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How To Eat Healthy On A Budget? A Nutritionist Explains
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How To Eat Healthy On A Budget? A Nutritionist Explains

Michelle Routhenstein is a Preventive Cardiology Dietitian, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, and Certified Diabetes Educator who specializes in heart disease management and prevention. She explains how to eat healthy on a budget.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso4 Feb 2022
How Often Should You Get Blood Work?
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How Often Should You Get Blood Work?

Your doctor will likely recommend you to get bloodwork done once per year, during the time of your yearly physical. However, there are many reasons someone should get bloodwork more often.

Spencer Lee
Spencer Lee17 Feb 2022
How To Manage Diabetes Without Insurance?
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How To Manage Diabetes Without Insurance?

Without insurance, you can manage diabetes using Mira, Medicaid or Medicare, or Patient Assistance Programs.

Spencer Lee
Spencer Lee15 Sep 2021
Are Nasal Antiseptics Effective In Preventing COVID-19?
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Are Nasal Antiseptics Effective In Preventing COVID-19?

Dr. Pelletier, MD, FACS, and founder of nasal antiseptic, Halodine, says everyone can benefit from the added protection afforded by nasal antiseptics to prevent COVID-19.

Mira Research Team
Mira Research Team9 Feb 2021
5 Best Gap Health Insurance Options in 2021
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5 Best Gap Health Insurance Options in 2021

Gaps in coverage occur for many reasons, such as a job change, sudden unemployment, divorce, and more. When this happens you have several options to remain covered and still have access to healthcare. We’ll discuss the top 5 options below.

Spencer Lee
Spencer Lee14 Feb 2022
How To Avoid A Surprise Bill For a COVID Test?
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How To Avoid A Surprise Bill For a COVID Test?

The CARES Act and Families First Coronavirus Relief Act are supposed to ensure free COVID-19 testing for everybody, including people without insurance. However, numerous patients have received bills of hundreds of dollars after receiving a COVID-19 test. Here's how to avoid receiving a surprise bill in the mail after receiving care.

Mira Research Team
Mira Research Team6 Apr 2022
5 Best Last-Minute Gifts For Millennials - 2020 Holiday Season
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5 Best Last-Minute Gifts For Millennials - 2020 Holiday Season

With no time left to run to the store or place that final Amazon order, it’s time to turn to our digital gift guide of 2020. Here are the best 5 last-minute virtual gifts for Millennials under $100. Peloton Membership, HeadSpace, Mira, Disney +, MasterClass, and Nuuly.

Mira Research Team
Mira Research Team27 Jan 2021
$600 COVID Second Stimulus Check - Everything you need to know
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$600 COVID Second Stimulus Check - Everything you need to know

People who earned less than $75,000 in 2019 will receive the full $600 direct payment while those who earn more than $99,000 will receive none. The amount will decrease by $5 for every $100 additional income above the $75,000 threshold for individuals and $174,000 for couples.

Khang T. Vuong, MHA
Khang T. Vuong, MHA22 Dec 2020
How to Get Health Insurance If You Lose Your Job
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How to Get Health Insurance If You Lose Your Job

If you recently lost your job and became unemployed, you can either keep your current plan if you qualify for COBRA or purchase a new plan on the Health Insurance Marketplace. If your income significantly decreased, you may qualify for Medicaid.

Mira Research Team
Mira Research Team12 Aug 2021
Is Christmas 2020 Canceled?
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Is Christmas 2020 Canceled?

Christmas is canceled if you cannot host a safe Christmas gathering. In this article, we outline whether or not Christmas 2020 is canceled. Some alternative ideas for a safe Christmas include keeping dinners to only members of your household, have dinner outside, social distancing, keeping windows and doors open, and wearing masks unless eating, in this case, Christmas may not be canceled. In terms of traveling for Christmas, you should analyze your risk and your mode of transportation. If gathering with family members from outside your community, it is advised that everyone quarantines or minimizes contact with other people for the two weeks leading up to Christmas. Some states have holiday COVID guidelines.

Mira Research Team
Mira Research Team20 Jan 2021
Empire BlueCross BlueShield Bronze vs. UnitedHealthcare Bronze
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Empire BlueCross BlueShield Bronze vs. UnitedHealthcare Bronze

Both HMO plans offer very similar services and payment plans. Both plans have a deducible of $5,500, give some reimbursement for a gym membership, and charge 50% coinsurance after deducible for services such as preventative care, primary care, specialty visits, and urgent care.

Mira Research Team
Mira Research Team12 Mar 2021
Empire BlueCross Silver vs Healthfirst Silver - Reviews & Which is best?
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Empire BlueCross Silver vs Healthfirst Silver - Reviews & Which is best?

Empire Blue Cross silver plan is the more expensive option that costs almost 39% more than the HealthFirst silver plan. Both plans have a similar deductible and copay amount by design. HealthFirst offers better access to specialists since you would not need a referral while with Empire Blue Cross you would need one from a primary care provider or similar.

Mira Research Team
Mira Research Team12 Mar 2021