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First 3-parent baby born in clinical trial to treat infertility

3-parent techniques were developed to help mothers avoid passing on mitochondrial disease to their childrenSPL/Getty Images By Helen Thomson A Greek woman has given birth to a baby boy using a controversial technique that combines DNA from three people, in the first clinical trial of its kind to treat infertility. The boy was born on… Read More »

CHOP opens first food pharmacy for patient families in West Philadelphia – The Daily Pennsylvanian

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia has opened a food pharmacy where patients and their families can access healthy food in the hospital. (Photo from Jeffrey M. Vinocur/Wikimedia Commons) The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia recently opened a new food pharmacy for patients and their families on Jan. 23, making it the first pediatric hospital-based food bank… Read More »