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Blog | Media What happens to your body when it gets too hot?

Being in hot conditions and performing a lot of strenuous physical labor can result in heat exhaustion.

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Posted on May 27 2024
Media | Blog Improve your health in only 30 minutes a day

For optimal health, it is necessary to make little changes in one's everyday routine. Here are a few options you can complete in 30 minutes each day.

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Posted on May 20 2024
Blog | Media The Must-Have Medical Tests Every Woman Needs! 

A woman's age, her medical history, and her unique risk factors are all variables that might influence the results of medical testing.

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Posted on May 13 2024
Blog | Media Recognizing the Warning Signs of Different Skin Cancer Types!

Skin cancer is curable if detected and treated early. The primary location of the tumor dictates the skin cancer subtype.

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Posted on May 7 2024
Blog | Media What are some surprising facts about weight loss medications?

If you are taking a GLP-1 medication for weight loss, there are some extra benefits you may not be aware of.

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Posted on April 29 2024
Blog | Media Why does spring weather cause eczema flare ups?

Springtime brings warmer temperatures, blooming flowers, and for many eczema sufferers, frustrating flare-ups

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Posted on April 22 2024
Blog | Media How often should you be pooping?

First things first, there is no one answer that works for everyone when it comes to how often you should poop. It's different for everyone.

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Posted on April 15 2024
Blog | Media When Should You See an Endocrinologist?

An Endocrinologist is an expert that patients seek out for help with issues related to hormones and disorders of the endocrine system.

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Posted on April 9 2024
Blog | Media Understanding the Connection: Does stress trigger IBS?

Does stress really cause IBS symptoms, or does it just make them worse?

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Posted on March 29 2024
Blog | Media When is New York City allergy season?

When it comes to New York City, allergy season often starts in the spring, typically around the month of March or April

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Posted on March 25 2024
Media | Blog Optimize your nightly sleep schedule

If you're not getting enough sleep, you'll feel groggy, distracted, and forgetful, among other negative consequences.

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Posted on March 19 2024
Blog | Media Why are rates of colorectal cancer increasing?

t's National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and the rates of colorectal cancer have been increasing in recent years for several reasons.

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Posted on March 12 2024
Blog | Media Can cancer be detected during an annual physical?

An annual physical can play a crucial role in cancer prevention and early detection, but not all cancers may be detectable this way.

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Posted on March 4 2024
Blog | Media What is Leaky Gut Syndrome?

Leaky Gut Syndrome, sometimes known as gut permeability, is characterized by an abnormally porous lining of the digestive tract.

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Posted on February 27 2024
Blog | Media Cancer Screenings: A Crucial Lifesaver

Regular cancer screenings can find problems or dangerous cells before they show any signs, so action can be taken right away.

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Posted on February 20 2024
Blog National Condom Week unveils the power of prevention!

In honor of National Condom Week, let us not forget how important it is to take precautions against STIs and other STDs.

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Posted on February 13 2024
Blog | Media Heart Screenings: Unlocking the Key to Lifelong Health

In honor of American Heart Month, let's discuss the value of heart screenings and ways to maintain optimal cardiac health.

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Posted on February 6 2024
Blog | Media Strategies to Lower Blood Pressure

People who have high blood pressure all the time are more likely to get heart disease, stroke, kidney failure, and other problems.

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Posted on January 30 2024
Blog | Media Is It a Cold or a Sinus Infection?

If you know the difference between a cold and a sinus infection, you can get treatment for your condition more quickly.

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Posted on January 23 2024
Blog | Media Managing Psoriasis in Winter

You don't have to suffer through the winter with psoriasis if you have the correct support system and advice.

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Posted on January 15 2024
Media | Blog Understanding the Thyroid: A Vital Gland

January is Thyroid Awareness Month! Even though the thyroid gland is small, it has a huge effect on our health. There is a butterfly-shaped gland in the front of our neck that controls our metabolism and many other body processes. Knowing the basics can help you see how important it is to keep your health […]

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Posted on January 9 2024
Blog | Media The Importance of Annual Physicals: Your Ticket to Good Health

It might sound like an inconvenience to get a physical test once a year, but it's actually very important for staying healthy.

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Posted on December 29 2023
Blog | Media Still looking for a “silent night”? Our best sleeping tips for your most restful night ever

Lack of sleep has been linked to decreases in positivity, lucidity, and productivity. 

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Posted on December 26 2023
Blog | Media Overcoming Sugar Cravings: Three Effective Methods

Do you have a need for anything sweet? You are not alone. Sugar cravings may creep up on us at any time, but if you use a few simple tactics, you can successfully combat them.

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Posted on December 18 2023
Blog | Media Combatting Colds: Simple Habits for a Healthier You

Our immunity decreases along with the temperature, which makes us more prone to getting those annoying colds as the weather becomes colder.

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Posted on December 11 2023
Blog | Media Why an End-of-Year Colonoscopy Could Save Your Life.

The end-of-year colonoscopy is an essential part of maintaining good health as the year winds down.

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Posted on December 4 2023
Media | Blog How to Beat the Holiday Blues

When the holidays come around, it is normal to feel depressed.

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Posted on November 28 2023
Blog | Media Stay Safe and Warm: Cold Weather Tips You Need Now!

A lot of individuals aren't aware of the possible risks that come with being outside when it's cold.

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Posted on November 20 2023
Blog | Media What makes semaglutide a game changer for weight loss?

Weight-loss drugs like semaglutide can help you lose weight, keep your metabolism in check, and maybe even improve your heart health.

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Posted on November 14 2023
Blog | Media When Was Your Last Skin Screening?

It is easy to forget about the health of our skin, which is the biggest organ in our bodies.

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Posted on November 7 2023
Blog | Media Scared of hemorrhoids? IRC to the rescue!

Hemorrhoids are swollen and inflamed blood vessels in the rectum and anus. They can make you feel bad, hurt, and bleed.

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Posted on October 31 2023
Blog | Media Why should I see a Dermatologist?

Dermatologists are medical specialists who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of illnesses the skin, hair, and nails.

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Posted on October 24 2023
Blog | Media What Exactly Does an Endocrinologist Do?

When it comes to detecting and treating hormonal imbalances and illnesses, endocrinologists are essential to their patients' ability to live healthier, longer lives.

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Posted on October 17 2023
Blog | Media Have You Met Your Deductible?

A deductible is a set amount of money that a patient must pay for approved medical services out of their own pocket before their health insurance plan starts to pay for care.

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Posted on October 10 2023
Blog | Media Breast Cancer Awareness: Get Screened

If you are a woman over 40, getting a mammogram is an important part of keeping your health in good shape.

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Posted on October 3 2023
Blog | Media What is the best test to check for all allergies?

When it comes to checking for allergies, there isn't a single "best" test that covers all possible allergens in one go.

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Posted on September 26 2023
Blog | Media Empower Your Well-Being: Join Us in Observing Sexual Health Month!

As a family practice, We at MOM stress the importance of our patients being knowledgeable and taking charge of their own sexual health.

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Posted on September 19 2023
Blog | Media How important is your annual physical?

Checking your blood pressure, cholesterol, and blood sugar levels on a regular basis can help find risk factors for diseases like high blood pressure, heart disease, and diabetes.

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Posted on September 11 2023
Blog | Media Top Reasons Why You’re Pooping More

Knowing your regular bowel movement frequency can help you recognize a change if it occurs more often than usual.

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Posted on September 5 2023
Blog | Media Why Your Credit Card Matters in Health Plans!

Managed care plans have become a key part of inexpensive and complete medical treatment in today's health care system.

