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HUPdate Digital Edition - September 5, 2014

The digital version of HUPdate is available here.

ICN Staff Reach Out to Help New Parents

With all its equipment and sounds – and the constant flurry of activity – HUP’s intensive care nursery can be a stressful environment for parents. And that doesn’t begin to address the roller coaster of fears and uncertainties that they exp...Full story

A Special Thanks from an "ICN" Family

On February 15th, only 29 weeks into my pregnancy, I delivered triplets at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. My babies were extremely premature weighing only 2lbs 6ozs, 1lb 13ozs 1lb 3ozs at birth. And, Abby, the smallest of ...Full story

A Playground to Have Fun… and Learn

When most people think of a playground, they connect it with having fun. But the playground is also a goodplace to learn important lessons, like sharing, cooperating (think seesaw) and waiting your turn. It also promotes regular exercise an...Full story

Making History and Progress with the National Veterans Wheelchair Games

This year marked the 34th National Veterans Wheelchair Games—the largest games yet, with over 650 men and women competing in softball, quad rugby, basketball, power soccer, and other events in Philadelphia and South Jersey. This year, the ...Full story

Biking to Raise Awareness

Darren Ensinger (r.), a flight nurse on PennSTAR, rode over 500 miles – from Boston to DC – in seven days with the Muddy Angels to raise awareness of flight safety andhonor the many EMTs, paramedics, and other EMS personnel who have lost t...Full story

Helping People All the Time

Congratulations to May’s winners in the Helping People All the Time raffle. Thank you for all you do! ...Full story

Heartfelt Thanks

“I am writing to let you know what a wonderful person Officer [Michael] Hudson is. I’ve been coming to Perelman for roughly 5 months now and each time I drive into the parking lot, I have been greeted warmly by Officer Hudson. Initially, ov...Full story

Flu Vaccine Campaign: Starting Soon!

The 2014 Penn Medicine Influenza Vaccine Campaign for employees will begin as usual in late September/early October. This timing is chosen to provide optimal protection during the usual peak times for influenza infection in the Philadelphia...Full story

Boxers and Briefs Hit Philly Streets

Turn your underwear into outerwear for this year’s Philadelphia Undy Run/Walk. On Saturday, September 13, participants will hit the pavement on Martin Luther King Drive donning family-friendly, underwear-themed outfits. The Undy Run/Walk be...Full story

HUPdate Digital Edition - August 22, 2014

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