Ali Gorman, R.N., Action News on 6abc

Ali Gorman, R.N.

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Philadelphia, PA, United States

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Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine could be authorized next

We could soon be getting much closer to having a third coronavirus vaccine authorized here in the United States. → Read More

United Kingdom Rolls Out AstraZeneca/Oxford Vaccine for COVID-19

People in the United Kingdom are getting the coronavirus vaccine made by AstraZeneca, along with Oxford University. → Read More

Will coronavirus vaccines work against new variant? UPenn doctor weighs in

The new variant or mutation to the coronavirus reported in the United Kingdom is prompting new questions, like will the vaccine still work? → Read More

Why experts say benefits outweigh risks of COVID-19 vaccine

As many Americans anxiously wait for an approved vaccine against coronavirus, many are also voicing concerns about safety. → Read More

CDC: Masks don't just protect people around you from COVID-19, they help protect you

The CDC now says wearing a mask or face-covering not only protects people around you, it also helps protect you from COVID-19. → Read More

COVID-19: Dr. Fauci reveals when he thinks life returns to normal

Doctor Anthony Fauci, one of the top experts on the coronavirus task force, says it might be well into next year, even 2022, before things get back to normal. → Read More

The mental health benefits of exercise, physical activity

The benefits of exercise for physical health are well known but physical activity and exercise have important benefits for mental health and well-being. → Read More

COVID-19 vaccine update: Pfizer could soon have early data, Moderna expects Nov. results

We are getting closer to finding out if at least two experimental COVID-19 vaccines work. → Read More

Temple helping to identify cytokine storm in COVID-19 patients

New research from Temple University's Lewis Katz School of Medicine is helping to identify patients who are at a greater risk for one of the most life-threatening reactions to Covid-19. → Read More

Can your blood type affect your risk for COVID-19 complications?

New research suggests if you have type O blood, you may be at a lower risk for severe infection from COVID-19. → Read More

Doctors weight in on which treatment helped President Trump fight COVID-19

Many doctors are weighing in on which treatment may have helped President Trump rebound after testing positive for COVID-19. → Read More

What we know about dexamethasone, President Trump's coronavirus treatment

President Donald Trump's latest treatment for COVID-19 is raising eyebrows. In a preliminary study this summer, Dexamethasone was shown to improve the chances for survival for patients with coronavirus severe infection. → Read More

Main Line Fertility expert weighs in on Chrissy Teigen's pregnancy loss

Supermodel Chrissy Teigen and her husband musician John Legend shared heartbreaking news this morning after Teigen suffered pregnancy complications and lost the baby. → Read More

Eleven state treasurers call on drug maker of Remdesivir to lower price amid COVID-19 pandemic

Eleven state treasurers, including Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella, are calling on Gilead Sciences, makers of promising COVID-19 treatment Remdesivir, to lower the price of the drug. → Read More

CDC study shows young kids can transmit COVID-19

There was evidence showing kids older than 10-years-old could transmit the coronavirus virus, whether or not they have symptoms. → Read More

Doctors concerned about potential 'perfect storm' if COVID-19 cases surge during flu season

Experts with the Infectious Disease Society of America say there is concern nationwide about a resurgence of Covid-19 cases hitting just as flu season picks up. → Read More

Doctors concerned about potential 'perfect storm' if COVID-19 cases surge during flu season

Experts with the Infectious Disease Society of America say there is concern nationwide about a resurgence of Covid-19 cases hitting just as flu season picks up. → Read More

Don't Delay Necessary Medical Care During Pandemic

Even at the height of the pandemic here, doctors were still telling people not to ignore signs of other potential problems. In some cases, the consequences of delaying care could be fatal. → Read More

Cardiologist Sets Record Straight on COVID-19 and Heart Damage

Penn State is walking back comments made by the football team's doctor regarding the risk for heart problems for players infected with COVID-19. → Read More

Posture expert offers tips to protect your back while working, learning from home

Michelle Joyce, author of "Posture Makeover," has some tips to protect your back while working and learning from home. → Read More