Tag Archives: Benefit

Here’s Why Cooler Showers Benefit The Body

There’s nothing better than a hot shower, unless it’s a cold shower. While there isn’t a great deal of good science on shower temperature, there are plenty of anecdotal accounts about the benefits of cold showers relative to hot ones. And in fact, there’s plenty of positive results that can be observed through experience and… Read More »

Would Your Child Benefit From Residential Care? How Patients (and Their Families) Are Thriving In a Long-Term Environment

Source: https://www.pexels.com/photo/black-and-white-connected-hands-love-265702/ Would Your Child Benefit From Residential Care? How Patients (and Their Families) Are Thriving In a Long-Term Environment : Youth are dealing with a world that’s far different than the one that existed even ten years ago. It can be jarring for people even ten or fifteen years older than a teenager today to… Read More »

More evidence that pets benefit mental health – Medical News Today

New research examines how interacting with pets affects cortisol levels among college students. Petting a cat or a dog reduces the levels of the stress hormone cortisol. Pet owners have long known — or rather, felt — that spending time with their beloved animal companion lowers stress and improves mood. An extensive review that Medical… Read More »

CMS cracks down on spread pricing by pharmacy benefit managers

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is taking aim at pharmacy benefit manager spread pricing practices that it says results in an upcharge to Medicaid and CHIP managed care plans and higher costs for states and taxpayers. Spread pricing occurs when health plans contract with a pharmacy benefit manager to manage their prescription drug… Read More »