Month: November 2014


Health Activist Highlight: Janet

This week WEGO Health is highlighting Lung Cancer Health Activist, Janet!      As a Health Activist, Janet, helps other patients who have lung cancer and spreads awareness to those who don't. She blogs at Gray Connections, where she discusses lung cancer developments, as well as her day-to-day life. Janet is a moderator for #LCSM, Lung Cancer Social…

We're All in This Together

      Having a chronic illness comes with a gamut of complexities, one of them being how to make others understand your illness and what you're going through. Another is that no two patients’ experiences are the same. So, how do patients in the same condition space communicate even though their experiences can be…

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!   Two fighters: Dying Cancer Patients Meets Muhammad Ali  Two fighters. Two inspirations. One amazing bond.   Getting Blood Work? This Technology Shows Where Your Veins Are …

Fibromyalgia Palm Challenge

Have you heard about the Fibromyalgia Palm Challenge?   The Fibromyalgia Palm Challenge is meant to raise awareness of fibromyalgia and raise an understanding of the people living with it. Simply follow the steps in the photo above to do your part in making others more informed. You can learn more about the challenge here!…

Mental Health Stigma Health Activist Twitter Chat

This week we talked about how the stigma of mental health affects your patient journey.      [View the story "Mental Health Stigma Health Activist Twitter Chat" on Storify]

WEGO Health Team Member Spotlight

As we continue our series of team member spotlights let’s hear from Danielle!     Title: Community Director   Explain what you do at WEGO Health! I am the Community Director at WEGO Health.  Along with my team, I working with all of our community members and Health Activists on a variety of programs.  I…
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