Health Hero Challenge

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Meet the Volunteer Pilot Helping Patients Access Long-Distance Medical Treatment

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be chatting with some of our past Be Well Philly Health Heroes to give you a glimpse of the […]

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Last Chance: Nominate Your Philly-Area Health Hero

If you haven’t nominated your favorite local health hero for this year’s Be Well Philly Health Hero Challenge, time is ticking! The submission period ends […]

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This Breast Cancer Surgeon Uses Holistic Healing to Improve Patients’ Quality of Life

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be chatting with some of our past Be Well Philly Health Heroes to give you a glimpse of the […]

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Meet the West Chester Nonprofit Founder Providing Wellness Services for Women With Breast Cancer

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be chatting with some of our past Be Well Philly Health Heroes to give you a glimpse of the […]

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This Exton Nonprofit Founder Wants to Beat Cancer With Fitness

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be chatting with some of our past Be Well Philly Health Heroes to give you a glimpse of the […]

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This Philly Activist Wants More Kids to Get Their Hearts Checked

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be chatting with some of our past Be Well Philly Health Heroes to give you a glimpse of the […]

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You Can Now Submit Nominations for the 2019 Be Well Philly Health Hero Challenge

Reading about health can be depressing at times. We live in a world with a shoddy healthcare system, with few good ways to relieve chronic […]

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Meet the Winners of This Year’s Be Well Philly Health Hero Challenge

Well, folks, this is it. This is the moment we’ve been waiting for since we first opened the nominations for our annual Be Well Philly […]

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Announcing the Be Well Philly Health Hero Challenge Finalists

Drumroll, please! We’re so excited to announce our Health Hero finalists. After thousands of you voted on our top ten semifinalists, it’s come down to […]

Health Hero VIP Wendell Holland
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Health Hero VIP Wendell Holland on Coming Back From an Injury

We’re still in full-swing of our 2018 Health Hero Challenge presented by Independence Blue Cross, folks. While the voting on our semi-finalists is now closed […]

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Health Hero VIP Tracy Davidson on the Importance of Sleep

We’re still at it! While we have now closed voting on our Be Well Philly Health Hero, we’re still accepting votes on our Health Hero VIP! […]

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Health Hero VIP Christian Crosby on Using His Voice for Good

In case you missed it, we are well on our way to determining this year’s Be Well Philly Health Hero, sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. […]

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Voting Is Now Open for the Health Hero Challenge Semifinals

It’s here! It’s finally here! After receiving hundreds of nominations for our next Be Well Philly Health Hero Challenge, sponsored by Independence Blue Cross, our […]

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Meet a Health Hero Semifinalist: Susan Shifrin

» You can vote for Susan Shifrin here from September 4th through October 2nd.  Name: Susan Shifrin Role: Founder of Artz Philadelphia, an organization that provides opportunities for self-expression and […]

Marian Uhlman
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Meet a Health Hero Semifinalist: Marian Uhlman

» You can vote for Marian Uhlman here from September 4th through October 2nd.  Name: Marian Uhlman Role: Co-founder and executive director of Healthy NewsWorks, an organization that empowers elementary […]