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Posted on August 29 2023
Blog | Media Colon Cancer Rates Soar in Young Adults

Colorectal cancer rates in those younger than 55 years old grew by 17% from 2011 to 2019, according to the a new study. Death rates from colorectal cancer declined by 57% between 1970 and 2020, while among those under the age of 50, they have risen by 1% every year since 2004. According to the National Cancer Institute, it has surpassed smoking as the primary cause of cancer mortality among Americans aged 20 to 49.

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Posted on August 22 2023
Blog | Media Insights from a Gastroenterologist on the Tragic Loss of Lisa Marie Presley

The official cause of death for Lisa Marie Presley, the only child of rock 'n' roll superstar Elvis, was finally revealed in July. It was a bowel obstruction, according to the Los Angeles County medical examiner's office.

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Posted on August 14 2023
Blog | Media Unveiling the Hidden Sources of Sugar in Your Diet

Sugar occurs naturally in some foods, but too much-added sugar can be harmful to your health. Try to limit added sugars to less than 10% of your daily calories.

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Posted on August 7 2023
Blog | Media Gastroparesis: Understanding the Silent Threat to Digestive Health

Gastroparesis is a disorder that slows down the digestive process. The stomach takes an abnormally long time to empty into the small intestine, even though there is no blockage present.

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Posted on July 31 2023
Blog | Media Don’t Let Traveler’s Sickness Ruin Your Trip!

In addition to stomach issues, respiratory infections are a significant contributor to traveler's sickness.  As well as more serious conditions like pneumonia, this can lead to respiratory infections like the common cold or the flu.

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Posted on July 24 2023
Blog | Media Essential Tips for Managing Asthma on Poor Air Quality Days

Living with asthma on these days of low air quality is not easy. Pollution and allergens in the air can aggravate asthma symptoms, causing breathing difficulty and discomfort.

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Posted on July 14 2023
Blog | Media Conquer Nervous Poops: Gastroenterologist Reveals Game-Changing Solutions! 

Anxiety and nervousness may cause several health issues, including "nervous poop." Though it's humiliating, you're not alone.

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Posted on July 10 2023
Blog | Media Get the Skinny on Weight-Loss Medications

Anyone considering weight-loss medications should understand the basics of how they work as well as the pros and cons, says Denise Pate, MD, an internist and medical director at Medical Offices of Manhattan.

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Posted on June 29 2023
Blog | Media Dealing with Night Sweats

Repeated episodes of extremely heavy sweating, while you sleep, are known as night sweats. Even though some nighttime perspiration is common, night sweats are typically heavy enough to soak your pajamas, nighttime attire, or bedding.

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Posted on June 23 2023
Blog | Media What really causes Erectile Dysfunction (ED)?

Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a common condition that affects many men. It is the inability to achieve or maintain an erection firm enough for sexual activity. ED can be caused by a variety of factors, both physical and psychological.

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Posted on June 19 2023
Blog | Media Are Acid Reflux and Heartburn the Same Thing?

Acid reflux and heartburn are two related conditions that often occur together. While they share many similarities, there are some key differences between the two.

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Posted on June 9 2023
Blog | News Assessment of Breathing Tests in Addressing New York City’s Public Health Emergency

The necessity for reliable techniques to assess and monitor lung function becomes important in such a severe circumstance. This is where breathing tests come in handy. 

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Posted on June 8 2023
Blog | Media What foods trigger a Migraine Headache?

Migraines are a common type of headache that can be extremely painful and debilitating. Women are three times more likely to encounter them than men, and they are thought to afflict 1 in 7 persons worldwide.

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Posted on June 2 2023
Blog | Media What happens in the brain during a migraine and how do you treat it?

Many changes take place in one's brain during a migraine. These alterations affect how the brain's neurons, blood vessels, and chemical messengers function. The increased activity of the brain's blood vessels and nerves during a migraine specifically can result in pain, throbbing, and sensitivity to light and sound.

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Posted on May 18 2023
Blog | Media Are You Living with Food Allergies? 

Food allergies are a common condition in which the immune system misidentifies certain foods as harmful and causes an allergic reaction. This reaction can range from mild symptoms like hives and itching to severe symptoms like anaphylaxis, a potentially fatal condition that requires immediate medical attention.

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Posted on May 13 2023
Media | Blog It’s Hepatitis Awareness Month

Hepatitis affects millions of people worldwide and, if left untreated, can lead to serious health complications. Let's get the word out about how important it is to get tested, vaccinated, and treated for hepatitis.

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Posted on May 4 2023
Blog | Media What is the difference between Ulcerative Colitis (UC) and Crohn’s Disease? Can they be prevented?

Both Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are examples of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), which means that they both cause inflammation and harm to the digestive system. While Crohn's disease can affect any part of the digestive tract, including the mouth and the anus, UC only affects the colon (large intestine) and rectum.

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Posted on May 1 2023
Blog | Media Everything you wanted to know about hemorrhoids (but were afraid to ask!)

Hemorrhoids can be painful due to the inflammation and swelling of the blood vessels in the anus or rectum. When hemorrhoids become enlarged, they can put pressure on the surrounding tissue and nerves, which can cause discomfort and pain.

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Posted on April 24 2023
Blog | Media Are you being stalked by a “silent killer”?

It was a threat that had no symptoms, no warning signs, and could strike anyone at any time. The threat was known as the "silent killer."

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Posted on April 17 2023
Media | Blog What is included in an annual physical and why is it necessary?

A yearly physical is essential because it enables your doctor to keep track of your general health, spot any health issues before they become serious, and advise you on leading a healthy lifestyle.

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Posted on April 10 2023
Blog | Media Reduce Your Risk: It’s Sexually Transmitted Infections Awareness Month

Many people who have an STI may not know they are infected because they don't have any symptoms. This is especially true for women, who may have an asymptomatic infection with chlamydia or gonorrhea, which can lead to serious health complications if left untreated.

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Posted on April 3 2023
Blog | Media Colorectal cancer is not just a concern for middle-aged people. Gen X, Y, and Z must pay attention.

Recent data from the American Cancer Society indicate that colorectal cancer diagnosis rates are quickly rising, especially among Generations X, Y, and Z.

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Posted on March 27 2023
Blog | Media 4 Steps you can take against Diabetes

Diabetes is the most common endocrine disease and losing weight, exercising regularly, and following a healthy diet are just some of the simple steps you can take to prevent it.

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Posted on March 22 2023
Blog | Media Why have STD/STI cases surged over the past year?

Over the past year, reports have shown a significant increase in the number of people being diagnosed with Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) or Infections (STIs), causing concern among healthcare professionals and the general public. The COVID-19 pandemic has created a massive impact on the increase in STD/STI cases.  According to public health experts, COVID-19 prevented […]

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Posted on March 14 2023
Blog Colon Polyps: What They Are and How to Find Them

Colon Polyps: What They Are and How to Find Them Colon polyps are small growths that develop on the inner lining of the colon or rectum. They can range in size from tiny, almost invisible bumps to large growths. Some polyps are flat, while others are raised and have a stalk-like structure. They are usually […]

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Posted on March 6 2023
Blog Feeling SAD This Winter?

