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Update on My Second Dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine

by DAVID BERGER, MD, FAAP Thanks to everyone who was pleased to hear I did well with the first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine and who sent prayers that my second dose would go as equally smoothly. I feel honored to be part of our Wholistic community, and have immense gratitude that we care […]

Why I Decided to Get the COVID-19 Vaccine

by DAVID BERGER, MD, FAAP The Importance of Transparency I always aspire towards transparency, and ask the same of others. For example, I want the government and Big Pharma to be transparent about information regarding COVID-19 and the vaccines being utilized to fight it.  I am not naive, but considering the pressure people, including myself, have […]

Our Wholistic Planet Newsletter: Guidance on COVID-19 Vaccines, plus Dr. David’s Personal Vaccine Decision

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 […]

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, MD, FAAP 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 […]

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, MD, FAAP 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.  […]

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 […]