Year: 2009


Health Activists Use Social Media To Help Americans Understand President Obama’s Health Care Plan

A few weeks back, we let you know about a poll that we conducted that measured how well the general public understood President Obama's proposed health care plan. As the bill continues to make its way through Congress, we looked back at the data -- particularly the comparison of Health Activists and the general public…

Exclusive Event for Health Activists: “When to See a Reproductive Endocrinologist: 7 Key Factors”, with Glenn Schattman, MD, Cornell University

Join us on Wednesday, November 4th for an exclusive, Health Activist-only event: "When to See a Reproductive Endocrinologist: 7 Key Factors". Our speaker, Dr. Glenn Schatmman of Cornell University, is one of the country's leading reproductive endocrinologists.Health Activist participants will gain:Valuable insight to help women online to make informed decisionsIn-depth medical updates - usually reserved…

Upcoming Insight Groups: Sleep Health Activists

We are holding online focus groups on Thursday, October 22nd for people who are active contributors to online sleep communities.Focus groups will be held at 12 Noon Eastern Time, 4pm ET, 6pm ET and 9pm ET on Thursday, October 22ndPlease note: These groups will take one hour and are held remotely. Participants can join from…

Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

In lieu of the 25th annual Breast Cancer Awareness Month (October) I wanted to start a post that's full of links to breast cancer sites and other information and ask the community - what are you doing to celebrate this month? Whether you're a survivor or have a loved one that is - October is…

Spotlight: Laurie Edwards

Spotlight: Laurie EdwardsWebsites: A Chronic DoseTwitter: @achronicdoseBlogging since: 2006Occupation: Writer, consultant and professorFavorite vacation spot: Cape Cod, MA; Ireland; Napa/San Francisco, CA.What made you start blogging?I started blogging as a way to gauge my audience and connect with other young adults living with chronic illness. It was great to hear from people who were so…

Confused About the Obama Healthcare Plan? So Are Most Americans

The weekend after President Obama's healthcare address to Congress, WEGO Health partnered with global strategic branding firm Siegel+Gale to survey 1,042 members of the general public, and 102 Health Activists to find out how many people truly understand the plan.What we learned is that only 36.9% of Americans believe they understand the plan. Most respondents…
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