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

Ali Gorman, R.N.

Action News on 6abc

Philadelphia, PA, United States

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Local company believes experimental drug could prevent deadly COVID-19 complications

Researchers at PhaseBio believe one of its experimental drugs can prevent some of the deadliest complications of COVID-19. → Read More

Special Mother's Day as premature twins get ready to go home

It's a very special Mother's Day for a Germantown mom. Her premature twins are getting ready to go home after spending nine months inside the neonatal intensive care unit. → Read More

Delaware County nurse answered the call to help COVID-19 patients in New York City

A Ridley Park, Delaware County nurse answered the call to help coronavirus patients in New York City. → Read More

Using tele-medicine during coronavirus pandemic can save lives, protect healthcare workers

A local doctor says using tele-medicine, that's a virtual or online visit with your doctor, is vital during a pandemic. His paper was just published in the New England Journal of Medicine. → Read More

Local family raising awareness for Rare Disease Day on February 29th

February 29th is Rare Disease Day - a day aimed at spotlighting the more than 6,000 rare diseases. → Read More

Athletes may be at a greater risk for opioid addiction

Opioid addiction doesn't discriminate. It can happen to anyone- young or old, male or female in any socioeconomic class. → Read More

Former Phillies All-Star Mike Schmidt encourages sun safety

With the sound of a whistle, public pool season is officially underway. → Read More

Local hospice nurse honored

Some very special nurses in our area are being honored by Independence Blue Cross, as part of the Celebrate Caring campaign to recognize nurses that go above and beyond in their caring. The campaign received 700 nominations and chose three winners. → Read More

Chef Eli Kulp finds new normal after 2015 train derailment

It was almost four years ago when Eli Kulp was on that fateful Amtrak train that derailed in Port Richmond, killing eight people and injuring hundreds. That crash left Kulp paralyzed. → Read More

Eli Kulp: Four years after train derailment

One of Philadelphia's star chefs has found what he calls his new normal. → Read More

Survival and hope after ovarian cancer

A local woman is sharing her story of survival and hope after beating ovarian cancer. → Read More

Today's Tip: Be your own health advocate

Today's Tip: Be your own health advocate: Ali Gorman reports on Action News at 6 a.m., March 4, 2019 → Read More

At-home tests kits to check for food sensitivity

Can an at-home blood test help you determine which meals may be making you feel bloated, sluggish or achy? → Read More

New hope for depression: FDA to soon approve ketamine nasal spray

FDA to soon approve ketamine nasal spray, the first new depression treatment since Prozac in 1987 → Read More

Colorado teen meets medical team who saved his life

His doctors call him a "walking miracle." Now, a Colorado teenager who survived a devastating accident had the opportunity to meet the team that saved his life. → Read More

Study: Fentanyl often unnecessarily prescribed

A new report says the highly-addictive drug fentanyl has been unnecessarily prescribed to an alarming number of patients. → Read More

Doctors seeing rise in heart attacks among younger people

You typically don't think people in their 30's or 40's of having heart attacks. But unfortunately, it's happening more often - and to more women. → Read More

Flu season national and local progress report

It continues to be a fairly mild year nationally for influenza, and the vaccine is better than in recent years. But locally, the picture' is a little different. → Read More

How to tell the difference between a cold and the flu

Nasty colds are never fun, but the flu can be much more serious. So how do you tell the difference? → Read More

Woman shares her story about surviving a heart defect

A woman who survived a heart defect is helping to raise awareness about the disease on American Heart Association's National Wear Red Day. → Read More