“Health they say is wealth”
This statement is always true. A healthy body is a healthy mind which is why it is important that we take care of our health. But despite all the available and vast information online, where should you turn to when you need health tips?
That is why we created this top list of health blogs for 2017. If you are looking for the best health tips, information, expert analysis, and opinion, then you need to bookmark this great list of the best health blogs.
This list is maintained by Public Health Nigeria, a health blog dedicated to providing health tips and information. If you think we missed a resource that should be on this list, please email: nigeriapublichealth@gmail (dot)com
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CM Health CEO Blog is the brainchild of Geraint Martin. It is a health blog that comes in handy as it deals with different kinds of information you can have about health. When you visit the blog, you see information ranging from how to fight the flu and how to manage a hospital. Basically, the blog is not only useful to patients and the general public who want to live in good health but also for doctors and other medical practitioners. It contains great tips on men’s health and much more.
Health Populi, which just celebrated ten years anniversary, belongs to Jane Sarasohn-Kahn, a health economist, who believes that health is a person’s most valuable asset. According to the description on the page, the blog is a blog covering the health or care ecosystem and people. Jane does not just give tips that have to do with the health of the body directly, she also gives useful information on topics like health insurance, financial health, social network and health, and many more interesting topics that are not commonly associated with health but actually very important.
Mission Health is like a dream come true for many. How many have wished we could have doctors who visit us in the comfort of our homes? Apart from being sick, some of us wish we can have doctors at easy reach when we want to go for a medical test. Mission Health is like a doctor without borders that make it possible for you to contact doctors in the comfort of your home. All you need is an internet connection and a device to contact the doctor online, ask them questions or tender your complaints and get primary care immediately.
Founded by Shahid Shah, an award-winning Government 2.0, Health IT, Bio-IT & digital Medical Device Inventor & CTO, the blog provides pieces of information about health issues, health data, projects on the various innovations, and the future of medicine. His site is very useful to the general public, but could really serve as useful information for doctors, public health analysts, healthcare policymakers, and even the government so as to acquaint themselves with the progression of medicine.
Healthcare Economist was founded by Dr. Jason Shafrin, a Director and Senior Research Economist at Precision Health Economics. Based on his field and expertise in healthcare policies and economics, he critiques the health systems. He gives a proper and unbiased analysis of healthcare issues to show us the truth behind the scenes of healthcare policies, especially as it concerns the economy.
You know how we all know prevention is better than cure and many of us would indeed want ideas about how to prevent sicknesses. While in general, we have heard many times about how diet and exercises are our best bet of preventing sicknesses, many of us would still love to get details about how exactly to go about it, especially when we know that not everything we eat is right for us. This blog is an answer to that prayer. It provides an opportunity for people who want to live healthily and want a support system. Basically, the blog is a community of blogs helping people to live healthily.
Modern Health Talk cares about you living in ignorance about health issues. It is therefore a blog that provides insight, information, and tips on healthcare policy, future directions, and technologies for independent living. It is a blog and an online forum that caters to people by exposing them to the nitty-gritty of modern health technology such as mobile apps that provide free access to medical information, patients connecting online, and personal and electronic medical or health records among other innovations.
Quite a number of health practitioners have been suggesting going organic or natural on issues that have to do with our health. Awareness is beginning to increase of using natural products for both prevention and cure of health challenges. So this blog would come in handy if you want to take advantage of the opportunities that are bound to rise. Different courses and diplomas are provided on the site if you are interested in becoming an expert on natural health.
Also founded by Shahid Shah, the founder of Digital Health Nexus & Data Innovators Advisory Service, the Healthcare Guys is a go-to place for information, news, tips, and insight on digital health. You would find articles that would inform you on health IT, government tech, med-devices, and how the life sciences IT community gets their jobs done.
Clever Solution is a team of young people who provide you with all you need to create a workable website. They refer to themselves as the only stop that you would need to make because they provide all forms of solution that has to do with owning a website and working the internet in your favor. Presently, they have quite a number of health practitioners that have designed a website including dental offices, and chiropractors among others.
