Month: June 2012


Man Up and Start Talking about Your Health!

Here at WEGO Health, we’re on a man-hunt. No, not THAT kind of man hunt.  We’re on a Health Activist man hunt! 80% of WEGO Health members are women and we’ve seen similar statistics regarding participation in health conversations in other communities as well.  Why is this? Why aren’t men taking to the virtual streets…

Guest Post: Men Showing Guts

Today we have a guest post in honor of Men's Health Week by writer Lewis Rice. Lewis specializes in health writing. He studied health communication at the graduate level and wrote his master's project on the topic, “Take Charge of Your Health: A men’s health initiative at University of MA Lowell." He now works as…

We'll be at the Games For Health Conference

Tomorrow and Thursday I will be heading to The Games for Health Conference in Boston, two fun filled days to explore the role of videogames in Health and Healthcare.   I’m excited to represent Health Activism and learn as much as possible about how technology and gaming can help to improve health outcomes for patients. Check…

Let's Get Talking About: Men's Health

It's Men's Health Week - so, starting now until Sunday (Father's Day) - we're going to focus on men. It's no secret that, while men have a prominent voice in most areas of discussion, their health tends not to be one of them. There are a handful of theories as to why this is the…

Announcing HealthSecret

  Click here to watch the HealthSecret Video Announcement In July, WEGO Health is getting real.  We know the online Health Activist community is an invaluable source of support and encouragement - it's what we've dedicated our mission to and the best way for empowered patients to make a real difference in the lives of…

#HAchat Recap: Health Activists Talk Technology

[caption id="attachment_4658" align="alignright" width="200" caption="Image Credit: jimyounkin on Flickr"][/caption] It’s Health Technology Month at WEGO Health, and what better way to kickoff our exciting discussion of apps, devices, EHR and much more than by a special #HAChat?  Technology is an inextricable aspect of many of our lives, and this tweet chat is just one example…
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