Protecting Your Kids with the COVID-19 Vaccine

Protecting Your Kids with the COVID-19 Vaccine

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Managing Your Mental Health This Summer

Managing Your Mental Health This Summer

If you’re feeling overwhelmed or out of sorts heading into the summer, you’re not alone. It...

COVID Booster: Do you need the second booster shot?

COVID Booster: Do you need the second booster shot?

The BA.2 Omicron subvariant is now the dominant version of COVID-19 in the U.S. According to the...

Real Patient Stories: Melissa

Real Patient Stories: Melissa

Melissa, a young mom requiring knee surgery, found out why asking about the self-pay rate for...

Are Urgent Care Centers Expensive?

Are Urgent Care Centers Expensive?

Many people worry that urgent care centers might be more expensive than emergency rooms or...

How Much Does Telemedicine Cost Without Insurance?

How Much Does Telemedicine Cost Without Insurance?

During the COVID-19 pandemic, when most of the world was quarantined in the confines of their own...

How Much Do Stitches Cost Without Insurance?

How Much Do Stitches Cost Without Insurance?

You fell and got a nasty gash that’s going to require stitches. You can easily get it fixed at an...

New budget, new you: Cutting costs with telemedicine

New budget, new you: Cutting costs with telemedicine

Talking over FaceTime® or video chat used to be an activity reserved for a special select few...

How Much Does a Doctor’s Visit Cost Without Insurance?

How Much Does a Doctor’s Visit Cost Without Insurance?

Going to the doctor for any reason can be expensive. Without insurance, you can expect to pay...

How Much Do Annual Physicals Cost Without Insurance?

How Much Do Annual Physicals Cost Without Insurance?

If you are in need of an annual physical, you may be wondering how much annual physicals cost...

How Much Does Urgent Care Cost Without Insurance?

How Much Does Urgent Care Cost Without Insurance?

When you have a pressing medical issue and need to see a doctor as soon as possible, getting an...

Is Urgent Care Covered by Insurance?

Is Urgent Care Covered by Insurance?

You’ve got an immediate medical need, but you don’t quite need to go to the emergency room....

Why is My Copay Higher for Urgent Care Centers?

Why is My Copay Higher for Urgent Care Centers?

Urgent care centers can be a huge help when you or a family member needs immediate care for an...

Is Urgent Care Covered by Medicare?

Is Urgent Care Covered by Medicare?

If you require urgent medical care, you might wonder if urgent care centers accept your...

Urgent Care is the “Love Doctor” Americans Need

Urgent Care is the “Love Doctor” Americans Need

It can happen to anyone: a first date gone awry, a new sexual partner or a condom that breaks....

How Much Does Urgent Care Cost?

How Much Does Urgent Care Cost?

We all know that convenience costs more. For example, buying a container of pre-washed, chopped...

How to Get At-Home COVID Tests Covered by Your Insurance

How to Get At-Home COVID Tests Covered by Your Insurance

With the Omicron variant having caused COVID-19 cases to skyrocket across the country (and come...

What You Need to Know About Surprise Bills

What You Need to Know About Surprise Bills

This year, more than 50% of Americans will struggle to pay for medical bills, according to data...

How to Save Money on Healthcare Through Self-Pay

How to Save Money on Healthcare Through Self-Pay

Americans hold a few core beliefs about how health insurance is supposed to work. They know that...

What is Price Transparency? A consumer’s guide to healthcare costs

What is Price Transparency? A consumer’s guide to healthcare costs

No one likes receiving a surprise medical bill, especially when the cost wasn’t clear at the...

Telemedicine and Video Visits Are Transforming Healthcare

Telemedicine and Video Visits Are Transforming Healthcare

Before the pandemic upended life in March 2020, telemedicine was becoming more popular. Some...

Are Urgent Care Centers Expensive?

Are Urgent Care Centers Expensive?

Many people worry that urgent care centers might be more expensive than emergency rooms or...

How Much Does Telemedicine Cost Without Insurance?

How Much Does Telemedicine Cost Without Insurance?

During the COVID-19 pandemic, when most of the world was quarantined in the confines of their own...

How Much Do Stitches Cost Without Insurance?

