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Coronavirus/Respiratory Virus Information and Recommendations

Wholistic Pediatrics & Family Care has published an extensive article about coronavirus and respiratory virus, including information about the following: The COVID-2019 Coronavirus Daily supplements to strengthen the immune system against viruses Therapies to use at the onset of respiratory symptoms Additional considerations for high-risk scenarios and/or persons with high-risk factors NOTE: This article was […]

COVID Prevention, Masks, and the Danish Study

by DAVID BERGER, M.D. There has been much discussion on social media about a recent mask study performed by a team of cardiologists in Denmark (https://www.acpjournals.org/doi/10.7326/M20-6817).  Details about the study:  6,000 individuals were included in the study; half were instructed to wear a mask and half were not. Participants in the mask-wearing group were provided […]

Our Wholistic Planet Newsletter: Rushing the COVID Vaccine & Addressing Herd Immunity

CLICK THE IMAGE ABOVE TO VIEW THE FULL NEWSLETTER OR CLICK THIS LINK:https://mailchi.mp/wholisticfamilycare.com/our-wholistic-planet-newsletter-06-04-5053542 David Berger, M.D. Dr. David Berger (“Dr. David”), a Board Certified Pediatrician with over 20 years of experience as a clinician, has developed a national reputation in wholistic pediatric primary care. Dr. David is considered Tampa Bay area’s leading authority on medical […]

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 […]

COVID-19 Resource: Hillel Academy School Playbook

Under the guidance of Dr. David and our physician assistant, Ethan Levy, Hillel Academy of Tampa mapped out options and a plan for creating a safe school year during an ever-changing and uncertain public health situation. The first part of the playbook addresses the school’s academic plan; the second part focuses on the school’s health and safety […]

Our Wholistic Planet Newsletter: Masks & Back-to-School Safety In the Time of COVID-19

CLICK THE IMAGE ABOVE TO VIEW THE FULL NEWSLETTER OR CLICK THIS LINK:https://mailchi.mp/wholisticfamilycare.com/our-wholistic-planet-newsletter-06-04-5053542 David Berger, M.D. Dr. David Berger (“Dr. David”), a Board Certified Pediatrician with over 20 years of experience as a clinician, has developed a national reputation in wholistic pediatric primary care. Dr. David is considered Tampa Bay area’s leading authority on medical […]

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 […]

Dr. David’s Corner: Standing In Solidarity to Combat Systemic Racism

Standing In Solidarity to Combat Systemic Racism Dear Wholistic Community, It is very telling that as we relaunch our newsletter, Our Wholistic Planet, we feel the need to start off with a topic other than the global COVID-19 pandemic plaguing our communities.  Our country is in a state of turmoil following the senseless death of […]