Do you or a loved one experience short periods of depression during the winter months? This could be a sign of seasonal affective disorder (SAD), a common form of depression that is related to changes in the seasons. SAD can occur at different times of the year but is most commonly experienced during the fall […]

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Posted on January 18 2023
Blog MOM Featured on Landmark West

Medical Offices of Manhattan just opened at 112 West 72nd Street offering specialists in cardiology–Manhattan Cardiology, (its cardiology department), primary care, internal medicine, and gastroenterology. Primary Care Specialist and Medical Director, Daniel Kim, DO, pays close attention to details.  How a patient describes their daily life and clinical or mental health issues all play a part in how […]

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Posted on November 30 2022
Blog An Extremely Important Screening for Women

About 1 in 8 U.S. women will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of their life. For women in the U.S., breast cancer death rates are higher than those for any other cancer, besides lung cancer. This is why it is extremely important for women to get regular mammogram screenings. It is generally recommended […]

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Posted on October 24 2022
Blog Actor Ryan Reynolds Loses a Bet: Here’s What we Learned

In an interesting twist, a lighthearted bet between two famous friends has turned into a vital opportunity to highlight the importance of preventive medicine. When actor Ryan Reynolds and his friend Rob McElhenney of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia acquired ownership of the Welsh soccer club Wrexham A.F.C., they made an unusual wager. McElhenney was […]

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Posted on September 27 2022
Blog How Often Should You Poop?

While it’s perhaps not a popular topic of conversation, taking regular bowel movements is a crucial component of normal digestive function. Any sudden change in your bowel movements could be a sign that something is wrong or abnormal.So, do you know what is normal for you? Do you go three times a day? Or maybe […]

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Posted on September 6 2022
Blog Are You Using Sunscreen Correctly?

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the US, but can be preventable. To fully protect yourself from cancer-causing UV rays it is recommended that you wear long sleeves, pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and sunglasses while outside.Let’s be honest, how many people actually opt for head-to-toe coverage instead of just using sunscreen? Sunscreen is effective if […]

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Posted on August 2 2022
Blog Who Should Worry About Their Bones?

Myth: Brittle bones only happen to the older population.Fact: Your bone strength peaks in your 30’s and then declines.Myth: Men do not develop brittle bones.Fact: Men should be screened for brittle bones the same as women.Myth: Only age impacts your bones.Fact: Anyone who has celiac disease, inflammatory bowel disease, rheumatoid arthritis, chronic use of steroid medication, or women past menopause should […]

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Posted on July 28 2022
Blog The Dangers That Lurk at BBQs

It’s officially summer! Have you been to a BBQ yet? Or perhaps had a picnic? Taking advantage of the warm weather and eating outside is a favorite summer pastime for many of us. Before you fire up the grill and get the macaroni salad out, there are a couple of food safety tips you should […]

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Posted on July 22 2022
Blog Heartburn or Heart Attack?

Despite its name, heartburn doesn’t actually have anything to do with the heart. It’s the regurgitation of stomach acid or other gastric contents into the esophagus.The result of the regurgitation is a burning sensation in the chest. Unfortunately, this can also cause chest pain and thus be mistaken for a heart attack. So, how can you tell […]

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Posted on July 21 2022
Blog Migraine or Brain Aneurysm?

Have you ever had such intense pain in your head that you questioned whether it was a migraine or perhaps something more serious, like a brain aneurysm?It is actually possible to mistake one for the other. It goes without saying that this is a mistake you will want to avoid. Knowing the difference between a migraine and […]

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Posted on June 16 2022
Blog Can Erectile Dysfunction Be Bad News for Your Heart?

We understand that erectile dysfunction is an intimate issue that can be sensitive or embarrassing for many men to talk about, but it’s nothing to be ashamed of. ED is very common, affecting roughly one in ten men on a recurring or long-term basis. While the struggle to achieve or maintain an erection is not […]

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Posted on June 3 2022
Blog Access Test Results and More Through LabFinder

Have you accessed test results through your patient portal on LabFinder.com yet?Using LabFinder is super easy and convenient. Your test results will automatically be uploaded to your secure online account, and they can be viewed and shared at any time. Aside from test results, your patient portal also stores: Appointments made through LabFinder Vaccination Card Insurance Card […]

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Posted on May 10 2022
Blog Risk Factors for Erectile Dysfunction

Over 30 million men in the United States experience some level of difficulty attaining or keeping an erection. While erectile dysfunction (ED) may be a difficult topic for most men, it is quite common and should be addressed. If left untreated, ED can have a negative long-term impact on relationships and contribute to feelings of stress […]

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Posted on May 4 2022
Blog Can Stress Cause IBS?

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a chronic functional gastrointestinal disorder. Often those with IBS experience abdominal pain related to bowel movements, diarrhea, and/or constipation. So, what causes IBS? In truth, the exact cause is unknown. It often occurs after a severe case of diarrhea. IBS is also attributed to patients with a particular surplus of bacteria. The […]

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Posted on April 28 2022
Blog Spring Is In The Air! So Is Pollen…

There are many things to look forward to now that spring is officially here. It means warmer weather, spending more time outdoors, and flowers blooming. For many of us, though, it also means suffering through seasonal allergies.Allergies are a very common issue for people of all ages. If you experience symptoms such as sneezing, runny […]

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Posted on April 19 2022
Blog Why You Need To Fast Prior To A Blood Test

For many types of blood tests patients are required to fast for several hours beforehand. This means you can’t eat or drink anything accept for water prior to your test. It may seem like a frustrating requirement but it’s for a good reason.Simply put – eating or drinking could affect the results of your test. […]

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Posted on April 13 2022
Blog Detect 16 Different Infections With One Test

The Biofire Respiratory Panel is a comprehensive diagnostic panel which accurately tests for the presence of 16 different respiratory infections, including COVID-19. What can you expect during a Respiratory Panel?The test is a simple nasal swab, similar to other PCR tests. The panel itself takes around 45 min and you will get your results the same day. […]

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Posted on April 6 2022
Blog What Happens After Your Annual Physical?

With an annual physical, your provider is better able to maintain a holistic knowledge of you, your lifestyle and its effects on your overall health. It’s an important exam for preventative health care that should be done once a year.Watch this video of Dr. Emmanuel Gelin discussing the annual exam. The annual physical is a two part process.Part One: This is […]

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Posted on March 22 2022
Blog Colon Cancer: What You Should Know

Colon cancer is one of the most common cancers, with roughly 150,000 cases diagnosed in the US every year. Like with many other cancers, early detection of colon cancer is highly important for successful treatment. Here is what you should know. How often should you be screened?Doctors recommend that everyone at an average risk of colorectal cancer should get […]

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Posted on March 15 2022
Blog How To Prevent Diabetes

Around 30 million Americans have been diagnosed with diabetes, and up to ten million more may have it and not know it.Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of the disorder. In Type 2, the body either doesn’t make enough insulin or doesn’t use the insulin efficiently to metabolize glucose in the blood. What can you do to help […]

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Posted on March 7 2022
Blog How To Know If It’s An STD Or UTI

Pain in the genital area can be scary and hard to talk about, but it’s something that should not be ignored.Two common culprits of discomfort in this part of the body are sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and urinary tract infections (UTIs). The problem is that they can have similar symptoms and are often mistaken for one another. […]

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Posted on February 28 2022
Blog Your Heart Health Matters

February is American Heart Month. This month is meant to bring awareness to heart health and reminds us of the precautions we can take now, to prevent heart conditions later.Have you spoken to your primary care provider about your heart recently? They can perform simple cardiology testing to measure your heart health. If additional comprehensive […]

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Posted on February 24 2022
Blog Your First Defense Against Cancer

In the United States, more than 1.5 million people are diagnosed with some kind of cancer every year, with two of the most common types being skin and colon cancer. Skin cancer is an abnormal, uncontrolled growth of the skin cells, usually from harmful ultraviolet rays. Common signs of skin cancer include: any enlarging lump or […]

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Posted on February 8 2022
Blog Understanding Deductibles & Other Health Insurance Terms

Trying to understand your health insurance plan can feel like navigating a maze. It isn’t always entirely clear which providers are eligible for insurance coverage, which procedures are covered under your plan, or how to get the most useful, cost-effective care. If you’re unfamiliar with the vocabulary that health insurance companies use, it can be […]

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Posted on January 24 2022
Blog Get To Know Dr. Linda Wang

Dr. Linda Wang is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and practices up to date evidence-based medicine. She is a detail oriented, friendly, and personable internist, which makes her popular among patients at our Upper East Side location. Dr. Wang is also fluent in mandarin and enjoys working with the Mandarin communities of NYC to treat and educate […]

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Posted on January 18 2022
Blog Why Am I SAD During The Winter?

