Year: 2009


Wear Purple for World Alzheimer’s Day

A few of us here at WEGO Health headquarters wore purple to commemorate World Alzheimer's Day and help increase awareness about this year's theme, "Diagnosing Dementia: See It Sooner":See more pictures of WEGO Health at work, and share your World Alzheimer's Day pictures on our Facebook Fan Page.Our Community Leader Amanda also has some great…

Community Leader Ellen’s Recent Interview with Lisa Copen

Health Activist Lisa Copen joins WEGO Health as the founder of National Invisible Chronic Illness Awareness Week. This year it is September 14-20, 2009 and there are a handful of ways to get involved, including a free 5-day virtual conference. Lisa is on a blog tour to help people know about the event and how…

Upcoming Insight Groups: High Risk Pregnancy Health Activists

In our ongoing work to empower Health Activists, we are holding focus groups for people who are active contributors to the online high risk pregnancy community.These focus groups are held remotely, participation involves calling in to a conference call and joining an online meeting.Focus groups will be held at Noon ET, 4PM ET, 6PM ET…

Internet Addiction Disorder (IAD) – Compulsion or Addiction?

No doubt you've heard something about "internet addiction." To some, it might seem like a joke or exaggeration. But, infact, more and more people are turning to the Internet or other similar types of media in an excessive, life-altering manner. But the real question is–is IAD an addiction or more of a coping method to…

Welcome, Susan!

We've had a lot going on here at WEGO Health headquarters these past few weeks, but I'd like to take a minute to introduce the newest addition to our team: Susan Mees.Susan joins us from The Natural Dentist (another Boston-based start-up), where she spent many years engaging customers, answering questions, and spreading the word about…

Join Us: Women’s Health Chat

Join us on Thursday, September 3rd at 7 PM Eastern for the first-ever Women's Health Chat on WEGO Health!This chat is an opportunity to connect with other Women's Health Activists, ask questions, share resources, and learn about what others are seeing in the community.We're thrilled to have Health Activist DinDin joining us for this chat…
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