Archive for ‘food allergy’

January 5th, 2011


by Amanda

If you were to share one thing about your condition – what would it be?

Inspired by Amy’s awesome Women’s Health discussion “One Thing” – we have a challenge for you to bring back to your communities and to your Twitter feeds.

Amy asked: “If you could share one thing, one morsel of women’s health wisdom, with the …Read More

August 10th, 2010

Health Activist Blog Carnival – July Wrap Up!

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Last month, we asked Health Activists to share their experiences and tips for traveling.

Here are a few of the excellent entries we received:
Kelly (you may know her better as RA Warrior) shared her experiences driving to and from Mississippi last summer in her post, “Traveling with Chronic Illness/RA“. She talks about how traveling has changed since she was diagnosed, and wonders whether part of the reason we don’t see more people living …Read More

July 7th, 2009

Spotlight Interview with Gabrielle Peterson (aka Peanut Free Mama)

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/+0/+Where to find her: Peanut Free MamaI’ve been blogging since 2002. I started a personal blog in 2002 at Gab’s House o’ Sass, then I started a blog for my daughter in 2004 which evolved into my current blog (where I devote most of my writing).

Occupation: I manage the marketing department of a scientific publisher in Northern California.
Why “Peanut Fee Mama”?When my daughter was diagnosed with a peanut allergy, I really felt that I absolutely had to live …Read More

June 12th, 2009

Paid Focus Group (Online & Phone) for Seasonal Allergy Sufferers

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In our ongoing work to empower Health Activists, we are holding Community Insight Groups – online focus groups – for people who are active contributors to the online seasonal allergy community.We are holding Insight Groups on Tuesday, June 23rd for people who suffer from seasonal allergies AND are active …Read More

June 12th, 2009

Seasonal Allergies Attack!

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Allergies are everywhere and WEGO Health is no exception! Since Spring sprung a few weeks ago – we’ve had a lot of great discussions and blog posts about itchy eyes, sneezing fits, and prevalent tissue piles.Have you noticed that this year your seasonal allergies are worse than ever? You’re not alone. In fact, some …Read More

May 7th, 2009

Spotlight Interview: Jennifer B (Food Allergy Buzz/FAB Snacks)

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Spotlight on: Jennifer B

Blogging Since: I have been blogging for more than a year. My blogs include and On Twitter, I’m FoodAllergyBuzz.

Occupation: Owner of FAB Snacks, Inc (, a snack store specializing on food allergy friendly snacks.

Volunteer & Advocacy work: Local food allergy awareness activities and the PTO for my children’s …Read More

April 10th, 2009

Spotlight Interview: Ruth Smith

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About Ruth:  I spend most of my time on, but contribute when I can to my blog on sustainable living, crafting, and organic gardening at In a past life I was a Graphic Designer, now I’m a writer, artist, life learner, and most of all mother of two-which we all know is more than a full time job in and of …Read More

April 3rd, 2009

Spotlight Interview: Amy Leger from The Savvy Celiac

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Spotlight On: Amy Leger
Visit her at: The Savvy Celiac
Blogging Since: October 2008
Other Blogs: I blog about running on RunningMoms website, for moms (or any women) who are trying to fit running into their busy lives.
Occupation: Freelance writer/communications professional
Volunteer & Advocacy work: Volunteer for Raising our Celiac Kids, Volunteer singer at Grace Lutheran Church. I bothered (annoyed, pestered, worked with) my child’s school district enough during the 2007-2008 …Read More

March 4th, 2009

Podcast with Leslea Harmon

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I recently spoke with Leslea Harmon, founder of Allergy Ware and all around allergy guru about how it all started. In this clip, Leslea shares tips for new food allergy parents, talks about the benefits of using the web and how she balances it all.

This is the first installment of the WEGO Health podcast, so give it a listen and let us know what you think!  Details about subscribing to our podcast through iTunes are coming soon.

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Is there someone you’d like us to interview, or someone you’d like to interview for WEGO Health’s new podcast? Email us at +/2+/ to get started!Many thanks to Vanessa Rhinesmith and Colin Rhinesmith for podcast production. Music by DJ Cary and available at Magnatune.This …Read More