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“I Tried Out A Concierge Medical Practice For A Month — This Is What Happened.” | J. Anderson

By Jen Anderson | December 13, 2018, 11:05 AM

I’m one of those people who is seemingly always sick. I’ve tried everything: I upped my intake of vitamin C, I use hand sanitizer like it’s a religion, I get my flu shot every year. But no matter what I try, I can’t help it. I live in New York City, where just one subway ride pretty much guarantees you’re catching something. And it’s not just that: My office is an open concept (which means my team can brainstorm freely — and pass colds from person to person freely), my schedule offers very little time for self-care, and I’m rarely exposed to fresh (read: pollutant-free) air. As soon as I start to feel a tickle in my throat, I know doomsday is knocking on my door.



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