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Child Life: 9 South

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Child Life: 9 South

Boredom is Edwina Smith’s enemy, and as child activity coordinator on the 9 South inpatient unit, she is good at chasing it away with her infectious enthusiasm and a playroom full of toys.

Child Life: Bone Marrow Transplant Unit

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Child Life: Bone Marrow Transplant Unit

Twins Ayesha and Sufwan are patients in the Jeffrey Jay Weinberg Bone Marrow Transplant Unit. With the help of a child life specialist, they participate in fun, structured activities that help prepare them for treatment and distract them from the stresses of a long hospitalization.

Drawing Strength

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Drawing Strength

The Department of Child Life, Education and Creative Arts Therapy helps children with emotional healing while clinicians treat their medical issues.

Spotlight On: Security

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Spotlight on Security

To most CHOP visitors, Security officers are the people in blue uniforms who greet you at the entrances and parking garages. But these 89 officers do so much more behind the scenes to keep patients safe.

A Complex Journey

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A Complex Journey

Rescued from Haiti with numerous health problems, Bryon, 3, was fortunate to end up with a loving family living right in CHOP’s backyard.

Into the Genetic Future

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Into the Genetic Future

An exciting new initiative at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is helping unlock the secrets of children’s DNA.

Historic Generosity

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Historic Generosity

Reid Buerger sat down with his wife, Krista, his parents, Connie and Alan, and his brother, Grant, to suggest they donate $50 million to help The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia build a revolutionary new medical facility.

Radiology: When Less Is More

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Radiology: When Less is More

Whether a patient needs to turn to radiology frequently or just once, less radiation is always better. The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia offers more low-dose imaging options than any other hospital in the region.

The Sound of Success

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The Sound of Success

CHOP's Center for Childhood Communication will move to the Buerger Center in 2015. The new expanded space will allow CHOP to help more children with hearing and speech issues.