Month: July 2016


Feature Friday: Molly Schreiber, Rheumatoid Arthritis and Type 1 Diabetes Health Activist

A positive attitude and a healthy dose of humor are Molly Schreiber’s go-tos when it comes to dealing with her chronic conditions. Anyone scrolling through her tweets or Facebook posts will find themselves smirking from her witty comments and her humorous approach to a challenging life with Rheumatoid Arthritis and Type 1 Diabetes. However, humor wasn’t always in the…

Fifth Annual WEGO Health Activist Awards

The Fifth Annual WEGO HealthActivist Awards have officially begun and nominations are now open! The WEGO Health team is beyond grateful to be part of a program that recognizes the Health Activists who have made a difference in the online health community. There is nothing more rewarding than celebrating the tweeters, Facebook posters and bloggers…

My First TEDx Talk (And How I Got It)

From a happy-go-lucky musical theatre teen, to surviving sexual abuse, a coma, six years without food or drink, and 27 surgeries, it's been a very long, detoured journey, and it still isn't over yet. But what makes the journey meaningful, and ultimately rewarding, is the ability to share, and know that you can possibly help…

ICYMI: July #HAChat hosted by Aaron Horton

This month we were joined by Aaron Horton, The Mesh Warrior, and engaged in a conversation about the biggest surprises and lessons learned in our health journeys. Aaron is a mesh injury awareness health activist who is starting the important conversation about transvaginal mesh. She founded the Mesh Warrior Foundation to raise awareness for those who have…
Amy Ohm, Treatment Diaries CEO & Health Activist _ WEGO Health Feature Friday Patient Influencer “_My experience inspired me to connect others who would relate and find support in knowing they’re never alone._ we-1.png

Feature Friday: Amy Ohm, CEO of Treatment Diaries

For the 43% of Americans that suffer from chronic conditions, the feeling of loneliness is nothing new. Whether it’s a new diagnosis or a pre-existing condition, patients look to Google for answers: endlessly searching for treatments, some direction and a glimpse of hope. But more often than not, patients are left feeling they are the…

Feature Friday: Lori-Ann Holbrook, Psoriatic Arthritis Health Activist

WEGO Health recently had the opportunity to connect with Lori-Ann Holbrook, a health activist who welcomes readers into the daily life of an active city girl with Psoriatic Arthritis. [gallery columns="4" size="medium" ids="10015,10016,10017,10018"] Utilizing her blog, CityGirlFlare, and twitter (@CityGirlFlare), Lori-Ann shares her daily experiences, as well as heath tips and insights as to how…
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