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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.

What Are My Options Once I Age Out of My Parent's Health Insurance?
Health Insurance

What Are My Options Once I Age Out of My Parent's Health Insurance?

After turning 26, the exact time at which your parent’s health insurance plan expires will depend on how your parent gets their health insurance - private or public coverage. After turning 26, you will be able to sign up for your plan within a specific 120-day period or during the year-end Open Enrollment Period, but to avoid a coverage gap, you should decide upon a plan before or during your birthday month.

Kendra Bean
Kendra Bean24 Mar 2022
How Much Do Allergy Shots Cost Without Insurance in 2022?
Healthcare Cost

How Much Do Allergy Shots Cost Without Insurance in 2022?

Allergy shots are covered by health insurance, but for uninsured patients, allergy shots can range from $20-$100 per visit. Allergy shots are administered weekly, so the annual cost can range from $1,000 to $4,000 per year. Depending on your location and your facility, the costs of allergy shots for uninsured individuals can differ drastically.

Sophie Wei
Sophie Wei19 Apr 2022
Will My Insurance Cover a Breast Pump?
Wellness

Will My Insurance Cover a Breast Pump?

The health benefits of breastfeeding for mothers range from physical to mental and financial. Breastfeeding can protect mothers from various cancers and stimulates a faster recovery after birth. Breastfeeding can also help save money and help mothers bond with their babies. 

Erica Kahn
Erica Kahn19 Apr 2022
What Are the Benefits of a Low-Inflammatory Diet?
Wellness

What Are the Benefits of a Low-Inflammatory Diet?

Low-inflammatory diets can reduce your risk of cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, Alzheimer’s/dementia, and reduce symptoms of arthritis and IBS. By switching to a low-inflammatory diet, you can reduce the amount of inflammation present all over the body. These diets typically include leafy greens, nuts, and fatty fish.

Talor Bianchini
Talor Bianchini21 Mar 2022
How Much Sleep Do I Really Need Per Night?
Wellness

How Much Sleep Do I Really Need Per Night?

The average adult requires seven to nine hours of sleep per night. However, many people get far less than this, and nearly half of Americans report feeling sleepy three to seven days per week. Having a good night’s sleep may sound like a luxury, but it actually has important implications for your mental and physical health.

Dvora Kluwgant, MD
Dvora Kluwgant, MD19 Apr 2022
How Much Does it Cost to Treat Bacterial Vaginosis in 2022?
Sexual Health

How Much Does it Cost to Treat Bacterial Vaginosis in 2022?

Without insurance, treating bacterial vaginosis typically costs between $155 - $275. The cost may vary depending on whether you see a doctor or buy an at-home testing kit, the type of antibiotic prescribed, and the dosage of antibiotics prescribed. If you are experiencing symptoms of BV, it is important to seek medical attention, as untreated BV can cause serious health complications.

Erica Kahn
Erica Kahn19 Apr 2022
How Much Does Long-Term Care Cost in 2022?
Insights

How Much Does Long-Term Care Cost in 2022?

Long-term care is not medical care, and therefore, is not covered by regular health insurance or Medicare. Instead, a long-term care insurance plan must be purchased to cover custodial care. 66 percent of caregivers use their own savings or retirement funds to pay for care.

Erica Kahn
Erica Kahn19 Apr 2022
Impact of Childhood Trauma
Mental Health

Impact of Childhood Trauma

Adverse childhood experiences can interfere with one’s health status, having harmful effects later on in one’s life and even affecting future generations. Early adversity dramatically affects health across a lifetime, and therefore focus needs to be put on building resilience.

Kendra Bean
Kendra Bean15 Apr 2022
Signs You May Need Probiotics for Gut Health
Wellness

Signs You May Need Probiotics for Gut Health

Gut health is an essential part of your overall well-being and the more diverse your gut microbiome is, the healthier your gut is. Some signs of a healthy gut are regular bowel movements, long, smooth, and brown poop, and no pain, excessive bloating, or gas.

Sophie Wei
Sophie Wei21 Apr 2022
Does Insurance Cover Pelvic Floor Treatments?
Healthcare Cost

Does Insurance Cover Pelvic Floor Treatments?

The cost of pelvic floor treatment ranges widely, from a few hundred to a few thousand dollars, and most treatments are covered by insurance. Some Medicare patients will end up paying out-of-pocket physical therapy costs when treatment exceeds $1900.

Dvora Kluwgant, MD
Dvora Kluwgant, MD19 Apr 2022
What Are the Benefits of CBD?
Wellness

What Are the Benefits of CBD?

CBD’s effects are currently being studied for a wide range of conditions. Research shows that CBD has the potential to improve/treat epilepsy, insomnia, chronic pain, and more. As new legislation passes, we will likely see more research emerge.

Sophie Wei
Sophie Wei19 Apr 2022
The New COVID-19 ‘Test to Treat’ Plan
COVID-19

The New COVID-19 ‘Test to Treat’ Plan

During the first State of the Union Address of his term, President Biden announced a new national COVID-19 strategy as we begin year three of the pandemic. The ‘Test to Treat’ initiative increases preparedness plans and improves testing and immediate treatment access. In contrast to previous initiatives, Test to Treat allows those who test positive to immediately receive antiviral pills and other COVID-19 treatments at no cost.

Alexandra Thompson
Alexandra Thompson11 Mar 2022