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Michael J. Fox

Robin Roberts gets the story behind our 2014 Hall of Fame winner’s tireless dedication to Parkinson’s disease awareness.

Harold S. Koplewicz, MD

This 2014 Activist hero’s work at the Child Mind Institute is transforming the way we think about childhood mental illness.

Zarin Ibnat Rahman

The surprising catalyst for this teenager's career-making scientific discovery earned her the Hero status in 2014.

Frank A. Papay, MD

See how our winner in the Scientist category for 2014 – seen here with Jordan Sparks -- pioneered a surgical approach to treating migraines.

Carson Daly

This 2014 Philanthropist honoree teamed up with to transform a school playground into a garden, providing access to affordable fresh produce.

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2015 People's Choice Voting Closed

Voting for WebMD's 2015 People's Choice Health Hero is now closed. The winner, chosen from these four celebrity health advocates, will be announced here on Nov. 5 and in the November/December issue of WebMD Magazine.

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Find out who won and see coverage from the awards gala on Nov. 5.

  • Christina Applegate

    Christina Applegate

    This TV star and breast cancer advocate champions for early detection of the disease.
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  • Glenn Close

    Glenn Close

    This actress takes a stand to end the stigma and discrimination surrounding mental illness.
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  • Carrie Fisher

    Carrie Fisher

    By sharing her personal struggles with bipolar disorder and drug abuse, this actress helps raise awareness and combat the stigma of mental illness.
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  • Jeff Gordon

    Jeff Gordon

    This NASCAR champion isn't idle when it comes to helping children with cancer or stamping out hunger for older adults.
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You must be 18 years of age or older to vote.

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Scenes From Our First Gala

WebMD Health Heroes Honored

Robin Roberts, co-anchor of ABC's Good Morning America, hosted WebMD's Inaugural Health Hero awards in November in New York City.