Month: June 2009


What’s New @ WEGO Health

Last Wednesday we held two fantastic insight groups with members of the online Women's Health community. Thank you ladies! It was a valuable opportunity to receive candid feedback and have discussions about ways to make the WEGO Health community even better.We're working diligently to integrate the feedback to develop an even better community to serve…

Heart Attack v. Cardiac Arrest: Michael Jackson’s Passing Sparks an Age-Old Debate

(His music touched our hearts for so many years - and while we play his hits on repeat, let's focus on our hearts, shall we?) photo courtesy of aussiegal on flickr When it comes to home improvement, most of us can tell the difference between plumbing problems and electrical problems. Lights out - electrical. Toilet…

We Love CureTogether

This Week on WEGO Health Loves: CureTogetherCureTogether is all about open source health research.There's lots to do at CureTogether - you can track:health measures (caloric intake, blood glucose, peak flow, etc).conditions you're living with (allergies, migraines, and fibromyalgia, to name a few).symptoms you've experienced.treatments (and dosages) you've tried.Compiling this data is obviously beneficial if you're…

Pregnancy and Oral Health

In a recent study in the Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, scientists tracked the results of a new model of prenatal care, which incorporated dental care for a group of women in rural Kentucky. Oral health is commonly overshadowed by the other forms of care that women require during pregnancy, including…

Thank you Lisa!

Since January 2009, we've been very lucky to have been joined by Lisa Taylor. You may recognize her from the community, especially in Women's Health. Her talent, enthusiasm and genuine kindness are contagious.It is with bittersweet excitement that we congratulate Lisa on her big move to the Big Apple. While we are bummed that we…

Some Pig: Swine Flu Really IS Too Legit to Quit

Back when Swine Flu was a mere piglet, I wrote a blog post about the growing mass hysteria caused by the virus. I'm sure you remember back then, when all of us were completely inundated by everything Swine Flu-related. And then conspiracy theorists emerged. Some blamed the media for trying to incite fear in an…
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