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Dai M. Facebook

California
Growing up as an obese teenager, I learned firsthand what its like to be “un-healthy”.  It’s not a place I enjoyed being and experiencing all the stigmas that come with being obese was traumatic.  At age 15 I made a decision to change my lifestyle.  And for 18 years, I haven’t looked back.  Fitness is, and always will be, a large part of my...
Communities: Exercise

Rita .. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine

Conway, North Carolina
I am 53 years old, and have been married for 35 years to the most patient man on the planet. I am the proud mother of 2 grown sons and 2 grown daughters. I am also the Grandmother to 10 of the most brilliant and good looking grandchildren that ever walked this earth. I have a variety of interests to keep my mind busy, myself out of trouble, and my family on their toes? Exploring everything from...

Lisa R. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven

Detroit, Michigan
Lisa Robertson is a freelance writer specializing in health. She works at providing information to the community on Fibromyalgia and hosts her own blog on the topic. Currently she is a staff writer for several publications and is volunteering her time to Charity Music Inc. To read more by Lisa Robertson visit: Detroit Disease Examiner

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

outofpocket Patient ExpertHealth Maven

Chicago, Illinois
I am founder of OutofPocket.com, a health care price transparency initiative to help consumers find the best value and make the most of their health care dollars. Over the past several years I have dedicated myself to researching and promoting price transparency initiatives. As a result of my research, I have become a health care maven in price transparency and I really enjoy sharing my...

GoToSee Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine

United Kingdom
Hi, I'm the content editor of www.gotosee.co.uk/healthnews and www.gotosee.co.uk/healtharticles. GoToSee is a UK complementary health resource and therapist directory for alternative medicine and complementary therapy.

Hook Up With Health .. Patient ExpertHealth Maven

Wayne, New Jersey
Over the past century we've seen enormous advances in medical technology and we also have the SICKLIEST GENERATION OF AMERICANS IN HISTORY. The number one culprit: THE AMERICAN DIET. The processed food and fast food industries are serving it up, Americans are gulping it down, and wide spread obesity and chronic disease is the result. Our MISSION is to create HEALTH AND WELLNESS through FOOD....

Alice C. Registered NurseHealth Maven

North Little Rock, Arkansas
Thirty years in the business of healthcare has provided me with a wide scope of experiences: from the staff nurse in ICU, to educator of ICU nurses to Case Management from data analyst to Director. Currently, I am employed by a health insurance company as an analyst. www.EZHealthCareOnline.com Throughout my years of practice, I have watched many people wander aimlessly through the health care...

marie dufour RD Registered DieticianHealth Maven

Specialty: registered dietitian (RD)
United States
In my 30-year career as a medical group administrator, meeting over 100,000 patients, I observed that the great majority of illnesses could be avoided or treated by proper nutrition alone. The "obesity epidemic" writing was on the wall, and I decided to do something about it. I went back to school, got a degree in nutrition, got licensed as a registered dietitian, and started to...