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The Year's Best Health on Twitter

Health Leaders - The Shorty Awards - The best producers of real-time, short form content on Twitter(You can still submit a vote for fun, but the actual contest is over)

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Winner

The Real-Time Academy of Short Form Arts & Sciences will use a combination of criteria to select the winner from among the finalists, including the number of votes, the reasons given in nominations, answers to the Shorty Interview (which you can still take here) and the content of the finalists' tweets.

1st

Dr Rachael Dunlop

Dr Rachael Dunlop
Finalist

Dr Rachie from the Skeptic Zone, scientist, science communicator, sceptic, podcaster, blogger.
Steve Gibb
Steve Gibb I recommend @DrRachie in the Shorty Award category #health because...
Wordpress Hosts
Wordpress Hosts I recommend @DrRachie in the Shorty Award category #health because... she cares about people!
Michael Britvan
Michael Britvan I recommend @DrRachie in the Shorty Award category #health because... she cares about people!
View all votes for Dr Rachael Dunlop
1,453 votes in health
43 votes in quackery
7 votes in science
5 votes in woo
4 votes in 1

2nd

Dr. Mercola

Dr. Mercola
Finalist

I am an osteopathic physician, health activist and founder of the #1 natural health site Mercola.com. I advocate dietary and lifestyle approaches to health.
Tanjamaltija
Tanjamaltija I recommend @mercola in the Shorty Award category #health because... he's sincere and he makes healthy sense.
Neil Nehrer
Neil Nehrer I recommend @mercola in the Shorty Award category #health because...healthy is happy.
lynette hinson
lynette hinson I recommend @mercola in the Shorty Award category #health because... to be healthy is to be happy
View all votes for Dr. Mercola
1,277 votes in health
143 votes in quackery
55 votes in woo
50 votes in voterigging
10 votes in mythicalhalfdrinkhalffish

3rd

Rebecca Joyce

Rebecca Joyce
Finalist

I'm a chemo-queen,cancer warrior. I'm also marmite and may contain nuts. Use with precaution!
Robert Carswell
Robert Carswell I recommend @bubblybex in the Shorty Award category #health because she makes people positive despite her own situation
christine luckwell
christine luckwell I recommend @bubblybex in the Shorty Award category #health because...she deserves it she is tops
Frankie Jayne Greig
Frankie Jayne Greig RT @rebeccawoodhead: I vote for @bubblybex for a Shorty Award in #health because she will #kickcancer
View all votes for Rebecca Joyce
366 votes in health
17 votes in kickcancer
14 votes in humor
7 votes in righteous
4 votes in kickcancercrew

4th

Kevin Gianni

Kevin Gianni
Finalist

Nutrition and fitness advocate, speaker, author, mainly raw food and vegan diet and host of the Renegade Health Show!
stacy smith
stacy smith I recommend @kevingianni in the Shorty Award category #health because... I m a :) healthier person thru his teachings
Linda McCauley
Linda McCauley I vote for @kevingianni for a Shorty Award in #health because I love watching The Renegade Health show everyday for al
qutequte
qutequte Or vote for @KevinGianni His health videos are GREAT!!! #health #shorty
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290 votes in health

5th

a diabetes community

a diabetes community
Finalist

TuDiabetes.org is a social network with more than 15,000 members touched by diabetes run by the @DiabetesHF, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. Photo by AbbyDabbyDoo.
Michelle Levander
Michelle Levander I recommend @TuDiabetes in the Shorty Award category #health because it's a great resource and a vibrant community...
Frederico Bruno
Frederico Bruno I recommend @tudiabetes in the Shorty Award category #health because...
Jeannene Herber
Jeannene Herber I vote for @tudiabetes for a Shorty Award in #health because...they are providing support to diabetics.
View all votes for a diabetes community
241 votes in health
14 votes in followfriday
8 votes in diabetes
5 votes in madness
1 vote in egocentric

6th

Kristine McCormick

Kristine McCormick
Finalist

My daughter Cora died in my arms unexpectedly while breastfeeding of an undiagnosed CHD. Now she saves lives. Join us!
Wordpress Hosts
Wordpress Hosts I vote for @kristinebrite for a Shorty Award in #health because her and #Cora will continue to save lives.
Kristine McCormick
Kristine McCormick RT @nataliejanette: I vote for @kristinebrite for a Shorty Award in #health because she and #Cora save lives
nataliejanette
nataliejanette I vote for @kristinebrite for a Shorty Award in #health because she and #Cora save lives
View all votes for Kristine McCormick
174 votes in health
4 votes in cora
2 votes in egocentric
1 vote in lazy
1 vote in ffs

