Three Reasons Why a Freelancer and a Prepaid Health Insurance is the Perfect Match

MyDoctorFinder January 23, 2018

This is it. You have decided to take that step into freelancing. It’s exhilarating, freeing, and fun. But it’s also difficult especially since there are just some things that freelancers d not have that regular employees can enjoy. One of those is affordable - sometimes free - access to healthcare via a company’s health insu...

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Five Things to Do Before Choosing a Health Plan

MyDoctorFinder November 24, 2017

We know that buying and choosing a healthcare plan is an important decision to make. So we came up with this quick guide to help you through the process and make sure you find the right health plan for you and your family. 1. Be honest about assessing your current health status You know that thing you do when you try to downplay the state of ...

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What is PCOS?

MyDoctorFinder October 15, 2017

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is a health condition caused by an imbalance of reproductive hormones. The ovaries might be enlarged and contain follicles that surround the eggs. This condition causes the ovaries to not function properly. According to PCOS Awareness Association, it is a leading cause of female infertility and is responsible for ...

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Four Signs You’re Ovulating

MyDoctorFinder October 10, 2017

Lifestyle, health, and genetics are just some of the numerous factors that affect probability of pregnancy. But most women tend to overlook ovulation and the fertility window. These two will decide whether or not a woman will have a hard time starting a family with her partner. Ovulation happens when the ovary releases a mature egg down the fall...

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Signs and Symptoms of Japanese Encephalitis

MyDoctorFinder September 18, 2017

The Japanese Encephalitis Virus (JEV) shows itself with signs which are associated with common illnesses. It is difficult to determine whether or not it is indeed Japanese Encephalitis since the most common symptoms are: Mild headache Fever Sometimes without any apparent symptoms Even though it might not show itself, study shows that...

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Two Ways to Prevent Acquiring Japanese Encephalitis

MyDoctorFinder September 18, 2017

Japanese Encephalitis is a popular disease among adventure seekers. From its name, the disease originated in Japan wherein the first outbreak happened around 1871. However, this does not suggest that Japanese Encephalitis is exclusive for Japan. It is endemic in 24 countries in Asia and Western Pacific. The disease is from Culex mosquitoes that car...

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What is Japanese Encephalitis?

MyDoctorFinder September 26, 2017

Japanese Encephalitis Virus (JEV) originates from the Flavivirus family, from which dengue, yellow fever, and West Nile virus also come from. It is spread on by the Culex mosquito and can affect humans, horses, and pigs. Mosquitoes are only the vectors or the passers of the disease. Wild birds are identified as the natural hosts of JEV. It was f...

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Six Self-Management Tips for Arthritis

MyDoctorFinder September 14, 2017

Self-management of arthritis is about choosing to lead a healthy and positive lifestyle. At the same time, it is about acknowledging and addressing the physical and emotional effects of the disease. Listed below are some important habits that can help you manage your physical condition: Be organized Keep track of symptoms, pain levels...

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Four Steps to Treat a Sprain or Strain

MyDoctorFinder August 27, 2017

Ever had a sprain or strain? What did you do to relieve the pain and promote healing? One method of treating a sprain or strain is called the RICE Treatment. Read on to further know how you can treat this kind of minor injury by yourself. Rest Rest and protect the injured limb. Take a break from any activity that may cause further pa...

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Six Ways to Prevent Avian Flu

MyDoctorFinder August 17, 2017

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), it is not possible to prevent avian flu from spreading. A vaccine for the avian flu already exists, but it is not yet ready for widespread use.  But, we can help communities prepare for possible infections by taking precautions, thereby minimizing the spread of the different flu types. Ha...

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