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COVID-19 | Facebook Live Recap

By: Steve E. Bishop, M.D.
December 3rd, 2020

Vaccines, vaccines, vaccines. As we get closer to an approved vaccine in the United States, we all have lots of questions. And on this week's update, Dr. Steven Bishop tries to answer as many of them as possible, from the reasoning behind multiple doses to how they work to what he's going to be looking for in the data. Watch the complete video below and read on for a transcript.

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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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Lifestyle & Wellness | Facebook Live Recap

By: Jaime Monsen, Certified Health Coach
November 17th, 2020

The holiday season. In normal times, we're celebrating with family, friends, and coworkers. It's great and all, but the stress can add up.

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COVID-19 | Facebook Live Recap

By: Steve E. Bishop, M.D.
November 11th, 2020

Two big COVID-19 stories this week. First, Pfizer released promising results from their vaccine trial and appear to be headed toward an approval by the end of the year. And second, cases continue to rise and are a definite concern going forward. Hear about all this and more on this week's COVID-19 update with Dr. Steven Bishop. Watch the video below and read on for a full transcript. 

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Lifestyle & Wellness | Facebook Live Recap

By: Lindsey Patton, Certified Health Coach
November 10th, 2020

The holiday season is near. And although COVID-19 will cause us to do some things differently this year, there will still be opportunities to indulge in good food and tasty drinks. If you're trying to stay low carb during the holiday season, what are some good tips? Richmond health coach Lindsey Patton explains. Watch the video below or read on for a full transcript. 

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COVID-19 | Facebook Live Recap

By: Steve E. Bishop, M.D.
November 4th, 2020

On this week's COVID-19 update, Dr. Steven Bishop discussed new research on a variety of topics, what masks are the best masks, how often you can use an N95 or surgical mask, and more. Watch the full video below or read on for the transcript. 

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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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Medical Perspectives | Lifestyle & Wellness | Facebook Live Recap

By: Steve E. Bishop, M.D.
October 29th, 2020

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. And in recognition of this topic's importance, we hosted A PMD Conversation: Breast Cancer with Dr. Steven Bishop, Dr. Tamara Sobel, and Dr. Susan Scharpf. Over about 25 minutes, they discussed numerous topics related to breast cancer, including prevention, screening, treatment, and what they discuss with their patients regarding breast cancer. Watch the full conversation below, and read on for a transcript.