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  • Friday, December 6th: Walk with Dr. Tong November 25, 2019

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  • Caring for the Caregiver: Dementia November 19, 2019

    Caring for the Caregiver: a Plan for Dealing with Dementia in a Family Member

    By Scott Tong, MD

    As a result of an aging population worldwide, the incidence of Alzheimer’s disease and related forms of dementia is rising to record levels, now affecting more than 44 million people, with a new case developing every three seconds. In ...

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  • Alert: Influenza reported in South Bay November 19, 2019

    Please be aware: the flu season is officially here and influenza has arrived in South Bay. If you experience cold-like symptoms that seem extraordinarily severe – bad body aches, fever over 100 degrees, shaking and chills, coughing, diarrhea – please contact your physician immediately. You can be treated with appropriate and effective medication if prescribed ...

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  • Holiday Hours November 14, 2019
    Dear Patients,
    It’s hard to believe that the holiday season is just around the corner. To allow my staff to fully enjoy the holidays, our office hours will be as follows:

    • Thanksgiving:
    • Wednesday, November 27: Open ½ day in the morning
    • Thursday and Friday, November 28 & 29: Closed
    • Christmas and New Year’s:
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  • Walk with a Doc: October 25th October 11, 2019

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  • Walk with a Doc: September 13th September 10, 2019

    walk with a doc: September 13th

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  • Kidney Stones: Treatment & Prevention September 4, 2019

    This Too Shall Pass: Treating and Preventing Kidney Stones

    More common, frequently less painful and far more preventable than reputed, kidney stones have, thankfully, entered a new era of highly effective, noninvasive procedures. We bring ...

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  • Shop with a Doc: August 21, 2019 August 2, 2019

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  • Keto Diet: Right for You? August 1, 2019

     

    Considering Keto: Is It the Right Diet for You?

    The truth is that a silver bullet for weight loss likely does not exist, but Americans’ perpetual search continues unabated. Low-carb diets such as Paleo, Whole30, and most prominently, Ketogenics, ...

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  • The Daily 10,000: Stepping Up to Fitness July 25, 2019

    Walking and its benefits: Scott Tong, MDFrom casual strollers in the park to purposeful striders in the mall, armed with phone trackers, watches, wearables or pedometers, walkers are everywhere, tracking their daily tallies to reach the magical 10,000 step mark. However, as reported in Nature, ...

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