Month: February 2012


Interviewing Health Activists: Isabelle Ouimette on Congenital Heart Defects

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, and with it, and influx of pink and red heart decorations.  While we hope they remind you of someone you love, WEGO Health can’t also help but hope that they get you thinking about your own heart health.  This Valentine’s season, WEGO Health is promoting awareness of a lesser known…

This week's #HAchat: Relationships and…

As we delve into February's theme of "Health Activist Matchmaking" - our first Health Activist Tweetchat of the month will focus on something that is discussed by (and important to) just about everyone: relationships.   Relationships are hard work - but when you add a health condition, a diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, or other health-related complications…

Give Kids – and Yourself – a Smile

For those of you who don’t know, my past life was spent working for an oral care company that focused on natural products – so I’d be lying if I said I didn’t know that February was National Children’s Dental Health Month and that February 3rdmarks the ADA’s Give Kids a Smile Program – but…

January Coaching Session: From Patient to Health Activist

  For our January Health Activist Coaching Session we focused on the topic of "From Patient to Health Activist" and getting started with advocacy as a patient or caregiver who is first starting out online.   Our Coaching Session shared tips from Health Activists on how to make the most of this transition. Here are…

February is Health Activist Matchmaking Month

Something that we have learned over time through interacting with Health Activists is that: learning from and meeting each other is one of your favorite things. In fact, I think it's what made the Health Activist Awards so extra special. Everyone involved had the opportunity to meet more people and visit new blogs, communities, and…

Announcing the Winners of the 2011 Health Activist Awards

The results are in and winners have been announced in yesterday's live Awards Ceremony. Congratulations to everyone who was nominated, selected as a finalist, and won. And thank you to everyone who attended our fast-paced live Twitter chat event. It was a huge success and a lot of fun. It had all of excitement of…
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