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Child Life: The Smile Specialists

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The Smile Specialists

Being in the hospital can be no fun — until the Child Life, Education and Creative Arts Therapy Department shows up bearing toys, art supplies, musical instruments, video games and much more.

2013 GI, Hepatology and Nutrition Stewardship Report

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In the latest report from CHOP’s Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, we highlight the unrivaled care our clinicians provide and the groundbreaking research that is helping us better understand and treat children with liver and digestive disorders.

Alex Scott Day Hospital: A Sisterly Bond

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Alex Scott Day Hospital: A Sisterly Bond

Sisters Alyssa and Giuliana Porchia are regular outpatients at CHOP's Alex Scott Day Hospital. Born with beta thalassemia, the girls require monthly blood transfusions.

Magic Man

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Magic Man

When he was a child, magician Chad Juros was treated for leukemia at CHOP's Cancer Center. Today, he uses his talents, personal story and message of hope to give back to CHOP.

It’s a Girl!

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It's a Girl

When Audrey Rose Oberio was born, she was an instant celebrity: She was the 1,000th fetal surgery patient at the Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment at CHOP.

A Night of Stars

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A Night of Stars

The seventh annual Joshua Kahan Prom at CHOP was an evening to remember. Decked out in gowns and suits, 100 patients partied alongside their families, clinicians and the Child Life team.

Spotlight On: Clinical Laboratories

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Spotlight: on Clinical Laboratories

The clinical laboratories at CHOP perform 2.1 million tests every year, or an average of 5,700 every single day, around the clock. The work done in these labs has significant impact — about 70 percent of diagnoses made at CHOP are based on lab results.

Ask Dr. Bell: Standing Up to Bullying

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Ask Dr. Bell

Stephen Leff, PhD, a psychologist at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, describes physical bullying, social bullying and cyberbullying and how parents can recognize the signs of a child who is being bullied.

Building Hope

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If you've visited CHOP's Main Hospital recently, you may have noticed a giant structure of steel beams rising across the street. In 2015, CHOP will open the doors on the nation’s most state-of-the-art pediatric outpatient care facility: the Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care.


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