March 2014

Monthly Archive: March 2014

Mar 31 2014

Debaters Weigh in on Mandatory Vaccination

VaccinationVaccines are a routine part of healthcare for most Americans, but some parents remain passionately opposed to childhood immunizations, despite reassurance from public health experts about their safety and value.

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Mar 28 2014

CHOP Business, Research Innovations Honored at PA Bio Dinner

researchAt the recent 2014 Pennsylvania Bio Annual Dinner & Awards Celebration, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s reputation as an international leader in pediatric medicine was further cemented, as the Hospital was honored with two awards celebrating its business and research innovations.

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Mar 26 2014

CHOP Pediatric Psychology Experts to Shine at SPPAC

Pediatric psychologyPediatric psychology is embedded into family-centered care at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. When a child has a serious or chronic illness, pediatric psychologists listen carefully and empathetically to concerns of the young patient and family while assessing their strengths, coping strategies, and goals.

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Mar 24 2014

CHOP Researcher Advances Adolescent Care in Africa

adolescentsA Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia pediatrician’s research projects span across continents to Botswana, a sub-Saharan African country with a busy clinic for 2,000 HIV-infected children and adolescents who stole her heart.

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Mar 19 2014

U.S. News Ranks Department of Pediatrics No. 1 in Nation

pediatricsU.S.News & World Report awarded its top ranking in pediatrics, for the second year in a row, to the physicians and scientists who work at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

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Mar 14 2014

Study Shows Normal Neurodevelopment Two Years After in Utero Surgery for Twin-Twin Transfusion Syndrome

The Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment at CHOP serves more than 150 families with complicated multiples pregnancies each year and performs more than 50 fetoscopic laser surgeries annually, one of the highest volumes of prenatal laser surgeries in the nation.

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