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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.

What Are the Risks of Taking Viagra?
Sexual Health

What Are the Risks of Taking Viagra?

There are several risks of taking Viagra, especially if you are already taking other medications. Some potential side effects include vision loss, upset stomach, and heart problems.

Talor Bianchini
Talor Bianchini23 Aug 2022
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5 Best Melatonin Brands for Sleep in 2024
Wellness

5 Best Melatonin Brands for Sleep in 2024

Melatonin is a hormone that is naturally found in the body that regulates sleep cycles. People who have low levels of melatonin may have a difficult time falling and staying asleep at night. Melatonin supplements are used for people who have trouble sleeping or conditions like insomnia. We found that the best overall melatonin supplement is Nature Made Melatonin.

Talor Bianchini
Talor Bianchini22 Apr 2024
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How Much Does an Endoscopy Cost Without Insurance in 2024?
Healthcare Cost

How Much Does an Endoscopy Cost Without Insurance in 2024?

Without insurance, this procedure can cost between $1,250 and $4,800. These costs typically cover the fee for the physician performing the endoscopy, the anesthesiologist, and the facility.

Ashley Brooks
Ashley Brooks1 Jan 2024
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Which Flu Vaccine Should I Get?
Wellness

Which Flu Vaccine Should I Get?

Both the high-dose and standard flu vaccines are designed to protect against four different flu viruses. Individuals between 6 months old and 64 should typically get the standard quadrivalent flu vaccine, while the Fluzone High-Dose Quadrivalent vaccine is licensed and recommended for anyone over the age of 65. The high-dose vaccine contains four times the antigen as the standard dose to elicit a stronger immune response.

Alexis Bryan
Alexis Bryan23 Aug 2022
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How To Tell the Difference Between Allergies vs. COVID-19?
COVID-19

How To Tell the Difference Between Allergies vs. COVID-19?

Symptoms of allergies may overlap with early signs of COVID-19. While signs and symptoms of allergies often impact the nasal passages, they rarely result in fever or digestive discomfort. With COVID-19, one may experience a range of symptoms, including congestion, fever, muscle aches, fatigue, and loss of taste or smell.

Ashley Brooks
Ashley Brooks23 Apr 2024
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Surgery Cost With and Without Insurance in 2024?
Insights

Surgery Cost With and Without Insurance in 2024?

Depending on the surgery, the out-of-pocket cost can range between $4,000 to $170,000. The most expensive surgery is heart transplant.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso1 Jan 2024
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How Do You Know If You Have RSV or a Cold? Symptoms in Children & Adults
Wellness

How Do You Know If You Have RSV or a Cold? Symptoms in Children & Adults

Deciphering whether you have a respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) or common cold can be difficult because the symptoms present within both are very similar. Although the surest way to know whether you have RSV or a cold is to visit a medical professional, other signs that may indicate RSV over a cold include difficulty breathing, unusual behaviors, and wheezing.

Madeline Hlobik
Madeline Hlobik22 Sep 2021
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6 Most Popular OTC Branded Medications to Treat Spring Allergy
Wellness

6 Most Popular OTC Branded Medications to Treat Spring Allergy

Allergy medicines each have specific usages, and throughout this article, we detail which is best for certain allergic reactions. After doing thorough research though, we have deduced that the best overall OTC allergy medication is Zyrtec.

Madeline Hlobik
Madeline Hlobik14 Apr 2024
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What Are the Top Prescribed Prescription Drugs in the U.S.?
Prescriptions

What Are the Top Prescribed Prescription Drugs in the U.S.?

The top 10 include medicines prescribed in the U.S. Atorvastatin, Albuterol, Omeprazole, Lisinopril, Levothyroxine, Metformin, Amlodipine, Metoprolol, Gabapentin, and Losartan.

Madeline Hlobik
Madeline Hlobik21 Sep 2021
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How To Get Health Insurance Without a Job
Insights

How To Get Health Insurance Without a Job

If eligible, you can sign up for a Marketplace plan or participate in federal health insurance programs such as Medicare or Medicaid. Alternative options such as care membership plans or short-term health insurance options may also suit your needs.

Ashley Brooks
Ashley Brooks23 Aug 2022
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Medications to Avoid During Pregnancy
Wellness

Medications to Avoid During Pregnancy

Most women are advised to avoid medications altogether during the first three months of pregnancy. In general, pregnant women should not be taking antibiotics, pain relievers, or certain antidepressant medications unless a medical doctor approves the use of these medications.

Talor Bianchini
Talor Bianchini23 Aug 2022
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Where To Get a Free Flu Shot in 2024?
Public Health

Where To Get a Free Flu Shot in 2024?

You can get your flu vaccine at many places including your doctor’s office, local pharmacy, or an urgent care center. Many locations offer free flu shots; however, you may be charged a fee at some facilities if you do not have insurance.

Alexis Bryan
Alexis Bryan1 Jan 2024
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