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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 […]

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Meet a Health Hero Semifinalist: Todd Irwin

» You can vote for Todd Irwin here from September 4th through October 2nd.  Name: Todd Irwin Role: President of the Board of Directors and volunteer pilot, Angel Flight East, an […]

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Meet a Health Hero Semifinalist: Cheryl Hardy

» You can vote for Cheryl Hardy here from September 4th through October 2nd.  Name: Cheryl Hardy Role: Program volunteer at Hank Gathers Recreation Center, a recreation center in North Philly […]

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Meet a Health Hero Semifinalist: Evan Harden

» You can vote for Evan Harden here from September 4th through October 2nd. Name: Evan Harden Role: Founder of National Bar League, an organization that hosts freestyle calisthenics competitions. What motivates […]

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Meet a Health Hero Semifinalist: Alanna Gardner

» You can vote for Alanna Gardner here from September 4th through October 2nd. Name: Alanna Gardner Role: Fitness trainer, therapist at Philadelphia MFT, and spokesperson for the American Heart Association What […]

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Meet a Health Hero Semifinalist: Jared Cannon

» You can vote for Jared Cannon here from September 4th through October 2nd. Name: Jared Cannon Role: Founder of Simply Good Jars, a healthy food service that […]

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Meet a Health Hero Semifinalist: Dr. Danna Bodenheimer

» You can vote for Dr. Danna Bodenheimer here from September 4th through October 2nd.  Name: Dr. Danna Bodenheimer Role: LCSW, DSW and founder of the Walnut Psychotherapy Center, a […]

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Meet a Health Hero Semifinalist: Nicholas Basalyga

» You can vote for Nicholas Basalyga here from September 4th through October 2nd.  Name: Nicholas Basalyga Role: Founder and board president of In the Saddle, a non-profit that supports individuals […]

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Meet the 2018 Be Well Philly Health Hero Challenge Semifinalists

It’s that time of year again, folks: Time for the Be Well Philly Health Hero Challenge, sponsored by Independence Blue Cross! Thanks to all of […]