Year: 2015


Mesothelioma Awareness Day

    • Mesothelioma Awareness Day is September 26, 2015 and the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance is spreading awareness of the disease, it's causes and prevention. • About 3,000 people are diagnosed with mesothelioma each year in the US. • Mesothelioma is caused by exposure to asbestos fibers, a carcinogen in construction and consumer products that…

September is Dystonia Awareness Month

In honor of September being Dystonia Awareness Month, the WEGO Health guest blogger this week is Pamela Sloate who is sharing a post she wrote about why Dystonia awareness matters. "Why Dystonia Awareness Matters" When chronic illness strikes, it ushers in a host of issues that impact the entire family. My dystonia was a case…

Losing Faith and Finding it Again in the ICU

When I was in third grade, every night I would press my fingertips together before I drifted off to sleep — it was my little language I had with God. Somehow, I told myself, if I pressed my fingers together as tightly as I could, and felt that warmth in between each tip, whatever I…

In Case You Missed It

WEGO Health has been extremely busy this summer and we're sure you have been as well!  This blog post is to fill you in on what you may have missed on our sites last week. To put a little spin on to things we have asked members of our own WEGO Health team to pick…

Who Has Your Medical Records?

  Who Has Your Medical Records? It’s 9:30 a.m. Tuesday morning. You have an appointment with a new specialist. Do you know where your medical records are? If your answer is anything other than in your possession, your health could be in danger. To be sure that a true portrait of your health is provided…

Getting Past Feeling Down

  In this world, no matter what you do you will always run into mental challenges and stressors. When you add a chronic disease on top of that, mental challenges and stressors become inevitable. Coming from experience, I would much rather take on the physical aspects of a disease than the mental and emotional sides…
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