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Make the Diagnosis: Fall 2022

A 5-year-old male presents to the pediatrician for a well-child visit. His parents report that he is growing and developing well, but they are concerned about recurrent nosebleeds.

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Pediatric Reflections: Summer 2022

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Anxiety is a normal bodily response to everyday situations. Anxiety gives you the oomph to get out of the way of danger and the extra blast for studying before a big test. However, anxiety that interferes with daily life and brings on intense fear, sweating, increased heart rate, fatigue, or persistent worry can be an anxiety disorder.

Make the Diagnosis: Summer 2022

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TD is a 25-month-old female who presented to clinic with a complaint of bowed legs. Mom reports that throughout infancy, both legs were bowed, but the right one straightened out while the left appears to have worsened. 

News at CHOP: Summer 2022

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Madeline w/ Dr. High

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia awarded its Gold Medal to Katherine High, MD, a gene therapy pioneer and one of the lead developers of the first in vivo gene therapy approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). 

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.