Do you go through short periods of depression every winter? Do you start to feel down or not like your usual self when the days get shorter? If so, you could have seasonal affective disorder (SAD).SAD is a common type of depression that’s related to changes in the season. SAD can occur in spring and summer but […]

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Posted on January 12 2022
Blog When Acid Reflux Turns Into GERD

Acid reflux is the regurgitation of stomach acid or other gastric contents into the esophagus. It typically manifests as heartburn causing a burning sensation in the center of your chest or rib cage. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (or GERD) is when the acid reflux/heartburn becomes more severe, persistent, and chronic. If left untreated, GERD can cause esophageal ulcers, […]

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Posted on January 4 2022
Blog When To See A Doctor For A Sinus Infection

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Posted on December 7 2021
Blog What You Should Know About The Silent Killer

[et_pb_section][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text] Diabetes is commonly known in the medical community as “the silent killer.” This is because diabetes destroys the nerve cells that control pain, so conditions like neuropathy can occur where a patient can develop a silent heart attack.Diabetes is a disease in which blood sugar is not regulated and controlled properly. Around 30 million Americans […]

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Posted on November 23 2021
Blog Take Care of Your Skin This Winter

The days are starting to get colder and air is starting to get dryer. It’s time to start protecting your body’s largest organ – your skin. The dry air that occurs in the colder months actually draws out the moisture from your skin and can cause it to get flakey, crack, and even bleed. What […]

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Posted on November 16 2021
Blog Dr. Mejdi Ahmad Joins Our Team!

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Posted on November 3 2021
Blog Checking In On Your Mental Health

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Posted on October 28 2021
Blog End Of Year Benefits: Use ‘Em Before It’s Too Late

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Posted on October 22 2021
Blog Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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Posted on October 14 2021
Blog COVID-19 Delta Variant: What To Know

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Posted on September 6 2021
Blog Is Your Headache A Migraine?

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Posted on July 17 2021
Blog July is UV Safety Awareness Month

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”] [et_pb_row admin_label=”row”] [et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”]Getting out and enjoying the sunshine is an essential part of just about every fun thing we look forward to doing in the summer, whether it’s hiking, going to the beach, riding your bike — you name it. Taking in some rays can boost your vitamin D levels, which […]

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Posted on July 12 2021
Blog Men’s Health Awareness Month

The old joke is that men hate asking for directions, and while that premise may be a little out of date in the era of smartphones and Google Maps, it does still hold true that members of the male gender in general seem to be more averse to asking for help. If it means a […]

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Posted on June 8 2021
Blog Attending Events in the Wake of the COVID-19 Pandemic

After a full year of dealing with the daily realities of the COVID-19 pandemic, we may finally be seeing a light at the end of the tunnel. As the vaccine grows in availability and more Americans begin to be inoculated against the coronavirus, we can finally begin looking forward to a return to some version […]

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Posted on March 5 2021
Blog When is Stomach Pain a Reason to Worry?

We all deal with abdominal pain from time to time, and while a stomach ache is never fun, it’s a common enough occurrence that most of us know that it’s not usually the end of the world. The issue could be as simple as gas or eating too much too fast, in which case taking […]

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Posted on February 24 2021
Blog Why is Asthma Worse During Winter?

Winter can be a tough time to stay healthy for a lot of reasons. Bad weather and short days mean most of us are living a more sedentary lifestyle during this time of year, reaching for comfort foods and sapping our vitamin D supply. And that’s not to mention what the cold, dry days can […]

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Posted on February 17 2021
Blog 6 Tips for Staying Safe & Healthy During the Winter

Winter doesn’t officially begin until the solstice on December 21st, but frosty weather and short days are already upon us and it’s a good idea to get prepared for the days looming ahead. While 2020 going into 2021 will be a winter season that presents a number of novel and unique challenges, for many this […]

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Posted on December 11 2020
Blog The Flu Vaccine: Fact or Fiction

It may be odd to think about it given how much this year has been dominated by the coronavirus pandemic, but flu season is arriving once more, right on schedule, and it’s time to think about getting vaccinated against influenza. While medical professionals overwhelmingly recommend an annual flu shot for most people, the numbers of […]

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Posted on November 24 2020
Blog Is Turkey Good For Your Heart?

If there’s a natural cheat day built into the calendar, Thanksgiving is probably it. In general, it’s okay to loosen your diet regimen a little bit on turkey day, but you should try to keep track of what you’re putting in your body. There are the obvious unhealthy foods we associate with the holidays – […]

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Posted on November 18 2020
Blog Movember & Men’s Health

Every year, millions of men grow mustaches to participate in #movember or #noshavenovember. For some, it may just be a chance to try out a Tom Selleck ‘stache and throw it on social media for fun. However, many others take the opportunity each November to grow out the old soup-strainer for a cause – raising […]

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Posted on November 11 2020
Blog What Does Your Poop Say About Your Health?

Everybody poops – there’s even a best-selling children’s book about it. While it’s perhaps gross or embarrassing, taking regular number twos is a crucial component of normal digestive function, and any sudden change in your bowel movements could be a sign that something is wrong or abnormal. The color of your stools can be affected […]

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Posted on October 28 2020
Blog Breast Cancer Gene Testing

What Is a BRCA Gene Test or Breast Cancer Gene Test? A BRCA Gene Test is a blood test which is administered to analyze the patient’s DNA and determine whether or not there are potentially dangerous mutations in the BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes, which are linked to the genetic risk of the following cancers: Ovarian […]

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Posted on October 1 2020
Blog How Is COVID Different from the Flu?

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Posted on September 22 2020
Blog Back-to-School COVID Safety

As surreal as it may be to think about, fall is upon us and the new school year is beginning. While some students will be continuing to study remotely, many others will return to the classroom for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic forced us all indoors back in March. The level to which […]

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Posted on September 8 2020
Blog Returning to the Office During COVID-19

As we inch back towards normalcy following the past six months of COVID-imposed quarantine, many of us have jobs that are beginning the process of reopening for in-person work. While many with the opportunity to opt out are going to continue working and learning remotely, this isn’t an option for everybody, and some would simply […]

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Posted on September 4 2020
Blog How to Tell If You’re Dehydrated

When trying to stay active through the dog days of summer, it becomes more important than ever to make sure that you’re hydrating properly. Most doctors recommend drinking at least two daily liters of water under ordinary circumstances, but the necessary amount increases as we lose fluids by sweating through the hottest part of the […]

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Posted on July 17 2020
Blog Covid-19 And Alcoholism

A global pandemic, months of social isolation, job uncertainty, and not knowing when to expect a return to normalcy – to put it mildly, right now is a stressful time to be alive. If you’re finding yourself experiencing an unusually high level of anxiety or depression during the COVID-19 outbreak, it’s hard to blame you. […]

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Posted on July 2 2020
Blog Staying Safe In The Sun This Summer

Most of us have been cooped up indoors a lot the past few months, and it’s only natural to want to spend more time outside as the weather gets warmer. As we enter the summer, it’s okay to enjoy activities like outdoor hikes and trips to the beach as long as you continue following pandemic-related […]

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Posted on June 26 2020
Blog How To Treat A Bee Sting And When To Go To A Doctor

How to Treat a Bee Sting Since going out to eat is probably going to mean eating outside for the foreseeable future, you might want to be prepared for what could happen if some unexpected guests show up for your next picnic. Bees are necessary to the environment and will mostly leave you alone if […]

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Posted on June 22 2020
Blog What Can the Mediterranean Diet Do for You?

