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Research

How Bad Is Self-Diagnosis?
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How Bad Is Self-Diagnosis?

At its worst, self-diagnosis is life-threatening. Every time we feel symptoms developing in our body, it can be intriguing to go online, attempt to piece together information, and diagnose ourselves. However, self-diagnosis can not only deliver incorrect information but can be dangerous. While there is an abundance of information available online, nothing can replace a visit to your doctor.

Girisha Bharadwaj
Girisha Bharadwaj23 Aug 2022
What Happens During a Recession?
Finance

What Happens During a Recession?

A recession is when the country’s economy declines, unemployment rates increase, and companies make fewer sales. The U.S. Federal Reserve just raised interest rates by the most in two decades, prompting concerns that a recession is coming, likely in 2023.

Erica Kahn
Erica Kahn23 Aug 2022
Can I Use My Health Insurance Outside of State
Health Insurance

Can I Use My Health Insurance Outside of State

All health insurance plans regardless of the state of purchase will cover emergency services at any hospital in the United States, with the exception of Hawaii. However, non-emergency care, like primary care visits, might not be covered.

Alexandra Thompson
Alexandra Thompson23 Aug 2022
Impact of Childhood Trauma on Your Life
Mental Health

Impact of Childhood Trauma on Your Life

Adverse childhood experiences can interfere with one’s health status, having harmful effects later on in one’s life and even affecting future generations. Early adversity dramatically affects health across a lifetime, and therefore focus needs to be put on building resilience.

Kendra Bean
Kendra Bean23 Aug 2022
Why Are My Employees Calling Out Sick?
Employer

Why Are My Employees Calling Out Sick?

Coming into the workplace when you are sick, injured, or otherwise unwell is called presenteeism. Presenteeism is the number one cause of loss of productivity in the workplace. In fact, the cost of presenteeism is estimated to be 150 billion dollars per year in the United States - a value far higher than the cost of absenteeism.

Dvora Kluwgant, MD
Dvora Kluwgant, MD13 Apr 2022
Will We Have Paid Family Leave in 2022?
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Will We Have Paid Family Leave in 2022?

There is currently no federal obligation for employers to provide their workers with paid family or medical leave. However, there are laws in place in some states that require paid family leave for employees in 2022.

Dvora Kluwgant, MD
Dvora Kluwgant, MD16 Mar 2022
Is Vaping Worse than Smoking?
Research

Is Vaping Worse than Smoking?

Using e-cigarettes can lead to issues with brain development, mental health, cognition, and worsen certain medical conditions. Even though e-cigarettes lack the primary cancer-causing “tar” in traditional cigarettes, e-cigarettes are likely to have increased levels of heavy metals, nicotine, and chemical flavoring.

Sophie Wei
Sophie Wei12 Jul 2022
What is the FDA Drug Approval Process?
Research

What is the FDA Drug Approval Process?

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) reviews data from drug companies to ensure they are safe and effective before the company can sell them. The process involves a preclinical phase, clinical trials, New Drug Application (NDA) review, and post-marketing surveillance.

Alexis Bryan
Alexis Bryan23 Aug 2022
Best At-Home STD Tests in 2022
Sexual Health

Best At-Home STD Tests in 2022

Some of the best at-home STD tests include EverlyWell, LetsGetChecked, HealthLabs, and Nurx.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso15 Dec 2021
Do I Need Dental Insurance?
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Do I Need Dental Insurance?

If you typically need a lot of dental care, you should consider purchasing dental insurance. However, if you do not visit the dentist often or do not need extensive dental care, dental insurance may not be necessary for you.

Alexis Bryan
Alexis Bryan23 Aug 2022
Best Healthcare Options in Texas
Health Insurance

Best Healthcare Options in Texas

Some of the best health insurance options Texas'sinclude MyBlue Health Silver 405, Friday Catastrophic, and Golden Rule Supplemental Insurance.

Talor Bianchini
Talor Bianchini23 Aug 2022
Best Health Insurance Plans in NYC
Health Insurance

Best Health Insurance Plans in NYC

The best health insurance plans in NYC range from metal tiers, federal insurance plans, and alternative healthcare options.

Ashley Brooks
Ashley Brooks23 Aug 2022