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What Is a Healthcare Provider

Most health plans have provider networks. These networks are groups of providers that have agreed to provide services to the health plan’s members at a discounted rate and that have met the quality standards required by your insurer. Your health plan prefers that you use its in-network providers rather than using out-of-network providers.

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The Health Benefits of Yarrow

(1 days ago) Health Benefits . Yarrow plants have been researched for a wide range of health problems and ailments that it has been traditionally used for. The following uses all have some studies associated with them. However, most of them have been performed on animals or on isolated cells.

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Cleavers: Benefits, Side Effects, Dosage

(3 days ago) Health Benefits Cleavers is believed to support the immune system and have diuretic, antispasmodic, and anti-inflammatory effects. In addition to research on cancer, cleavers has been used on skin conditions, like psoriasis and eczema .

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EPO Health Insurance: What It Is and How It Works

(3 days ago) EPO health insurance got this name because you have to get your health care exclusively from healthcare providers the EPO contracts with, or the EPO won’t pay for the care. 1 As is the case with other health plans that require you to stay within their provider networks, EPOs will pay for out-of-network care in emergency situations.

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Uber Can Now Deliver Your Prescriptions

(5 days ago) The NimbleRx partnership is specifically with Uber Health, a HIPAA-secure service that allows people in the healthcare industry to request non-emergency medical transportation for patients and to improve access to care for vulnerable people. Adding prescription delivery expands Uber Health’s offerings even more.

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3 Surprising Health Risks of Working From Home

(3 days ago) More people are working from home amid the COVID-19 pandemic. While avoiding the office and staying socially distant is crucial to stopping the spread of the virus, working from home can bring about other health concerns. A recent study found that 41.2% of at-home workers report low back pain and 23.5% experience neck pain.

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Upper Abdominal Pain: Causes and Treatments

(9 days ago) Health issues such as acid reflux and GERD are thought to be the main culprits behind heartburn. Heartburn presents with burning in the chest, typically felt behind the breastbone. The pain can also radiate to the throat and neck, and you can also have a bitter, sour taste in the back of the throat.

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Why Are Vaccinated People Getting Breakthrough COVID-19 Cases

(5 days ago) Valerie DeBenedette has over 30 years' experience writing about health and medicine. She is the former managing editor of Drug Topics magazine. A limited number of people who have been vaccinated may still get a "breakthrough" COVID-19 infection. However, research shows that …

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Vaccinated People Should Get Tested if Exposed to COVID-19

(3 days ago) Verywell Health uses only high-quality sources, including peer-reviewed studies, to support the facts within our articles. Read our editorial process to learn more about how we fact-check and keep our content accurate, reliable, and trustworthy. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Long COVID Patients Report More Than 200 Different Symptoms

(8 days ago) Valerie DeBenedette has over 30 years' experience writing about health and medicine. She is the former managing editor of Drug Topics magazine. An international survey of people who develop long-lasting symptoms after documented or suspected COVID-19 infection found that people experienced a wide

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How Telehealth is Changing Health Care

(7 days ago) Telehealth is the delivery of healthcare services through digital communications. This could involve direct medical care, patient education, and/or health information services facilitated through methods like video conferencing, text messages, mobile health

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The 7 Best Thermometers of 2021

(6 days ago) Regardless, health experts are pretty unanimous when it comes to what defines a fever—100.4 degrees Fahrenheit. “Fever is often just a sign of the body fighting some type of an infection—and an elevated temperature is a good thing and is helping your body recover,” explains Maryellen Flaherty-Hewitt, MD, FAAP , Interim Section Chief of

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Vitiligo: Causes and Risk Factors

(1 days ago) Cristina Mutchler is an award-winning journalist with more than a decade of experience in national media, specializing in health and wellness content. A multilingual Latina, Cristina's work has appeared on CNN and its platforms, local news affiliates across the country, and in the promotion of medical journal articles and public health messaging.

