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Voting for the Health Hero Challenge Finals Is Open!

It’s time, friends! We’ve made it to the final three in the Health Hero Challenge! As of 10 a.m. today, the three finalists in the […]

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Voting Is Now Open in the Health Hero Challenge Semifinals!

The time has finally come, friends! At last, the voting in the 2017 Health Hero Challenge has officially begun. (Insert squeals here.)

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Meet a Health Hero: Dr. Senbagam Virudachalam

» You can vote for Dr.Virudachalam here from August 22nd through September 18th. Name: Dr. Senbagam Virudachalam Role: Pediatrician and leader of the Home Plate program, an initiative to combat childhood obesity […]

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Meet a Health Hero: Darren Sudman

» You can vote for Darren here from August 22nd through September 18th. Name: Darren Sudman Role: Co-founder of Simon’s Fund, a local nonprofit dedicated to raising awareness about […]

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Meet a Health Hero: Steve Paul

» You can vote for Steve here from August 22nd through September 18th. Name: Steve Paul Role: Special Olympics coordinator at The Bancroft School What motivates you to […]

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Splash Around at These Free Pool Workouts Next Weekend

We love when we see former Be Well Philly Health Heroes out there making the world, well, healthier. And next weekend, our 2014 Health Hero […]

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Meet a Health Hero: Ramon Laboy

» You can vote for Ramon here from August 22nd through September 18th. Name: Ramon Laboy Role: Program director at Back on My Feet Philadelphia, which works to combat homelessness […]

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Meet a Health Hero: Chera Kowalski

» You can vote for Chera here from August 22nd through September 18th. Name: Chera Kowalski Role: Librarian turned lifesaver at McPherson Square Library, who brought Narcan training to the staff […]

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Meet a Health Hero: Cheryl Janssen

» You can vote for Cheryl here from August 22nd through September 18th. Name: Cheryl Janssen Role: Founding executive director/CEO of Kids Smiles, which provides children in underserved communities […]

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Meet a Health Hero: Stephanie Ford

» You can vote for Stephanie here from August 22nd through September 18th. Name: Stephanie Ford Role: Founder of Pedal Posse Divas, a Philadelphia-based community for women who share a […]

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Meet a Health Hero: Dr. Ted Corbin

» You can vote for Dr. Corbin here from August 22nd through September 18th. Name: Dr. Ted Corbin Role: Medical director of Healing Hurt People, a hospital-based […]

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Meet a Health Hero: Kevin J. Burns

» You can vote for Kevin here from August 22nd through September 18th. Name: Kevin J. Burns Role: Executive director at Action Wellness, a nonprofit dedicated to helping […]

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Meet a Health Hero: Wylie Belasik

» You can vote for Wylie here August 22nd through September 18th.  Name: Wylie Belasik Role: Founder of UliftU, a local nonprofit that uses CrossFit as […]

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Meet the 2017 Health Hero Challenge Semifinalists!

Drumroll, please! We are very excited to introduce you to the 10 semifinalists for this year’s Health Hero Challenge, our sixth annual search for Philly’s […]

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Today Is the Last Day to Nominate Your Health Hero!

If you have yet to nominate your health hero for this year’s Be Well Philly Health Hero Challenge (what are you waiting for?!), you’d better […]