Tag Archives: Better

MHM: 5 Tips on Getting Better Sleep

Sleep and I have a long, sordid history. If you have depression, you know how important (and messed up) sleep can be. I think it’s ironic that one of the signs of depression is either a lack of sleep or sleeping too much, but there it is. I know that when I don’t get enough… Read More »

9 Fermented Foods for Better Digestive Health and Immunity

Fermented foods have been enjoying some well-deserved time in the spotlight lately. Not only are these probiotic-packed superfoods brimming with beneficial bacteria, but they’re also versatile and full of flavor. Making a conscious effort to include just a few servings in your diet each week can have a huge impact on gut health, weight management,… Read More »

Undergoing Chemo? Try This for 6 Weeks and Feel Better

For older adults undergoing chemotherapy, participating in a six-week structured exercise program can improve anxiety, mood and social and emotional well-being, according to new research published in the Journal of the American Geriatric Society, reports Healio. Being diagnosed with cancer often increases a person’s chances of experiencing anxiety and mood disturbances. This not only can… Read More »

Dual eligible MA beneficiaries receive better care at lower costs than FFS

Dive Brief: Beneficiaries eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid who choose privately run Medicare coverage, called Medicare Advantage, receive more care and a higher quality of care while costing their insurers less, according to a new analysis from healthcare consulting firm Avalere. Dual eligible beneficiaries attended roughly 12% more office visits than their counterparts in… Read More »