How Much Do Stitches Cost Without Insurance?

You fell and got a nasty gash that’s going to require stitches. You can easily get it fixed at an...

How Much Does a Doctor’s Visit Cost Without Insurance?

How Much Does a Doctor’s Visit Cost Without Insurance?

Going to the doctor for any reason can be expensive. Without insurance, you can expect to pay...

How Much Do Annual Physicals Cost Without Insurance?

How Much Do Annual Physicals Cost Without Insurance?

If you are in need of an annual physical, you may be wondering how much annual physicals cost...

How Much Does Urgent Care Cost Without Insurance?

How Much Does Urgent Care Cost Without Insurance?

When you have a pressing medical issue and need to see a doctor as soon as possible, getting an...

Is Urgent Care Covered by Insurance?

Is Urgent Care Covered by Insurance?

You’ve got an immediate medical need, but you don’t quite need to go to the emergency room....

Why is My Copay Higher for Urgent Care Centers?

Why is My Copay Higher for Urgent Care Centers?

Urgent care centers can be a huge help when you or a family member needs immediate care for an...

Is Urgent Care Covered by Medicare?

Is Urgent Care Covered by Medicare?

If you require urgent medical care, you might wonder if urgent care centers accept your...

How Much Does Urgent Care Cost?

How Much Does Urgent Care Cost?

We all know that convenience costs more. For example, buying a container of pre-washed, chopped...

What You Need to Know About Surprise Bills

What You Need to Know About Surprise Bills

This year, more than 50% of Americans will struggle to pay for medical bills, according to data...

How to Save Money on Healthcare Through Self-Pay

How to Save Money on Healthcare Through Self-Pay

Americans hold a few core beliefs about how health insurance is supposed to work. They know that...

What is Price Transparency? A consumer’s guide to healthcare costs

What is Price Transparency? A consumer’s guide to healthcare costs

No one likes receiving a surprise medical bill, especially when the cost wasn’t clear at the...

Freestanding ERs vs. Urgent Care: Big Difference Is Your Medical Bill

Freestanding ERs vs. Urgent Care: Big Difference Is Your Medical Bill

NBC News recently did an eye-opening report on the main differences between freestanding...

Flu Shot Pros and Cons

Flu Shot Pros and Cons

The flu shot has been subject to a lot of controversy, particularly in the past few years. While...

The Definitive Flu Shot Guide for 2022

The Definitive Flu Shot Guide for 2022

This story has been updated for the 2021–2022 flu season. Preparing for the flu can help you...

Flu Vaccinations Aren’t The Only Way To Prevent The Flu

Flu Vaccinations Aren’t The Only Way To Prevent The Flu

You’ve probably been hearing a lot about COVID-19 vaccines lately, and it’s easy to be...

9 Surprising Things You’re Doing to Help Yourself Get the Flu

9 Surprising Things You’re Doing to Help Yourself Get the Flu

Just when you thought you had checked all the boxes in your fight against the COVID-19 virus, flu...

8 Important Things to Know About the Flu Shot

8 Important Things to Know About the Flu Shot

Getting an annual flu shot is one of the best steps you can take to prepare for flu season and...

How to Get a Free Flu Shot

How to Get a Free Flu Shot

Influenza, also known as the flu, is a respiratory virus that attacks your nose, throat, and...

When You Should NOT Go To an Urgent Care

When You Should NOT Go To an Urgent Care

Urgent care doesn't make sense in some cases and you should always know the difference between...

Urgent Care Center vs. Emergency Room

Urgent Care Center vs. Emergency Room

Urgent care centers are different from emergency rooms in many ways. While they provide...

Top 5 Flu Elixirs. Yes, There Is Bourbon.

Top 5 Flu Elixirs. Yes, There Is Bourbon.

When you’re not feeling so hot, is instant relief too much to ask for? (Answer: Of course...

6 Ways to Kill a Cold Before it Starts

6 Ways to Kill a Cold Before it Starts

Perhaps the most annoying thing about the common cold is right there in its name: it's common....

5 Cold Weather Health Myths Debunked

5 Cold Weather Health Myths Debunked

When it comes to getting sick, we've all heard the adages about cold weather causing colds and...

