Month: June 2012


From Mugshot to Headshot: Sara Ringer Beautifies Health Activism

Sara Ringer, the founder of Inflamed and Untamed: Crohn’s/Colitis Support, one of the founding members of Girls with Guts, has taken on a new project.  In line with her winning Myth Mugshot which stated, “Scars are not disfiguring, they are defining,” Sara has started a new vlog and facebook page to share makeup and hair…

National Cancer Survivors Day: Health Activist Survivor Stories

Yesterday, June 3rd, was National Cancer Survivors Day.  To honor the many cancer warriors that WEGO Health has in our community, we reached out to several survivors to see what being a cancer survivor means to them.  The National Cancer Survivors Day Foundation “defines a "survivor" as anyone living with a history of cancer –…

Health Activist Blog Carnival: June

After wrapping up our Health Activist Writer's Month - we got lots of awesome feedback from you about blog challenges. You told us what you liked, didn't like, wanted to try again, wanted to alter, and what we can do to help you enjoy (and stick with) blogging all year long. So, to keep the…

WEGO Health Goes to Blog World Expo

Next Tuesday, Susan and I will be heading to the Blog World New Media Expo in NYC (#BWENY - which I've been pronouncing bwhen-ee). We're excited to represent Health Activism and learn as much as we can about blogging (and new media) from the pros so we can bring it back here and share it…

Meet the HAAwards Winners: Amy Tenderich

Have you met Diabetes Health Activist and Paperboy Award winner Amy Tenderich? Amy is the editor and founder of Diabetes Mine, a website dedicated to sharing research, information, and everything you need to know about diabetes. Dedicated to writing, Amy is an awesome example of where Health Activism and journalism can come together. Her posts…

Health Technology Month!

Happy June 1st! We've got a lot of things planned this month and hope you'll join us for Health Technology Month.   Aside from the fact that Health Activists are captivated by: their communities, learning new things, and sharing - many members of our online health community are also notoriously tech-savvy, tech-curious, and eager to learn…
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