 30 percent in crashes involving teen drivers, most teen passengers ‘always’ buckle up, and less than a quarter ride with drivers who were drinking.

May 1, 2013
CHOP to Build New Specialty Care Center in King of Prussia

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) today announced plans to open an 115,000-square-foot Specialty Care Center in a new development on North Gulph Road in King of Prussia, Pa.

May 1, 2013

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CHOP in the Media

National Media Outlets Feature CHOP-led Kidney Stone Research

New research from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia linking climate change to kidney stones received widespread media attention.

July 14, 2014
CHOP Neonatologist Featured on WHYY-FM Radio

Dr. Scott Lorch co-authored a new study that shows that being born even a few weeks early can lead to increased health risks for babies.

July 1, 2014
CHOP Breastfeeding Expert Featured in ADVANCE for Nurses

Diane Spatz discusses nurses’ roles in providing mothers with education and tools for breastfeeding success.

June 9, 2014
Lancaster Online features CHOP Fetal Patients

Ainsley and Aspen Jones underwent lifesaving surgery before birth and recently walked the runway at the Annual Daisy Day Fashion Show

May 30, 2014
Fast Care, Aggressive Therapy a Must for Kids' Strokes

May is Stroke Awareness Month. While the danger is higher for people older than 65, children can have strokes, too.

May 7, 2014

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