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Amy Sarah came to web communications by way of a master of fine arts in poetry from George Mason University. Amy Sarah applied her creative talents to working with several nonprofits to organize and present their content with the user experience in mind. Whether blogging, consulting or developing SEO tactics, Amy Sarah blends the artistic with the analytical to infuse every project with fresh vision. Her daily work at UVA Health System includes online advertising, Google Analytics, editing and reputation management.

Posts by Amy Sarah Marshall

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Child Abuse: What You Know Can Help
Kids 4/9/2013

As he has for the past several years, President Obama recently proclaimed April 2013 National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, citing that “too many women, men, and children suffer alone or in silence, burdened by shame or unsure anyone will listen.“ April is also National Child Abuse Prevention Month.…

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Monthly Roundup: March 2013
News & Events 4/3/2013

Beyond the Hospital: The Less Obvious Things We Do Of course we treat heart conditions, cancer, traumatic injuries, sinus infections. But this month we covered the less obvious services that we offer here at UVA, like: Taking kids with serious burns to camp Testing driving ability with a virtual reality…

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The Mediterranean Diet: Heart-Healthy Moderation
Nutrition, Prevention 3/1/2013

With the release of a study this week showing that the Mediterranean diet has a hugely positive effect on heart disease risk, reactions ranging from doubt to excitement have been fueling talk shows and Twitter accounts across the country. We wanted to know, too, on this last day of Heart…

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Monthly Roundup, Jan 2013: It’s a Real Sleeper
News & Events 2/6/2013

It's what most of us wish we could do during the cold months of January... curl up and sleep until spring. So we brought you our series on sleep. We found out the hows and whys of sleep for adults, as well as some crucial information about kids and teens when…

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The Necessity of Sleep: Why Your Teen Isn’t Lazy and Your Kids Aren’t Crazy
Kids 1/28/2013

Your teenage child doesn’t go to sleep on time — or wake up in time for school. His grades are slipping. Your school-age child can’t sit still in class. She seems hyperactive. Your toddler treats bedtime like an invitation to literally bounce off the walls. [caption id="attachment_5699" align="alignright" width="300"] Kids need…

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The Dream of the Sleeping Baby
Kids 1/22/2013

Books abound. Opinions swirl. How best to get babies to sleep is one of those hot topics forever discussed and never resolved, fodder for both satire and debates. [caption id="attachment_5697" align="alignright" width="300"] How to get your baby to sleep, and why it's so hard to do so in the first…

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Sensory Processing Disorder: Ambiguous but Real
Kids 12/11/2012

A child screams violently when her grandmother tries to squeeze and kiss her goodbye. A little girl smacks her playmates in the head, without concern for consequences. Another child zones out in the corner of a loud room. A little boy wails because his feet are wet, and he is…

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Monthly Roundup: November 2012
General Health 12/5/2012

Do you know a teenage girl who needs help dealing with her weight? We let you know about a local group that gets girls doing Zumba to get healthy. [caption id="attachment_5305" align="alignright" width="170" caption="Employee Teshema Anderson at the recent AIDS Walk in Charlottesville."][/caption] For World AIDS Day, we provided some facts…

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How My Mother Died: A Daughter’s Story of HIV/AIDS

It took Teshema Anderson a long time to feel comfortable telling people how her mother died. A well-dressed, professional-looking woman with a beaming smile, happy family and successful career who speaks openly and with conviction, it’s hard to believe she ever felt scared of anything. But when it came to…

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