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Make the Diagnosis: Spring 2022

Ava, a 21-month-old female, presents to her primary care provider’s office with 4 days of fever and a macular rash that started yesterday. 

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Alumni Notes Spring 2022

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This year, I sat down with Dr Alan Cohen, who has been a CHOP hematologist for 50 years and served as the Physician-in-Chief and Chair of the Department of Pediatrics for 12 years (2001-2013).

News at CHOP: Spring 2022

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Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia ranked No. 1 on Forbes’ 2022 list of America’s Best Large Employers. The recognition highlights CHOP’s implementation of various programs designed to help employees navigate the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic, such as flexibility in scheduling, bringing back retired nurses, and offering subsidized childcare.

Integrative Therapies Eased Functional Abdominal Pain

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Kiyanna is a 9-year-old girl of mixed parentage (mother is Caucasian and father is African-American) who presented with abdominal pain, gas, headaches, and dizziness for the last 3 years of increasing severity and frequency, especially since March 2020. She is underweight.

Wellness Equity for a Healthy Life

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Every human deserves a fair shot at living a healthy life. However, many of our country’s societal systems have been established to exclude certain groups from this opportunity, leading to disparities in health and life expectancy.

News at CHOP: Winter 2022

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Middleman Pavilion

The Middleman Family Pavilion at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, King of Prussia, CHOP’s second hospital, opened at the end of January 2021. We are thrilled to offer area families the family-centered care CHOP is known for closer to their homes.

Pediatric Reflections Winter 2022

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In addition to getting your patients vaccinated against the novel coronavirus, making sure they’re up to date on their other vaccines, and being extra alert for pandemic- induced (or -exacerbated) mental health problems, here’s one more item for your checklist: heightened risk of obesity.