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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.

Medicare Part C vs. Part D: Costs & Eligibility
Health Insurance

Medicare Part C vs. Part D: Costs & Eligibility

Medicare Part C (or Medicare Advantage), offers Parts A and B but does not guarantee Part D, the expanded prescription drug benefit.

Ashley Brooks
Ashley Brooks13 Aug 2021
The Best Foods to Eat for Healthy Skin
Tips

The Best Foods to Eat for Healthy Skin

Foods such as avocados, nuts, fish, berries, and leafy greens contain key nutrients to fight off impurities and prevent signs of aging and irritation. Start from the inside out to improve the look and feel of your skin.

Ashley Brooks
Ashley Brooks24 Aug 2021
How Much Does a Pregnancy Test Cost?
Insights

How Much Does a Pregnancy Test Cost?

The cost of pregnancy tests varies widely depending on the type and location of the test. When considering the type of pregnancy test you are planning to get, it is important to remember that these factors can also play a role in the reliability of the results. At-home urine pregnancy tests often cost between $8-$15, over the counter.

Gavin Oxley
Gavin Oxley13 Oct 2021
How Does Paid Family Leave Work?
Wellness

How Does Paid Family Leave Work?

For most Americans, paid family leave is a luxury. In the United States, federal law only requires unpaid leave under certain criteria but allows states and employers to set their own policies. Taking time off to adjust to your new life or managing medical needs is essential but could be met with more administrative complications and stress if not planned properly.

Ashley Brooks
Ashley Brooks14 Sep 2021
What is Medicaid & Who Qualifies?
Insights

What is Medicaid & Who Qualifies?

Medicaid is health care coverage for low-income individuals, pregnant women, people with disabilities, children and their families, and the elderly. The program is funded by both the federal and state government and provides a wide range of benefits. You can determine your eligibility by visiting your state’s Medicaid website.

Talor Bianchini
Talor Bianchini4 Nov 2021
How Often You Should Visit Each Doctor
Tips

How Often You Should Visit Each Doctor

It is advised that you visit a PCP once every three years, a dermatologist once a year, and dentist two times a year.

Madeline Hlobik
Madeline Hlobik10 Aug 2021
How Much Does an Annual Physical Cost?
Insights

How Much Does an Annual Physical Cost?

Without insurance, the average cost of a physical exam ranges from $50 to $200.

Talor Bianchini
Talor Bianchini10 Aug 2021
Should I Get a COVID-19 Booster Shot?
Public Health

Should I Get a COVID-19 Booster Shot?

Yes, you should get a COVID-19 booster shot when you are eligible. At this time, everyone over the age of 12 should get a booster shot, especially people over 65 years old and those who are immunocompromised.

Alexis Bryan
Alexis Bryan4 Feb 2022
What's the Difference Between AHA vs. BHA Exfoliants?
Insights

What's the Difference Between AHA vs. BHA Exfoliants?

Alpha-hydroxy acids (AHA) are water-soluble chemical exfoliants, aiding in removing dead skin cells, and beta-hydroxy acids (BHA) are oil-soluble chemical exfoliants, meaning they can penetrate the skin through sebaceous glands.

Ashley Brooks
Ashley Brooks17 Aug 2021
How Much Does ObamaCare Cost in 2021?
Health Insurance

How Much Does ObamaCare Cost in 2021?

The average cost of an Obamacare plan ranges from $328 to $482 but varies depending on the company, type of plan, and where you live. These plans often come with substantial deductibles, copayments, and coinsurance.

Talor Bianchini
Talor Bianchini1 Dec 2021
How to Get Health Insurance During the Special Enrollment Period
Health Insurance

How to Get Health Insurance During the Special Enrollment Period

If you did not purchase health insurance or are not previously covered, you might apply during the Special Enrollment Period if you have a qualifying life event.

Gavin Oxley
Gavin Oxley9 Aug 2021
How Much Does a Vitamin D Test Costs Without Insurance?
Tips

How Much Does a Vitamin D Test Costs Without Insurance?

Vitamin D, typically known as the sunshine vitamin, is essential for maintaining strong bones, boosting your immune system, and reducing depression. If you feel that you are at risk of experiencing soft or weak bones symptoms, a vitamin D test may help assess a treatment regimen. A vitamin D test will likely cost you between $15 and $263.

Madeline Hlobik
Madeline Hlobik10 Aug 2021