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We spend a lot of time online these days. Online shopping, talking with friends and family online, doing research online – it’s so convenient to have so much of the world at our fingertips, isn’t it? There have been so many times, though, that I’ve had a minor health or medical issue come up and found my online options for dealing with it to be somewhat lacking. It’s hard to know who to trust and to find information that’s specific to my own concerns. That’s where American Well comes in. They are the largest telehealth company in the country and allow users to visit a doctor, 24/7 online. That’s right – you can see a doctor either through your mobile device or desktop computer in the comfort of your own home! It’s so convenient!

All those minor illnesses and injuries you deal with – you think you might need to get an experienced doctor’s advice on how to handle it properly but at the same time, sometimes you just don’t feel like it’s serious enough to warrant sitting in a walk-in clinic’s waiting room for hours or to tie up an emergency room services. What do you do? You contact American Well and they connect you with a primary care or specialist physician who can help you right then and there. Perhaps you have a chronic medical condition that needs regular monitoring or prescription refills. American Well can provide that too.

Best of all, American Well is really easy to use. It is available on mobile or desktop. You can download the app here or visit the website here. Once you’ve signed in, you’ll see a selection of doctors who are available. Choose the doctor you want and you’ll be asked for some background information and a few preliminary questions about the reason for your “visit” to the doctor. You are connected with the doctor and your medical visit begins. Easy peasy!

Next time you are experiencing a minor illness, why not try American Well? You have nothing to lose. I even have a code for all you wonderful people so that you can try it out for FREE! Just use the code MOMSQUAD. Even if you are not sick, you can have a free consultation with a nutritionist. Nutritionists can be quite pricey, but with this free code you can get personal advice from a real nutritionist.