What we put in our bodies is one of the single most important factors in how our bodies function and feel, and can make a huge impact on our long-term health. Many studies have shown the long-term benefits of a Mediterranean-style diet, rich in whole grains, lean proteins, healthy fats, and fresh fruits and vegetables. […]

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Posted on May 15 2020
Blog Medical Offices of Manhattan Teams Up With Lenco Labs

We at Medical Offices of Manhattan are glad to be partnering with Lenco Diagnostic Laboratories to offer COVID-19 antibody testing to patients who require it. Lenco is one of the largest privately-owned reference laboratories in New York City. As one of the first labs in the city to gain approval to begin PCR testing for […]

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Posted on May 4 2020
Blog What Does the Color of Your Snot Say About Your Health?

As we enter cold and allergy season, a lot of us are going to be feeling a lot more nasally blocked up than usual. It may be gross, but a little bit of congestion isn’t necessarily anything to worry about. However, depending on details including the severity of the blockage and the color of the […]

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Posted on March 11 2020
Blog Mononucleosis: Diagnosing & Treating “The Kissing Disease”

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”4.1″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”4.1″][et_pb_column _builder_version=”4.1″ type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”4.1″ hover_enabled=”0″] Love is in the air this time of year, so it seems appropriate to talk about the kissing disease, mononucleosis. Mono is transmitted through saliva, so you can get it from smooching your valentine, but also from sharing a glass or fork with someone who is infected. […]

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Posted on February 12 2020
Blog New Year, New You: Making (And Keeping!) Your New Year’s Resolution

It’s hard to believe that the year is almost through already! As we approach the end of 2019, this is a time to reflect on the year that was and to plan for what we hope 2020 could be. What goals do you want to accomplish to improve your life in the coming decade? We […]

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Posted on December 27 2019
Blog When To See A Doctor For A Cold

Starting to get the sniffles? Maybe a scratchy feeling at the back of your throat? You know the symptoms of the common cold – you’ve obviously had them before. Like most people, you probably get sick on average two or three times a year. If it’s just a runny nose, it might not be that […]

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Posted on December 6 2019
Blog Osteoporosis: Detecting And Preventing The Silent Disease

Our bones are made of living tissue that is constantly being depleted and regenerated over the course of our lives. We reach peak bone density in our twenties before regeneration slows as we approach middle age, leading to a loss of bone mass as we get older. Osteoporosis (literally, “porous bones”) is a disease that […]

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Posted on November 15 2019
Blog Check Up With Dr. Daniel Kim

How well do you know your doctor? In most cases, probably not all that well. At Medical Offices of Manhattan, we couldn’t be more proud of our roster of highly-trained physicians and that includes the brilliant Dr. Daniel Kim. He graduated from Rutgers University with a degree in Psychology and completed his medical degree at […]

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Posted on November 12 2019
Blog The Truth About Vaccines

Medical Offices of Manhattan’s cardiologist, Robert Segal, MD speaks to NYMetroParents about the common misconceptions about vaccines. What are some common misconceptions about vaccines/ what drives parents to believe them? One popular misconception regarding vaccines is that those who become vaccinated are the ones who contract the disease the vaccination is supposed to fight off. […]

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Posted on November 1 2019
Blog 40 Things Doctors Say Affect Your Health After 40

Medical Offices of Manhattan’s otolaryngologist specialist, Daniel Kim, DO, speaks to BestLife about Things Doctors Say Affect Your Health After 40 He’s quoted as saying: “Excessive abdominal fat—aka the love handles and the beer-belly or ‘dad-bod’—is especially harmful and puts you at even more of an increased risk for heart disease, heart attacks, and diabetic […]

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Posted on October 29 2019
Blog How To Maintain Healthy Breasts

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Posted on October 25 2019
Blog What Vaping Actually Does To Your Body

Medical Offices of Manhattan’s own Board Certified Internal Medicine physician, Denise Pate, M.D., speaks about the affects of vaping with Eat This, Not That!  She’s quoted as saying: The formaldehyde found in many vaping liquids is a known eye irritant. “While burning sensations and watering of the eyes is a common side effect of vapor, optometrists […]

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Posted on October 24 2019
Blog Talk to Your Doctor Before You Start Taking Supplements

One of our Cardiologists from our sister practice Manhattan Cardiology and co-founder of LabFinder, Rober Segal, MD, was quoted in a Reader’s Digest article about taking supplements. He was quoted saying: “A supplement, just from the word itself, is meant to supplement or augment any vitamin or mineral you might be lacking or not having enough […]

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Posted on August 27 2019
Blog 7 Energizing Moves to Replace Your Afternoon Coffee Habit

One of our Internists Denise Pate, MD, was interviewed by NBC News Better to discuss 7 energizing moves to replace your afternoon coffee habit. She’s quoted as saying: “Depending on how caffeine impacts a person should help predict how it can effect their sleep quality. Three major factors come into play,” she says, your metabolism, […]

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Posted on August 7 2019
Blog Hidden Health Hazards At Your 4th of July BBQ

One of our Cardiologists and co-founder of LabFinder, Robert Segal, MD, was interviewed by the New York Post to discuss the hidden health hazards at your 4th of July BBQ. He’s quoted as saying: Picnics look good on Instagram, but if you leave food “unrefrigerated or outside, you’re asking for it,” says Segal. “My colleagues and I […]

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Posted on July 1 2019
Blog Check Up With Dr. Denise Pate

How well do you know your doctor? In most cases, probably not all that well. At Medical Offices of Manhattan, we couldn’t be more proud of our roster of highly-trained physicians and that includes the brilliant Dr. Denise Pate. A Rhodes Scholarship finalist and graduate of New York University School of Medicine, she is a […]

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Posted on July 1 2019
Blog Six Diseases Often Mistaken for Mental Disorders

It just so happens, anxiety and depression are not solely indicative of a mental health disorder. Sometimes, these dark sentiments are actually symptoms of physical medical issues. It’s a fine line, as symptoms of mood disorders and physical health issues unravel in such similar ways. Here are six health issues that can easily be mistaken […]

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Posted on June 18 2019
Blog Have You Tested Your MMR Immunity?

