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Dr. David Advocates for Medical Cannabis

February 8, 2017

Dr. David Berger, a Tampa pediatrician who runs Family Medical Cannabis Clinic, told the group he is concerned that a state board of medicine would be involved in a decision about who he can prescribe the drug to. “The board of medicine [has] never been in a consultation with me and my patient. They may not […]

Dr. David’s Medical Cannabis Call-to-Action

January 15, 2017

Dear Friends and Families, I am personally reaching out to current and past patients for some timely help. As you may know, the Florida Board of Health is hosting a series of public meetings over the next couple of weeks regarding Florida’s medical cannabis laws. One of the most important issues being considering is whether […]

Call-to-Action: Dr. David Needs Your Help, Florida is Drafting the Medical Cannabis Rules

January 11, 2017

In January we learned about the State’s initial draft of proposed rules to govern Florida’s newly expanded medical marijuana program under Amendment 2. Our friends at Compassionate Cannabis Clinic of Venice discuss the proposed rules here and shared the information below about ways to get involved. The Florida Department of Health (DOH) also announced 5 […]

Dr. Berger’s Family Medical Cannabis Clinic and Florida’s New Law

December 7, 2016

On November 8, 2016, Florida voters passed Amendment 2, which greatly expanded who is eligible to receive medical cannabis treatment. Because of the numerous regulations that must be followed, Dr. Berger has established a second practice, Family Medical Cannabis Clinic (FMCC), to streamline the process of evaluating and treating eligible patients. All patients must have […]

Dr. Berger Interviewed About New Family Medical Cannabis Clinic

September 12, 2016

by Gayle Guyardo  (Published: September 12, 2016, 8:21 am) TAMPA, FL (WFLA) — Tampa’s first Family Medical Cannabis Clinic is now open for patients across Tampa Bay, offering a non-euphoric strain of marijuana as a treatment option for children and adults. “In particular the CBD that’s found in the low THC medical cannabis — that’s now […]

Is Breastfeeding or Formula a Better Source of Iron for My Baby?

September 9, 2016

Although some infant formulas and baby foods may have higher levels of iron than breast milk, breast milk has critical proteins that aid in iron absorption.

What Are Ways People Can Facilitate a More Natural and Easy Birthing Process?

August 9, 2016

There are many ways to help facilitate an easy birthing process that we usually consult on when going through a birth plan. Learn some of the options available to you in this video so you can enjoy a well planned birth.

How Do You Test and Manage the Toxicities Created by Yeast and Bacteria?

July 9, 2016

Toxins can come from yeast or bacteria. Managing these toxins can come with significant improvements of health.

What is the Value of Researching Possible Birth Interventions in Advance?

June 9, 2016

Births don’t always go according to planned. In advance of the birth expecting parents should do research on possible interventions to make sure there are no surprises and feel like they are making the best decision.

What is a Birth Plan and How Can You Utilize One as Part of Your Pregnancy?

April 21, 2016

What is a birth plan? how can a birth plan best serve your pregnancy? Do you understand all birth options available to you? The birth plan is a great opportunity to learn these features and have the most desirable birth event.

How Do You Address the Role of Zinc in My Health?

April 9, 2016

Zinc is an important nutrient in immune health. Watch this video to learn about how to manage your zinc levels.

Halt Histamine with Allergy Blasting Smoothies

March 15, 2016

Dr. Catherine Nutting, Family Nurse Practitioner, Metabolic and Nutritional Medicine When exposed to potential allergens such as trees, grass, or flowers, our bodies sometimes respond to these irritants by releasing histamine, which in turn may cause swelling, watery eyes, and runny nose in those susceptible. Your family’s food choices can have a big impact on how […]