Month: December 2008


Paid Focus Group (by phone) for Online HIV Community

In our ongoing work to empower health activists, we are holding Community Insight Groups - online focus groups - for people who are active contributors to the online HIV community. Every health activist who has participated in one of these sessions has told us they find them powerful and rewarding - and opportunity to have…

Spotlight Interview with Ema from The Well-Timed Period

Blog: The Well Time PeriodBlogging Since: 2003Occupation: OB/GYNWhat prompted you to start your blog?Correcting mainstream-media misinformation about reproductive health issues, in particular contraception and menstrual management (my areas of interest) is was started it all.Helping women make informed medical decisions, by disseminating complete and correct repro health information, debunking the noxious propaganda targeted at female…

Spotlight Interview with Mama Bean

Primary blog: The Tales of Mama BeanSecondary blog: Mommy SpiceHow long have you been blogging? I've been blogging online for nine years, but I didn't start this particular blog until my pregnancy in 2007.Occupation Stay-at-home mom, part-time transcription editor.What made you start blogging?I began blogging on Open Diary nine years ago. I was 16 and…

Spotlight Interview with Toni Weschler

Spotlight: Toni WeschlerAuthor of the books: Taking Charge of Your Fertility and Cycle Savvy (The Smart Teen's Guide to the Mysteries of Her Body)Website: Ovusoft.comHow did you first become interested in reproductive health?I spent my college years dealing with the physical ramifications, side effects and hassles of traditional birth control. In addition, I kept thinking…

Health Activists: Check Out TweetDeck

Once in a long while, a new technology I try really sticks. TweetDeck is one of those, a vastly superior way to manage Twitter... I am *addicted.* Most useful to me is the search function, which helps me keep track of other folks who are tweeting about health social media (for example, I found the…
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