7th

Sophie Wilkinson

Sophie Wilkinson

Sophie Wilkinson was a 17 year old vibrant teenager who was involved in a car accident that left her with extensive neuro injuries. She continues to astound.
jreed1920
jreed1920 I nominate @sophiewilkinson for a Shorty Award in #health because... She is a fighter
Wolfgang Franosch
Wolfgang Franosch I nominate @sophiewilkinson for a Shorty Award in #health because every vote counts. Do you hear people?
Elke Fasholz
Elke Fasholz I nominate @sophiewilkinson for a Shorty Award in #health because she's so brave!
View all votes for Sophie Wilkinson
124 votes in health
1 vote in news
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in 2
1 vote in astoundingness

8th

Leah Segedie

Leah Segedie

Chief Mom of Bookieboo & Mamavation, Lost over 170 lbs., WAHM, Trojan, Earth Footwear Spokesperson, social media consultant, & Tae Bo enthusiast.
Katie Sanchez
Katie Sanchez I nominate @bookieboo for a Shorty Award in #health because she is inspirational to those of us who are losing weight!
Jennifer McCullar
Jennifer McCullar I nominate @bookieboo for a Shorty Award in #health because..helps others realize their health goals can b accomplished
Alaina Frederick
Alaina Frederick I nominate @bookieboo for a Shorty Award in #health because...
View all votes for Leah Segedie
112 votes in health
9 votes in mamavation
1 vote in apps
1 vote in egocentric

9th

David Archuleta

David Archuleta

I'm David. I like music.
Jessica
Jessica I vote for @DavidArchie for a Shorty Award in #health because he's always eating healthy foods & running(like his song)
Keigh Mich Billick
Keigh Mich Billick I nominate @DavidArchie for a Shorty Award in #health because running makes him feel good.
Water bighead Melon
Water bighead Melon I nominate @DavidArchie for a Shorty Award in #health because...
View all votes for David Archuleta
74 votes in health
385 votes in music
158 votes in humor
153 votes in celebrity
94 votes in food

10th

Stephanie Quilao

Stephanie Quilao

Deliciously creative healthy living blogger who believes in tiny acts of change. I tweet Health, Fitness, Eats, Work, Inspiration. Also tweets food @noshtopia.
Isabella Products
Isabella Products I nominate @skinnyjeans for a Shorty Award in #health because she informs us with tid-bits that are practical!
Jessica Bair
Jessica Bair I nominate @skinnyjeans in category #health for all her insights and interesting tidbits in health, beauty & fitness! She rox!
Suzanne Sergis
Suzanne Sergis I nominate @skinnyjeans for a Shorty Award in #health because she promotes drinking water with fun hydration nudges.
View all votes for Stephanie Quilao
65 votes in health

11th

Wee Sally TM

Wee Sally TM

West Lothian Massage Therapist. Promoting the benefits of Massage Therapy to the masses.
Angela T
Angela T I nominate @weesally for a Shorty Award in #health because she cares
wes
wes I nominate @weesally for a Shorty Award in #health because she's playing Mass Effect 2 right now.
Chris Love
Chris Love I nominate @weesally for a Shorty Award in #health because she rocks!
View all votes for Wee Sally TM
56 votes in health
1 vote in 2

12th

RH Reality Check

RH Reality Check

News, commentary and community for reproductive health and justice.
Amanda Kenworthy
Amanda Kenworthy I nominate @rhrealitycheck for a Shorty Award in #health because they inform me about important health matters.
Courtny Hopen
Courtny Hopen I nominate @rhrealitycheck for a Shorty Award in #health bc they helped me educate myself, my friends, and my students.
jessiebennett
jessiebennett I nominate @rhrealitycheck for a Shorty Award in #health because they have the best coverage of women's health anywhere
View all votes for RH Reality Check
60 votes in health
1 vote in egocentric

13th

Doug Ulman

Doug Ulman

Cancer survivor, Pres/CEO of LAF, runner, golfer, traveler, social activist, optimist, avid reader, and fearful flyer.
amberwadey
amberwadey I nominate @LIVESTRONGCEO for a Shorty Award in #health because... he stands up for what he believes in.
jpoppy
jpoppy I nominate @LIVESTRONGCEO for a Shorty Award in #health because...Doug is tireless in his work and an inspiration to me
Larry Johnson
Larry Johnson I nominate @LIVESTRONGCEO for a Shorty Award in #health because...of his healthy lifestyle, personality and dedication
View all votes for Doug Ulman
69 votes in health
2 votes in inspiration
1 vote in nonprofit

