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What Health Screening Tests Should I Get in 2022?
Wellness

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
4 Incurable Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)
Sexual Health

4 Incurable Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)

There are four common incurable STIs and STDs: HSV/Herpes (Herpes Simplex Virus), HPV (Human Papillomavirus) HBV (Hepatitis B), HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus). STIs are widespread, so in order to stay protected, you should have a thorough understanding of the risks and symptoms.

Jeff White
Jeff White25 Feb 2022
6 Best Health Insurance Coverage for Individuals 55 & Older
Health Insurance

6 Best Health Insurance Coverage for Individuals 55 & Older

There are several ways that you can get the health coverage you need if you are 55 and older. Some ways to get coverage are through employer health insurance, private health insurance, Medicaid, or Medicare.

Jacqueline Slobin
Jacqueline Slobin23 Aug 2022
5 Best Health Insurance Options for Unemployed Workers
Health Insurance

5 Best Health Insurance Options for Unemployed Workers

There are many options for health coverage even for the unemployed- from government-backed coverage to alternative options that just cover your basic needs.

Jeff White
Jeff White7 Jul 2021
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
New York City COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility
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New York City COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility

Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson have all received emergency use authorization from the FDA for the use of their Covid-19 vaccines. New York is following a phased distribution of the Covid-19 vaccine. This means that only people identified as eligible in the current phases will be able to receive the vaccine. Currently, only those in Phase 1A and Phase 1B are eligible to receive the vaccine.

Spencer Lee
Spencer Lee25 Mar 2021
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 Slobin23 Aug 2022
Women's Health Centers in New York City
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Women's Health Centers in New York City

Women’s health encompasses a variety of specialties and focus areas, ranging from sexual health to breast health to mental illness. If you identify as a woman, you should consider seeking treatment from a healthcare provider specializing in women’s health for a variety of reasons. Women’s health clinics are available throughout the Five Boroughs of New York and are ready to assist you in any medical concerns you may be experiencing.

Spencer Lee
Spencer Lee7 Jan 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
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
What Temperature Is Considered a Fever?
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What Temperature Is Considered a Fever?

What temperature is considered a fever- while there are many factors that affect your body temperature, 100.9 F is considered a fever in adults.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso15 Sep 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