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“Sesame Street” Has Muppet Doctor

You may not have heard of him before, but Dr. Valentin Ruster is one of the most influential cardiologists in the world. A native of Barrio Sésamo, or “Sesame Street,” Dr. Ruster is a Muppet, who “will help teach children in Spain about wellness and lead them to make healthy choices to prevent developing cardiovascular disease later in life.” The inspiration for the character comes from the renowned cardiologist Dr. Valentin Fuster who serves as an international adviser on Sesame Workshop’s Global Health Initiative.

Read it in American Medical News.