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Metro – US Celebrates Event Pairing Pediatric and Pet Patients

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and The School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have teamed up to help children with craniofacial conditions cope by introducing them to friendly canines who have had similar issues.

July 17, 2013
The Morning Call Features Transplant Patient's Unique Story

In 2010, 4-month-old Josie’s life was saved by a liver donation from 20-year-old Ethan Moyer, who was killed by a drunk driver. This summer, she was the flower girl in Ethan’s sister’s wedding, symbolizing the amazing bond shared by the two families.

July 6, 2013
Jefferson County Leader Tells Story of Fetal Surgery Patient

After a prenatal spina bifida diagnosis, mom Theresa and baby Kaylee underwent fetal surgery to repair the birth defect. Read their story.

July 3, 2013
CNN Features CHOP Craniofacial Program Patient

Danny Pfeiffer, a Craniofacial Program patient, is raising awareness of craniofacial differences with the help of a puppy with cleft lip and palate.

July 2, 2013
6 ABC News Features $50 Million Gift to CHOP

Children's Hospital received a $50 million gift, the largest charitable donation in its history, to go toward a new outpatient center.

June 25, 2013
Philadelphia Inquirer Features $50 Million Gift to CHOP for Advanced Care Center

Children's Hospital announced its biggest gift ever: $50 million toward the cost of an outpatient center.

June 25, 2013
The Philadelphia Business Journal features CHOP’s 17th Annual Fetal Family Reunion

Over 1,300 patients and families treated prenatally by the Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment celebrate the 17th Annual Family Reunion.

June 24, 2013
In Battle Against Stuttering, 14-year-old Calvin Okulicz Discovered a Talent for Singing
June 21, 2013
CBS Sunday Morning Features CHOP Cancer Research

The Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation has helped pay for nearly 300 cancer studies, some of them at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Now ten years after Alex's death, the oncologist who treated her at CHOP is making breakthroughs in the treatment of a specific kind of childhood cancer.

June 2, 2013
HLNTV Highlights CHOP’s “Day of Beauty”

Children with craniofacial conditions treated by the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery had a day of pampering, and a special visitor.

May 22, 2013

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