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  • Kombucha, Kimchi and More May 1, 2020

    Nutrition Spotlight: Kombucha, Kimchi and More

    Nutrition Spotlight

    Nutrition Health Spotlight: Kombucha, Kimchi and More

    Researchers continue to examine the trillions ...

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  • Dr. Shmorhun is in the news – Washington Examiner! April 18, 2020

    “It is too early to begin a comprehensive review of our response to the coronavirus here in the United States. We had warnings with HIV, SARS, MERS, H1N1, and Ebola, but we were not ready ...

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  • Testing, Treatments, Monitoring and Contract Tracing April 14, 2020

    Dear Patients,

    Cathy Tong and I compiled our ideas about how our country can move towards normalcy. These ideas are based on our experience with coronavirus so far and our judgment as family health practitioners. We do not claim to be experts on coronavirus or pandemics, but we have formulated what we consider a reasonable guide ...

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  • Stay Home To Reduce Exposure April 8, 2020

    Dear Patients,

    First, let me say how proud I am that the patients in our practice are doing a spectacular job of following the pandemic precautions recommended by the CDC. I have spoken to many of you over the last three weeks and clearly, everyone is compliant to the degree that is possible. I remind ...

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  • Pet Therapy: The Healing Power of Dogs April 1, 2020

    Dog Therapy

    Unleashed: The Healing Power of Dogs

    “Who rescued whom?”
    They’re already considered best friends, trusty companions and beloved members of the family. Now add to the dog’s list of accomplishments, ...

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  • Remain Optimistic During the Pandemic March 31, 2020


    Many of you are struggling to remain optimistic during the coronavirus pandemic. Our staff has spoken to many who are afraid of the disease, afraid for the health of loved ones, afraid of shortages in stores and pharmacies and confused by the news they receive from the ...

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  • The Number of COVID-19 Cases in the US is Rising March 30, 2020


    The number of cases in the US is rising rapidly as testing has become more available. While the news seems to indicate that the number of people infected is doubling every few days, people need to understand that the number of positive tests indicates that the disease has been ...

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  • Coronavirus Pandemic Update March 30, 2020
    It has been a pleasure hearing positive feedback from so many of you about our communications regarding the coronavirus pandemic. We at Family Healthcare are meeting every day and adjusting our protocols and procedures as circumstances evolve and change. We continue to see both well and sick visits and have segregated well visits ...
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  • Coronavirus update for our patients March 18, 2020


    We at Family Healthcare of Fairfax want you, our patients, to receive coronavirus updates and be fully informed about the coronavirus epidemic and confident that we will help you weather any illness, deliver calm for your fears, and provide clarity during this uncertain time. Our providers and staff are caring professionals who ...

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  • Are Plant Based Burgers Really Healthier? March 1, 2020

    Examining Plant Based Burgers as Meat Alternatives

    They’re 2019’s most sizzling success story, found everywhere from grocery freezer to fast food counter. Impossible Foods and Beyond Meat have brought plant based ...

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