Protecting Your Kids with the COVID-19 Vaccine

Protecting Your Kids with the COVID-19 Vaccine

Children ages 5-11 are eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine and a booster dose. This news comes...

Parent Tips for a “no burn-out, no bummer” summer with kids

Parent Tips for a “no burn-out, no bummer” summer with kids

For most of us, the promise of an impending summer break once inspired pure, giddy excitement...

COVID Booster: Do you need the second booster shot?

COVID Booster: Do you need the second booster shot?

The BA.2 Omicron subvariant is now the dominant version of COVID-19 in the U.S. According to the...

Omicron BA.2 ‘stealth’ variant: Do you need to worry about the dominant strain sweeping across the U.S?

Omicron BA.2 ‘stealth’ variant: Do you need to worry about the domi...

The newly-emerged Omicron BA.2 (BA2) subvariant is now the dominant coronavirus strain in the...

COVID Etiquette Tips: How to Plan Stress-free Springtime Gatherings

COVID Etiquette Tips: How to Plan Stress-free Springtime Gatherings

 This year, we’re finally heading into the spring season with optimism and fresh energy. Like...

People Are Saying COVID Could Become “Endemic” But What Does That Mean?

People Are Saying COVID Could Become “Endemic” But What Does That M...

The word “endemic” has become a trendy talking point in pandemic lingo — the latest of...

Dating Etiquette in the Omicron Era

Dating Etiquette in the Omicron Era

In the best of times, dating can feel hard. But for many people, dating through a global...

The New COVID-19 Pills: How do they work and where can you get them?

The New COVID-19 Pills: How do they work and where can you get them?

As COVID-19 cases surge to record numbers, there may be hope on the horizon. In December 2021,...

How to Get At-Home COVID Tests Covered by Your Insurance

How to Get At-Home COVID Tests Covered by Your Insurance

With the Omicron variant having caused COVID-19 cases to skyrocket across the country (and come...

Positive for COVID? 7 tips for taking care of yourself at home with Omicron

Positive for COVID? 7 tips for taking care of yourself at home with...

So you tested positive for COVID. Now what? First, know you’re not alone. The U.S. has...

Getting back to health: your checklist for 2022

Getting back to health: your checklist for 2022

As we roll into a new year and think about our intentions for 2022, resolving to tackle health...

2022 Resolutions for COVID's 3rd Year

2022 Resolutions for COVID's 3rd Year

As we think about our hopes for the new year ahead, a question looming over everyone’s heads is...

Omicron 101: Everything you need to know to stay safe

Omicron 101: Everything you need to know to stay safe

Omicron 101: Everything you need to know to stay safe Omicron cases are rising around the...

Telemedicine and Video Visits Are Transforming Healthcare

Telemedicine and Video Visits Are Transforming Healthcare

Before the pandemic upended life in March 2020, telemedicine was becoming more popular. Some...

2021 Thanksgiving Survival Guide

2021 Thanksgiving Survival Guide

Yes, Thanksgiving can be warm, fuzzy, and fabulous. But veer off the self-care rails, and it’s...

Etiquette expert: Host a joyous Thanksgiving and avoid COVID conflict

Etiquette expert: Host a joyous Thanksgiving and avoid COVID conflict

William Hanson is widely regarded as one of the freshest and most trusted authorities on...

How to Talk to Young Kids About the COVID Vaccine: Tips from a Pediatrician

How to Talk to Young Kids About the COVID Vaccine: Tips from a Pedi...

Now that children ages 5 to 11 are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine, families everywhere are...

COVID Vaccine Booster Shots: What you need to know

COVID Vaccine Booster Shots: What you need to know

UPDATE: According to the CDC, everyone over 18 years old should receive a COVID-19 vaccine...

16 COVID-Takes on Holiday Traditions, and other creative ideas

16 COVID-Takes on Holiday Traditions, and other creative ideas

As the holiday season approaches, you may be wondering how you’re going to enjoy certain...

Halloween & COVID-19: 13 Ideas How to Celebrate Safely

Halloween & COVID-19: 13 Ideas How to Celebrate Safely

The thought of celebrating Halloween during a pandemic can be a little scary. But it can still...

