Category Archive: PolicyLab

Mar 28 2017

Do Teen Mothers in Vulnerable Populations Need Better Health Services?

Young mothers emerging from the child welfare system need better health services. Data shows that adolescent and young adult mothers with a history in the system experience a high number of physical and mental health conditions prior to the birth of their baby.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/teen-mothers-vulnerable-populations-need-better-health-services/

Mar 24 2017

Vaccine Hesitancy, Beating Neuroblastoma, Brain Biomarkers for Autism, Medicaid Reforms, 2017 Richard King Trainee Award, Best U.S. Pediatric Program

In times of uncertainty, a dose of positive news reminds us that making progress through difficult situations is possible — our Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia research community does it every day!

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/vaccine-hesitancy-beating-neuroblastoma-brain-biomarkers-autism-medicaid-reforms-2017-richard-king-trainee-award-best-u-s-pediatric-program/

Feb 10 2017

CHOP Research In the News: Growth Failure, Glucose Target Ranges, CHIP Funding, Global Road Safety

We’ve had a flurry of activity this week at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute, including our first snowstorm of the year. In between shoveling, we took a few minutes to dig into the latest research news.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-research-news-growth-failure-glucose-target-ranges-chip-funding-global-road-safety/

Dec 30 2016

CHOP Research In the News: Rose Bowl Parade, Asthma, Cardiac Imaging, Pediatric Leukemia, Immune Response

The end of the year has come up fast, and so have important advances in pediatric research at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. This week’s In the News starts off with a celebration of two remarkable patients and their dedicated pediatric oncologist.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-research-news-rose-bowl-parade-asthma-cardiac-imaging-pediatric-leukemia-immune-response/

Dec 27 2016

Our 12 Top Stories Show Great Things Happened for Children’s Health in 2016

As we approach the end of 2016, for good or ill, this time of year lends itself to reflection. To look back over these 12 months in research at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, we’ve decided to pick 12 of the most popular stories we’ve brought you in the past year.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/12-top-stories-show-great-things-happened-childrens-health-2016/

Dec 16 2016

CHOP Research In the News: Global Trial of CTL019, Gene Therapy for Hemophilia, Child Abuse Within Military, New Radiologist-in-Chief, ADHD in Preschool

Your holiday season has been hectic, no doubt. Catch up with an early gift from us: Our biweekly roundup of research news from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia comes with all the trimmings!

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-research-news-global-trial-ctl019-gene-therapy-hemophilia-child-abuse-within-military-new-radiologist-chief-adhd-preschool/

Dec 06 2016

Preserving the Children’s Health Insurance Program: A No-Brainer to Protect Children in Working Families

As a pediatrician, I have a front-row seat to how health insurance impacts the well-being of children. Nearly half the patients I see are covered by Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), both of which have comprehensive sets of benefits and are historically thought of as safety nets for the unemployed.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/preserving-childrens-health-insurance-program-no-brainer-protect-children-working-families/

Dec 02 2016

CHOP Research In the News: Hypertension, Cancer Survivors’ Parents, Breastfeeding, Antibiotics, Allergies

Welcome back to our regular roundup of research news from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia! Now that we are bringing you these updates biweekly, we have an even richer collection of stories to share.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-research-news-hypertension-cancer-survivors-parents-breastfeeding-antibiotics-allergies/

Nov 29 2016

Post-Election Look at the Future of Children’s Health

The presidential election will usher in new leadership for our country in January but is raising speculations now about how the new administration will address important questions and issues related to the health of children and adolescents.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/post-election-look-future-childrens-health/

Nov 18 2016

CHOP Research In the News: Body and Mind, Stayin’ Alive, ADHD Guidelines, Innovation Leadership

Welcome back to our regular roundup of research news from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia! Research at CHOP helps children wherever they are, whether in a primary care doctor’s office, in the hospital, in the community, or at home. This week’s stories cover all the bases.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-research-news-body-mind-stayin-alive-adhd-guidelines-innovation-leadership/

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