It is a blog that cares about your living and staying healthy. So any information you need that concerns living and staying healthy, you would find in the blog. Awarded as one of the top 100 health blogs, Say Healthy provides answers to different questions ranging from the best medicine for headaches to workout moves to cure acne. Basically, it is not limited to sicknesses in the real sense of the word, it is also a go-to place for weight loss journeys and beauty tips.
The Institute of Women’s Health and Integrative Medicine is founded by sisters, Dr. Tori Hudson, N.D. and Karen Hudson, C.H.H.C. The institute was established in order to provide training to primary healthcare practitioners on women’s health as well as integrative medicine and natural therapy. There is a blog that provides tips on women’s health as well as natural and integrative medicine.
Healthline is a website that provides practically anything you would need for your health. They have a section that has a team of dieticians and nutritionists who help provide information on healthy living through diet as well as weight-loss diets. The website also provides an opportunity to consult a doctor for primary care. There is a community forum where you can commune with people of like minds about health and they have a wide range of health topics that you can read about.
Founded by Isaac Haynes, FitnessDonkey is a site dedicated to providing the best fitness tips for everyone. The site covers health and fitness-related issues ranging from men’s health, women’s health issues, how to burn fats, and an amazing blog. If you are looking for the best place to get up-to-date health tips, then FitnessDonkey should be your #1 destination
Founded by Amanda Brooks, a long-time distance runner with a passion for every facet of running, the blog helps you start that workout you have been meaning to start but are yet to start and also makes sure you finish it. Amanda helps you improve your diet, form healthy habits and get in your gear to start that race toward a healthy lifestyle. If you are looking for a workout coach, she is also your go-to place for that.
The fact that exercises are beneficial for our body, not only to keep fit but also to live healthily. If you are looking to start doing some exercises but are not sure how to start, then Mile Posts is for you. The blog is there for you to get ready for some running that would do your body much good, plus there is coaching available if you are interested in some coaching.
Simply called Health, it caters to basically all that relates to health. When you visit the site, you would find “Health A-Z” which basically is a list of health issues in alphabetical order. The blog also provides news and information on health. It provides tips on nutrition, fitness, weight loss, life, beauty, and eye health.
Silent Sorority is an eccentric blog founded by Pamela Mahoney Tsigdinos, an award-winning author internationally recognized for her writing on the limitations of reproductive medicine and the personal and social impacts that accompany fertility challenges. Pamela speaks for those who have been left no choice but to face the harsh realities of infertility. She speaks for the ignored few whose reproductive medicine and other fertility options have not profited. She provides experienced insight on how to deal with issues that comes with involuntary childlessness.
Ever Forward is the brain of Justine Froekler. It is a blog that seeks to motivate people and make them see life from the lens of an optimist. It is believed in some climes that the health of a person is a reflection of how the person feels inside. The founder draws inspiration from her journey towards getting pregnant to push others into their ever upward.
Bipolar Burble, the brainchild of Natasha Tracy, an award-winning writer, speaker, and social media consultant from the Pacific Northwest, is a blog that caters to people suffering from Bipolar disorder. The blog started as a way of sharing her experiences with Bipolar, but now it has grown to include providing insightful information on Bipolar disorder and other mental illnesses. If you need information on mental illnesses or you are suffering from one yourself, you can visit her blog to get insight. Although she is not a doctor and she does disclaim that her word is lord, she speaks from experience.
Public Health Matter is the official blog of Public Health England. It is a blog for the government aimed at improving the general health of the nation of England. This will be achieved by providing insightful information from medical experts on health. The blog was also created in order to deal with issues that have to do with inequalities.
Wego Health is a forum or a community of patient leaders set to check the world of healthcare. It works by patient leaders joining the community and then Wego Health would connect them to the government, healthcare practitioners, medical centers, research centers, and organizations that are concerned about health. The two then work hand in hand to make the world a healthy place. If you therefore a patient leader and looking to hone or harness your expertise and you are in need of patient leaders, this is a site you might find interesting.