Did You Know: Measles, mumps, and rubella are incredibly contagious diseases? Mumps doesn’t even have a known cure. That’s why staying on top of your MMR immunity is so important. If you’re not one to gamble with your health, you may want to look into getting a blood test to review your immunity. Book your MMR […]

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Posted on May 21 2019
Blog Dr. Pate Speaks With Wendy Williams About Her Thyroid Issues and Grave’s Disease

Medical Offices of Manhattan’s own Board Certified Internal Medicine physician, Denise Pate, M.D., was interviewed on The Wendy Williams Show to discuss some insight about the auto-immune disorder, Grave’s disease, and how it might affect Wendy’s health. She’s quoted as saying: “Graves’ disease is an auto-immune disorder that causes overproduction of thyroid hormone leading to […]

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Posted on March 4 2019
Blog | News 15 Simple Habits Doctors Swear by to Avoid Colds and the Flu

Our own Denise Pate, MD was recently interviewed in Prevention Magazine. She’s quoted as saying: “The flu is spread by droplets that come from coughing or sneezing from an infected person, and these droplets land in the mouth or nose of another person,” says Denise Pate, MD, an internal medicine physician at the Medical Offices of […]

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Posted on February 20 2019
Blog 9 Reasons You’re Losing Weight That Might Actually be Health Red Flags

One of our sister practice Cardiologists and co-founder of LabFinder, Rober Segal, MD, was interviewed on Insider Magazine to discuss the worst foods for your heart.  If you’re one of the millions of people with an overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism), you may be experiencing unintentional weight loss. “When the thyroid gland is overactive, it creates too much thyroid […]

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Posted on February 7 2019
Blog | News FDA Approves a New Flu Drug

FDA Approves a New Flu Drug One of our Cardiologists from our sister practice Manhattan Cardiology and co-founder of LabFinder, Rober Segal, MD, was quoted in a Vogue article about a new Flu drug.   After last year’s unprecedented flu season, which caused nearly 80,000 flu-related deaths in the U.S., this year is beginning with a […]

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Posted on October 25 2018
Blog | News Diet could Stop Cancer from Spreading

The diet that could stop cancer from spreading One of our Cardiologists from our sister practice Manhattan Cardiology and co-founder of LabFinder, Rober Segal, MD, was quoted in an AOL article about using diet to combat cancer.  Every year—shortly after National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October—the American Cancer Society reports that roughly another 1.7 […]

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Posted on October 18 2018
Blog | News Understanding Your Flu Shot This Year

From Prevention to Treatment: Everything You Need to Know About this Year’s Flu One of our primary care physicians, Denise Pate MD, was quoted in a People article about understanding this year’s flu shot. Can the flu vaccine cause the flu? Dr. Denise Pate, Internal Medicine Doctor at Medical Offices of Manhattan, tells PEOPLE she’s encountered […]

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Posted on September 19 2018
Blog | News Understanding Low Testosterone in Men

Low Testosterone in Men: Can Exercise Boost This Hormone? One of our family physicians, Yevgeniy “Eugene” Vaynkof, MD, was quoted in an EndocrineWeb article about combating Low T with exercise.  For men who are experiencing low testosterone, Dr. Vaynkof explores the role of exercise—the type, frequency, and duration—needed to raise your hormone levels to normal. […]

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Posted on September 5 2018
Blog | News A New Practice is Joining the Family

Top Medical Offices in New York City Expand Accessibility to Patients on the Upper East Side New York, NY (May 14, 2018) – Medical Offices of Manhattan (MOM) and Manhattan Cardiology, top integrated medical practices with primary care physicians and cardiologists, are proud to announce the acquisition of Yaffe Ruden & Associates, LLP. This merger […]

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Posted on May 14 2018
Blog Unable To Sleep? Blame Air Pollution

You were able to fall asleep for a couple hours when you turned in for the night. But now you’re wide awake at two in the morning. You try switching positions. Minutes pass and you still can’t fall asleep. You close your eyes and count some sheep. That was useless. Now you’re back to staring […]

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Posted on December 1 2017
Blog 5 Ways to Keep the Flu from Ruining Your Wedding

Fall has started to rival summer as the most coveted time of year to tie the knot, but winter and spring actually aren’t far behind. But there’s more than just love in the air in the months between November and May; there’s also the risk of the flu. As doctors warn, celebrations that take place during flu […]

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Posted on November 1 2017
Blog A Case Against Prescription Drug Abuse

Why You Need to Think Twice Before “Borrowing” that Adderall Americans have a habit of sharing prescription pills. For some, it might be taking a friend’s Adderall to help study for an exam. For others, it could be using a painkiller prescribed to a family member to cure their own pain. The rationale is often […]

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Posted on October 23 2017
Blog 9 Signs Your Hormones Are Out Of Whack

Hormones are obviously an important part of how our bodies function, but most of us don’t know very much about their roles and how they can impact our health. You might blame your hormones for your PMS-related mood swings or annoying breakouts, but it’s hard to know if you’ve got a more persistent hormonal imbalance. Some […]

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Posted on October 20 2017
Blog How to Recognize and get ADD Diagnosed

ADD and ADHD: Discovery to Diagnosis, and what you need to know in between Mood swings, listlessness, snap judgements and inability to pay attention: these are all classic symptoms of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, and all ‘symptoms’ we’ve had at one time or another. So how do we separate a boring day from […]

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Posted on October 2 2017
Blog Heart Attack Symptoms : Gender Specific

Heart attack symptoms are different for men and women Shortness of breath is a common condition people face for a number of reasons. Exercise, asthma, and obesity can all cause lack of breath. In these situations, shortness of breath can be relieved with time, rest, and sometimes medication. But it is important to know the […]

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Posted on September 14 2017
Blog Getting Screened for Prostate Cancer

What to Expect During Prostate Cancer Screening   Are you a gentleman 40 or older who hasn’t had a prostate exam? Now would be a good time for you to get one. Since it’s Prostate Cancer Awareness Month this September, we want to encourage as many men aged 40 and older to get screened for […]

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Posted on August 31 2017
Blog Good Morning America : Coconut Oil

  Amy: And now to our series, Cracking the Code Nutrition Edition. This morning we’re breaking down coconut oil. Some marketing campaigns say it has an overwhelming number of health benefits. But ABC’s Mara Schiavocampo is here with the truth behind the trend. Good morning, Mara. Mara: Hey, good morning, Amy. You know, fans love […]

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Posted on August 30 2017
Blog Today is World Hepatitis Day

Today is World Hepatitis Day, which every July 28th brings the world together under a single theme to raise awareness of the global burden of viral hepatitis and to influence real change. Viral hepatitis caused 1.34 million deaths in 2015 – a figure close to the number of TB deaths and exceeding deaths linked to […]

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Posted on July 28 2017
Blog Television Personality Maria Menounos Says Her Brain Tumor Was ‘A Gift’

When struck with health scares that could be minor or major, it is human nature to be upset, scared and feel sorry for ourselves. In addition to the treatment and medicine that we take to heal ourselves, it is critical to also practice the power of a positive mindset. Looking at your situation with a […]

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Posted on July 24 2017
Blog There Are Absolutely Times When You Need A Mental Health Day

For decades there has been a stigma surrounding mental health. Thankfully, this stigma has slowly but steadily been fading as our society advances… but. we’re not there yet. For example, if you came down with a physical health issue such as the flu, you’d likely need to stay home and rest. And your co-workers would […]

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Posted on July 14 2017
Blog Critical Blood Shortage at American Red Cross

The American Red Cross is reporting that blood donations have been low, causing a shortage of about 61,000 donations or the equivalent of more than four days without donations. This situation has been classified as critical and they are requesting emergency donations of all blood types. Every donation of blood and platelets can help save lives. Giving blood is […]

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Posted on July 5 2017
Blog Don’t Assume All Hair and Skin Products Are Safe

 You would hope that cosmetics would undergo serious safety oversight before they get used on our face, body and hair… but unfortunately we are finding out that this is not always the case. We need to understand that the cosmetics industry is largely self-regulated, with no requirements for approval before going on the market.  And […]

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Posted on June 29 2017
Blog Average Teens As Sedentary As 60-Year-Olds, Study Finds

While the World Health Organization (WHO) recommends at least 60 minutes of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity a day for children ages 5 to 17, a new study found that physical activity among children and teens were lower than previously thought. The activity level of today’s adolescents are reportedly so low that they alarmingly seem to match the same level […]

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Posted on June 23 2017
Blog Great News In The Fight Against High Blood Pressure, Heart Disease & Stroke

Americans’ addiction to salt may be waning. And because food manufacturers will eventually give consumers exactly what we’re asking for, these companies are gradually cutting the amounts off salt in the packaged food and drinks they offer. Yes it’s true, recent studies have shown that Americans are finally starting to buy less salt-laden foods. But, […]

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Posted on June 6 2017
Blog The U.S. Death Rate From Alzheimer’s Rose Dramatically Over 15 years. Why?

