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Can You Get an Annual Physical at Urgent Care?
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Can You Get an Annual Physical at Urgent Care?

While urgent care clinics are commonly visited for responsive medicine, many offer preventative care visits such as annual physicals.

Spencer Lee
Spencer Lee26 Sep 2022
Arm Soreness After COVID-19 Vaccine? You’re Not Alone.
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Arm Soreness After COVID-19 Vaccine? You’re Not Alone.

There's an increasing trend of social signals indicating that injection site soreness and muscle aches 24-48 hours after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine as the most common adverse reaction.

Mira Research Team
Mira Research Team9 Feb 2021
How Much Do Stitches Cost Without Insurance in 2022?
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How Much Do Stitches Cost Without Insurance in 2022?

We called 10 of the top urgent care centers in the U.S. to find out how much they charge for stitches without insurance. Stitches range in cost: $165 to $415.

Spencer Lee
Spencer Lee11 Aug 2022
How Much a Visit to CityMD Urgent Care Costs?
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How Much a Visit to CityMD Urgent Care Costs?

The cost to visit CityMD without insurance is $225-$250 or more. Find a list of insurances accepted by CityMD and what is included with the price.

Khang T. Vuong, MHA
Khang T. Vuong, MHA17 Apr 2022
How Much Does an EKG Cost Without Insurance in 2021?
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How Much Does an EKG Cost Without Insurance in 2021?

If you do not have insurance, the average cost of an EKG at urgent care is just about $209, including the doctor's visit.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso27 Sep 2021
How Much Does an X-Ray Cost Without Insurance?
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How Much Does an X-Ray Cost Without Insurance?

The out-of-pocket cost for an x-ray at urgent care will be between $120- $325, however, additional fees and views can cause the price to inflate even more.

Jacqueline Slobin
Jacqueline Slobin23 Aug 2022
COVID-19 Vaccine Myths Debunked
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COVID-19 Vaccine Myths Debunked

The vaccine does not contain any animal products, preservatives, or microchips. COVID-19 myths and facts.

Jacqueline Slobin
Jacqueline Slobin23 Aug 2022
Is The COVID-19 Vaccine Safe? A Medical Doctor Says Yes
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Is The COVID-19 Vaccine Safe? A Medical Doctor Says Yes

The COVID-19 vaccine is safe, according to Ramin Ahmadi, MD, MPH as well as many other accredited doctors, scientists, and researchers.

Khang T. Vuong, MHA
Khang T. Vuong, MHA9 Feb 2021
When is Peak Flu Season?
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When is Peak Flu Season?

Flu season in the U.S. is typically from October until April; however, the national peak of cases typically occurs in the first week of February.

Khang T. Vuong, MHA
Khang T. Vuong, MHA7 Sep 2021
Oscar Health Classic Silver vs. UnitedHealthcare Compass Silver- Reviews & Which is best?
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Oscar Health Classic Silver vs. UnitedHealthcare Compass Silver- Reviews & Which is best?

UnitedHealthcare has a 25% higher monthly premium than Oscar Health does, not have direct messaging, and you need a referral to see a specialist. However, UnitedHealthcare has more prominent in-network NYC hospitals and includes gym member reimbursement. UnitedHealthcare would be the better option as long as you can pay a little more for the monthly premium and you don't mind needing a referral to see a specialist.

Mira Research Team
Mira Research Team12 Mar 2021
Oscar Health Classic Bronze vs. Empire BlueCross BlueShield Bronze- Reviews & Which is best?
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Oscar Health Classic Bronze vs. Empire BlueCross BlueShield Bronze- Reviews & Which is best?

EmpireBlueCross BlueShield bronze has a higher monthly premium and deductible when compared to Oscar Health Classic Bronze. However, EmpireBlueCross also offers more in-network hospital coverage and partial gym reimbursement, making it the better option if you can afford it.

Mira Research Team
Mira Research Team12 Mar 2021
EmblemHealth Bronze vs. Healthfirst Bronze- Reviews & Which one's best?
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EmblemHealth Bronze vs. Healthfirst Bronze- Reviews & Which one's best?

While EmblemHealth Bronze and Healthfirst Bronze are relatively similar plans, there are some important differences to be aware of. EmblemHealth's bronze plan has a 32% higher monthly premium when compared to Healthfirst. Healthfirst does not require a referral to see a specialist whereas EmblemHealth does require a referral. EmblemHealth also offers more in-network hospital coverage. If basing plans off reviews, EmblemHealth has slightly better reviews with a A+ rating on Better Business Bureau. For a less expensive plan without the need to see a specialist for a referral, we recommend Healthfirst Bronze. 

Mira Research Team
Mira Research Team20 Jan 2021