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The Health Benefits of Witch Hazel

(4 days ago) Health Benefits . To date, few scientific studies have tested the health effects of witch hazel. The available research includes several laboratory studies showing that certain compounds found in witch hazel may produce antioxidant effects. Here's a look at some other key study findings.

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Pimples on Elbow: Causes and How to Get Rid of Them

(4 days ago) Verywell Health uses only high-quality sources, including peer-reviewed studies, to support the facts within our articles. Read our editorial process to learn more about how we fact-check and keep our content accurate, reliable, and trustworthy. Medline Plus. Acne, January 26, 2021.

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Non-Stress Test: Purpose, Risk Factors, What to Expect

(9 days ago) A prenatal non-stress test (NST) is a common test done before birth (prenatal). It is used to ensure the health of the fetus before labor. The test assesses fetal heart rate and movement at around 26 to 28 weeks of gestation, but can also be done later in the pregnancy as needed. "Non-stress" means that there is no stress put on the fetus (for

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What Does the Cranium (Skull) Do

(3 days ago) Verywell Health uses only high-quality sources, including peer-reviewed studies, to support the facts within our articles. Read our editorial process to learn more about how we fact-check and keep our content accurate, reliable, and trustworthy. MedlinePlus. Skull anatomy. Updated June …

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Contusion vs. Concussion: How They Compare

(9 days ago) Verywell Health uses only high-quality sources, including peer-reviewed studies, to support the facts within our articles. Read our editorial process to learn more about how we fact-check and keep our content accurate, reliable, and trustworthy.

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The 7 Best Walkers for Seniors of 2021

(3 days ago) Amari is a freelance writer with a focus on health, culture, and relationships. She has a degree in communications from Le Moyne College and is currently a Roy H. Park Fellow at the UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media.

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Olympic Swimmer’s Vaccination Status Sparks COVID-19

(1 days ago) Verywell Health uses only high-quality sources, including peer-reviewed studies, to support the facts within our articles. Read our editorial process to learn more about how we fact-check and keep our content accurate, reliable, and trustworthy. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Horsetail Benefits, Benefits, Side Effects, and Preparations

(8 days ago) Verywell Health uses only high-quality sources, including peer-reviewed studies, to support the facts within our articles. Read our editorial process to learn more about how we fact-check and keep our content accurate, reliable, and trustworthy.

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Pokeweed: Benefits, Side Effects, and Preparations

(5 days ago) For health purposes, pokeweed is most often sold as tinctures or extracts. Appalachian herbalists often create tinctures by preserving the root or juice of the berry in whiskey. Modern homeopaths employ other methods of extraction (including …

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Iodine: Benefits, Side Effects, and Preparations

(7 days ago) Health Benefits of Iodine. Iodine is a vital component of thyroid hormones, which is the mineral’s most important and well-understood function. Your thyroid gland makes the thyroid hormones thyroxine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3), both of which contain iodide (a form of iodine). 3 . Iodine is consumed by mouth and is quickly absorbed in

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Data Finds Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Mental Health

(9 days ago) 53.3% of White people reporting serious psychological distress received mental health treatment compared to 28.9% of Asian people reporting the same distress. 70% of White patients with a major depressive episode within the past year received mental health treatment compared to 35.3% of their Asian counterparts.

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The Benefits, Dosage, and Side Effects of Carob

(3 days ago) A Word From Verywell . Carob is a naturally sweet chocolate alternative that can be used as a vegan substitute for chocolate. Carob contains a variety of naturally occurring compounds such as polyphenols, tannins, fiber, phytochemicals, and minerals that have been shown to provide a wealth of health benefits.While it may not taste exceptional on its own, it can be used as an ingredient in many

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Neem Oil: Benefits, Side Effects, Dosage, and Interactions

(1 days ago) Health Benefits In alternative medicine, neem oil is often used in the treatment of problems like dandruff and dry scalp. In these cases, neem oil is typically diluted in a carrier oil , massaged into the scalp, and left to sit for a period of time (usually 30 minutes or more) before rinsing.

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