Month: March 2009


Twitter for Health Activists

In our ongoing effort to empower Health Activists, WEGO Health will be hosting a “Twitter for Health Activists” webinar event this Monday, April 6th at 8PM Eastern Standard Time. We all know that Twitter is taking the web by storm. In fact, according to Quantcast, there are now over 6 million users on Twitter. Whether…

Spotlight: Peggy Rowland

Spotlight on: Peggy RowlandBlogging at: b5media since February 2008, currently blogging at Lively WomenOccupation:Freelance Writer after leaving a career in advertising."I think that responsibly written health blogs can be a very valuable resource for those searching for input from someone who's been there or someone who's willing to talk with experts and do the research."What…

Spotlight: Hethir Rodriguez

Spotlight: Hethir RodriguezWebsites: Natural Fertility Info.comBlogging for: 3+ yearsOccupation: Natural Fertility Specialist/HerbalistFavorite food: Cherimoyas (tropical fruit) or berriesFor full interviewI still do not think it is a nature vs. medical situation. I think there can be a balance found in fertility methods. Every woman's individual situation is different.What motivated you to start Natural Fertility Info.com?Some…

The Pope, condoms and HIV transmission rates

Pope Benedict IXI, a man of enormous religious authority, has been on a goodwill mission in Africa and making controversial comments to reporters (on a plane) in Yaoundé, Cameroon. According to amFAR (American Foundation for AIDS Research), the Pope “reaffirmed the Catholic Church’s opposition to the use of condoms to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS.”…

Spotlight: Rachel Gurevich

Spotlight: Rachel GurevichWebsites: About.com: Fertility and rachelgurevich.comOn the web: since 1999 (for About.com since 2008)Occupation: WriterFavorite vacation spot: "My favorite vacation spot is a place you have probably never heard of – Tzipori Cottages in Israel. You get an entire cottage to yourself, it’s quiet, it’s beautiful. It has a loft, a small kitchen, a…

Spotlight: Andréa Albright

Spotlight: Andréa AlbrightBlog: Andrea's Healthy Weight Loss BlogNewsletter: Amazing Body NowBlogging since: February 2007Work: I’m an Author, Yoga Instructor, Meditation Guide, Healthy Weight Loss Coach and former “chubby girl”Favorite vacation spot: Thailand – Love the fresh fruits and vegetables, the crystal-clear beaches, and the people that smile like the sunshine.Favorite food: Raspberries – they’re full…
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