Children's Health

Drugs

Addictions Epidemic-Children

Conference highlights drug abuse epidemic's effects on kids

Studies

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CHOP researchers identify gene linked to childhood ear infections

Hospitals

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

CHOP unveils $50 million effort for pediatric genetics research

Cancer

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Brain cancer now leading childhood cancer killer

Stroke

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For Leslie Gudel, daughter's stroke was challenging in many ways

Alternative Medicine

Acupuncture

CHOP to offer patients acupuncture beginning July, more alternative health options soon

Parenting

Parents, listen up: New car seat laws in Pennsylvania

Children's Health

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Lights out: Some children’s hospitals take steps to ensure a good night’s sleep

Sports

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Nonprofit launches to help fund Camden youth sports programs

Zika Virus

Four natural methods to help avoid mosquito exposure

Children's Health

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Seven-year-old Lansdale boy running triathlon with service dog

Vaccines

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Vaccination film pulled from Tribeca Film Festival will debut in Philadelphia

Children's Health

Blood

Bucks County blood drive will honor young girl who survived brain injury

Lifestyle

Cry It Out

Screaming to sleep, Part One & Two: The moral imperative to end 'cry it out'

Fitness

McDonald's says 'brand ambassador' won't visit schools anymore

Vaccines

Vax Pack Hero

CHOP releases vaccine-themed video game for kids

Parenting

Baby Box

Temple University Hospital sending new parents home with box for baby

Education

Glass of Water

All New Jersey public schools to undergo mandatory lead water testing

Accidents

Police

South Jersey 4-year-old found dead in community pool

Children's Health

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Newborns may be getting over-diagnosed with gastric reflux disease

Pediatrics

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CHOP doctor gets award for research on climate change and kidney stones

Parenting

Spanking Children

Study: Spanking children doesn't improve behavior, leads to troubling outcomes

Pediatrics

Detergent Pods

More kids eating detergent pods, study finds

Health

Child cancer patient

Delco cancer survivor, a Philadelphia Union soccer fan, gets surprise celebration on last day of chemo

Vaccination

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Study: Anti-Vaccination linked to uptick in U.S. measles, whooping cough outbreaks

Health

Police

Police: Philadelphia toddler ingests crack cocaine while at day care

Recalls

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GoGo squeeZ applesauce pouches voluntarily recalled

Autism

Study: Autistic kids more likely to be gender non-conforming

Pediatrics

Mother and child speak with doctor

Parents can spot errors that doctors miss, study finds

Mental Health

Kids and drugs

Pa. trying to clamp down on use of psych drugs by children on Medicaid

Insurance

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CHOP study: Medicaid, CHIP beat out private insurance in helping low-income children

Children's Health

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Report: Allentown has highest percentage of kids with high lead levels among selected Pa. cities

Obesity

Baby Doctor

Why CHOP wants to study your baby's poo

Children's Health

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Final report on global childhood obesity presented to WHO

Children's Health

Obit Brianna Florer

Family warns of battery dangers following toddler's death

Comics

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Marvel honors CHOP patient 'Iron Max' with cameo in 'Iron Man' comic

Asthma

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Asthma rate stops climbing in some U.S. kids

Pets

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Turtles kept in many schools and homes again tied to Salmonella

Mindfulness

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School-based mindfulness training may reduce stress, trauma

Allergies

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Nasal spray flu vaccine safe for kids with egg allergies

Appendecitis

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Families can safely choose antibiotics over appendix surgery for kids

Concussions

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Concussion rates highest for kids in rugby, hockey and football

Children's Health

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Underage kids get alcohol ads directly to smartphones

Nutrition

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Kids eat more veggies when salad bar is in lunch line