The Center For Disease Control (CDC) has reported the sad news that death rates from Alzheimer’s have climbed 55 percent from 1999 to 2014. And the number of Americans afflicted is likely to rise rapidly in the coming years. About 5.5 million people 65 years and older have the disease — a wretched and fatal […]

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Posted on May 26 2017
Blog Zika Season Is Coming And Scientists Are Learning More About Its Rapid Spread

Three independent research groups are trying to help solve the spread of the Zika Virus by studying the DNA family tree of the virus and track its “progress” as it encounters a wholly unprotected population. Starting in Brazil in late 2013 or early 2014, Zika spread with the Aedes egyptii mosquitoes making their way through dense human […]

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Posted on May 19 2017
Blog May is Food Allergy Action Month

Food allergies affect as many as 15 million Americans, including almost 6 million children. Food allergies can be life threatening – and are on the rise. Allergic food hypersensitivity is the adverse immunological reaction triggered when the body mistakenly identifies a food component as a hazardous substance and therefore attacks it. The food constituents that […]

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Posted on May 12 2017
Blog A Gluten-Free Diet May Affect Your Whole Body, Including Your Heart (But Not Always In A Good Way)

Eating “gluten-free” when there’s no medical need to do so won’t boost your heart health — and might even harm it, a new study warns. Gluten is a protein found in wheat, rye and barley. People with celiac disease — less than 1 percent of the U.S. population — have an immune system reaction when […]

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Posted on May 3 2017
Blog A Parent’s Guide To Childhood Vaccinations

Children get as many as 25 shots and boosters in the first 15 months of life alone. There’s a lot of information out there about what vaccinations your child legally needs to attend school (it varies by state) versus what some researchers are saying about certain vaccines that may not be necessary, or that may […]

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Posted on April 28 2017
Blog Leading Causes of Health Problems Are Preventable

Obesity is the leading cause of years of life lost due to preventable health problems in America. While obesity ranks #1, other top factors that can shave unnecessary years off our lives are diabetes, tobacco, high blood pressure and high cholesterol. The BAD NEWS is that more Americans than ever are suffering from life threatening […]

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Posted on April 21 2017
Blog Type 2 Diabetes Is Increasingly Common In Tweens And Teens

Type 2 diabetes, once considered a disease for adults, is increasingly common in tweens and teens. As childhood obesity has continued its upward trend for the past 30 years, a report in the New England Journal of Medicine shows that this excess weight in young people has corresponded with another troubling health issue: an increase […]

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Posted on April 14 2017
Blog Use LabFinder Technology To Book Your Blood Tests & Radiology Exams

Medical Offices of Manhattan is proud to offer LabFinder.com’s revolutionary medical test scheduling and patient record management technology. Check out this short video that explains their mission to save lives. Now you can effortlessly schedule and book your blood tests & radiology exams with a provider in your insurance network… All from the convenience of […]

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Posted on March 24 2017
Blog Are Americans Giving Up Their Fight Against Obesity?

New research shows that the percentage of adult Americans who are either overweight or obese is rising higher than ever. But a frightening counterintuitive data point shows that the number of these adults who have thus switched to a healthier diet has actually dropped during the same period (according to the Journal of the American […]

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Posted on March 10 2017
Blog Are Artificial Sweeteners On Their Way Out?

No, you’re not just seeing things! It’s now a reality that more and more foods at your local market are labeled “natural”. That’s because food producers are giving us more of we’re telling them we want.  According to a recent Consumer Reports survey, 73% of shoppers seek out labels with this “natural” term. So now […]

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Posted on March 3 2017
Blog The One Move You Can Make to Improve Your Wealth & Your Health…

If you’re looking to improve your financial life or your health, there is one move you can make that will pay greater rewards than any other. According to Jean Chatzky on NBCnews.com there is a specific behavior you can make into a habit that will help with these goals. Warning: it doesn’t sound very fun. […]

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Posted on February 27 2017
Blog February is National Condom Month

February is National Condom Month and it highlights our awareness of how condom use is a very effective way to prevent and protect against sexual transmitted diseases and unplanned pregnancy. According to www.factsaboutcondoms.com: There are 65 million people in the U.S. living with an incurable STI. There are 3.2 million unintended pregnancies each year in […]

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Posted on February 17 2017
Blog Getting Great Sleep Is Essential For Your Health & Every Aspect of Daily Life

Americans have seen their daily sleep drop an estimated 1.5 to 2 hours over the last century, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Although 7 or more hours of sleep is considered by many to be essential for optimal health, one-third of today’s working population gets less than six hours of […]

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Posted on February 10 2017
Blog Heathy Eating Strategies From The 5-Time Super Bowl Champ & His Family

You don’t have to match his diet exactly, but you can’t argue with his results and the resiliency of Tom Brady’s body. At 39 years old, Brady is showing no signs of slowing down when most all of his professional football peers have broken down and have ended their playing careers. Here’s what Tom’s personal […]

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Posted on February 9 2017
Blog Yes There Are Inexpensive Foods That Are Great For Your Health

People often think it would be great to eat healthy all the time if you didn’t have to pay such high prices to be so healthy. Yes, those superfoods you hear about do have a multitude of benefits and they can do wonders to your health… but yes, these foods are often more expensive than your […]

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Posted on January 27 2017
Blog Our Website Now Gives You The Ability To Schedule Lab, Radiology & Blood Test Appointments From Your Phone Or Computer

Do you want the ability to secure same day appointments at a lab or radiology center in your insurance network? We’ve added this feature to our MedicalOfficesOfManhattan.com website.  Now from your phone, tablet or computer you can click on a button to schedule your appointments.  This easy-to-use and convenient technology is powered by LabFinder.com. By scheduling […]

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Posted on January 20 2017
Blog Who Gets Back Pain?

Back pain can range from a dull, constant ache to a sudden, sharp pain that makes it hard to move. It can start quickly if you fall or lift something too heavy, or it can get worse slowly. Anyone can have back pain. But some things that increase your risk include: getting older (starting in […]

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Posted on January 13 2017
Blog Come To Medical Offices of Manhattan For Your Pre-Employment Physical Exam

Did you know that you can come to our offices for your Pre-Employment Physical Exam? This testing protocol may include physical examinations and health inquiries including drug and alcohol tests, psychological tests, and physical or mental health assessments. These tests are particularly important to jobs that require your physical labor. To protect against hiring discrimination, […]

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Posted on January 7 2017
Blog What Happens To Your Body When You Stop Exercising?

