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    Ed Damiano, PhD, Scientist

    The inspirational story behind his invention that will help people with type 1 diabetes take control of their disease.

    Betty Ferrell, RN, PhD, Advocate

    How this early adopter of palliative care is transforming the way every nursing school in the U.S. teaches the subject.

    Trisha Prabhu, Prodigy

    Why this teen coder developed a smartphone app to help teens think twice before they post mean thoughts online.

    Seth Rogen and Lauren Miller Rogen, People's Choice

    How these Hilarity for Charity co-founders use laughter to fight Alzheimer's disease.

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    Health Heroes Honored at Awards Gala

    Robin Roberts, co-anchor of ABC's Good Morning America, hosted WebMD's 2016 Health Hero awards on November 3, in New York City.

    Meet the 2016 People's Choice Nominees

    You voted from among these celebrity health activists for the People's Choice Health Hero award. Seth and Lauren Miller Rogen won for their work in raising awareness and funds for Alzheimer's research and care. WebMD would like to pay tribute to all of these finalists, who do great things to help others live healthier lives.