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Postpartum Depression
The CDC estimates 1 in 9 women experience postpartum depression. This can be easy to confuse with the more-common “baby blues,” which refers to worry, mood swings, tearfulness, and difficulty sleeping caused by extreme hormonal changes in your body. Unlike “baby blues,” which usually resolves itself within two weeks of…
5 Ways Social Media Impacts Your Children
Whether we like it or not, social media use across generations has become an integral part of our lives today.  The American Academy of Pediatrics identifies multiple benefits and negative effects of social media on children and teens, and the fact of the matter is that these can apply to…
Stay Present with Mindful Meditation
Research shows that people who habitually practice mindfulness reap numerous health benefits. But what exactly is mindfulness, and why should it be a part of your daily routine? Mindfulness is the term used to describe the ability to be completely present in the moment, aware of your surroundings, and fully…
Summer Tips and Tricks for Moms and Dads
Summer has finally arrived! Back are long, active days for parents and kids alike. To get the most out of the season, make sure the whole family is protected during outdoor activities with these three tips for safer summer fun: 1. Sun Safety- While we all love the summer sun, it’s…
When to Use LiveHealth Online This Summer
It’s summer, which means it’s one of the best times to use telemedicine. With LiveHealth Online, you can reach an available doctor from the convenience of a computer or mobile device. Here are some great examples of how LiveHealth Online can help you get the most out of your summer:…
Tips to Keep Your Cool in the Heat
Summer’s here! As temperatures start sizzling, it’s important to stay safe during the hot, hazy days of the season. Heat-related illnesses can range from those that cause temporary discomfort to the fatal condition known as heat stroke, which claims the lives of hundreds of people each year. Just as a machine…
5 Questions with Therapist, Tish Wakefield
Tish Wakefield, who has helped patients on LiveHealth Online Psychology since 2015, talked to us about her experience as a therapist and and her time working with LiveHealth Online. After a career as a research scientist and working in the pharmaceutical industry, Tish earned a Master’s Degree in Social Work from…
Anxiety Management: Minimizing Stress in Daily Life
No matter the triggers, we all experience anxiety in our lives from time to time. When those moments happen, it’s possible to lose sight of what’s actually important to us. We start being driven by worries and fears, rather than our values and interests. We also may unintentionally disengage from…
5 Questions with Dr. Sylvia Romm
Dr. Sylvia Romm, who has treated patients on LiveHealth Online for the past 2 years talked to us about her experience as a doctor and what she loves about LiveHealth Online. Dr. Romm went to the University of Arizona for medical school, did her residency at Massachusetts General Hospital and…
5 Things to Know Before Going Tanning
The sun is out and you may be ready to get your first tan of the season. Before you do, remember the health risks involved. We talked to Dr. Mia Finkelston, who treats patients using LiveHealth Online, about what people should know before they go out in the sun.
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