Month: July 2009


Have you joined a Group?

Our goal here at WEGO Health is to be the home of Health Activists: a place for those passionate members of the online health community, who love to help others with information, resources and support. Many of our members tell us they are looking to connect with other Health Activists who are passionate about a…

We Love: Frozen Pea Fund

This week on WEGO Health Loves: Frozen Pea FundEver wonder if Twitter can really be used to start a movement? Well it can.Just ask Susan Reynolds. Self dubbed the "Nana" of Twitter, Susan is a breast cancer survivor and catalyst for the Frozen Pea Fund.Frozen Pea Fund isn't just another fundraising campaign, it's a story…

Alzheimer’s News is Good News

In the last few weeks a handful of really interesting Alzheimer's studies have emerged. These studies prove that, though there is still a long way to go in the treatment and prevention of this devastating disease, there are a lot of great things happening in the research community. Every advancement points in the right direction.…

Seeking Migraine Webinar Topic Ideas

As you may know, WEGO Health recently began a series of webinars on Twitter (Twitter Fundamentals for Health Activists and Twitter Power Tools for Health Activists). We've heard from all of you that you'd also be interested in webinars about specific health topics.We're currently working to put together a webinar about migraines, with a physician…

Spotlight: Endochick

Spotlight: EndochickWebsite: Endometriosis: The Silent Life SentenceTwitter: @EndochickBlogging since: March 2007Occupation: Freelance Writer, Freelance Correspondent for a local paper, an Aspiring Novelist, and a Part-Time Head Teacher at a Day Care. Above all, I'm also a mommy to two wonderful little kiddiesWhat made me start blogging?I began blogging mainly as a cathartic exercise. I had…

Spotlight Interview with Dawn Stacey from About.com: Contraception

I would love to see everyone make safe sex choices and reduce the number of unplanned pregnancies and abortions. And I love educating people about their birth control choices and having seen firsthand how these decisions affect all of our lives.Where to find her: About.com: Contraception since 2007 and on Twitter @Dawn_StaceyOccupation: Writer, Advocate, Professor,…
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