Month: February 2009


Contest Winners!

We’d like to announce the winners of our book giveaway! Amazing Health Activists: Patricia F. Anderson, Connie, Stacy, wholemom, and Jasmine! These exciting Health Activists, in addition to joining the WEGO Health community, have won a copy of How Doctors Think by Jerome Groopman. Congratulations! We look forward to learning from each of you. Your…

Paid Focus Group (Online & Phone) for Women with Infertility Experiences

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 fertility 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 a…

Learning From Each Other, Connecting Our Communities

One of the great frustrations of people looking for health answers is the hundreds of siloed communities that have popped up around virtually any topic. Each one has a separate owner, a new log-in… we need a free exchange!While you’re on WEGO Health, you’ll notice a different kind of conversation: leaders of one community, helping…

WEGORed

We're all about heart health today at WEGO Health!  Like many of you, a few of us wore red today to raise awareness about heart disease in women:See more photos of WEGO Health at work on our Facebook Fan Page.  Did you wear red today?  Take a few minutes and upload a photo!

Contest: Enter to win a copy of How Doctors Think by Jerome Groopman

Sign-up for a WEGO Health account by next Thursday, February 12th and you’ll be eligible to win a copy of How Doctors Think by Jerome Groopman."Jerome Groopman has written a unique, important, and wonderful book about a central paradox of modern life: even though diagnosing an illness is often as much art as science, we…

Love Your Heart, Wear Red

For many of us February means Valentine’s Day, a holiday that surely evokes a specific set of memories. We’re well aware of everything heart-shaped and love-related: seeing decorations, planning new romantic encounters, or even trying to avoid the commercialized push toward chocolates and roses. Why do we use the symbol of a heart to represent…
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