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Welcome To My New Blog Home

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Dr Val

Thanks for visiting my new website, everyone! I’m really glad you’re here… Please take the time to vote in my polls so I can learn a little bit more about who you are. To be honest, I’ve never really known WHO my audience was at my former blog at Revolution Health. I just kept chirping away, with the occasional comment/feedback. Now that I have my own site I’ll be interested in getting to know you better, just as some of you have gotten to know me over the past few years.

So what is this website about, anyway? Well, it’s my hope that the site will provide you with a few things:

1. Straight talk about a wide variety of health topics

2. Entertaining and educational interviews with experts, celebrities, and patients

3. Laughter therapy via cartoons and humorous writing

4. A trusted source of health information for yourself and your family

5. Access to the very best health bloggers via a weekly digest called Grand Rounds

I am committed to integrity, transparency, and scientific accuracy. I will give 10% of any advertising revenues directly to charity, and I will always let you know exactly how the site is monetized and disclose any potential personal conflicts of interest or biases.

My ultimate goal is to help people “get better health.” Whether that means modifying our behaviors, taking better care of our chronic illnesses, or living life to the fullest despite a limitation or disability. This is a website for men and women, for healthcare professionals and patients, for moms and dads, for baby boomers and generation X-ers. Everyone is welcome, and I hope you’ll come back regularly for a dose of positive reinforcement as we all work together on getting better health.


Many thanks to those of you who hosted me while I was “homeless.”

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15 Responses to “Welcome To My New Blog Home”

  1. Peggikaye says:

    LOVE the new sight! Love your pic too!

    Congratulations Dr. VAL!!!

  2. Phil Baumann says:

    Looks good. The celebrity photos on the L sidebar make for a smart idea.

    I like content in the center (I’m mostly a feed-reader, so content is king for me).

    My only suggestion: a prominent RSS icon for the blog (with a link explaining RSS to the 1.0 crowd).

    Good luck with the new site!


  3. Dean Moyer says:

    Congratulations and welcome to your new home. I feel like I should have brought a housewarming present. (I’m so thoughtless.)

    Good luck and I wish you much success with this new endeavor.


  4. Kerri. says:

    Congratulations on the new site, Dr. Val!

  5. Vijay says:

    Great to visit you in your own site. The previous one was a tad too impersonal, so I preferred reading the feed.
    I agree with Phil about a prominent RSS button. I looked & couldn’t find one.
    Blogroll & feed subscription updated now. Looking forward to your regular posts 🙂

  6. Dr. Wes says:


    Nice to visit your new home. Looks great.
    Best of luck on your new undertaking. Blogroll will be updated…

  7. Coco Kraft says:

    Great news, Dr. Val! Love your show 🙂

  8. Bruce says:

    Dr. Val,
    Best wishes in your new home. I like how you have decorated it already!

  9. AmyT of says:

    Congrats on your new blog, Dr. Val!

    Hmmm, “straight talk” — that sounds familiar 🙂

    Looking forward to meeting you in person at the Health 2.0 conference.

  10. Doc says:

    Nice new digs.! Just finished catching up on Dr. A’s show from last night. Keep up the great work.

  11. Alex Sicre says:

    Dr. Val:

    Congrats on the new site and company! Looking forward to reading more insightful posts and watching your brand grow. Sorry to have missed you on Dr. A last night.

    All the best!


  12. Doctor Anonymous says:

    Thanks so much for being a guest on my show to talk about the Getting Better site. Best of luck with it. I know that it will be successful.

  13. rlbates says:

    Best wishes, Dr Val

  14. dragonfly says:

    Great new site!! Hope it all goes well!

  15. disability products says:

    Thanks for adding your valuable information here. Really nice of you. Keep in touch and have a nice day ahead.

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