7 Ways To Stay Healthy Without Health Insurance

A woman having a plaster cast applied to her arm by a doctorAn estimated 50 million Americans have no health insurance. Unfortunately, without medical insurance, the odds of staying healthy are stacked against you. The uninsured tend to have less access to care, are less likely to receive preventive care and are more likely to be hospitalized for health problems that could have been avoided.

For the best health protection possible, your ultimate goal should be to obtain to obtain health coverage. But in the meantime, there are some available health resources that may be worth investigating.

1. Common Illnesses or Injuries

People with a severe cold, the flu or a sore throat, or those with broken bones or cuts that require stitches have several options: