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Good Morning America Checks in on Formerly Conjoined Twins

One year after being separated at CHOP, formerly conjoined twins Allison and Amelia Tucker are thriving as two unique little girls.

January 1, 2014
Doctors Urge Care in Prescription of Antibiotics for Kids

Dr. Theo Zaoutis’ Thought Leadership on Antibiotic Use Featured in National News

December 19, 2013
Philly Tribune Features Craniofacial Program Portrait Project

Face to Face: The Craniofacial Program Portrait Project features patients treated by CHOP’s Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

December 16, 2013
Inquirer Features Prestigious Award Given to Dr. N. Scott Adzick

CHOP's Surgeon-in-Chief Dr. N. Scott Adzick received the John Scott Award, one of America’s oldest and most prestigious science awards.

November 21, 2013
Fox 29 Features Story of CHOP Thyroid Cancer Patient

Alison Magee was treated at CHOP’s Pediatric Thyroid Center after doctors discovered she had thyroid cancer.

November 13, 2013
Child from Ecuador Treated for Hyperinsulinism at CHOP

FOX 29 features a segment about a little boy named Matias who was diagnosed wtih hyperinsulinism in Ecuador. His family started a campaign to raise money to make the trip to The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia for treatment.

November 3, 2013
NJ.com Showcases Longstanding CHOP Fundraiser

Thousands of people gathered to join the 40th and final Thanksgiving in the Country historic house tour to raise money for the Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Program at CHOP.

October 31, 2013
6 ABC Features CHOP Pediatrician Discussing Winter Illnesses

Dr. David Pollack, a CHOP Care Network pediatrician, gives parents tips on distinguishing a cold from a more serious virus or the flu.

October 30, 2013
6 ABC Features CHOP Allergy Specialist

CHOP allergist Dr. Nicholas Pawlowski gives parents tips on recognizing and managing a child’s allergies

October 30, 2013
CHOP Concussion Expert Quoted in The New York Times

Matthew Grady, MD, discusses when students should return to learning and play after a concussion in The New York Times' article, Concussions and the Classroom.

October 27, 2013

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Forcing Chromosomes Into Loops May Switch off Sickle Cell Disease

CHOP scientists altered red blood cells to produce a form of hemoglobin not affected by the mutation that causes sickle cell disease. The findings may lead to a new therapy for the disease.

August 27, 2014
Melissa Ketunuti Memorial Global Health Fund Established at CHOP

Melissa's legacy lives on through a fund dedicated to improving the lives of underserved children in Africa.

August 27, 2014
CHOP Reports on 100 Fetal Surgeries for Spina Bifida

The Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment advances the field after the MOMS trial set a new standard of care.

August 26, 2014
CHOP Experts Author Articles on Using Human Milk in the NICU

Human milk is infant food, but for sick, hospitalized babies, it’s also medicine. CHOP experts cover this topic in a neonatal nursing journal’s special issue focused on human milk for sick newborns.

August 7, 2014
CHOP to Develop a Non-Profit Human Milk Bank for Hospitalized Infants

The milk bank will provide donor human milk for hospitalized infants at the Main Campus, with the goal of opening in late summer of 2015.

August 5, 2014

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