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“Ask Dr. David” Video Series: Masks & Sending Our Children Back to School in the Age of COVID-19

by DAVID BERGER, MD As schools reopen around the country, parents are seeking answers on how to keep their children safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. In this series of “Ask Dr. David” videos, we address common questions related to children and masks. Is It Safe for My Child to Wear a Mask? How Do I […]

We Now Offer CBD Products at Our Office!

For your convenience, we are excited to be offering CBD products at our office. In this video, Dr. David discusses the quality, comfort, and convenience of using the concentrated BlueBird Botanicals CBD products we have made easily available to our patients. David Berger, M.D. Dr. David Berger (“Dr. David”), a Board Certified Pediatrician with over […]

Dr. David’s Corner: Like It or Not, We have to Learn to Live with this Coronavirus

Dear Wholistic Community, I don’t remember the last time I sat down to write at a time of such widespread uncertainty. To get past the SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19) global pandemic, we find ourselves stuck with some rather lousy choices. But there is one thing that is certain… we have to learn to […]

A Plea for Mutual Respect & Understanding in the Time of COVID-19

by DAVID BERGER, M.D. As our nation surpassed 100,000 deaths related to SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19), I have been reflecting on how things have unfolded over the past few months. When we look back on this tragic time, it will likely become apparent what we, individually and as a country, could have done […]

Welcoming Ethan Levy, Our Newest Practitioner

by DAVID BERGER, M.D. ETHAN LEVY, PA-C, MPAS, MSESS, AT-C, CSCS Wholistic Pediatrics & Family Care is thrilled to announce our newest team member — Physician Assistant (PA) Ethan Levy has joined our practice to work with both children and adults! Dr. David has known Ethan both personally and professionally for almost four years, and is thrilled to have […]

Dr. David’s Corner: Standing In Solidarity to Combat Systemic Racism

Standing In Solidarity to Combat Systemic Racism Dear Wholistic Community, It is very telling that as we relaunch our newsletter, Our Wholistic Planet, we feel the need to start off with a topic other than the global COVID-19 pandemic plaguing our communities.  Our country is in a state of turmoil following the senseless death of […]

Dr. David Webinar: Autism & Cannabis

Sponsored by The Autism Community in Action (TACA) Parents of children with Autism have reported improvements in their children’s behaviors, movements, socialization, sleep, appetite and GI symptoms after introducing cannabis (CBD). In this webinar, Dr. Berger discusses the endocannabinoid system and how plant-based cannabinoids interact with it. He also reviews the various types of ingredients within […]

Wholistic ReLeaf: Empowering Families and Patients to Choose the Best Treatment Approach

Dr. David and WHolistic ReLeaf are the feature story in the September issue of Florida Cannabis News!

Dr. David’s 50th Birthday Bash Fundraiser

Dr. David’s 50th Birthday Bash Fundraiser was a huge success raising funds for TACA and Cannamoms. Special thanks to our medical cannabis dispensary sponsors: Muv, Surterra, Knox, Trulieve, and VidaCann! ***VIDEOS: Click here to (re)experience the event on our YouTube playlist!*** David Berger, M.D. Dr. David Berger (“Dr. David”), a Board Certified Pediatrician with over […]

Medical Cannabis, Autism, and the Transformation of Medicine

In 1987, during my freshman year at Lehigh University, our first English assignment was to write a letter to an elected official advocating for a controversial issue of our choosing. I decided to write my United States Congressman to express why I believed marijuana should be legalized.  What was supposed to be a 3-4 page […]