Dr Mannys Notes

After I deliver a baby and the parents take their little bundle of joy home, they become used to taking care of their newborn and recognizing all their needs. But at some point, that little infant may spike a...
In an op-ed piece in the New York Times, Angelina Jolie has once again impressed me with her courage in discussing the very personal and potentially life-saving choices she has made about her health.Angelina revealed she recently underwent surgery...
When a woman receives a positive pregnancy test, especially for their first child, the feeling of happiness and excitement is immeasurable. You look forward to the future of your healthy pregnancy – and you absolutely should. But you should...
When you go into a hospital, do you expect the hospital and biotech industries to make a profit from your surgical specimens? Well in the case of circumcision, your child’s foreskin could be making thousands of dollars for the...
Millions of children are born in the U.S. every year, but some of them, either for fetal reasons or medical complications, must be delivered via caesarean section (commonly described as a c-section). The field of surgery in obstetrics in...
As I sit here reviewing charts in my office, I came across a link to a story someone sent me that really embodies the heartbreak all doctors are faced with at some point in their career. The story bares...
Planning for a pregnancy is an exciting time for every woman and one of the most joyful experiences they will have in their lifetime. For most women preparing for a pregnancy means getting in shape, eating right and planning the...
I want to make women aware of the new study published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association that deals with the accuracy of breast biopsies.  Every year, there are approximately 1.6 million women in the United States...