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Excitement Is Building

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A soaring atrium, high-tech private patient rooms, thoughtfully designed spaces for families — and plenty of parking! Construction has begun on Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s second inpatient hospital, located in King of Prussia, Pa.

A Day in the Life of an Urgent Care Doctor

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Kids don’t always get sick or injured during their pediatrician’s office hours. That’s why Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia offers pediatric-specific Urgent Care at four locations. Grishma Rali, MBBS, MPH, has been one of CHOP’s Urgent Care doctors for three years. This is a day in her life.

Going the Distance

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Families make long journeys — and even relocate — so their children can receive specialized treatment at CHOP.

Two Trailblazers

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Longtime friends worked together to create an innovative device. Now, one is honoring the other’s legacy.

Thousands of Lunches, All Free

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Osiel Bravo and his wife, Efigenia, brought their infant to the Nicholas and Athena Karabots Pediatric Care Center for her 3-week checkup early one afternoon in July, with daughter Elizabeth, 5, and son, Sebastian, 14 months, in tow.

Revolutionizing Epilepsy Care

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When Ryan was 5 months old, he went stiff in his mother’s arms, stopped breathing and turned blue. His parents, Jennifer and Derek, were petrified. Ryan was diagnosed with epilepsy, a condition that causes seizures.