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Andrew M

California
Hi, I've long thought about ways to merge physical activity in with a busy daily lifestyle. Many of us just don't have the time to exercise as we should do with our busy schedules. So, a few years ago I decided to pretty much drop public transport to my work place and replace it with running to work! I've found it such a benefit to my lifestyle that I've decided to put together an...
Communities: Running

Anne P.

STANFORD, California
Hi all, I'm a disability adviser at the Office of Accessible Education. I'm interested in health promotion activities and sustainability issues. My biggest personal health change this year has been to move to an area with access to public transportation. Since giving up my car I have lost weight, reduced my stress level, saved a bunch of money and made a few new commute buddies.

Danie J. Facebook

California
This is me, Danie, 31yrs old and: Survivor, Student of life, Proud bookworm, FanGirl, woman who loves video games, aspiring writer… blessed with the love of my life NEIL, mommy to 2 fur babies RikiTiki Tavi Tanaka the 2 years old CHIWEENIE & my 11 year old cat CC short for Charlie Chaplin for his mustache. I’m always fighting for control, while paradoxically...

Sally Kneidel Patient Expert

United States
I've been blogging, speaking and writing about consumer activism for several years, along with my daughter Sadie. We talk about taking the reigns of power from the corporations that are plundering our environment, laborers, animals, & the future of our fragile planet. We report on sustainable agriculture and sustainable use of our remaining natural resources. Sadie and I have written two...
Communities: Green Living

Karen Voyer-Caravona

California
For the last year and a half, my husband and I have embarked in an experiment in bike commuting in Flagstaff, Arizona, our home for the last three years.  Initially motiviated by the extreme spike in gas prices in 2008, our bike trips to work, our favorite sushi place, the farmer's market, or the movie theater soon became the best parts of our week.    Bike commuting...
Communities: Biking

eatspinlive Health Maven

Wichita Falls, Texas
  Hi, I’m Amanda! Welcome to Eat, Spin, Live! I am a 22 year old girl living in Texas with a passion for nutrition, healthy eating, staying active, and living life to the fullest! I just graduated from college with by Bachelors of Science in Psychology and am currently working towards my Masters in General Counseling! I love helping people in any way that I possibly can...
Communities: Dance, Triathlon, Exercise , ...

Laurie P. Patient ExpertHealth Maven

Missoula, Montana
I am an active 44 year old from Missoula Montana. I was diagnosed with breast cancer 6 months ago and spent the winter recovering from bilateral mastectomy/oophorectomy surgeries and chemotherapy. I was able to continue running (albeit fewer miles) during chemo. I started doing yoga during chemo for the relaxation and conditioning benefits.

Dr. John D. Medical DoctorHealth Maven

Specialty: Plastic Surgery
Orange County, California
Dr John Di Saia is a "real" plastic surgeon not one of the many online "dime story phonies." He completed Medical school at UC Irvine in 1990 and started a General Surgery residency that year at UC Irvine. He completed General and Plastic Surgery Residencies at UC Irvine in 1995 and 1997 respectively. Dr Di Saia became board certified in by the American Board of Surgery in...

Dr. Romeo V. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven

Specialty: Clinical Psychology
Canada
I received my doctorate in Psychology from York University in Toronto, Ontario in 1987, I spent fifteen years as a staff psychologist in Millbrook Correctional Centre, a maximum-security prison run by the Ontario government. In 2003, I successfully escaped prison and went into full-time private practice. I am a disaster management volunteer with the Red Cross. I am also an active participant...
Communities: Mental Health

melissalynnshell Health MavenFacebook

Talking Rock, Georgia
Because of my own experiences with Mental Health issues - Major Depression, and an Axiety disorder - I have become very active in the online Mental Health Community. I use my blog, Wellsphere, Twitter, and Facebook to bring awareness to the Stigma that surrounds people with Mental Health issues.  I use those same forms of Social Media to provide support, and encouragement to...