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 Gender Reassignment Surgery Covered by Health Insurance?
The services and procedures to reaffirm one’s gender can be expensive when paying out-of-pocket, and many states do not yet explicitly mandate such coverage. Some private health plans offer coverage of gender reassignment but are dependent on meeting strict criteria.
How Much Does Plan B (Morning After Pill) Cost Without Insurance in 2021?
For brand-name Plan B, you can expect to pay close to $50 but should be taken shortly after unprotected sex to be effective. Other generic forms of Plan B exist at a cheaper cost, and many family clinics and health insurance plans cover the cost of emergency contraception or at discounted rates.
What Are the Health Benefits of Using CBD?
There are many benefits to using CBD, including pain relief, reducing anxiety, and even relieving epilepsy. Although there are many benefits to taking CBD, there are also associated risks and side effects if you are currently taking prescription medications.
Descovy vs. Truvada: What's the Difference?
The difference between Descovy and Truvada is that Descovy contains a newer form of tenofovir while Truvada contains the original form of tenofovir. Compared to Descovy, Truvada has been shown to have more adverse effects on kidney function and bone density.
How To Strengthen Your Pelvic Floor?
Your pelvic floor is the group of muscles found in the floor or base of your pelvis that supports pelvic organs. If this group of muscles is not strong, you may experience issues such as a lack of bladder control, or incontinence. In order to strengthen your pelvic floor, you should consider consulting with a physical therapist and performing daily exercises.
Is the COVID-19 Vaccine Effective Against the Delta Variant?
More infectious strains, like the Delta variant, pose a threat to protection from the currently approved vaccines. At this time, vaccines are working. COVID-19 vaccination prevents severe illness, hospitalization, and death from the SARS-CoV-2 virus, but breakthrough cases are expected.
How To Find an LGBTQ+ Friendly Doctor
To create a safe and welcoming space, physicians must acquire the training and knowledge regarding special considerations for LGBTQ+. Many local and online resources exist to enable members of the LGBTQ+ community to find comprehensive care without fear of adverse consequences.
Is It Mandatory To Have Health Insurance in 2022?
There is no federal penalty for not having health insurance in 2022, but four states and D.C. will impose a tax penalty on those who do not. Since 2019, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has not had an individual mandate penalty for those who are uninsured, and this will remain the case in 2022.
Can Men Get UTIs?
While UTIs are more common in women, men can get them as well. Men most commonly get urethritis, an infection of the urethra. UTIs' signs and symptoms display themselves differently in men than women, so it's important to know what to look out for.
What’s the Difference Between Generic vs. Brand Name Prescription Drugs?
Brand name prescription drugs are sold by drug companies with a specific name and are patented. After the brand name prescription is made, similar generic prescription drugs can be created with the same active ingredient as the brand name drug. However, the key difference between these two drugs is that generic prescription drugs will cost much less than brand-name drugs.