Month: May 2015


Winner! Fourth Annual WEGO Health Activist Awards – Julie

1. Why did you become a Health Activist? Tell us your Health Activist story!  I began having problems when I was in 5th grade. Having been really into dance and softball, I had to give both up for something less stressful on my joints. From 5th grade until I graduated high school, I always had…

Caregiving #HAchat with AARP and Amy Goyer #caresupport

This week, we hosted a Twitter chat with AARP and special guest, Amy Goyer, on caregivers and the resources available to them. Were you unable to join the chat? We've got you covered! Check out the recap below:   [View the story "Caregiving Health Activist Twitter Chat with Amy Goyer" on Storify]

Winner! Fourth Annual WEGO Health Activist Awards – Sara

 Check out what Sarah has to say about her health activism and the advice she'd give to patients beginning their Health Activism.  1. Why did you become a Health Activist? Tell us your health activist story. I started Inflamed & Untamed in 2011 after six weeks in the hospital, having to stop work and school…

Winner! Fourth Annual WEGO Health Activist Awards – Kendal

Check out what Health Activist, Kendal, has to say about her health activism and her goals for 2015! 1.  Why did you become a health activist? After being diagnosed with Lyme Disease in 2014, I was inspired to explore happiness through a healthy lifestyle, and of course, all while wearing a great pair of high…

Winner! Fourth Annual WEGO Health Activist Awards – Pam

1. Why did you become a Health Activist? Tell us your Health Activist story! My mother-in-law became ill in the early 1990’s with a form of multiple system atrophy, a rare, serious neurodegenerative disease which took her life in 1998.  Very little was known about the disease back then and my own search for more…

Raising Awareness #HAchat

Check out the latest from this week's #HAchat. What do you think consists of an effective awareness campaign? Scroll through Tuesday's chat to see what participants had to say.       [View the story "Raising Awareness #HAchat " on Storify] [View the story "Raising Awareness #HAchat " on Storify]
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