Health Resources 4 U, as the name implies, is a blog that provides health resources for you. “Health is wealth” is the saying engraved at the top of the blog, indicating the concentration of the blog to provide you with all the resources at its disposal in order to improve your health. The blog also caters to beauty tips, fitness, weight loss, women’s health, and medical reviews.
Fairview is like another “doctors without borders” situation. On the blog, you can consult with a doctor and get their opinion on what could be wrong with you. You can also request a prescription refill and book an appointment if the doctors determine they would have to see you, all from the comfort of your home. Also, the blog provides resources that would be beneficial on matters concerning health as well as news related to health issues.
Mobi Health News, as the name implies, provides news and information on health issues, especially as it relates to digital health. The world has gone technological and with it, a good number of inventions, even in the world of medicine. Considering health is an important aspect of our lives, it is necessary to keep up with modern health innovations. That is what this website is for. It provides you with enough information on digital health.
Health is a topic that concerns each and every one of us. It is not a topic we can easily ignore whether we like it or not. Therefore, news concerning health is useful for all. Kaiser Health News is just a click away to provide news and information on health care policy and politics. They also provide major reports on how the healthcare system works, including hospitals, doctors, nurses, insurers, governments, and consumers.
Portea set out to help its readers heal at home. There are many organic and natural remedies that would save one from the corridors of the hospital, as well as information that if one has it at his disposal, would save someone from many health challenges. Portea provides its readers with information and tips that would save them from trips to the hospital as well as improve their general health.
Healthisa is not only a blog that provides all kinds of information that helps one improve bodily health; it also has an e-shop where one can shop for different healthcare products. It caters to different topics such as health issues, fitness, food, happiness, sex and love, and beauty care. It is practically all one needs to live a happy and stress-free life. If you have no health challenges, you can also get some ideas about love or how to look good.
Celery and Cupcakes is a blog that without scrolling through one would assume is a blog that deals with baking. It indeed gives the saying “more than meets the eyes” a definition. The blog is the brainchild of Jemma Andrew-Adiamah, a wellness and food writer, recipe developer, and freelancer and according to her, she hopes to give women the opportunity to ditch the usual restrictive diet and instead find a balance that suits her as a person. The aim of the blog is not to restrict people to certain diets but help them find a balance, therefore, making it possible to eat the cupcake while eating the celery and still be in perfect health.
The Health Care Blog provides you with news that deals with health matters. They bring to you, at the click of a button, government healthcare policies, technological innovations, and daily health news that you need to know about. Apart from that, the blog is also a community that deals with the healthcare business and follows the changes recorded in the healthcare industry or system.
Rock Health seeks to impact the healthcare industry. They do have a news section where they provide their readers with information about what is going on in the system. However, more, they seek to support entrepreneurs in the industry in order to provide an improved healthcare system through improved health care system at lower costs. This is so that it can reach more people and low-income range families will not be left out of getting improved healthcare as well.
Mission Health Blog is the official blog of Mission Hospitals, the first founded in 1885 by four women, Anna Woodfin, Fanny Patton, Rose Chapman, and Lily Carmichael. Today, it has grown to a hospital system serving the 18 westernmost counties of North Carolina. The blog deals with issues that have to do with health. It is a blog where you can find the truth about different kinds of illnesses as against many of the myths flying around. It also provides updated news and information about the healthcare system. Additionally, they feature certain personalities and their journey living with a particular health challenge.
This is a blog that addresses health prevention issues. The blog provides information, and tips and gives insight into how people can watch their diet and how people can imbibe a fitness culture in order to protect themselves from diseases. Basically, it is a blog that helps people to a habit of living healthily. It exposes you to meals that are nutritious and medicinal and also workout sections that can do the body a lot of good.
Health News Review, according to them, is your health news watchdog. It is clear what a watchdog does, it watches to prevent all forms of illegalities and unscrupulous activities in a place. So, they have made themselves available to help check and review the activities that go on in the healthcare industry and review them in case of any irregularity touching the general public like you and me. If you, therefore, want an unbiased review of the healthcare system, you know where to go.
