Tune in this Saturday at a special 6 p.m. time to hear Dr. Katie Lockwood from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia report on the recent surge in RSV (Respiratory Syncytial Virus) – a virus which can cause severe symptoms in young children. You’ll also hear a great list of safety tips that will help keep Halloween safe for your “trick-or-treaters!”
Your Real Champion® – Monica Gibson is a nurse case manager who has dedicated her life to providing compassionate, professional care to patients in many settings. She finds joy in her giving profession. Recently she was moved to give an unusually special gift. When a little girl in her family was diagnosed with alopecia (hair loss), Monica shaved her own head to show her support. She is defined by her character, not her hair!
Each week, we highlight the Real Champions in your life! Your family, friends, or colleagues who go the extra mile to help others in their community.
Marianne T. Ritchie, MD was one of the first female gastroenterologists practicing in the Philadelphia area. An advocate for over 30 years, Dr. Ritchie developed the PINK PLUS triple cancer screening program, and the BLUE LIGHTS CAMPAIGN for Colon Cancer Awareness.
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