Year: 2014


Nutrition and Fitness Health Activist Twitter Chat

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Health Activist Spotlight: Emily

This week WEGO Health is highlighting Disabilities Health Activist, Emily!    Emily Ladau is a passionate disability rights advocate whose career began at the age of 10, when she appeared on several episodes of Sesame Street to educate children about her life with a physical disability. In the years following her time with Big Bird…

Jill's Tuberous Sclerosis Complex Journey

  I've been thinking a lot lately about my role as a caregiver over the course of my life, in particular, in reference to my 3 children with Tuberous Sclerosis Complex. Tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) is a genetic disorder that causes non-malignant tumors to form in many different organs, primarily in the brain, eyes, heart,…

Weekly Health Activist 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!       Patient Advocacy Crucial in Fighting Rare Diseases  "Because these diseases are so rare, patients and families frequently need to take greater control of their…

Fitness Fridays with Paul

This week’s tip is brought to you by Paul!      It’s nearly that time of year and there’s nothing better than curling up on the sofa watching Home Alone and eating chocolate. My advice this year is to do just that. Not quite the healthy advice you were expecting? Let me explain… You should…

Health Activist Twitter Chat on The Holiday Season

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