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You Can Now Submit Nominations for the 2020 Be Well Philly Health Hero Challenge

2020 has been a difficult year. But, through it all, we’ve seen medical professionals, frontline workers, and neighbors continually step up to help  — to […]

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Celebrating 2019’s Incredible Be Well Philly Health Hero

After thousands of votes, hundreds of nominations, and months of waiting, on December 3rd (Giving Tuesday!) we officially announced the 8th annual Be Well Philly […]

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Announcing This Year’s Health Hero Challenge Finalists

You, metro-area Philadelphians, have been wonderful. From Memorial Day through early July, you nominated hundreds of worthy leaders and nonprofits in your community for inclusion […]

lupus alternative medicine
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This Lupus Patient Wants Alternative Medicine to Be Available to Everyone

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be chatting with our semifinalists in the 2019 Be Well Philly Health Hero Challenge to give you a glimpse […]

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It’s Expensive to Preserve Your Fertility and Pay for Cancer Treatment at the Same Time. One Nonprofit Helps Combat That Cost.

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be chatting with our semifinalists in the 2019 Be Well Philly Health Hero Challenge to give you a glimpse […]

cancer
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This Philly Man Wants to Support Your Family Through Cancer Treatment

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be chatting with our semifinalists in the 2019 Be Well Philly Health Hero Challenge to give you a glimpse […]

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This Philly Woman Helps Girls Gain Confidence Through Mountain Biking

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be chatting with our semifinalists in the 2019 Be Well Philly Health Hero Challenge to give you a glimpse […]

addiction recovery
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After Going to Jail on a Narcotics Charge, This Addiction Recovery Advocate Believes Everyone Deserves Support

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be chatting with our semifinalists in the 2019 Be Well Philly Health Hero Challenge to give you a glimpse […]

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This Former Collegiate Athlete Now Helps Disabled Folks Compete in Endurance Races

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be chatting with our semifinalists in the 2019 Be Well Philly Health Hero Challenge to give you a glimpse […]

horses mental health
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This Main Line Equine Specialist Uses Horses to Heal Folks From Trauma and Mental Health Issues

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be chatting with our semifinalists in the 2019 Be Well Philly Health Hero Challenge to give you a glimpse […]

trauma-informed yoga
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Trauma-Informed Yoga Kept This Pennsylvania Man Sane in Prison

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be chatting with our semifinalists in the 2019 Be Well Philly Health Hero Challenge to give you a glimpse […]

cancer art
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This Cancer Survivor Turned to Art for Solace During Treatment. Now She Runs a Program That Offers Creative Outlets for Those Affected by Cancer.

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be chatting with our semifinalists in the 2019 Be Well Philly Health Hero Challenge to give you a glimpse […]

summer camp brain injuries
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There Weren’t Any Summer Camps for Kids With Brain Injuries in the Area. So This Pediatric Nurse Created One.

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be chatting with our semifinalists in the 2019 Be Well Philly Health Hero Challenge to give you a glimpse […]

health hero challenge semifinalists
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We’ve Chosen This Year’s Health Hero Challenge Semifinalists, and They’re a Pretty Amazing Group

Before your #shorebrainfog took over this summer, you kindly nominated hundreds of worthy candidates for this year’s Be Well Philly Health Hero Challenge. Truly, we […]

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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 […]