Tag: Awareness


A Look Back on 2016 and the Cancer Moonshot Initiative

  “For the loved ones we’ve all lost, for the families that we can still save...let’s make America the country that cures cancer once and for all.” This powerful statement from President Obama came just under a year ago, as he gave his final State of the Union Address. It was then, he announced a…

And the votes are in…

The WEGO Health team is overwhelmed by all the awesome nominees this year. Everyone, we mean EVERYONE, should be proud of their work.  Each of you are taking healthcare by storm and truly creating change. Everyone’s voice, whether you have 5 followers or 5,000, is making an impact.  Together our voices make up the online…

Help us Color The World Orange for CRPS/RSD Awareness on Nov. 7

Get your orange ready, the third-annual Color The World Orange is less than a week away!   Color The World Orange, an annual event held the first Monday of November to spread awareness of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), also known as Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD), is Nov. 7. We encourage everyone in the CRPS/RSD…

Today is Acromegaly Awareness Day!

With so many awareness months, do you have time for one whole awareness day?! November 1st, today. A rare, one-day opportunity for a rare disease…ACROMEGALY! Who-hoo!! Acromegaly is a GH (growth hormone) producing tumor. First, it is on the pituitary-gland which is basically back between your eyes. It is the control center for just about…

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…

Spread the Word: September 26th is Mesothelioma Awareness Day

September 26th marks Mesothelioma Awareness Day! This day honors those have battled or are still battling mesothelioma. This day is also meant to spread awareness for the disease and the toxic natural fiber that causes it. What is mesothelioma? You may ask, what is mesothelioma? It’s a whole lot more than the commercials you see…
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