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New Medical Suite Will Help Child Sex Abuse Victims Begin to Heal

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The City of Philadelphia, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, and St. Christopher's Hospital for Children celebrated the opening of a new medical suite at the Philadelphia Safety Collaborative to serve child sex abuse victims. The suite will provide full medical evaluations on-site, including evaluation and treatment of trauma, treatment of possible exposure to infection and for the collection of evidence.

Why Do Children Develop Cancer?

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CHOP’s Dr. John Maris comments on a just-published major study of genes that raise a child’s risk for cancer, and what this means for counseling families and patients.

Low-income Kids Have More Health Care in Public than Private Insurance

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CHOP researchers: Children in low-income families experience greater access to preventive medical and dental care in Medicaid or CHIP than under private insurance coverage. CHOP Researchers: Children in low-income families experience greater access to preventive medical and dental care in Medicaid or CHIP than under private insurance coverage.

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