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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.

4 Incurable Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)
Sexual Health

4 Incurable Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)

There are four common incurable STIs and STDs: HSV/Herpes (Herpes Simplex Virus), HPV (Human Papillomavirus) HBV (Hepatitis B), HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus). STIs are widespread, so in order to stay protected, you should have a thorough understanding of the risks and symptoms.

Jeff White
Jeff White25 Feb 2022
Emergency Room vs. Urgent Care: When to Go, Differences, Costs, Treatment
Urgent Care

Emergency Room vs. Urgent Care: When to Go, Differences, Costs, Treatment

Deciding between seeking care at the emergency room versus an urgent care clinic can seem confusing, but it doesn’t need to be. You should only go to an ER if you are experiencing an imminent, serious, and/or life-threatening medical complication.

Spencer Lee
Spencer Lee13 Apr 2022
How Much Do Antidepressants Cost Without Insurance in 2022?
Mental Health

How Much Do Antidepressants Cost Without Insurance in 2022?

The average cost of generic antidepressants without insurance is $62.50 for 30 tablets, while the average cost of brand-name antidepressants is $487.75.

Jacqueline Slobin
Jacqueline Slobin21 Apr 2022
6 Best Health Insurance Coverage for Individuals 55 & Older
Health Insurance

6 Best Health Insurance Coverage for Individuals 55 & Older

There are several ways that you can get the health coverage you need if you are 55 and older. Some ways to get coverage are through employer health insurance, private health insurance, Medicaid, or Medicare.

Jacqueline Slobin
Jacqueline Slobin7 May 2021
Lipid Panel Tests: Procedure, Costs, & Where to Get
Insights

Lipid Panel Tests: Procedure, Costs, & Where to Get

A lipid panel is a type of blood test that measures fats and fatty substances in your body.

Spencer Lee
Spencer Lee7 Jul 2021
How Much Does a Basic Metabolic Panel Cost Without Insurance?
Healthcare Cost

How Much Does a Basic Metabolic Panel Cost Without Insurance?

A basic metabolic panel is a blood test that evaluates your kidney function, metabolism, and electrolyte balance. On average, a basic metabolic panel costs $235 without insurance, but prices can vary depending on where you get tested. You can significantly reduce this cost with health insurance or alternative coverage options.

Jacqueline Slobin
Jacqueline Slobin4 Feb 2022
5 Best Health Insurance Options for Unemployed Workers
Health Insurance

5 Best Health Insurance Options for Unemployed Workers

There are many options for health coverage even for the unemployed- from government-backed coverage to alternative options that just cover your basic needs.

Jeff White
Jeff White7 Jul 2021
Former Urgent Care Association CEO to Join Mira as an Advisor
Press Release

Former Urgent Care Association CEO to Join Mira as an Advisor

Mira, a digital health startup helping uninsured people access affordable healthcare, today announced the addition of three new industry advisors.  Laurel Stoimenoff, former CEO of the Urgent Care Association. Phil Poley, former Managing Director at Accenture Health and former COO of Massachusetts Medicaid. Elliott Poppel, former CEO of RobinHealth and current Product Management Lead at Facebook.

Khang T. Vuong, MHA
Khang T. Vuong, MHA28 Apr 2021
Jeff White to Join Mira as Head of Marketing
Press Release

Jeff White to Join Mira as Head of Marketing

Jeff White has joined the Mira team as the Director of Marketing. Jeff brings 10 years of experience in managing organic and inorganic growth.

Khang T. Vuong, MHA
Khang T. Vuong, MHA8 Apr 2021
Can I Get the COVID Vaccine at Urgent Cares in New York City?
COVID-19

Can I Get the COVID Vaccine at Urgent Cares in New York City?

While some urgent care facilities are administering the COIVD-19 vaccine, most vaccines in NYC are being allocated to mass vaccination sites, pharmacies, and community clinics.

Jacqueline Slobin
Jacqueline Slobin9 Apr 2021
How To Eat Healthy On A Budget? A Nutritionist Explains
Tips

How To Eat Healthy On A Budget? A Nutritionist Explains

Michelle Routhenstein is a Preventive Cardiology Dietitian, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, and Certified Diabetes Educator who specializes in heart disease management and prevention. She explains how to eat healthy on a budget.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso4 Feb 2022
New York City COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility
Insights

New York City COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility

Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson have all received emergency use authorization from the FDA for the use of their Covid-19 vaccines. New York is following a phased distribution of the Covid-19 vaccine. This means that only people identified as eligible in the current phases will be able to receive the vaccine. Currently, only those in Phase 1A and Phase 1B are eligible to receive the vaccine.

Spencer Lee
Spencer Lee25 Mar 2021