Tag Archives: Health

Students Try to Cope as Pandemic Strains Mental Health

*Sarah, Washington, DC. *Hudson, California. Kelly Davis, associate vice president of peer and youth advocacy, Mental Health America, Alexandria, VA. Jane Cooley Fruehwirth, associate professor, Department of Economics; faculty fellow, Carolina Population Center, UNC-Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC. Laura S. Gray, PhD, clinical psychologist, Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, DC. Khadijah Booth Watkins, MD, psychiatrist;… Read More »

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 »

Weekly Health Quiz: Lockdowns, Vaccine Passports and More

1 Recent research found surges in daily positive tests during the fall of 2020 in 18 European countries linearly correlate with: Longitude Humidity Latitude Recent research found surges in daily positive tests during the fall of 2020 in 18 European countries linearly correlate with latitude and, hence, sun exposure and vitamin D levels. Learn more.… Read More »

Ex-BuzzFeed star Kelsey Darragh shares her top tips on managing mental health

Covid-19, lockdowns, quarantine, now more than ever, people are struggling with their mental health. Healthista spoke to Kelsey Darragh who has written a book from her own personal experiences, in order to help people manage their mental health Kelsey Darragh is a comedian, actor, video producer, podcaster, and now: author of Don’t F*cking Panic: the… Read More »