Dr Mannys Notes

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...
Finding out that your child has autism will definitely change your life, but would you look for treatment at any extreme? New investigations are showing just how far some parents will go—even at the jeopardy of their child’s life....
In his State of the Union Address last week President Trump discussed the need to take action against one of the most deadly crises our country is currently facing: the opioid epidemic. Trump was very passionate about fixing this problem...
If you’ve used prescription painkillers in the last few years, you may have noticed that they’re coming with more restrictions. That’s largely due to the opioid crisis in the United States, and thankfully experts are responding to that problem. However,...
Everyone has their own sneeze. Some people emit tiny mouse-like squeaks while others can’t control the honk that comes out. Still, others try to hold back halfway before erupting into a kind of flapping that makes everyone else choke...
As more states in America are legalizing medical and recreational marijuana, it’s clear that people are wanting access to this drug. That doesn’t make it healthy or medically necessary—it makes the drug popular. However, researchers are raising a similar...
Drinking alcohol in America seems to be the thing to do. With an alcohol industry that’s rocketed into the tens of billions of dollars and always rising, it’s clear that adults are tipping glasses of beer as a regular...
When you’re down with the flu—experiencing strong fever, chills, aches and vomiting—you’ll take almost anything your doctor sends your way. There’s a medicine called Tamiflu that can shorten the amount of time you’re sick? Yes, please. Before you jump...
Trying to stay healthy through the winter and avoid the office sniffles? You might be doing well with washing your hands and staying away from sick friends, but what about the office water cooler? Generally, encouraging people to drink...
Your heart, a small fist-sized pump in your body, has an amazingly big job. Through a series of electrical impulses, chambers and valves, it pumps thousands of gallons of blood through your body every day. Sometimes, though, the heart...