The Balanced Blonde is owned by Jordan Younger. The blog is an all-around blog that caters to the wellness and total welfare of a person. She has podcasts, videos, and books that provide tips, information, and insight into how to live in good health (balanced diet, general happiness, beauty tips). She also has a question and answers section where you can ask her questions concerning your all-round well-being
Healthy Helper, a brainchild of Kaila, is a blog where you can be helped in your journey to living healthily. You might be one of those who sincerely desire to live healthily but find it hard due to one reason or the other, the Healthy Helper is there to make it achievable. All you have to do is follow her posts about how you can make it happen in the right way. She also has the option of personally working with her.
Health Journalism is the blog of the Association of Healthcare Journalists (ACHJ), a group of healthcare journalists who come together to share ideas on healthcare journalism. The blog is used to upload their publications and also other news and information that they were able to garner together that could inform the general public about the healthcare system.
JS Health was founded by Jessica Sepel, a clinical nutritionist, best-selling health author, and international health blogger. The blog encourages and advocates for a balanced lifestyle through moderation, mindfulness at meals, and healthy body image. She has an online plan where her readers can follow a plan of healthy living as well as posts that provide tips and information on how to live healthily.
The blog belongs to the Center for Health Journalism, which is a center that helps journalists investigate health challenges and solutions in their communities. The blog portrays their different publications as well as serves as a platform for the journalists to upload the different news and information that they have been able to garner by honing their health reporting skills. So if you are looking for well-researched health news and publications, this would serve you well.
Maternal Health Task Force is a project at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health that aims to put an end to preventable maternal mortality and morbidity by providing maternal health practitioners, policymakers, researchers, and advocates with the most current and reliable evidence, information, and resources on maternal health. The blog was, therefore, created to provide information on maternal health.
Health Library can be likened to a library where you have varieties of books in different categories to read to your heart’s content. But in this case, it is a health library based on different issues that are related to our health. They have tips and information on general health, healthy lifestyle, and pregnancy. Also, they have stand-by doctors that you can consult online to ask questions about your health. Apart from that, the blog contains a health encyclopedia that practically has all you need for your health.
Natural News Blog belongs to the Natural News Network, which is a non-profit collection of public education websites that covers topics that encourages people to make positive changes in their lifestyle and environment towards living a healthy life. The blog offers articles that give awareness of the benefit of a healthy lifestyle and how to achieve it to its readership.
Healthy UNH is the health blog of the University of Northern Hemisphere. The blog is affiliated with a school and considering the academic environment, it can be sure that the information would be well-researched. The blog provides information on health-related issues. It is a blog that you can subscribe to if you are looking for where to find materials to help you in your journey of healthy living.
Most times, we mistake health issues to simply be about whether one has a disease or not, but being in good health cuts across diseases and illness and also the state of well-being of a person. Kaiser Permanente concentrates on wellness, healthy aging, family happiness as well food and fitness, and other habit forming healthy lifestyles that give one a well-rounded healthiness.
There is something to be said for starting young. What is deposited in a child during those formative years when they are still growing will go a long way in determining how the rest of their lives will play. This is also true of health and that is why Growing Up Healthy has provided a blog where parenting resources are made available for the parents in order to breed the children in not only a healthy environment but also to imbibe in them a healthy lifestyle.
Spectrum Health Beat is a blog that seeks to reduce the gap between the patient and health practitioners by bringing to your doorstep information concerning health you would need at your disposal. They have a team of healthcare professionals who provide daily and updated information that you could use, as well as journalists offering healthcare news and a community of people who share their journey and whom you can learn from.
Credihealth provides information on medical procedures that you want to be acquainted with. If you want to do an independent study of whatever medical procedure you are to undergo, Credihealth would come in handy to provide you with information. Also, you have the opportunity to get information on different hospitals so you can compare and make a decision about the hospital to patronize. Every kind of medical assistance that you may need, including a medical loan, is offered on the blog.
Many health practitioners are advising people on the need to go natural and to include more organic products in their diet in place of manufactured diets. If you have decided to go organic, but have no idea how to go about it, then you can visit Natural Healthy Concept to provide you with resources that would help you in your journey. Most notable is the online store where you can buy natural products.
