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COVID-19 | Facebook Live Recap

By: Steve E. Bishop, M.D.
September 21st, 2022

On this month's COVID-19 update, Dr. Bishop discussed flu shots, COVID boosters, Evusheld, nasal vaccines, treatment options, and more. Watch the video below or read on for the full recap. 

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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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Lifestyle & Wellness | Facebook Live Recap

We hear a lot about calories. How many calories are in this food or that food? That's not worth the calories. Or that's going to put some extra calories on your day.

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COVID-19 | Facebook Live Recap

By: Steve E. Bishop, M.D.
July 20th, 2022

In this COVID-19 update, Dr. Bishop discusses the recent increase in cases, explains the science behind the newly approved Novavax vaccine, and more. Watch the video below or read on for the full recap. 

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Lifestyle & Wellness | Facebook Live Recap | OptimizePMD

24% of American adults are dealing with arthritis. This is a common disease, and it's becoming more common. So if you have arthritis, exercising can be a challenge. What types of exercise should you focus on?

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Facebook Live Recap

By: Steve E. Bishop, M.D.
May 19th, 2022

In this COVID-19 update, Dr. Bishop provides an update on where we are with cases, hospitalizations, and deaths; discusses the potential for relapses following a course of Paxlovid; recommends a strategy for using home COVID tests; and more. Watch the video below or read on for the full recap. 

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COVID-19 | Facebook Live Recap

By: Steve E. Bishop, M.D.
March 30th, 2022

On this week's COVID-19 update, Dr. Steven Bishop discusses the FDA's decision to authorize a second booster shot of Pfizer or Moderna, and whether you should get the additional booster. Watch the video below or read on for the recap. 

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COVID-19 | Facebook Live Recap

By: Steve E. Bishop, M.D.
March 17th, 2022

On this COVID-19 update, Dr. Bishop talks about Evusheld, getting a fourth booster shot, and updates on dropping case numbers.  NOTE: We're going to do these every other week for a little while, just because the COVID news has slowed down, which I think is a really good thing and bodes well for us.