Month: September 2014


Health Activist Weekly Roundup!

We’ve collected a roundup of some popular health articles that we saw on the web and shared on our WEGO Health social media sites. Check them out here! When My Son Spotted Another Cancer Fighter in Public We love reading about the connections patients make with one another! 10 Technologies Changing The Future of Healthcare …

Winners of "Sickle" Book Giveaway!

Congratulations to the five winners of our Book Giveaway! Health Activists, Julie, Carol, Antanyah, Joanne and Elle will each be receiving a copy of "Sickle" by Dominique Friend. We asked participants to tell us how they've raised awareness for sickle cell and the responses were not only informative but inspiring too!   Thank you to all…

Health Activist Spotlight

This week WEGO Health is highlighting Mental Health, Health Activist Wendy!  Wendy   After experiencing her first manic episode in college, Wendy became a Mental Health, Health Activist. She has written her memoir, I'm Not Crazy, Just Bipolar, and co-authored Two Bipolar Chicks Guide to Survival: Tips for Living with Bipolar Disorder with Honora Rose. Wendy has written…

6 Causes Of Cancer That Can Be Prevented

A recent report, released by the American Association for Cancer Research, presented how certain lifestyle choices contribute to, or even cause, cancer. Check out the AACR's graphic in this article. Are there any statistics that stood out to you the most? If so, what one and why?      

Health Activist Weekly Roundup

We’ve collected a roundup of some popular health articles that we saw on the web and shared on our WEGO Health social media sites. Check them out here! Prostate Cancer Test Did you know that September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month? One in seven American men will have prostate cancer during his lifetime. Prostate cancer…

The Ice Bucket Challenge – Changing Healthcare Fundraising?

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge took social media by storm. While the increase in awareness and fundraising is undeniable, some patients across communities have pointed out that it didn't spread a lot of information about the condition itself.Other online health communities have discussed how they can incorporate aspects of the challenge to help raise awareness,…
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