Mira Healthcare Resources

Mira Healthcare Resources

Our in-house team synthesizes scientific research and translates them into easy-to-digest content for you to get educated on the latest health and healthcare information.

Is Urgent Care Cheaper Than the ER?
Urgent Care

Is Urgent Care Cheaper Than the ER?

Urgent care is often cheaper than going to the emergency room for basic services and non-emergency care. The average urgent care visit costs patients $80 to $280 while the average emergency room visit costs $2,200 without insurance.

Ashley Brooks
Ashley Brooks23 Aug 2022
Are At-Home COVID-19 Tests Accurate?
COVID-19

Are At-Home COVID-19 Tests Accurate?

At-home COVID-19 tests, called rapid antigen tests, are a quick, convenient way to test yourself for COVID-19. However, these tests are not perfect. At-home COVID-19 tests detect about 85% of positive cases on average.

Alexis Bryan
Alexis Bryan23 Aug 2022
Should I Go to Urgent Care For a Sore Throat?
Urgent Care

Should I Go to Urgent Care For a Sore Throat?

Urgent cares offer treatment for a sore throat.

Madeline Hlobik
Madeline Hlobik21 Dec 2021
Are COVID-19 Booster Shots Free?
COVID-19

Are COVID-19 Booster Shots Free?

COVID-19 booster shots are free, regardless of immigration or health insurance status.

Alexis Bryan
Alexis Bryan23 Aug 2022
Can I Get an MRI at Urgent Care?
Urgent Care

Can I Get an MRI at Urgent Care?

Most urgent care centers do not offer MRIs, although some do. Check the facility website or call the urgent care directly to see if they provide MRIs.

Ashley Brooks
Ashley Brooks23 Aug 2022
Do I Need a Primary Care Provider (PCP)?
Tips

Do I Need a Primary Care Provider (PCP)?

While you may think you don't need a PCP, having a primary care provider is important to manage your health on a long-term basis.

Alexis Bryan
Alexis Bryan23 Aug 2022
How to Handle Stress During the Holidays
Mental Health

How to Handle Stress During the Holidays

A few ways to reduce stress during the Holiday season include planning and prioritizing, accepting uncertainty, and maintaining your health.

Ashley Brooks
Ashley Brooks23 Aug 2022
Best At-Home STD Tests in 2022
Sexual Health

Best At-Home STD Tests in 2022

Some of the best at-home STD tests include EverlyWell, LetsGetChecked, HealthLabs, and Nurx.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso15 Dec 2021
What Are the Side Effects of the Flu Vaccine?
Research

What Are the Side Effects of the Flu Vaccine?

Some people may experience mild side effects from the flu vaccine, such as muscle aches, a low-grade fever, or a runny nose.

Talor Bianchini
Talor Bianchini23 Aug 2022
What Is Virtual Primary Care?
Wellness

What Is Virtual Primary Care?

Virtual primary care reduces barriers in access to preventative care for those with transportation challenges or lack of insurance.

Ashley Brooks
Ashley Brooks23 Aug 2022
How Do COVID-19 Antiviral Drugs Work?
COVID-19

How Do COVID-19 Antiviral Drugs Work?

COVID-19 antiviral drugs work by slowing or halting the virus’s replication process. This stops the spread of the virus throughout your body, reduces disease severity, and allows your body to focus on recovering.

Alexis Bryan
Alexis Bryan23 Aug 2022
How Much Does Blood Pressure Medication Cost Without Insurance in 2022?
Prescriptions

How Much Does Blood Pressure Medication Cost Without Insurance in 2022?

Our research shows that the average cost for 30 tablets of a typical dose of blood pressure medication costs $329.03.

Talor Bianchini
Talor Bianchini23 Aug 2022