Month: October 2016


The Importance of Lung Health

October is Healthy Lung Month, a time meant to recognize the importance of your lungs. They keep you breathing, and also keep every other one of your organs functioning. Essentially, when you breathe in the lung take in oxygen and pass it along to the bloodstream, which brings it to your bodies cells. In return…

The Faces of Breast Cancer

It's October and of course that means it's time for the pinkification of the country.  Everywhere you turn there are pink ribbons and all the controversy that goes along with them.  Rather than indulge myself in the ongoing frustration about turning a disease like breast cancer into a pink fantasy world, what I'd prefer to…

Buried or Birth?

October is here and so is Sharon Coyle-Saeed’s monthly blog post! Make sure to check back in November for her next post. Looking for Sharon’s post from last month? Click here. Happy reading everyone! Buried or Birth? By: Sharon Coyle-Saeed   October is my birthday month.  It is also the time of my Advanced Internship as…

Announcing the 2016-2017 WEGO Health Patient Leader Advisory Board

We are very proud to announce the first WEGO Health Patient Leader Advisory Board. The Patient Leaders below were hand-picked by the WEGO Health team to act as advisors for us over the next year on various projects, ideas and insights.  We could not be more excited to see what the next year holds and…

The WEGO Health Community team joins the Arisen Strength podcast!

A few weeks ago, the WEGO Health Community team had the awesome experience of podcasting with Shane Schulz on the Arisen Strength podcast! Learn more about the Community Team, which is Julie, Kristen and Jackie, how we all ended up at WEGO Health and why we think activism is important!   [spreaker type=player resource="episode_id=9602998" theme="light"…
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