Month: April 2010


New Health Activist Blog Carnival: Mental Health Month and Your Community

Mental health issues touch nearly every condition area and are a frequent topic for Health Activists and patients alike. In honor of 2010 Mental Health Month, brought to us by Mental Health America, this month's Blog Carnival will focus on the importance of mental health within your communities.This Month's Topic: Mental Health Month and Your…

Health Activist Blog Carnival – April Wrap Up!

April was quite a busy month for Health Activists - so thanks to everyone who took the time to share their Health Activist Story!Here are a few of our favorite Blog Carnival entries from this month:Janeen describes herself as an "Accidental Health Activist" - she didn't set out to blog about food allergies, but in…

Health Activist Master Class: The 4 Laws Of Expanding Reach

At the WEGO Health Activist Meetup on April 15, a gang of varied and amazing Health Activists joined me as we grabbed a beverage and a flip chart to lay out our strategies for growing your audience. This was no ordinary group, including (among others) eating disorder and substance abuse survivor and brilliant VoiceInRecovery; alchemist…

The Road to Activism: How to Turn Your Passion into Activism

We were honored to have Laurie Edwards, blogger at A Chronic Dose and author of Life Disrupted: Getting Real About Chronic Illness in your Twenties and Thirties, help us facilitate one of the breakout sessions during last week's Health Activist Meetup.Laurie's experience combining her skills as a writer with her passion for sharing knowledge and…

Boston Health Activist Meetup

As you might have heard, WEGO Health held our first-ever Health Activist Meetup last week here in our hometown of Boston, MA! We love bringing Health Activists together online, but as part of our ongoing mission to empower all of you to help others, we wanted to offer a different type of connection – a…

Spotlight: Annie, Living with CML

Spotlight on: Annie, author of the blog Living with CML Active in the CML Community since: My son Steven was diagnosed March 2006Occupation: I fix, build, repair, re-program, de-virus, and upgrade computersWhat do you do when you’re not raising awareness about CML: Photography, travel as much as possible, catch up with family and friendsWhat prompted…
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