Tag Archives: Health

Why Do Health Insurers Require Prior Authorization?

Author Lauren Lau Published March 6, 2021 Word count 1,121 Health Insurers and Prior Authorization Like sands through the hourglass, so are the days of prior authorization Medical Utilization Management “This procedure will require prior authorization.” Words that no patient or healthcare provider wants to hear when they are ready to proceed with a doctor-approved… Read More »

COVID bill to deliver big health insurance savings for many

WASHINGTON — Several million people stand to save hundreds of dollars in health insurance costs, or more, under the Democratic coronavirus relief legislation on track to pass Congress. Winners include those covered by “Obamacare” or just now signing up, self-employed people who buy their own insurance and don’t currently get federal help, laid-off workers struggling… Read More »

Health Benefits of Hot Tubs

Enjoying a soak in a hot tub is a pleasurable experience but did you know how many health benefits hot tubs have? Read on to find out more. 1. It potentially improves your cardiovascular health Bruce Becker, M.D. states that submerging your whole body up to the neck presents you with a cardiac workout. With… Read More »

Weekly Roundup for FEBRUARY 19, 2021: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

Probiotics as a treatment for prenatal maternal anxiety and depression: a double-blind randomized pilot trial. Browne PD, Bolte AC, Besseling-van der Vaart I, Claassen E, de Weerth C.  Sci Rep. 2021 Feb 4;11(1):3051. Free article. This study did not reveal differences between the groups for improving maternal mood. Validation of the 7-item Generalized Anxiety Disorder… Read More »