COVID-19

Health and Wellness Checkups During COVID Times

Checkups

By Neetu Malhotra, MD The COVID-19 pandemic has completely changed all of our day to day life. There’s no handbook to guide the challenges of living through a pandemic. Pandemics usually last 12 to 18 months. That may not seem like a super long time, but imagine if everyone stopped seeing their doctors for regular checkups or postponed referrals to …

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KEEPING OUR CLIENTS SAFE AT HOME DURING COVID-19

KEEPING OUR CLIENTS SAFE AT HOME DURING COVID-19

Dear Chef For Seniors Community, With the ever-changing COVID-19 situation we want to assure you that Chefs For Seniors is committed to the health and safety of our clients, franchise owners, employees, and local communities. At Chefs For Seniors, we continue to reinforce the highest standards of safe food handling practices as well as guidelines set forth by the CDC. …

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Masks and Hearing Aids

Masks and Hearing Aids

By Dr. Noël Crosby, Au.D. The dynamics of communication has changed while protective masks are being worn. I encourage people to be mindful of those with hearing loss while wearing masks. Six feet away social distancing is difficult for everyone, especially those with hearing loss. The combination of protective masks and social distancing disrupts the vital visual and auditory input …

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UPDATE: Prostate Cancer and COVID-19

Prostate Cancer and COVID-19

Prostate Screening Has Been Impacted by COVID-19 According to a July 2020 article* published in the journal Nature, the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) is advising against routine prostate cancer (PC) screening, including prostate specific antigen (PSA) testing and digital rectal examination (DRE), for all asymptomatic individuals until the pandemic subsides. While the decrease in screening may be concerning for …

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Holistic Perspectives on Preventive Strategies for Covid-19

Holistic Perspectives

By Svetlana Kogan, M.D. If you are the kind of person that believes that everything in life happens for a reason, you will have noticed how “the new normal” behooves us to fortify our health. Prior to the latest pandemic, we have gone through an obesity epidemic as a nation, and witnessed the sugar versus fat battle unfold in the …

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Alleviant Offers Virtual Visits Via Telemedicine

Alleviant Offers Virtual Visits Via Telemedicine

During this time, we are all adjusting to a new normal by social distancing, practicing good hand hygiene and staying safe at home. However, many of us have needs that require us to seek ongoing medical and mental health check-ups. For those with mood disorders such as depression, anxiety or bipolar disease, it’s critical that you do not stop your …

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Maskne

Maskne

By Anne Marie Tremaine, MD Maskne has been a recurrent topic of discussion since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic. The medical term is acne mechanica, and it is not a new phenomenon. Those that wear masks have been plagued with this condition for as long as the mask has been around. This is a type of acne caused by …

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Healthcare Integration: Enhanced Communication Between Patients and Providers

Healthcare Integration

By Hilary A Sojdak, PMHNP CEO Over the past several years the delivery of healthcare has experienced a dis-integration of patient information. The recent pandemic of COVID-19 has further driven this need to be one of utmost important. Restrictions in travel for logistical and health reasons have caused more and more people to seek out Health Care via Tele health …

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Covid-19: The Unexpected Symptoms and Effects – “For Better or For Worse, in Sickness and in Health.”

Covid-19

By Ross E. Schulman, Divorce & Family Law Attorney Fever? Chills? Cough? Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing? Fatigue? Aches? Sore throat? Nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea? Loss of taste or smell? We have all become well versed in identifying the CDC listed symptoms of Covid-19. What is more interesting about this virus is how Covid-19 can attack individuals in unique …

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Orchidia Medical Group Offers a Cutting-Edge Peptide that Is Proving to Boost Immunity

Orchidia Medical Group

By Dr. Carolina Young Ortiz Thymosin Alpha-1 (Ta1) has been known as an excellent immune modulator. Thymosin is a small protein produced naturally by the thymus gland which stimulates the development of disease-fighting T cells. The thymus is an integral part of your immune system, where individual T-cells are made to respond to the millions of bacteria, fungi, or viruses …

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