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  • Walk with the Doc…Join Us in 2019! May 8, 2019
  • An Update on the Measles Outbreak in the US April 29, 2019

    What are the newest guidelines for measles vaccinations?

    • Adults with no evidence of immunity should get 1 dose of MMR. Immunity is defined as documented receipt of 1 dose, or 2 doses, 4 weeks apart if high risk, of live measles virus-containing vaccine, ...
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  • Friday, April 26th: Walk With Dr. Tong April 4, 2019

    Friday, April 26 Walk with Dr. Tong

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  • Spring Training April 2, 2019

    Spring Training: Ramping Up after a Long, Sedentary Winter

    Whether you went into hibernation as the result of a record cold winter season, or took time off from your usual exercise routine because of a ...

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  • Medical Marijuana Myths April 2, 2019

    Smoking Out the Myths: Medical Marijuana

    Does medical marijuana offer a solution to treating epilepsy, chronic pain, anxiety and neurogenerative diseases? Or is it an untested, potentially unsafe treatment that will eventually turn out to ...

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  • Adult ADD April 2, 2019

    Attention Please: ADD/ADHD is Not Just a Childhood Condition

    In the 21stcentury, it’s standard procedure to test unfocused, impulsive and restless children who struggle to achieve in school for Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention ...

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  • Dr. Scott Tong In The News! March 8, 2019

    Dr. Scott Tong of South Bay Concierge Medicine was highlighted in a recent article on Patch.com. Dr. Tong was mentioned for the opening of his new concierge medicine practice in Torrance, ...

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  • American Heart Month: Healthy Recipe February 7, 2019

    February is American Heart Month.

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  • The Age of Anxiety January 11, 2019

    Higher Anxiety? Our ‘age of anxiety’ began four centuries ago

    It can come on suddenly and intensely, causing shaking, confusion and difficulty breathing for no apparent reason…trigger an irrational avoidance of elevators or public transportation…or ...

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  • Going with the Grain January 11, 2019

    Going with the Grain

    They may be the culinary trendsetters of the 21st century, but the ancient wonders of the grain world have remain unchanged for the last several hundred years. From chia to kamut, ...

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