Summer is a great season for outdoor activities but it’s also the time of year when people are more prone to get things like poison ivy, sunburn, sun poisoning, chiggers and ticks. Prepare yourself for playing, reading and even picnicking in the backyard by learning about rashes and bites to watch out for.
Many people are dealing with unique challenges brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. We talked with Dr. Lindsay Henderson, director of psychological services with LiveHealth Online, to learn more about online therapy and the steps people can take to improve their mental health and cope with change.
Whether it is about a recent work issue or argument with a friend, therapists are usually the ones listening to us. But because therapists are so focused on their patients, we rarely get to hear about them. Learn more about the therapists on LiveHealth Online.
When children are young, parents and guardians are used to being problem solvers. Whether it’s a scrape from falling off a bike, a conflict with a friend or frustration over a difficult homework assignment, you help sort it out. But how do you know if your child needs additional support for more complicated matters such as mental health?
Whether your child has a fever over the weekend and your doctor’s office is closed, a stomach bug in the middle of the night or you simply want to avoid exposure to more germs, telehealth can help. Here's how to video visit with your child.
Almost everyone experiences stress in one way or another. While experiencing stress is a natural part of life, you can learn how to reduce stress and better manage it. The first step is to understand it.
There is a lot of information out there about the coronavirus pandemic. Right now education is your best defense. There are several steps you can take to protect yourself and your family from viruses like this. If you are currently sick or experiencing symptoms,…
We’re living in a whirlwind of constant communication. Between smartphones, tablets, and smartwatches, many of us are online or on-screen for several hours of the day. (Recent surveys suggest we check our phones an average of 52 times a day!) While this always-available…
A sinus infection, also known as sinusitis, is one of the most common illnesses treated on LiveHealth Online, especially during the winter months. You may know some of the key symptoms, such as facial pain, congestion and mucus, but how contagious is a sinus infection? Read on to find out.