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The Healthy Reads Blog is your source for insights into medical trends, concierge medicine, primary care, wellness, and more.

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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? 

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COVID-19

By: David Pong, M.D.
May 21st, 2020

There are a lot of questions about the timeline of the COVID-19 pandemic. When is it going to be over? How will we know? These are hard questions.

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Medical Perspectives | COVID-19

By: David Pong, M.D.
May 20th, 2020

The symptoms of COVID-19 are well known. Cough, fever, chills, headache, and chest pressure that can lead to shortness of breath. Some people have G.I. issues such as an upset stomach of diarrhea. Some people notice a loss of smell. And we're still learning more. 

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Medical Perspectives | COVID-19

By: David Pong, M.D.
May 13th, 2020

Masks are important tools in stopping the spread of COVID-19. How do they work? Why should you wear one? What are the different types of masks? And how often should you wash your mask? Watch the video below for answers to these questions and read on for a recap. 

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Executive Health | COVID-19

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

As we reach the peak of the coronavirus pandemic, most businesses are planning for how to reopen safely during COVID-19. Even as we start to see a decline in new cases, it will be important to wait several weeks after the peak to allow the diminished risk to take effect. Only then will we be able to safely return to our new normal.

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Executive Health

By: David Pong, M.D.
June 5th, 2019

To address the unique stressors in your life as a busy business owner with many people depending on you, let’s first consider what you can change. 

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Lifestyle & Wellness

By: David Pong, M.D.
March 7th, 2019

No matter the season or time of year, it seems like there’s no downtime for stress. But, if we can’t get away from the daily pressures and feeling stressed, how can we best manage it to keep our sanity?