12 January 2023 Blog Post: On COVID Boosters It is a question I get a lot these days – “How is the bivalent booster working?” Not well is the answer. Without even delving into the immunogenicity and efficacy data, the booster isn’t
January 2023 Newsletter Welcome to the January 2023 Newsletter for Santa Monica Primary Care – our first newsletter of the New Year! In this issue, we are going to cover the current state COVID cases and will share our practice experience with
15 December 2022 Blog Post: On “Protecting Yourself” Supervisor Janice Hahn this week in a wide ranging Fox 11 interview spent about a minute discussing her opinion on an indoor mask mandate (link: https://www.foxla.com/video/1153724). She correctly points out that most of the
13 December 2022 Blog Post: Observed over Expected One commonly used statistical tool called the chi-squared test is used to formally evaluate the difference between numbers observed versus numbers expected. Don’t worry, there are no statistics in this Blog post but the
December 2022 Newsletter Welcome to the December 2022 Newsletter for Santa Monica Primary Care – our final newsletter of the year! In this issue, we are going to cover the (expected) seasonal rise in COVID cases and will share our current practice
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/).