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  1. Deptford Township Police, Fire Departments collect toys for CHOP patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Gloucester County Times

    DEPTFORD TWP. - Four police cars and one firetruck sat outside the township municipal building as officers and community members collected toys for patients at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia on Saturday.

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  2. Deptford Twp.'s toy drive benefitting the Children's...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    Christine Nucera, center, takes her children Anthony, 4, and Hailey, 7, to drop off toys for the Deptford FOP Lodge #72 and Deptford Twp. Fire Department outside the municipal building in Deptford Twp.

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  3. Photos of the Day from the South Jersey Times, Dec. 20-21, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    Patrol Officer Tom Mancini, left, hands Patrol Officer Bob Jones, right, a bag full of toys during the Deptford Twp. toy drive outside the Twp.'s municipal building, Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014. All gifts donated are delivered to children at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. (Stephanie Maksin

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  4. Michael B. BlanchRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | The News Journal

    Stopping only to fight off sharks, his giant heart gave out only after the last of his family had been brought safe to shore.

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  5. Now Available: Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014Read the original story

    Friday | PR-inside.com

    This report provides elemental information and data relating to the clinical trials on Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome. It includes an overview of the trial numbers and their recruitment status as per the site of trial conduction across the globe.

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  6. 11-year-old girl battling cancer gets wish to meet the PopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Fox News

    A New Jersey girl battling neuroblastoma saw her dream come true Wednesday when she got an audience with Pope Francis. Grace West, a fifth-grader, has undergone nine rounds of chemotherapy over the past year, NJ.com reported.

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  7. Over $3,700 in "HOLiday Cheer" Donations Made by SOLitude Lake ManagementRead the original story

    Friday | PR Log

    PRLog - Dec. 19, 2014 - VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -- Through its corporate volunteering and outreach program, The SOLution, SOLitude Lake Management, an industry leader in lake and pond management, fisheries management and related environmental services for the Eastern United States, donated over $3,700 in games to health stricken children and gift cards, toys, games, accessories, clothes and other necessities to under resourced families throughout the East Coast.

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  8. Better understanding of how viruses replicate and role of telomeres in stopping virusesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Medical News Today

    A team of scientists, led by researchers at The Wistar Institute, has found that an infection with herpes simplex virus 1 causes rearrangements in telomeres, small stretches of DNA that serve as protective ends to chromosomes. The findings, which will be published in the Dec. 24 edition of the journal Cell Reports , show that this manipulation of telomeres may explain how viruses like herpes are able to successfully replicate while also revealing more about the protective role that telomeres play against other viruses.

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  9. Racial Disparities in Colon Cancer Survival A Matched Cohort StudyRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Annals of Internal Medicine

    Jeffrey H. Silber, MD, PhD; Paul R. Rosenbaum, PhD; Richard N. Ross, MS; Bijan A. Niknam, BS; Justin M. Ludwig, MA; Wei Wang, PhD; Amy S. Clark, MD; Kevin R. Fox, MD; Min Wang, MHS; Orit Even-Shoshan, MS; and Bruce J. Giantonio, MD From Center for Outcomes Research, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia; Abramson Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania; Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania; The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania; The Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania; and The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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  10. Herpes Virus Rearranges Telomeres to Improve Viral ReplicationRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Infection Control Today

    A team of scientists, led by researchers at The Wistar Institute, has found that an infection with herpes simplex virus 1 causes rearrangements in telomeres, small stretches of DNA that serve as protective ends to chromosomes. The findings, which will be published in the Dec. 24 edition of the journal Cell Reports, show that this manipulation of telomeres may explain how viruses like herpes are able to successfully replicate while also revealing more about the protective role that telomeres play against other viruses.

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  11. Herpes Virus Rearranges Telomeres to Improve Viral ReplicationRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | Newswise

    A team of scientists, led by researchers at The Wistar Institute, has found that an infection with herpes simplex virus 1 causes rearrangements in telomeres, small stretches of DNA that serve as protective ends to chromosomes. The findings, which will be published in the Dec. 24 edition of the journal Cell Reports , show that this manipulation of telomeres may explain how viruses like herpes are able to successfully replicate while also revealing more about the protective role that telomeres play against other viruses.

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  12. The Kortney Rose FoundationRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | Brookale Public Radio

    The Kortney Rose Foundation is an organization that is dedicated to raising funds to support research and education related to the treatment and cure of pediatric brain tumors. Enhancing the quality of life of children with brain tumors requires access to excellent specialty care, clinical trials, follow-up care, and rehabilitative services.

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  13. Herpes virus rearranges telomeres to improve viral replicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | EurekAlert!

    A team of scientists, led by researchers at The Wistar Institute, has found that an infection with herpes simplex virus 1 causes rearrangements in telomeres, small stretches of DNA that serve as protective ends to chromosomes. The findings, which will be published in the Dec. 24 edition of the journal Cell Reports , show that this manipulation of telomeres may explain how viruses like herpes are able to successfully replicate while also revealing more about the protective role that telomeres play against other viruses.

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  14. Large-scale ob unit closures: better planning needed to improve...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Medical News Today

    What does it mean for expectant mothers and hospitals when there are large-scale closures of maternity units? A new study led by researchers at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia provides an inside view from hospital staff members in Philadelphia, where 13 out of 19 obstetric units closed in a 15-year period. The researchers found that sharp surges in patient volume in the remaining units strained the healthcare system, eroded workforce morale, and fragmented care for mothers and babies until hospitals adjusted to added demands.

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  15. No Increase in Patient Deaths or Hospital Readmissions Following...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Science Daily

    In the first year after the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education reduced the number of continuous hours that residents can work, there was no change in the rate of death or readmission among hospitalized Medicare patients, according to a new study. In the first year after the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education reduced the number of continuous hours that residents can work, there was no change in the rate of death or readmission among hospitalized Medicare patients, according to a new study published in JAMA .

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  16. Study evaluates effect of 2011 ACGME duty hour reforms on patient outcomesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Medical News

    In the first year after the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education reduced the number of continuous hours that residents can work, there was no change in the rate of death or readmission among hospitalized Medicare patients, according to a new study published in JAMA . The study was led by researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

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  17. Pilot study engineers pediatric patients' own immune cells to hunt down cancer cells in bloodRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Medical News Today

    An innovative cell therapy against a highly aggressive form of acute lymphoblastic leukemia continues to show highly promising results in children treated in a pilot study. Ninety-two percent of the 39 children receiving bioengineered T cells had no evidence of cancer at one month after treatment, with this complete response persisting in some cases for more than two years.

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  18. No increase in patient deaths or readmissions following restrictions to residents' hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | EurekAlert!

    In the first year after the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education reduced the number of continuous hours that residents can work, there was no change in the rate of death or readmission among hospitalized Medicare patients, according to a new study published in JAMA . The study was led by researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

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  19. Study: Affordable Care Act Leaves Many Children Without Important BenefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Surgical Products

    An article published in the Health Affairs December issue is the first ever comprehensive analysis to investigate the Affordable Care Act's Essential Health Benefit as it relates to children. The study found that the EHB has resulted in a state-by-state patchwork of coverage for children and adolescents that has significant exclusions, particularly for children with developmental disabilities and other special health care needs.

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  20. Study points to need for improving pediatric benefits under the Affordable Care ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Medical News

    An article published in the Health Affairs December issue is the first ever comprehensive analysis to investigate the Affordable Care Act's Essential Health Benefit as it relates to children. The study found that the EHB has resulted in a state-by-state patchwork of coverage for children and adolescents that has significant exclusions, particularly for children with developmental disabilities and other special health care needs.

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