Limitations of COVID-19 Blood Test (UPDATED)

As of now, the FDA has not approved of any COVID-19 blood tests. Due to the extreme emergency, the FDA has “authorized” the use of a few tested products earlier than normal that are being allowed to be validated with fewer tested …

Dr. Hartman is Returning Early – Virtually

Starting May 5, I will be returning to see patients twice a week via telehealth. The plan is to ramp up to my full schedule over the summer. While away, I tried to keep busy working on numerous public health-related endeavors. I partook …

How Online Social Networks Can Help During Quarantine

Hi Friends, We are entering our 5th week of socially isolating in our homes to help slow the spread of COVID-19 and flatten the curve. Among many things, COVID-19 has brought with it a crisis of loneliness that is affecting us all.  …

Limitations of COVID-19 Blood Test

As of now, the FDA has not approved of any COVID-19 blood tests. Due to the extreme emergency, the FDA has “authorized” the use of a few tested products earlier than normal that are being allowed to be validated with fewer tested …

Nutrition in the Era of COVID

Are Restaurant Home Deliveries Healthy? Know the Calories Suggestions Try to avoid ordering food from fast-food restaurants on home delivery apps. Assume 1 meal from any fast food restaurant is enough calories for 2-3 people – share or save! Avoid empty calories from sugar-sweetened …

Our Behavioral Health Clinicians Are Here For You!

We are now heading into our fifth (!) week of social distancing and remote learning and it is not clear how much longer we will be housebound.  While the stress and disruptive power of COVID-19 is evident, the extra time at home, …

The Course of the COVID-19 Disease

Boris Johnson Syndrome The other day, I was thinking about Boris Johnson, the UK Prime Minister – how he went from having symptoms for about 10 days only to then be put on oxygen and into the ICU. He may be experiencing …