Tag: Awareness


Highlighting a Health Activist Resource: CysticLife

May is Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month! You might remember that we recently brought together a handful of Cystic Fibrosis Health Activists to chat about the needs of their online community, the myths around CF, and more.  During our session, we heard that CFers deal with a lot of loneliness because they can’t interact with each…

#HAchat Recap: Health Activists Define "Awareness"

For those of you who didn't tune in to yesterday’s fabulous #HAChat, the topic was “awareness.”  What does awareness mean to you and your community?  For many of Health Activists, spreading awareness is what made them open up about their disease. KatharineS84 said, "I'm excited for this topic because it's the main reason I started opening up about…

Today's #HAchat: Let's talk about "awareness"

A new year means a bunch of new opportunities to raise awareness for health conditions and communities. There are numerous health observances and "awareness months/weeks/days" or events that seek to do a bunch of different things (raise consciousness, funding, share research, and reduce stigma - among others.) But let's really look at the idea of…
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