14th

Babs & Sunny Forsyth

Babs & Sunny Forsyth

A Not-for-profit org creating a simple filter to bring clean water to the world.
Marijan Luvlee Mugot
Marijan Luvlee Mugot I nominate @abundantwater for a Shorty Award in #health coz i don't want to see people dying coz a lack of clean water
Clinton
Clinton Please vote & RT my friends @abundantwater #health in The Shorty Awards http://shortyaward...
Babs & Sunny Forsyth
Babs & Sunny Forsyth RT @skoobly: I nominate @abundantwater for a Shorty Award in #health because they bringing clean water to those who need it. TY!
View all votes for Babs & Sunny Forsyth
49 votes in health
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in apps
1 vote in politics

15th

isagenixintl

isagenixintl

World Leader in Nutritional Cleansing™
Christine Cox
Christine Cox I nominate @isagenixintl for a Shorty Award in #health 'cause they are redefining network marketing and CHANGING lives!
Pam Phillips
Pam Phillips I nominate @isagenixintl for a Shorty Award in #health because...everyone on the planet can benefit from these systems!
Ruth Shapovalov
Ruth Shapovalov I nominate @isagenixintl for a Shorty Award in #health because the products do what they claim to do. Every time.
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55 votes in health
4 votes in isagenix
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in food

16th

katieschwartz

katieschwartz

Comedy Writer. Health/Humor freelance writer LIVESTRONG.com, Examiner.com. Founder @DearThyroid. Neurotic. Shocked?!
Jenn
Jenn I vote for @katieschwartz for a Shorty Award in #health because she unites thyroid disease sufferers to raise awareness
Lori Callahan
Lori Callahan I nominate @katieschwartz for a Shorty Award in #health because...She rocks thyroid awareness EVERY SINGLE DAY!!! Thx K
Christina Hütten
Christina Hütten I nominate @katieschwartz for a Shorty Award in #health because she does an awesome job informing/supporting patients.
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55 votes in health
1 vote in egocentric

17th

Alan Greene

Alan Greene

Stanford Physician, Author Raising Baby Green & Feeding Baby Green, #1 Pediatrician Website DrGreene.com, President Society for Participatory Medicine, Foodie
Baby Planner
Baby Planner We nominate @DrGreene for a Shorty Award in #health because he provides valuable information to parents on how to raise healthy children!
V K Dunlop
V K Dunlop I nominate @DrGreene for a Shorty Award in #health because he’s knowledgeable and dedicated—and approachable.
Maggie
Maggie I nominate @DrGreene for a Shorty Award in #health because he's got the answers & the kindness
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43 votes in health
2 votes in green

18th

HL&S

HL&S

Healing Lifestyles and Spas... Live Mindfully, Eat Joyfully, Travel Consciously
Marie-Veronique
Marie-Veronique RT I nominate @healingspas for a Shorty Award in #health because they share great wellness info with many!
MySkinConcierge Ava
MySkinConcierge Ava #shortyawards @healingspas #health because they share their great spa and eco info!
Sherri R Myers
Sherri R Myers I nominate @healingspas for a Shorty Award in #health because they share their wellness resources with so many
View all votes for HL&S
48 votes in health
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in spa

19th

Dr. Gregory House

Dr. Gregory House

Head of Department of Diagnostic Medicine, Princeton Plainsboro Teaching Hospital
Rafaela Sanches
Rafaela Sanches I nominate @Greg_House_MD for a Shorty Award in #health because everybody lies !
Liz Fleming
Liz Fleming I nominate @Greg_House_MD for a Shorty Award in #health because of all the lives he has saved despite their idiocy.
Remy Hadley
Remy Hadley I nominate @Greg_House_MD for a Shorty Award in #health because he cares more about the puzzle then the patient.
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46 votes in health
10 votes in humor
4 votes in sexiesttwitterer
3 votes in music
2 votes in egocentric

20th

SparkPeople.com

SparkPeople.com

Our mission is to SPARK millions of PEOPLE to reach their goals and lead healthier lives. 100% FREE tools, resources & support! Tweets by @tmetzner & SP Team
Natalie L. Nichols
Natalie L. Nichols I vote for @SparkPeople for a Shorty Award in #health because it has helped millions lose weight FOR FREE! :)
Tim Metzner
Tim Metzner I vote for @SparkPeople for a Shorty Award in #health because they have helped so many reach goals!
Christie
Christie I vote 4 @SparkPeople 4 a Shorty Award in #health b/c they promote sensible, scientific approach 2 nutrition & fitness.
View all votes for SparkPeople.com
36 votes in health
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in ff
1 vote in food