Cincinnati Children is a blog focused on children. Just as we are bothered by our own health, we are also naturally bothered about our children’s health, especially, as they cannot be bothered about it themselves. The blog, therefore, offers information on children’s health that can help the parent. Also, it has a section that provides the opportunity of consulting with a doctor.
WebMD is an all-around blog for health issues. It has an A-Z health list of different health challenges and also provides solutions to different health issues. The blog provides credible information on health on the internet that you can trust through its expert journalism. There is also a supportive community of people of like minds seeking to live a life of good health.
The baseline of Health is founded by Jon Barron, the health Renaissance man. The blog is about natural remedies for staying in good health. Jon Barron, through his research, provides readers with the help they need, through several resources, so as to acquaint themselves with natural remedies. He also has natural products that could interest you.
Health Post blog belongs to HealthPost, established in 1988 to meet the need for quality natural health products at affordable prices. The blog, therefore, was created to serve as a website for providing quality information and other resources on natural health, skincare, beauty, vitamins, dietary supplements, and general health and well-being.
Culture of Health Blog is the blog of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, a large philanthropic foundation dedicated solely to health. The blog has a record of their activities, which they share with their readers. They also give other information that is useful in improving one’s health and the community as a whole.
Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Blog belongs to the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. It is a blog dedicated to children’s health. Believing that children deserve the best, the blog offers different information and insight to keeping your children in good health so they can live a fulfilled and happy life.
Health Data Management is the go-to place for medical practitioners, IT professionals, and administrators on medical resources, news, and information. Apart from medical news, the blog also contains other important issues and topics on revenue cycle analytics and accountable-care models, electronic health record platforms and data storage, telemedicine, and mobile applications.
Counties Manuku Health provides health and disability services in the local authorities of Auckland, Waikato, and Hauraki Districts. The blog uploads news and publications of the health centers. It also provides useful and beneficial information on health issues to its readership as well as features different people’s health journeys so others can learn from them.
Established in 1989, Designs for Health provides healthcare professionals interested in research on nutritional products with a good background to start. Through its extensive product line, ongoing clinical education, and practice development programs, the blog provides medical professionals with medical resources, information, and insight that can serve as a background to their medical research.
TEDMED is the medical and health edition of the famous TED show. Just like the TED show shares the stories of individuals that inspire and motivate others to reach their full potential, TEDMED also shares with the general public stories that inform, inspire, engage and provoke action across a broad, passionate community both inside and outside of health and medicine.
Healthcare Success is a marketing and advertising agency that partners with healthcare clients to help them attract new patients, enhance their reputations (brands) and maximize their business success. The blog offers beneficial material and resources to doctors, hospitals, and medical or healthcare corporate organizations on medical marketing and advertising as well as the best customer, or in this case, patient, service practices.
Online Holistic Health, the brainchild of Dr. Michelle Kmiec, is a website that caters to the general well-being of the individual. The blog offers its opinion on the holistic life comprising of the emotional component, the physical component, and the nutritional component. All of these, Dr. Kmiec calls the “triad of life.” She shares resources on the physical, emotional, and nutritional component that all combines to give us a holistic healthy life.
Talk Health Partnership is a community of health bloggers and they feature personal stories from individuals living with different health challenges, as well as posts on updated health news.
Modern Alternative Health seeks to raise naturally healthy families and, therefore, offers information that encourages and empowers you to make informed decisions about your health.
Eat, Lose or Gain is a diet and nutrition blog dedicated to helping people navigate the stormy water of dieting and eating. Run by Erica, a health and diet coach, you will find the best and most practical tips and advice on how you maintain a healthy living lifestyle.
One of my best health blogs and run by a public health nurse, AHangOverFreeLife helps people over addiction to booze and drugs. If you are looking for someone who has seen it all and can offer practical life experience, then Lucy’s blog is the place to go.
Healthcare IT Leaders is a website that offers resources that help large healthcare employers meet their EMR, ERP, BI, and QA talent challenges.
