• Diabetes in the Time of COVID-19

    If you have diabetes, taking care of your health can be challenging during normal times. The COVID-19 pandemic can make it so much harder. I’d like to examine the pandemic’s impact on people […]

  • CMS Star Ratings: Keeping Insurers Focused on Improving Care for Members

    There are online ratings for everything nowadays: restaurants, vacation rentals, nail salons, car mechanics, and doctors, just for starters. Thanks to the worldwide communication explosion, consumers […]

  • How to Manage Anxiety

    What if? These are usually the first two words that people with anxiety think when they are worrying. What follows are chains of intrusive, catastrophic thoughts that can be so distressing and […]

  • How to Get Help for Anxiety or Depression

    If you’re experiencing anxiety or depression, you may think that you just have to live with it or “tough it out.” The truth is that not getting help can have consequences beyond your thoughts […]

  • New Ways to Stay Connected this Holiday Season

    Stress during the holiday season is not uncommon. But, for the 2020 holiday season, we are also several months into a global pandemic. Despite all the unpredictability we’ve experienced this year, […]

  • Facing Stress with Self-care

    We’re all living through a stressful period of change, uncertainty, and even hardship. That kind of stress can trigger mental health concerns and exacerbate existing mental and physical health […]