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Lifestyle & Wellness | COVID-19 | Facebook Live Recap | MetabolizePMD | OptimizePMD | Wellness

By: David Pong, M.D.
February 12th, 2021

It's February. It's Heart Month. And unfortunately, it's Heart Month in 2021, which makes it Heart Month in the COVID pandemic.

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Executive Health

By: David Pong, M.D.
January 26th, 2021

Health and wellness is a focus for millions of people and countless companies. And if it wasn’t before 2020, it sure is now. A healthy workforce is not only a happy workforce, but a productive one, too. Throughout the United States, companies are looking for ways to keep their most important employees at peak productivity.

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COVID-19 | Facebook Live Recap

By: David Pong, M.D.
November 18th, 2020

Dr. David Pong filled in for Dr. Bishop on this week's COVID-19 update and discussed the recent exciting vaccine news, the rise in cases across the country, how people can be safe during the holidays, and more. Watch the video below and read on for a recap. 

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COVID-19 | Facebook Live Recap | Wellness

By: David Pong, M.D.
November 3rd, 2020

As we head into the holidays, we all want to see our loved ones, our family, our friends. We want to hug them and spend time with them and cherish the time we have together. But we also need to do it safely during COVID-19.

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Executive Health | COVID-19

By: David Pong, M.D.
October 5th, 2020

During COVID-19, many businesses are using consultants to help them navigate the many, ever-changing challenges. From management consultants to accountants to benefits managers to lawyers and more, businesses have several options to choose from when it comes to getting help during the pandemic.

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COVID-19 | Facebook Live Recap

By: David Pong, M.D.
October 1st, 2020

With Dr. Bishop on vacation, Dr. David Pong took over this week's COVID-19 update. He provided an update on the latest numbers, discussed one of the variables driving the pandemic, discussed how and why COVID continues to spread, and more. Watch the full video below and read on for a full transcript. 

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Executive Health | COVID-19

By: David Pong, M.D.
August 31st, 2020

Almost every business uses some sort of business consultant. You might get legal counsel from your outside attorney. You might get strategy advice from a consulting firm, financial advice from a CPA or CFA, or maybe you just bounce ideas off a friend you trust informally.

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Medical Perspectives | COVID-19

By: David Pong, M.D.
May 27th, 2020

Cleaning has been a huge focus during the COVID-19 pandemic. It starts with washing your hands, but it also stretches beyond that. How do you reduce the risk, as best as possible, of bringing the active virus into your home or environment?