Protecting Your Kids with the COVID-19 Vaccine

Protecting Your Kids with the COVID-19 Vaccine

Children ages 5-11 are eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine and a booster dose. This news comes...

How to Talk to Young Kids About the COVID Vaccine: Tips from a Pediatrician

How to Talk to Young Kids About the COVID Vaccine: Tips from a Pedi...

Now that children ages 5 to 11 are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine, families everywhere are...

16 COVID-Takes on Holiday Traditions, and other creative ideas

16 COVID-Takes on Holiday Traditions, and other creative ideas

As the holiday season approaches, you may be wondering how you’re going to enjoy certain...

5 Unexpected Halloween Allergies

5 Unexpected Halloween Allergies

On All Hallows Eve the pumpkins, goblins, ghouls and ghosts appear on the streets, dressed in...

Halloween & COVID-19: 13 Ideas How to Celebrate Safely

Halloween & COVID-19: 13 Ideas How to Celebrate Safely

The thought of celebrating Halloween during a pandemic can be a little scary. But it can still...

From Apple Picking to Preserving: 4 Safety Tips for Fall Treats

From Apple Picking to Preserving: 4 Safety Tips for Fall Treats

Fall is the time for pumpkin and apple picking, and trick or treating. As well, many people...

6 Creative Ways to Remove a Splinter

6 Creative Ways to Remove a Splinter

Splinters are a huge bummer. At best, they’re irritating. At worst, they can get infected and...

6 Halloween Tricks and How to Treat Them

6 Halloween Tricks and How to Treat Them

Halloween is approaching and kids everywhere are ready to put on their best costume and walk...

Pumpkin Carving Safety Tips That Will Keep Injury Free

Pumpkin Carving Safety Tips That Will Keep Injury Free

Fall is here and that means Halloween and pumpkins are all about. Designing your...

Solv It! Keeping kids healthy in the face of COVID and the Delta variant

Solv It! Keeping kids healthy in the face of COVID and the Delta va...

Our purpose at Solv is to free everyone from the stress of everyday health care. Usually that...

5 Back To School Tips: Directly From The School Nurse

5 Back To School Tips: Directly From The School Nurse

We spoke to Amy Huey, head school nurse at University Park Elementary, to hear her top 5 tips for...

Going Back to School During COVID

Going Back to School During COVID

WATCH NOW: Solv It! Keeping kids healthy in the face of COVID and the Delta variant The...

8 Basic First Aid Skills Every Parent Should Know

8 Basic First Aid Skills Every Parent Should Know

We wish we could protect our kids from everything. But unfortunately, injuries are part of life,...

Planning a 2021 Summer Vacation? Here's Your Post-COVID Peace of Mind Travel Checklist

Planning a 2021 Summer Vacation? Here's Your Post-COVID Peace of Mi...

WATCH NOW: Solv It! Keeping kids healthy in the face of COVID and the Delta variant UPDATE: As...

Fully vaccinated? Here’s what you can start doing again safely

Fully vaccinated? Here’s what you can start doing again safely

UPDATE: As of July 17, 2021, the latest CDC guidance on masking for fully vaccinated individuals...

How to Keep Everyone Entertained (and Safe) at Home During the Holidays

How to Keep Everyone Entertained (and Safe) at Home During the Holi...

In early 2020, news broke out about an infectious disease that began in Wuhan, China. It was...

Visiting Grandparents During COVID-19 Holidays

Visiting Grandparents During COVID-19 Holidays

Now that the holidays are here and many COVID-related restrictions have been lifted across the...

How to Stay Safe, Healthy, and Active with Your Family During COVID-19

How to Stay Safe, Healthy, and Active with Your Family During COVID...

Keeping your family safe, healthy, and active wasn’t exactly a walk in the park before the...

How Often Should You Go to the Dentist?

How Often Should You Go to the Dentist?

Your teeth are a dynamic part of your body and need consistent care – part of that care is...

Warning: Choking Hazard! Careful Not to Choke Your Way Through the Holidays

Warning: Choking Hazard! Careful Not to Choke Your Way Through the ...

Part of a child's developmental process is reaching for, touching, and holding toys that catch...

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