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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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Concierge Medicine | Membership

By: Melissa Gifford
August 23rd, 2022

Pretty much everyone who thinks about switching to concierge medicine has something in common: They’re ready to ditch 7-minute medicine, so they start looking for alternatives to traditional primary care. 

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Executive Health

By: Alicia King, Executive Health
August 22nd, 2022

Are you exploring executive physical programs in the Northern Virginia and Washington D.C. area?

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Lifestyle & Wellness | Facebook Live Recap | OptimizePMD | Wellness

By: Brandon Rice, Health Coach
August 17th, 2022

Warming up is an important piece of exercise. Without a good warm-up, you not only risk injury, but you also won't be maximizing the potential of your workout.

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Medical Perspectives | Lifestyle & Wellness | Concierge Medicine

By: Melissa Gifford
August 17th, 2022

So, you haven’t been to the doctor in years. No worries, you aren’t alone. It’s estimated that 25% of people in the United States don’t have a primary care physician and about 20% of people haven’t been to a doctor in more than five years.

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Executive Health

By: Alicia King, Executive Health
August 15th, 2022

Your company ran through the scenarios and analyzed the potential outcomes. And you committed to figuring out how to manage your key person risk. One option on the table? Executive health.

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Lifestyle & Wellness | Wellness

By: Jaime Monsen, Certified Health Coach
August 12th, 2022

Why am I health coach? My journey actually started as a young athlete. I was a competitive gymnast and by the age of 14, I had to see a sports medicine physician to work through injuries, because we know athletes encounter injuries.

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Concierge Medicine | Membership

By: Janet Kiss, Membership
August 10th, 2022

Happiness is worth pursuing and it’s also, in some cases, possible to predict. You’re looking at concierge medicine likely because traditional care hasn’t been an ideal experience for you. We think you’re right to look for an option that satisfies you.

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Executive Health

By: Alicia King, Executive Health
August 8th, 2022

More and more top employers are offering executive health programs, also known as executive physical or corporate health programs, to keep their most important employees healthy, happy, and productive. While some companies only offer them to executives (hence the name), other companies are discovering the value of offering them beyond the C-Suite, from top salespeople to directors, to just anyone with an indispensable skill set.