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10 Health Insurance Terms To Know In 2022
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10 Health Insurance Terms To Know In 2022

Learn more about the following terms: Health Savings Accounts, Health Reimbursement Arrangement, Flexible Spending Account, High-Deductiable Health Plan, Self-Pay Pricing, Explaination of Benefits, Open Enrollment, a Preimum, Benefit Period, and Network.

Kendra Bean
Kendra Bean5 Oct 2022
When should I see a doctor if I have the stomach bug?
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When should I see a doctor if I have the stomach bug?

As a general rule of thumb, if your symptoms consist of frequent vomiting, inability to keep down fluids, severe diarrhea, or high fever, make sure to seek immediate medical attention.

Sophie Wei
Sophie Wei24 Sep 2022
Health Benefits As An Amazon Flex Contracted Employee
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Health Benefits As An Amazon Flex Contracted Employee

An Amazon Flex contracted employee can get health benefits through a family member, a health plan alternative like Mira, an individual plan through the marketplace, and a catastrophic plan.

Kendra Bean
Kendra Bean23 Aug 2022
How Do I Treat Athlete’s Foot at Home?
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How Do I Treat Athlete’s Foot at Home?

The best over-the-counter medications are topical treatmenets like clotrimazole, butenafine, terbinafine, miconazole and Ketoconazole.

Kendra Bean
Kendra Bean23 Aug 2022
Tips for Picking the Best Sunscreen
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Tips for Picking the Best Sunscreen

There are two types of sunscreen, physical and chemical. Sunscreen is crucial to maintaining healthy skin and improving its overall appearance. Adding sunscreen to your daily skincare routine reduces broad sun exposure and damage, especially on sensitive skin, and renders numerous health and beauty benefits.

Alexandra Thompson
Alexandra Thompson23 Aug 2022
How Can I Prevent Lyme Disease This Summer?
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How Can I Prevent Lyme Disease This Summer?

Covering your skin minimizes the risk of finding exposed skin to bite as well as avoiding walking through tall bushes or other vegetation. Avoid sitting on the ground or on stone walls. You can also modify your landscape to create "tick-safe zone".

Erica Kahn
Erica Kahn23 Aug 2022
5 Best Physical Therapy Locations in NYC in 2022
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5 Best Physical Therapy Locations in NYC in 2022

The top locations in Manhattan are Spear Physical Therapy, Integrative Physical Therapy of NYC, Evolve Physical Therapy & Sports Rehabilitation, Cynergy Physical Therapy, and ActiveCare Physical Therapy. Physical therapy is one of the most in-demand healthcare services in the country. Physical therapy is a hands-on and medication-free treatment that is often subscribed to patients experiencing pain, mobility issues, sports injuries, and a variety of other conditions or symptoms.

Girisha Bharadwaj
Girisha Bharadwaj23 Aug 2022
7 Medications You Shouldn’t Mix with Alcohol
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7 Medications You Shouldn’t Mix with Alcohol

Seven types of medications you shouldn’t mix with alcohol include allergy, anxiety, ADHD, cough, depression, nausea, and pain medications. If you do not know or are unsure about the effect of mixing alcohol with a currently prescribed medication it is best to avoid alcohol entirely until after speaking with your pharmacist or health care provider.

Kendra Bean
Kendra Bean23 Aug 2022
How Much Does it Cost to Test for Radon at Home?
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How Much Does it Cost to Test for Radon at Home?

Radon testing kits range in price from $10 to $200 depending on the duration of the test and if it is for professional use. Short-term kits are usually the cheapest, followed by long-term kits, and digital detectors are the most expensive. Professional radon testing ranges from $145 to upwards of $700 depending on the location, square footage, and age of your home.

Erica Kahn
Erica Kahn23 Aug 2022
Signs of a Sprained Ankle and Other Common Sports Injuries
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Signs of a Sprained Ankle and Other Common Sports Injuries

A sprained ankle occurs when someone twists, rolls, or turns their ankle the wrong way, tearing or stretching the bands (ligaments) that help hold the ankle bones together. Symptoms of a sprained ankle will include pain, swelling of the ankle, bruising, instability of the area and a popping sensation at the time of the injury.

Dvora Kluwgant, MD
Dvora Kluwgant, MD16 Apr 2022
When to See a Dermatologist and Ways to Treat Acne at Home
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When to See a Dermatologist and Ways to Treat Acne at Home

Acne is caused by hormonal factors and environmental factors and can impact your physical, mental, and emotional health as well. Dr. Grande, MD, a dermatologist with over twenty years of experience, says “there are three major over-the-counter active ingredients used to treat acne: benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, and adapalene gel.”

Erica Kahn
Erica Kahn23 Aug 2022
What Age Should I Get a Prostate Exam?
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What Age Should I Get a Prostate Exam?

Current American Cancer Society (ACS) guidelines suggest that men over the age of 50 should speak with their primary care physician about getting screened routinely for prostate cancer. This guideline may change depending on your risk for prostate cancer. If you are uninsured, the price range for prostate exams can range from $25-$300 depending on the clinic you go to.

Sophie Wei
Sophie Wei7 Jul 2022