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November 11, 2019
Monday, November 11, 2019 2:52 PM - Monday, November 11, 2019 2:52 PM
Staff and patients with donations

Holiday donation days bring donors together with patients and staff

This holiday season, drop off your donations during one of our special donation days

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October 30, 2019
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 11:47 AM - Wednesday, October 30, 2019 11:47 AM

Shriners Hospitals for Children establishes new genomics institute to advance precision medicine in partnership with Genome Medical

Shriners Hospitals and leading telegenomics provider team up to return actionable genetic findings for pediatric patients

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September 06, 2019
Friday, September 6, 2019 8:11 AM - Friday, September 6, 2019 8:11 AM
Josh and Kelley

Former patient inspires families and shares resources with staff

After sustaining a spinal cord injury, Josh created SPINALpedia to build a spinal cord injury community

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August 16, 2019
Friday, August 16, 2019 3:27 PM - Friday, August 16, 2019 3:27 PM
Vertebral body tethering before and after X-ray

New medical device for scoliosis treatment approved by FDA

Spinal fusion is not the only option; anterior vertebral body tethering (VBT) is an innovative surgical procedure for some young teens coping with scoliosis

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August 13, 2019
Tuesday, August 13, 2019 12:27 PM - Tuesday, August 13, 2019 12:27 PM
PALS patient

Partnership with Patient AirLift Services helps bring patients to the Philadelphia Shriners Hospital

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July 10, 2019
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 8:30 AM - Tuesday, July 24, 2018 8:30 AM
Madelyn and Cristian seated, Shriners Hospitals for Children National Patient Ambassadors

Introducing the Shriners Hospitals for Children 2019-2020 National Patient Ambassadors

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June 27, 2019
Thursday, June 27, 2019 2:18 PM - Thursday, June 27, 2019 2:18 PM
Santa with two patients and family members

Christmas in July brings Santa and company to Broad Street

Motorcyclists bring thousands of toys for patients

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June 04, 2019
Tuesday, June 4, 2019 10:03 AM - Tuesday, June 4, 2019 10:03 AM
Luis walking with new blade

Patient surprised with state-of-the-art running blade

With help from foundation's gift, POPS staff surprised Luis with new prosthetic

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June 04, 2019
Tuesday, June 4, 2019 8:52 AM - Tuesday, June 4, 2019 8:52 AM
Physician examining patient

Summer is perfect time to screen children for signs of scoliosis

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May 31, 2019
Friday, May 31, 2019 1:23 PM - Friday, May 31, 2019 1:23 PM
Staff member and patient

Outreach clinic in Puerto Rico provides care for children

Over 250 children treated at outreach clinic hosted by the Philadelphia Shriners Hospital

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