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“Ask Dr. David” (COVID) – Thoughts on the Upcoming FDA Meeting to Discuss COVID-19 Vaccine Approval

The FDA is holding an advisory committee meeting October 22, 2020 to discuss the approval process for COVID-19 vaccines. Though public comments were permitted (and needed to be submitted by October 15, 2020), the FDA did virtually no public outreach to solicit input from stakeholders who have valid input to offer on issues affecting the […]

Dr. David’s Formal Letter to the FDA Advisory Committee About the Development, Authorization, and Licensure of COVID-19 Vaccines.

The FDA Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee will meet October 22, 2020 to discuss the development, authorization, and licensure of COVID-19 Vaccines. Though the committee failed, in good faith, to adequately inform the public it was accepting comments, upon learning of the meeting, Dr. David felt it imperative to voice his opinion through […]

“Ask Dr. David” (COVID) – Why Was the AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine Trial Paused?

by DAVID BERGER, MD You may have heard in the news that one of the main COVID-19 vaccine trials was halted. In this video, Dr. David discusses why the pharmaceutical company, AstraZeneca, decided to pause their COVID-19 vaccine trials. David Berger, M.D. Dr. David Berger (“Dr. David”), a Board Certified Pediatrician with over 20 years […]

“Ask Dr. David” (COVID): Is Herd Immunity Realistic or Achievable for Coronavirus?

by DAVID BERGER, MD As we hear more about “herd immunity” in the news, many people are wondering what it is and whether it is achievable for coronavirus. In this video Dr. David address the concept of herd immunity as it relates to COVID-19. David Berger, M.D. Dr. David Berger (“Dr. David”), a Board Certified […]

Dr. David’s Corner: Why Rushing A COVID-19 Vaccine Could Be a Disaster

by DAVID BERGER, M.D. People who know my philosophy on vaccines know that I am a firm believer in informed consent coupled with personal choice. In other words, patients should be provided all relevant information and then be allowed to make an informed decision based on what is best for themselves and their families.  With […]

“Ask Dr. David” Video Series: Masks & Sending Our Children Back to School in the Age of COVID-19

by DAVID BERGER, MD As schools reopen around the country, parents are seeking answers on how to keep their children safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. In this series of “Ask Dr. David” videos, we address common questions related to children and masks. Is It Safe for My Child to Wear a Mask? How Do I […]

We Now Offer CBD Products at Our Office!

For your convenience, we are excited to be offering CBD products at our office. In this video, Dr. David discusses the quality, comfort, and convenience of using the concentrated BlueBird Botanicals CBD products we have made easily available to our patients. David Berger, M.D. Dr. David Berger (“Dr. David”), a Board Certified Pediatrician with over […]

Dr. David’s Corner: Like It or Not, We have to Learn to Live with this Coronavirus

Dear Wholistic Community, I don’t remember the last time I sat down to write at a time of such widespread uncertainty. To get past the SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19) global pandemic, we find ourselves stuck with some rather lousy choices. But there is one thing that is certain… we have to learn to […]

A Plea for Mutual Respect & Understanding in the Time of COVID-19

by DAVID BERGER, M.D. As our nation surpassed 100,000 deaths related to SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19), I have been reflecting on how things have unfolded over the past few months. When we look back on this tragic time, it will likely become apparent what we, individually and as a country, could have done […]

Welcoming Ethan Levy, Our Newest Practitioner

by DAVID BERGER, M.D. ETHAN LEVY, PA-C, MPAS, MSESS, AT-C, CSCS Wholistic Pediatrics & Family Care is thrilled to announce our newest team member — Physician Assistant (PA) Ethan Levy has joined our practice to work with both children and adults! Dr. David has known Ethan both personally and professionally for almost four years, and is thrilled to have […]