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Planning Your Doctor’s Visit as Medical Offices & Hospitals Gradually Reopen for All Patients
May 29, 2020

Planning Your Doctor’s Visit as Medical Offices & Hospitals Gradually Reopen for All Patients

Posted by Dr. Thomas Horowitz

Visiting your primary care physician or getting your routine health exam — a visit to the doctor’s office will now be different due to COVID-19. As hospitals and primary care clinics gradually reopen for all patients, they have implemented new procedures and stringent safety measures to protect patients and health care professionals.

Here are a few tips to help you plan your visit:

  • Wearing a mask
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Tips to Make Your Home Workspace Ergonomic and Better for Your Body
May 15, 2020

Tips to Make Your Home Workspace Ergonomic and Better for Your Body

By Dr. Thomas Horowitz

Even though the California government is slowly easing the ‘safer-at-home’ orders, schools and non-essential businesses continue to remain closed and most of us are working from home. This can be challenging for a variety of reasons. The most common challenge, faced by many, is the lack of a proper workspace setup at home. At work we may have all the ergonomics to make our workday comfortable and productive, but

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How to Safely Quarantine During Coronavirus Outbreak
May 5, 2020

How to Safely Quarantine During Coronavirus Outbreak

By Dr. Thomas Horowitz

If someone at home is sick or has been quarantined due to exposure to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), we must know how to protect the others. Below are a few tips to help you safely quarantine:

  • The person who is infected or possibly infected must stay in a separate room with minimal contact. It is very important to stay away from individuals who are at high risk of catching
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Guide to Using Face Mask & Protecting Yourself During COVID-19
April 27, 2020

Guide to Using Face Mask & Protecting Yourself During COVID-19

By Dr. Thomas Horowitz

More and more cities and health agencies like the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are urging people to wear masks when stepping outside during the lockdown. While a simple face covering can protect you from the Coronavirus by blocking the germs, there are certain things you need to know about choosing the right facial protection.

  • The first thing to consider is the fit of
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Learn How to Protect Yourself and Get Care
April 13, 2020

Learn How to Protect Yourself and Get Care

Posted by Dr. Thomas Horowitz

With the growing scale of the COVID-19 pandemic, hospitals and healthcare workers are facing an unprecedented surge of patients. To help the hospitals and frontline staff provide uninterrupted care and keep everyone safe, it is important for us to be mindful while using medical services in the current state of the pandemic and ‘safer at home’ order.

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