But the Vaccines don’t “prevent” COVID-19

“If I can still get COVID why should I take the vaccine. Aren’t vaccine supposed to prevent the disease?” So, let’s unpack this!

Doctor I Don’t Understand! Pt 3

Better outcomes of an illness derive from patient motivation and patient motivation is best come by through knowledge. A patient who truly understands his/her diagnosis is more likely to understand the treatment and therefore more likely to commit to it with a positive attitude which makes all the difference. So to this end we started our ten question guide to asking you doctor questions to understanding your illness.

Doctor I Don’t Understand! Pt 2

Better outcomes of an illness derive from patient motivation and patient motivation is best come by through knowledge. A patient who truly understands his/her diagnosis is more likely to understand the treatment and therefore more likely to commit to it with a positive attitude which makes all the difference. So to this end we started our ten question guide to asking you doctor questions to understanding your illness.

Doctor I Don’t Understand! Pt 1

A Guide to Asking Your Doctor Questions to Understand Your Diagnosis Part 1 by Dr Makini McGuire-Brown This is article 2 of our Patient Tips series! In article 1 we learnt about the devastating effects of Diagnosis Denial! In this episode we pick back up on one of the suggested solutions to diagnosis denial, thatContinue reading “Doctor I Don’t Understand! Pt 1”

Do We Really Still Need to Wear Masks?

by Dr Makini McGuire-Brown Do we still need to wear masks? It really is a simple question to answer. The answer is- yes, for now. Why? Again a simple answer. The answer is- the trials that were done on the vaccines were done to first determine if the vaccines prevent people from getting sick, NOTContinue reading “Do We Really Still Need to Wear Masks?”

Why You Shouldn’t Care Which COVID-19 Vaccine You Get

by Dr Makini McGuire-Brown So with various novel coronavirus vaccines now in circulation there is a lot of information that most people honestly do not have the tools to digest. Two of these include the varying efficacies of the vaccines and secondly why we still need to wear masks for a while. The answers toContinue reading “Why You Shouldn’t Care Which COVID-19 Vaccine You Get”

COVID-19: Vaccines, Why Two Doses?

by Dr Makini McGuire-Brown This is a really quick article just to explain why two doses of the first two COVID-19 vaccines are important and why we should not just take one and not go back for the follow up dose. If you get few side effects or no side effects, go get your secondContinue reading “COVID-19: Vaccines, Why Two Doses?”