Doctor's advice: how to buy medicine in the American pharmacy at the best price

Once we had a doctor visiting us, and he shared his advice on how to buy a medicine in a pharmacy at the best price. Living in America - shake it off! First tip Download the GoodRx app, it's free. There, enter the name of the medicine, and the application ...

What trauma taught me: 15 observations about American medicine and society

For about three weeks I could not use both hands, and any movement of my right shoulder - when I was dressing, sleeping, trying to work on the computer, and so on - caused severe pain. It turned out that I had a partial rupture of the cartilage and shoulder cuff, severe ...

How can an immigrant get a profession in medicine that allows you to work from home and is suitable even for those who are afraid of doctors

Medicine is one of the best areas to work in America. Even before the pandemic, healthcare paid well and constantly needed employees, the coronavirus only increased the demand for doctors. In the USA, immigrants often go to work in medicine, because there are many narrow ...

What is wrong with American medicine: the opinion of a Russian-speaking immigrant

Although the general standard of living in the United States is quite high, there are also “eternal” problems here, the main of which is medicine. Few things scare the average American more than a serious illness and the need for extensive treatment. The country has a system incredible in its absurdity ...

Opinion: why doctors in the USA do not like to treat Russian immigrants

Everyone knows that medicine is expensive in America, especially if you don't think about insurance on time. By the way, Russians often make this mistake. But even when a Russian person turns to an American doctor, his hair stands on end from what he hears from “our” ...

A simple life hack that can reduce your medical bill by hundreds of dollars

It's no secret that the American health care system can unpleasantly surprise its consumers with huge minimum health care bills. Distractify's Robin Zlotnik spoke about a life hack shared by a Twitter user. It turns out that a simple question to a healthcare provider can lower the bill for these ...

Where to find inexpensive and even free dental care in the USA

There are many sources of dental care in the United States, including local health departments, health insurance programs, dental schools, clinical trials, and state and local resources, according to the official website of the US Department of Health and Human Services. Local Health Departments Bureau of Primary ...

From the USA to Israel: Myths and Truth about Medicine in Developed Countries

If you ask residents of quite prosperous countries whether they are satisfied with their medicine, there can be unexpectedly many negative answers. Foreigners were tortured by formalities, long queues and high cost of insurance: for example, in the USA, patients are treated “without a soul,” while in Israel they have to wait for an operation ...

How to be treated in the US and get paid for it

It's no secret how much private health insurance costs, what it takes to get Medicaid, and what mental jungle you have to overcome to understand where and what insurance covers and where to pay. And while we are healthy, this is not for us ...

Medicine in the USA: expensive and even more expensive

 In the United States, the state believes that the main thing is the market and competition. This means that the state must first of all ensure that monopolies, cartel collusion, corruption schemes and other types of unfair competition do not form, and will do the rest ...

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