As 2016 comes to a close, it’s a great time to reflect on the happenings of the year–the memories, the accomplishments–and begin to set the stage for new successes to come. We hope you and your loved ones had a great year, and we are thankful that you are a part of the Doctor On Demand family.
In the spirit of reflection, we’re celebrating highlights of what we’ve accomplished this year. We can’t wait to share with everyone what’s coming very soon. Happy new year!
Our mission at Doctor On Demand is to make it as easy and affordable as possible to connect with a doctor when and where you need one. For many of our patients, that means using their health insurance plan to cover part or all of the cost of a visit.
By Dr. Ian Tong
On November 11, we celebrate Veteran’s Day—a day on which we honor all of the men and women who have served our country in the United States Armed Services. In honor of their service, I want to talk about an issue that’s near and dear to my heart: health care access for veterans. (more…)
By Dr. Judith Thorne
It’s called Election Stress Disorder. And yes, it’s a real thing. In a recent survey conducted by The American Psychological Association, 52 percent of Americans said the election “is a very or somewhat significant” source of stress in their lives. And with that stress equally affecting Republicans and Democrats, it seems to be one thing both parties may have in common. (more…)
Sexually transmitted diseases are on the rise in America and spreading at an alarming rate. According to a report released by the Center for Disease Control on Wednesday, cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis have reached an all-time high this year. Over half of new cases of these highly contagious STDs are appearing in people under the age of 25.
STDs Rising and Serious
By Dr. Tania Elliott
We all know sick happens. Especially during cold and flu season, which takes place between October and April. So you may as well get prepared. Maybe you already have a few items on the shelf that you’ve used in the past. But what should a well-stocked medicine cabinet really contain? And what should definitely not be in it? Here are a few things to think about when you’re deciding what to keep on hand.
Immune Boosters Are Sick Busters
Products with immune system-boosting capabilities can help your body stave off infections. I consider them my must-haves for cold and flu season and often recommend them to my patients. You may want to keep these around as your go-to items to grab at the first signs of feeling sick: (more…)