Year: 2015


Weekly Health Activist Roundup

[caption id="attachment_9053" align="aligncenter" width="225"] We moved to a new location, right across from the Boston Commons![/caption]   Comforting When Ill  What do you find comforting when you are not feeling well? What lifts your spirits? Here is a great Pinterest board "Comforting When Ill" - what catches your eye? How to Cope Without Your Medication…

Health Activist Spotlight: Rachelle

This week WEGO Health is highlighting Spinal Cord Injury Health Activist, Rachelle.      Rachelle actively raises awareness for those living with spinal cord injuries. Having received hers during an accident at her bachelorette party, Rachelle pushed herself into the spotlight to make the difficulties of living with spinal cord injuries known. You can follow…

Weekly Health Activist Roundup

  20 Amazing Facts About Your Heart Did you know...each minute your heart pumps 1.5 million gallons of blood? Check out these other amazing facts about your heart. Tweeting My Way Through Narcolepsy Collaboration - Convenience - Customization. The combination of those three things is what Rebecca believes makes social networks fitting for those diagnosed…

Why I Graduated from Being a Fibromyalgia Patient to an Awareness Activist

  Fibromyalgia patients fight two battles - Their illness and People's Indifference. Winning the former depends on how fast the scientific research progresses and winning the latter depends on peoples' mindsets, which unfortunately are more complicated to change! A majority of Fibromyalgia warriors, as I would like to call them, struggle every single minute of…

The ‘Get Your Full Course’ Initiative

  We’re excited to tell you about Get Your Full Course. It’s a sponsored wellness program that aims to address misconceptions of inflammatory bowel disease. On the site, you can follow along with celebrity cook and ulcerative colitis patient, Sunny Anderson, as she guides viewers through her cooking recipes. While there, you can also find…

Health Activist Weekly Roundup

  15 Ways to Be Happier How do you plan to be happier in 2015? The Most Exciting Health Stories of 2014 Here are some of the top health stories that occurred in 2014. Is there one that you think tops all of them? Let us know in the comment section below. What Advocacy Can…
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