Do you want to conquer your day? Then get started by taking control of your morning. Not sure how to do this? HabitNest is the #1 go-to resource when you need to fix your morning. With hundreds of resources and a journal that has sold over 5000 copies, HabitNest helps you get your morning habits right.
M Health Watch offers its readership updated news and information relating to medicine and health.
It is a health blog that encourages self-care, body positivity, finding balance in life, and overall well-being.
Overcome heroin and addiction with help from this Heroin Addiction and Recovery blog. The site features expert contributing writers and offers the best tips and help with recovering from heroin addiction. This blog is definitely one of my best and favorite resources.
Natural Holistic Health deals with health issues holistically, including information on different health challenges, alternative therapy, beauty, food, and food recipes.
Greatist is a website where you find tips and insight on why and how to keep a healthy lifestyle through a range of topics, such as food, workout, fitness, and life.
John Batista Bocchino publishes health and fitness resources from recognized experts in the system.
She Knows is a blog that provides information, tips, and insight on how to deal with health challenges and the healthcare system.
Health Ghost is a blog that addresses all issues that deal with health and human well-being. It publishes topic that includes health insurance, and traveling among others.
Integrative Health Blog belongs to the National Integrated Health Associates, experts in integrative health, which treats patients holistically. The blog provides information on integrative medicine.
Eat Work Pray, a blog by Amy Darcy, shares insight into a realistic, holistic and simple approach to healthy living.
Simply Real Health helps feature posts that inspire you to live a healthy lifestyle through a healthy diet, workouts, and inner happiness.
Trusted Health Products provide resources and products for personal care, skin care, and nutrition.
Healthy Families BC offers information and tips to help you make healthy choices for the general health of you and your family.
MyFitnessPal is a nutrition and fitness blog that helps people live a healthy lifestyle through a healthy diet and proper workout.
Mr. Water Geek offers you information on not only the health benefits of water but also the nitty-gritty of water and its production.
Nature Gist offers information on natural alternative health, that is, using natural products for medicine as against industry products.
Absolute Health is a blog for those who want to live in good health absolutely. It covers a range of topics on fitness, food, life, beauty, and general healthy living.
It is a blog that inspires a healthy lifestyle by sharing health articles, healthy lifestyle tips, healthy recipes, and natural living inspiration with the readers.
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Mercola, the brainchild of Dr. Joseph Mercola, encourages readers to take charge of their health through the latest health news and information.
HealthSystemCIO.com publishes publications meant to serve the information needs of hospital and health system CIOs.
Through the blog, David E. Williams, a Healthcare business consultant, and policy expert, shares his views on healthcare technology such as biotech, pharma, and medical devices.
Lifetime Daily shares tips and insight on how to imbibe a healthy culture daily and make it a lifetime thing.
Health Access is California’s healthcare consumer advocacy coalition, advocating for a quality and affordable healthcare system in the state. The blog shares news and information on the healthcare system.
Supportive Mind Blog is the blog of Healthy Minds Canada, a charity organization that deals mostly with mental cases. The blog serves as a platform to share information on mental cases.
Disease Crush is the site where you can find different health tips and insights to body wellness.
Communicate Health offers health literacy tips and tricks.
Health Enigma provides publications on weight loss, bodybuilding, diets and supplement, beauty, and lifestyle as well as health news.
Inspiring Health publishes posts on different health issues including information and insights on Natural Health.
Health IT Plus, which is a KMG (Key Management Group, a New York-based company, providing quality IT solutions in Healthcare and Insurance) initiative is a health IT blog that offers information and updated news on Health IT, EHR, MHealth, and Telemedicine among others.
Health Commentary, founded by Dr. Mike Magee, is a blog where people talk about the healthcare system.
Psych Central is the go-to place for research or resources on the world of psychology and mental health.
Healthcare Renewal publishes information and news on the healthcare system, especially as it relates to advocating for the core values and ethics of leadership and governance of healthcare.
Health Save Blog is a blog where you can find tips and insight on how to stay healthier in all the ways possible.
It is a blog that caters to the health of African women by providing information on wellness, fitness, body, and beauty as well as offering professional advice.
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