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What You Hear When You Remember to Listen: HAWMC Day 30--The Recap

So here we are. HAWMC has come to an end, and here at MMG, we managed to participate-in our own way-each day. It's been an interesting and rewarding experience to be a part of the activist community, if only for these 30 days. As we've posted each day, we've also been reading posts each day, learning more and more about people who face challenging diagnoses and may struggle to make their voices heard. It's wonderful to see how social media and a challenge like the Health Activist Writer… [Read More]

HAWMC Day 21 Asks When Do You Bloom Best?

Today's HAWMC prompt asks us to consider the following quote: "The flower that blooms in adversity is the rarest and most beautiful of all." - Mulan   True or false?   True. While not all buds turn into flowers in the face of much adversity, the ones that bloom are more rare and wonderful, and in the case of public health, more effective.   Here at MMG, we are activists for health-healthy people, quality care, and effective information dissemination. But … [Read More]

Health Activist Writer’s Month Challenge: Day 12: Hindsight

If you could go back in time and talk to yourself (or your loved one) on the day of diagnosis, what would you say?   What would I tell myself if I could go back in time to the day I was diagnosed with asthma? Easy-make an appointment with a specialist-do it now!   I was diagnosed with asthma as a child, but until recently, I had never visited a specialist.   When I did visit an allergy and asthma specialist, I already knew that my asthma was usually trigge… [Read More]


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