Amwell Patient Blog : Steven Stark

  • Taking Control of Your Health with Regular Screenings

    Taking Control of Your Health with Regular Screenings
    Health screenings can give you a snapshot of what’s happening inside your body at a given time and can provide additional pieces of information on the state of your health. While doctors can help keep patients on track and up to date with their health screenings, it's also important that patients are empowered to play an active role in their healthcare and can advocate for the tests and screenings they need.
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  • There is Hope: Supporting Suicide Prevention Month

    There is Hope: Supporting Suicide Prevention Month
    September is Suicide Prevention Month – which aims to create hope through action by creating safe spaces for those struggling with the goal of preventing suicide all together. The issue is far reaching. Nearly 46,000 individuals died by suicide in 2020, and 46% of those people had a known mental health condition. Although mental health issues and illnesses, like depression, can lead to suicide, there are many reasons someone may decide to take their own life. However, most people believe that suicide can be prevented.
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  • World Breastfeeding Week – August 1-7

    World Breastfeeding Week – August 1-7
    This year, WABA’s emphasis for World Breastfeeding Week is on strengthening the capacity of actors that protect, promote and support breastfeeding across different levels of society including governments, health systems, workplaces and communities to provide and sustain breastfeeding-friendly environments for families in the post-pandemic world. According to WABA, breastfeeding can assist with sustainable development strategies post-pandemic, as it can improve nutrition, ensure food security, and reduce inequalities between and within countries.
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  • Don’t feel bad about dropping your New Year’s resolutions

    Don’t feel bad about dropping your New Year’s resolutions
    Rather than look at spring as a time to feel disappointed about not following through with your original New Year’s goals, see it as a time to regroup and rethink those resolutions. Check out these tips for getting back on track with realistic expectations for your resolutions:
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  • 5 Tips for a Healthy Holiday Season

    5 Tips for a Healthy Holiday Season
    'Tis the season for overeating and consuming our favorite unhealthy foods. But there are a few simple things we can do to avoid overindulging.
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