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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.

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.