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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 […]

We’re Now Open! What You Need to Know About Visiting the Office After the COVID-19 Shutdown

We sure miss seeing our patients in the office! The past few months have been an unprecedented, crazy time. Our entire lives have changed – work, school, family, and free time are all different. During this time, Wholistic Pediatrics and Family Care has learned a lot about COVID-19 by closely following what’s been happening around […]

COVID-19 Considerations: A Deeper Dive into Elderberry and Ibuprofen

Dear Friends, Nothing brings us greater pleasure than providing support and education to confront the fear and uncertainty that we all face together in times like this. Our recommendations always take into account a combination of clinical research, a consensus of expert opinions from around the world, and of course, our very own experiences as […]

Elderberry, Ibuprofen, and COVID-19

Hi Wholistic Family, As information trickles out about what treatments are safe if a person has suspected symptoms or a positive test for COVID-19, we are receiving frequent questions about elderberry and ibuprofen. We are privy to what various news sites and social media groups are sharing and asserting. We are in the process of […]

COVID-19 BLOG UPDATE (March 13, 2020)

Dear Friends, As we all continue to be exposed to news of a new strain of virus (COVID-19) spreading around the globe and within our own borders, it’s completely expected and natural to experience fear, uncertainty, and even anger. We want to assure you that we are all in this together and are constantly monitoring […]

Coronavirus/Respiratory Virus Information and Recommendations (UPDATED: March 4, 2020)

Wholistic Pediatrics & Family Care has released an extensive article about coronavirus and respiratory virus, including information about The COVID-2019 Coronavirus Daily supplements to strengthen the immune system against viruses Therapies to use at the onset of respiratory symptoms Click here to view and download the article: https://wholisticfamilycare.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Coronavirus-Respiratory-Virus-Prevention-and-Treatment-March-4-2020.pdf David Berger, M.D. Dr. David Berger (“Dr. […]

Dr. David Addresses Concerns About Coronavirus

In this video Dr. David addresses concerns about coronavirus and gives general advice for staying safe, including boosting the immune system for preventative purposes and for treating illness. 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 […]

Integrative and Wholistic Medicine and Its Impact on ADD

Attention deficit disorder (ADD) is diagnosed in approximately 9.4% of U.S. children and 5% of adults, as reported by the CDC. It encompasses three subsets: predominantly inattentive type, predominantly hyperactive type, and combined type. ADD is not a diagnosis that can be considered cured, but as a person matures and learns skills to minimize the […]

Junk In and Junk Out – Are Chemical Additives Making our Kids Sick?

In response to a growing body of evidence regarding how the synergistic and cumulative effect of chemical additives, environmental toxins, and endocrine disrupting chemicals affect children’s health, the American Academy of Pediatrics issued a policy statement including guidelines for parents and healthcare providers.  Catherine Nutting, DNP Dr. Catherine Nutting earned her Doctorate of Nursing Practice […]

New Service: Whole Child Coaching Collaboration for Autistic Families

Written By: Roni Enten Vissoker, M.Sc., C.N.S., L.D.N. Spring is here! Always my favorite time of year to help families recharge their health and vitality and to recharge my own, as well. It’s also a perfect season for rebirth and new beginnings. This year, I am especially excited to be writing my very first blog […]