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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.

How Much Do Braces Cost Without Insurance?
Healthcare Cost

How Much Do Braces Cost Without Insurance?

Braces tend to cost between $3,000 and $10,000 without insurance. There is a significant range in the cost of braces due to the type, length of treatment, age, and location. The longer you need braces, the more you will pay. The duration of treatment is associated with the complexity of care required.

Kendra Bean
Kendra Bean23 Aug 2022
What is the Difference Between Bird Flu and Covid-19?
Public Health

What is the Difference Between Bird Flu and Covid-19?

Bird Flu, also known as Avian Influenza A, has been found to cause viral outbreaks across the globe. Abbreviated as H5N1, this type of virus is the most common cause of flu in birds. It is a very deadly virus in birds but is rarely seen in humans, especially in North America. Risks of transmission are incredibly low, especially in humans, but it is important to understand the best ways to be safe.

Sophie Wei
Sophie Wei27 Jun 2022
How Contagious is Monkeypox Compared to COVID-19?
COVID-19

How Contagious is Monkeypox Compared to COVID-19?

According to our research, Monkeypox has a reproduction rate R of 0.85, compared to 8.2 that of the Omicron variant of COVID-19, making Monkeypox less contagious than COVID-19. Research on Monkeypox has been around for over 20 years. Monkeypox isn’t a new virus or variation. However, the viral infection has seen a spike in interest as communities in the UK and Canada have increased outbreaks.

Khang T. Vuong, MHA
Khang T. Vuong, MHA25 Jul 2022
Do I Need a Monkeypox Vaccine?
Public Health

Do I Need a Monkeypox Vaccine?

The short answer is no; you most likely do not need it. Currently, the only people being offered the monkeypox vaccine are those deemed to be at high risk. This includes those that have come into contact with suspected and confirmed monkeypox cases, such as family and friends, healthcare workers, and scientists confirming cases in laboratories.

Talor Bianchini
Talor Bianchini23 Aug 2022
How Much Does Gender-Affirming Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) Cost without Health Insurance?
Healthcare Cost

How Much Does Gender-Affirming Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) Cost without Health Insurance?

On average, hormone replacement therapy (HRT) for gender affirmation can cost anywhere from $30-$100 a month for individuals without health insurance. The costs of HRT prescription medications can vary drastically depending on the dosage form, your prescribed dosing regimen, and your insurance status.

Sophie Wei
Sophie Wei27 Jun 2022
How Much Do Holistic Treatments Cost without Insurance?
Healthcare Cost

How Much Do Holistic Treatments Cost without Insurance?

Most people pay for holistic care out-of-pocket, with services ranging from $15 to $600 as most insurance plans are restrictive in what they cover.

Girisha Bharadwaj
Girisha Bharadwaj23 Aug 2022
How Bad Is Self-Diagnosis?
Insights

How Bad Is Self-Diagnosis?

At its worst, self-diagnosis is life-threatening. Every time we feel symptoms developing in our body, it can be intriguing to go online, attempt to piece together information, and diagnose ourselves. However, self-diagnosis can not only deliver incorrect information but can be dangerous. While there is an abundance of information available online, nothing can replace a visit to your doctor.

Girisha Bharadwaj
Girisha Bharadwaj23 Aug 2022
What Happens During a Recession?
Finance

What Happens During a Recession?

A recession is when the country’s economy declines, unemployment rates increase, and companies make fewer sales. The U.S. Federal Reserve just raised interest rates by the most in two decades, prompting concerns that a recession is coming, likely in 2023.

Erica Kahn
Erica Kahn23 Aug 2022
Best Travel Health Insurance in 2022
Insights

Best Travel Health Insurance in 2022

The majority of travel health insurance plans last for one year from the start date, which should be the departure day of your trip. Like traditional health insurance, most travel insurance plans have a set deductible. Usually, they are around $250 and must be paid before the insurance coverage kicks in.

Alexandra Thompson
Alexandra Thompson23 Aug 2022
How Much Does a Chiropractor Cost Without Insurance in 2022?
Healthcare Cost

How Much Does a Chiropractor Cost Without Insurance in 2022?

A standard office consultation visit to a chiropractic clinic may cost anywhere between $60 and $200. These costs can be somewhat higher if you do not have health insurance or have a plan that does not cover chiropractic care.

Girisha Bharadwaj
Girisha Bharadwaj23 Aug 2022
How Much is Aripiprazole Without Insurance?
Healthcare Cost

How Much is Aripiprazole Without Insurance?

Without insurance, the out-of-pocket cost can range from about $12.25 to $900, depending on quantity and dosage. Abilify is significantly more expensive than Aripiprazole, with the cheapest option (without insurance coverage) for thirty 5mg tablets at Wegmans for $581.46.

Alexandra Thompson
Alexandra Thompson23 Aug 2022
Where to Find Antiviral Medication Paxlovid in San Francisco
COVID-19

Where to Find Antiviral Medication Paxlovid in San Francisco

As of May 2022, Paxlovid prescriptions can be filled at pharmacies in San Francisco including CVS and Walgreens. The Pfizer antiviral, Paxlovid is the go-to prescription and is available free of charge to all residents who present a positive test result and meet the prescription criteria.

Dvora Kluwgant, MD
Dvora Kluwgant, MD28 Jul 2022