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21 November 2022 Blog Post : Paxlovid and Long COVID

21 November 2022 Blog Post : Paxlovid and Long COVID A recent study published through the Department of Veterans Affairs has suggested that Paxlovid treatment within 5 days of COVID-19 symptoms can reduce the risk of long COVID (news story link: https://www.militarytimes.com/news/coronavirus/2022/11/07/va-study-finds-paxlovid-may-help-prevent-long-covid-19-problems/). 

November 2022 Newsletter

November 2022 Newsletter Welcome to the November 2022 Newsletter for Santa Monica Primary Care.  In this issue, we are going to cover the alphabet soup of COVID variants and try to predict what may happen as we enter the Holiday Season. We

13 October 2022 Blog Post: A Crazy COVID Year

13 October 2022 Blog Post: A Crazy COVID Year Reflecting on this weekend’s LA Times article headlined “With COVID on the retreat, are Halloween, Thanksgiving and winter holiday gatherings safe?” (link: https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2022-10-10/with-covid-on-the-retreat-how-safe-are-holiday-gatherings), my first question was – “is COVID really on the

11 October 2022 Blog Post: On Colonoscopies

11 October 2022 Blog Post: On Colonoscopies Interestingly enough, the effectiveness of colonoscopy has never been evaluated using a gold-standard clinical trial wherein one group (treatment) is evaluated for colon cancer with a colonoscopy and a comparison (control) group is not. This

October 2022 Newsletter

October 2022 Newsletter Welcome to the October 2022 Newsletter for Santa Monica Primary Care.  In this issue, we are going to try to triangulate the state of COVID-19 in Los Angeles County. We will share the current practice experience with COVID and

28 September 2022 Blog Post: Following the UK’s Lead

28 September 2022 Blog Post: Following the UK’s Lead Recent press reports have suggested that the UK could be heading into a fall COVID-19 wave with the United States not far behind (link: https://www.cnn.com/2022/09/27/health/uk-fall-wave-covid-us). It made me curious that this statement, and

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