Dr Mannys Notes

While you’re thanking your changing hormones for that pregnancy “glow” – fast-growing nails, extra hair, and luminous skin – you may also notice some less exciting changes. Those same hormones responsible for making you feel like a fertility goddess...
When you go to the hospital, you expect safe care, helpful staff, and a clean environment. You don’t expect to get sick, much less from a harmful infection going around among patients. Theoretically, you should not be able to...
In just a few days, you’ll get the rare chance to watch a scientific phenomenon that Americans haven’t seen in nearly 40 years——a total solar eclipse. It’s the moment when the moon passes in front of the sun and...
When working out, you might like to test your limits, pushing yourself one more mile or adding another weight to your routine. You keep the motto “no pain, no gain” at the forefront of your mind. No doubt, pushing...
After a twenty-year period in which the development of colorectal cancer among white Americans under the age of 55, was reported as declining, new evidence shows an increase in the disease. A recent study conducted by the American Cancer...
You can imagine the difficulties cancer might cause for anyone, but especially children. These young patients watch their friends laugh and play with overwhelming joy and energy. Rather than enjoying carefree play, these kids spend their time battling perhaps...
Especially during grade school and college, you hear a lot about brain food. Teachers encourage you to sleep well and eat a good breakfast before an exam. You know the gist of their advice: low sugar, whole grains, and...
You probably already know that eating a diet with a variety of vitamins and minerals is one of the most important things you can do to maintain your health. But there are little things that some of us do...
Why do people listen to music? There are different answers to the question, but they all boil down to one idea – it makes them feel better. Listening to music changes our brains, and it’s been used for years...
As much as people would like to wholly trust their doctors, medical errors do occur more often than is comfortable. The numbers indicate that these errors may account for thousands of deaths each year. While we know that doctors’...