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Natalie’s Last Hope

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Natalie's Last Hope

While still in the womb, the baby girl's heart was already clogged with calcium. Her parents knew it didn't look good. They sought help from national experts in fetal cardiac conditions at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

An Inspiration to All

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An Inspiration to Us All

Caitlin Chasar is achieving her dreams with fierce determination and the help of the Spina Bifida Program at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Found in Translation

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Found in Translation

Interpreters speaking 75 languages are used more than 6,000 times every month across the 50-plus locations of The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the CHOP Care Network. 

Putting Children on a Healthy Path

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Putting Children on a Healthy Path

CHOP pediatrician Roy Wade Jr., MD, leads research to develop an assessment tool to help physicians everywhere identify childhood traumas earlier so these children can be connected to the support and resources they need.

S’mores and More

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S'mores and More

The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp, a nonprofit that helps kids with serious medical issues experience the joys of camp, sent 30 volunteers to The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia last summer. They were armed with activity plans, supplies and an endless amount of energy and compassion.

Changing Lives Around the Globe

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Changing Lives Around the Globe

A team of urologists from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and two other hospital is making its eighth annual trip to India to provide life-changing urology surgery to dozens of children and training Indian surgeons in advanced techniques and care.

Nurses Meeting Community Needs

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Nurses Meeting Community Needs

Every year, 10 nurses from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia are selected to participate in the Community Nursing Advocacy Fellowship, an innovative program that encourages nurses to develop projects to help healthy kids stay that way and benefits the overall community.

Ask Dr. Bell: Studies Say …

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Ask Dr. Bell

Louis Bell, MD, shares information to keep parents up-to-date with the most important new research finding. Learn best practices for children and sugar-sweetened beverages, TV time, booster seats, sleep machines and vaccines.

Multidimensional Medicine

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Multidimensional Medicine

With the help of a 3-D printer, experts at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia are taking cardiac care into the next dimension.

86 Days to a New Heart

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86 Days to a New Heart

Thanks to a mechanical sidekick, Allison Carcella pioneered a safer path to a heart transplant at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.