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How Much Does Bloodwork Cost Without Insurance in 2022?
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How Much Does Bloodwork Cost Without Insurance in 2022?

The average cost of bloodwork without insurance is $432, but the price can range from $50 to upwards of $1,000 depending on what tests are performed. There are several ways to lower the cost of bloodwork, such as going to community health clinics or ordering at-home lab tests.

Jacqueline Slobin
Jacqueline Slobin17 Apr 2022
What Health Screening Tests Should I Get in 2022?
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What Health Screening Tests Should I Get in 2022?

Basic health screening tests are a category of medical tests that doctors use to determine the presence of diseases and adverse health conditions, prior to the onset of signs or symptoms. They are most often used to find health problems early in their development when these issues are more easily treated. As a preventative health measure, getting screened is one of the most important things you can do for yourself to stay healthy.

Spencer Lee
Spencer Lee14 Mar 2022
What Do High & Low TSH Levels Mean?
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What Do High & Low TSH Levels Mean?

TSH levels indicate if your thyroid is functioning properly. In general, the normal range for TSH is 0.5 to 5.0 mIU/L, but healthy levels can differ based on other factors and medication conditions.

Jacqueline Slobin
Jacqueline Slobin14 Sep 2021
How To Tell the Difference Between Allergies vs. Sinus Infection (Sinusitis)
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How To Tell the Difference Between Allergies vs. Sinus Infection (Sinusitis)

Allergies can occur at any time of year. While some may be "seasonal," which is when you get them only in the spring or fall, or they may be year-round. Sinusitis, or sinus infections, however, usually happen after you've had a cold or allergies. Some symptoms will linger, even after your cold goes away.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso13 Sep 2021
What’s the Difference Between Ibuprofen & Acetaminophen?
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What’s the Difference Between Ibuprofen & Acetaminophen?

Acetaminphen and ibuprofen are more commonly referred to as Tylenol and Advil. These are their brand most popular brand names.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso17 Sep 2021
Are COVID-19 Vaccines Safe For Pregnant Women?
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Are COVID-19 Vaccines Safe For Pregnant Women?

While pregnant and breastfeeding women were not part of vaccine clinical trials, many experts believe that vaccines are safe for these groups and outweigh the risks of getting sick from COVID-19. In some states, pregnant women may be eligible for vaccination due to the increased risk of COVID-19 complications.

Jacqueline Slobin
Jacqueline Slobin28 Sep 2021
Can I Get Lab Tests Without a Doctor's Visit?
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Can I Get Lab Tests Without a Doctor's Visit?

Yes, you can get lab work done without a doctor's visit- A membership with Mira and Direct Access Testing (DAT) allows you to order lab tests without first seeing a doctor. There are many benefits to getting blood work done without first visiting a doctor. You can save time, save money, and ensures more privacy. Contact us to learn more about how much you can save on labs

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso29 Mar 2022
How Long Is COVID-19 Contagious?
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How Long Is COVID-19 Contagious?

COVID-19 can be contagious for 14 days. If you test positive for COVID-19, you need to self isolate for 10 days and make sure that you do not have a fever or worsening symptoms before seeing others.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso14 Sep 2021
When’s the Best Time To Get a Flu Shot in 2021-2022?
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When’s the Best Time To Get a Flu Shot in 2021-2022?

The best time to get a flu shot is before the flu is spreading in your community. Since the flu peaks in February, and begins to spread throughout October and into March or April, it's recommended to get your flu shot by the end of October.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso21 Oct 2021
How To Tell if It’s the Flu, Common Cold or COVID-19
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How To Tell if It’s the Flu, Common Cold or COVID-19

The flu and COVID-19 are all respiratory tract infections that can affect your sinuses, nose, throat, windpipe, and or lungs, but the characteristic symptom of COVID-19 is loss of taste and smell.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso6 Apr 2022
How To Manage COVID-19 Symptoms at Home
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How To Manage COVID-19 Symptoms at Home

Currently, there is no antiviral treatment available for COVID-19. It is recommended to manage your coronavirus symptoms at home if you do not need medical attention. This article explains how to manage your symptoms from your home: Practice physical distancing, taking Tylenol could help with fever, drink plenty of fluids, rest, and monitor your symptoms often. Don't forget to keep a positive mindset and take care of your emotional health. According to the NYC Department of Health, CA Department of Health, CDC Guidelines, and physician interviews.

Khang T. Vuong, MHA
Khang T. Vuong, MHA14 Sep 2021