Dr Mannys Notes

If you’re pregnant, you’ve probably figured out that it’s not all about you anymore. Baby takes priority in what you eat, drink and do—including pleasure habits like smoking. Smoking at all is a great risk for your own health,...
Did your grade school teachers or parents encourage you to “fuel your mind” before a big test? They might have been onto something. A few experts have plunged into the influence of diet on your memory, but now they’re taking...
Do you have varicose veins? People have treated this somewhat unsightly problem for a long time simply for cosmetic reasons. But varicose veins can cause other underlying problems too. In fact, a new study suggests that varicose veins might...

Most people in the developed world are plugged in—they have cell phones, computers or television up and running in front of them most of the time. And that constant stimulation can be harmful in several ways. Still, you might...
Feeding kids with a peanut allergy can be difficult — and scary. But a new treatment might dial down the allergy a bit. California-based Aimmune Therapeutics has been making progress in this area with a new study on its peanut-based...
There’s a new opioid on the block now, and it’s the herbal supplement kratom. In a press release issued last Tuesday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) labeled this unregulated supplement an opioid. Officials based the new label...
Think back to all the places you visit in a week: stores, restaurants, work, your child’s school. How many germs do you think are lurking there? Did you clean your hands afterward? You might not want to think about...
Experts know that alcohol during pregnancy is a problem. But they might not have expected it to be so prevalent. According to a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, more women may be drinking during...
Does the keto diet actually work? Is it safe? Since this diet has started gaining more popularity recently, these are questions that experts and dieters are asking themselves all the time. Celebrities might be using keto plans left and...
Gerber announced Tuesday that the new face of their company would be none other than Lucas Warren, an 18-month-old boy with Down syndrome. The beaming 18-month-old from Dalton, Georgia was chosen out of 140,000 photo submissions from across the...