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Do masks restrict your breathing?

Posted By : Ingrid Yang | Jul 02, 2020

Warning! Math coming your way! I wanted to dispel a common claim that masks disturb breathing. A coronavirus particle is 120 nanometers (nm) in diameter. Oxygen is 0.120 nm and...

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Covid is still here.

Posted By : AdminTaylor | Jun 25, 2020

We know how to slow the spread of the coronavirus. And it’s not rocket science. It’s just plain old, run-of-the-mill, everyday science. Just because our communities and restaurants are opening...

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We gathered together to kneel against racism, bigotry and injustice.

Posted By : AdminTaylor | Jun 05, 2020

This morning, we physicians kneeled together in silence for 8 minutes and 46 seconds – the measure of time in which George Floyd was held down and asphyxiated until his...

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The Dangers of Antibody Testing

Posted By : AdminTaylor | May 28, 2020

SARS-CoV-2 antibody testing has been touted as the holy grail – the get-out-of-COVID-jail free card. Because there are many asymptomatic carriers, some are understandably hoping: “if I’ve already had it...

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If you aren't in over your head, how do you know how tall you are?

Posted By : AdminTaylor | May 26, 2020

“If you aren't in over your head, how do you know how tall you are?” ― T.S. Eliot The LA Times featured my hospital system, and specifically my hospital, Sharp...

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Some words of caution as we lift shelter in place orders...

Posted By : Ingrid Yang | May 22, 2020

As of yesterday, San Diego fully entered Phase 2b, which means restaurants and retail businesses can have in-person customers with modifications to operations. I wanted to offer some words of...

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Why you should wear a mask, explained.

Posted By : Ingrid Yang | May 22, 2020

Why should I wear a mask? Here’s why: Masks provide “source control”—blocking the spread of respiratory droplets from a person with active, but perhaps unrecognized, infection. A study published in...

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We are not less productive, we are just less frantic

Posted By : Ingrid Yang | May 21, 2020

I had the loveliest facetime catch up with my amazing friend Diane today. She is not just a deeply knowledgeable and heartfelt yoga teacher, but also a wise and connected human...

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My feature in Forbes: 13 Yoga Myths You Should Stop Believing

Posted By : AdminTaylor | May 21, 2020

Think you have to twist your body into a pretzel to get the most out of yoga? Think again. I was recently featured in a Forbes article that highlights yoga...

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