Mira Healthcare Resources

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.

How Much Exercise Do I Need To Stay Healthy?
Wellness

How Much Exercise Do I Need To Stay Healthy?

Depending on your health goals, professionals typically recommend 150 minutes of exercise per week to experience the best result and positive effects. Exercise and physical activity are some of the most important things you can do for your health. Regular exercise has numerous short or long-term benefits, such as reducing the risk for heart disease, diabetes, anxiety, and insomnia.

Alexandra Thompson
Alexandra Thompson12 Mar 2022
Why Should I Offer Healthcare Benefits as an Employer?
Employer

Why Should I Offer Healthcare Benefits as an Employer?

Employer-sponsored health coverage is essential for recruiting and retaining a company’s employees. An excellent benefits package that includes health coverage is extremely important for employee retention because it shows employees that their work is invested in their overall health and future. Additionally, a great benefits package means reduced healthcare costs for the workplace and can attract talent.

Kendra Bean
Kendra Bean10 Mar 2022
Foods to Boost Mood and Memory
Wellness

Foods to Boost Mood and Memory

Having a healthy brain is an essential aspect of your overall health and well-being. Learn more about seven foods that can help you achieve that brain health.

Sophie Wei
Sophie Wei19 Apr 2022
What Types of Surgeries are Covered by My Health Insurance?
Health Insurance

What Types of Surgeries are Covered by My Health Insurance?

Many health insurance plans fully or partially cover surgical procedures deemed ‘medically necessary’ by a healthcare professional. Every health insurance company has its own policies to identify what is a medically necessary service. To find out if your surgery is covered by health insurance, you should review your Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC).

Girisha Bharadwaj
Girisha Bharadwaj19 Apr 2022
The Newly Discovered HIV Variant and the Importance of STD Tests
Research

The Newly Discovered HIV Variant and the Importance of STD Tests

A new variant of HIV with higher virulence was recently discovered by researchers at the University of Oxford. The strain has been circulating in the Netherlands for several years, infecting over one hundred individuals. Fortunately it is treatable with the standard antiretroviral medicines available today.

Erica Kahn
Erica Kahn19 Apr 2022
Difference Between Midwife and Doula
Insights

Difference Between Midwife and Doula

Midwives are healthcare workers who help people during pregnancy and childbirth. They may also provide care to non-pregnant individuals including family planning, STI testing, and preventative care, such as pap smears. Doulas are meant to provide support to people and their families both during and after childbirth.

Dvora Kluwgant, MD
Dvora Kluwgant, MD15 Apr 2022
Best Obamacare Plans in NYC
Health Insurance

Best Obamacare Plans in NYC

Bronze and silver plans are best for young and healthy, low-income individuals while gold and platinum plans are typically best for those requiring frequent medical care.

Sophie Wei
Sophie Wei4 Mar 2022
Discount Health Programs vs. Health Insurance
Health Insurance

Discount Health Programs vs. Health Insurance

While health insurance provides coverage for a small or large portion of your medical needs, it, unfortunately, is not always the most affordable and accessible option. Instead, a discount health program provides members with discounts for medical services.

Erica Kahn
Erica Kahn19 Apr 2022
Best Health and Wellness Books to Read in 2022
Wellness

Best Health and Wellness Books to Read in 2022

This list provides a comprehensive outline of some of the best reads to improve your health and learn about the world around you. The list is divided into six categories: Mental Health and Mindfulness, Physical Health and Fitness, Food and Nutrition, Intellectual and Personal Development, and Public Health.

Alexandra Thompson
Alexandra Thompson4 Mar 2022
Signs of a Concussion and What To Do
Urgent Care

Signs of a Concussion and What To Do

If you’re experiencing other symptoms such as dizziness, headache, blurry vision, or confusion, you might have a concussion and should seek medical attention. It is important to follow a thorough first aid check after hitting your head.

Girisha Bharadwaj
Girisha Bharadwaj19 Apr 2022
Is a Vasectomy Covered by Health Insurance?
Healthcare Cost

Is a Vasectomy Covered by Health Insurance?

The cost of a vasectomy can range between $0 - $3000+ based on multiple factors, such as insurance plan, where one completes the procedure, and the type of vasectomy chosen. The procedure is both safe and effective for men who no longer wish to have more children, and is also sometimes done as an alternative to other methods of birth control, such as condoms, outercourse, and withdrawal (pull-out method).

Kendra Bean
Kendra Bean4 Apr 2022
Companies Hiring for Remote Work
Insights

Companies Hiring for Remote Work

When looking for a remote job, read the job description carefully, and be sure to clarify during the interview if you are still unsure about the remote work policy. With an increased desire of employees to work remotely, some companies have switched to offering permanent remote options. 

Alexandra Thompson
Alexandra Thompson15 Apr 2022