Research has shown that an abrupt switch from heavy exercise to a sedentary lifestyle can result in a host of negative changes, from an increase in your heart attack risk to weight gain. Stopping your regular workouts can also cause increases in blood pressure. Significant time off, especially for those who regularly practice resistance training, […]

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Posted on December 29 2016
Blog It’s That Time Of The Year: Flu Season

If you haven’t gotten your flu shot and you find yourself experiencing any combination of the following symptoms: Pain in your muscles Coughing often (can be dry or with phlegm) Feeling the chills Dehydration Fatigue Fever Flushing Loss of Appetite Body Ache Sweating Please be aware that these are all flu like symptoms! Also be […]

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Posted on December 24 2016
Blog You May Not Realize That Your Have Symptoms of Anemia

It is very common for the initial symptoms of Anemia to be so mild that you don’t even notice what’s happening. But, if left unchecked your Anemic condition can worsen and your symptoms will become much more pronounced. Anemia occurs when your blood doesn’t have enough red blood cells. This can happen if: Your body […]

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Posted on December 14 2016
Blog Feel Sick & Tired All The Time? It Could Be a Vitamin D Deficiency

Are you often sick, feeling tired for no reason, or experiencing other symptoms? It could be a Vitamin D deficiency in your body. Recent research has suggested a connection between even moderately low levels of vitamin D and a number of surprising health conditions, including diabetes, osteoarthritis, and cancer.  If you feel that you’re suffering from […]

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Posted on December 7 2016
Blog 10 Tips To Soothe And Help Prevent Winter Illnesses

Some health problems, such as asthma, sore throat and cold sores, are triggered or worsened by cold weather. Here’s how to help your body deal with cold weather ailments: 1. Colds You can help prevent colds washing your hands regularly. This destroys bugs that you may have picked up from touching surfaces used by other people, such […]

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Posted on November 30 2016
Blog Take Abdominal Pain Seriously

Most people have experienced some sort of abdominal pain, but more serious causes of this stomach pain can include lack of urination, abrupt cessation of bowel movements, black tarry stools, bloody stools, dehydration, painful urination, inflammation distention of an organ, or loss of the blood supply to an organ. These symptoms are all to be […]

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Posted on November 21 2016
Blog 12 Silent Signs of Adult ADHD You Might Be Ignoring

About 5 percent of U.S. adults have ADHD, but relatively few get diagnosed or treated. If these adult ADHD symptoms are negatively affecting your life, see your doctor to talk about getting a proper ADHD diagnosis. Adult ADHD always begins as childhood ADHD, says Eric Lifshitz, MD, a psychiatrist at Providence Saint John’s Health Center […]

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Posted on November 15 2016
Blog Signs That Your Sleep Deprived

Chronic Sleep Deprivation has been tied to an increased risk of type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, obesity, and depression. 11 Signs You’re Sleep Deprived: You’re Always Hungry You’ve Gained Weight You’re More Impulsive Your Memory’s Shot You’re Having Trouble Making Decisions Your Motor Skills Are Off Click Here For The Article That Includes The Rest […]

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Posted on November 11 2016
Blog Incredibly Successful People Have ADD/ADHD

Did you know that the superstar American gymnast with 4 gold medals from the Rio Olympics Simone Biles takes medicine for ADHD?  “I have ADHD and I have taken medicine for it since I was a kid,” Biles tweeted. If ADD or ADHD is negatively impacting your life or the life of a loved one, book […]

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Posted on November 4 2016
Blog Beverly Hills 90210 Star Shannen Doherty Opens Up About Cancer

Beverly Hills 90210 star Shannen Doherty opens up about her fight against breast cancer in an emotional interview. “I think what’s beautiful and hard and interesting about cancer is that it tears you down and builds you, and tears you down and builds you,” the actress says. “It remakes you so many different times. The […]

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Posted on October 31 2016
Blog Breast Cancer Awareness Month Is Around The Corner

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and it’s right around the corner! Here’s a message from the National Breast Cancer Foundation Website: This is an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. While most people are aware of breast cancer, many forget to take the steps to have a plan to detect the disease […]

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Posted on September 29 2016
Blog Flu Shots Are Still Critically Important – Even Though Less People Seem To Understand Their Importance

An article published today on Fox News reports that while there is a current trend towards declining vaccination rates, officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are still urging adults to get the flu shot, prior to the upcoming flu season. Americans are urged not to delay getting their flu shot, as […]

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Posted on September 29 2016
Blog Four Things You Might Not Know About Fall Allergies

As we head into the fall season, your friends family and co-workers who suffer from allergies will tell you that for them, the Fall season equals the sneezing season. Runny noses, itchy eyes and scratchy throats will soon become the bane of their existence. Here are four things you might not know about fall allergies, […]

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Posted on September 22 2016
Blog Facts, Myths And Possible Cures For Lupus

An recent article reports this week, that singer Selena Gomez announced that she is taking a break from music to work on the anxiety and depression brought on by her Lupus diagnosis. Recently, Gomez has become a prominent figure in Lupus awareness, bringing attention to the physical and mental health risks associated with the autoimmune […]

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Posted on September 16 2016
Blog Adderall Has A Way Of Mimicking Sobriety… And That’s Probably Why Many Abuse It

A recent article in NYmag.com brings up an important point about drugs people take for Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. The author Timothy Denevi, actually makes the point in his headline in that “We’re Missing Something Big In The Way We Talk About ADHD”. The article tells the story about the famous American author Hunter S. Thompson, who […]

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Posted on September 14 2016
Blog 30 Sleeping Tips for Your Most Restful Night Ever

A recent article on Health.com offers some fantastic “sleep hacks” to help you get the vital sleep that you need and possibly even help you beat insomnia. According to the article: – 42% of Americans average fewer than seven hours of sleep per night, according to a 2015 Gallup poll. – Besides spending our days […]

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Posted on September 10 2016
Blog Everyday Things You Didn’t Know You Could Be Allergic To

A recent article on Health.com dives into some common, but also some “not-so-common” everyday items that some segments of the population may be susceptible to. The common allergies are pollen, dust, pet dander, peanuts and more… But there are plenty of lesser known materials, foods and environmental conditions that cause allergic reactions which might make […]

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Posted on August 30 2016
Blog LabFinder Co-Founder Dr. Robert Segal In The Huffington Post

Robert Segal, MD, co-founder of LabFinder has written a highly informative and timely article for the Huffington Post titled, “What to Know About Zika Virus and the 2016 Rio Olympics”. Dr. Segal’s article helps you understand everything regarding Zika in terms of first contracting the virus, recognizing its signs and symptoms, and then directs you […]

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Posted on August 16 2016
Blog Check Out Medical Offices of Manhattan’s New Video!

SummerOlympics_MedicalOfficesofManhattanFINAL from Medical Offices of Manhattan on Vimeo. As the best athletes in the world are competing right now at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, this is perfect inspiration to get serious about your health and being as active as you can possibly be. You can go for a swim, play soccer, volleyball, tennis, […]

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Posted on August 8 2016
Blog There Is No Such Thing As One Anxiety Disorder

Anxiety disorders affect some 40 million adults in the U.S., according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA). That’s as high as 18 percent of the population, making them one of the most common mental health afflictions. If you suffer from anxiety, you’re certainly not alone. Different Types Of Anxiety Disorders: How OCD, […]

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Posted on August 8 2016
Blog June Is Men’s Health Month

The purpose of Men’s Health Month is to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. This month gives health care providers, public policy makers, the media, and individuals an opportunity to encourage men and boys to seek regular medical advice and early treatment […]

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Posted on June 30 2016
Blog Flu Update

According to The New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH), the week ending on February 27 marks the third consecutive week of widespread influenza activity. Updates: 55% increase over the previous week of laboratory-confirmed influenza cases 29% increase over the last week of patients hospitalized with confirmed influenza No pediatric deaths related to influenza have […]

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Posted on March 4 2016
Blog It’s The Flu!

It should come at no surprise that flu season is in full swing. As of February 13, widespread activity of influenza has been reported in New York State. Updates: 66% increase since the prior week in lab-confirmed flu reports Influenza A (H1) is prominent 29% more patients have been hospitalized with lab-confirmed influenza than the […]

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Posted on February 19 2016
Blog Dr. Kini Is A Castle Connolly Top Doctor!

We would like to congratulate Dr. Kini for earning the prestigious Castle Connolly Top Doctor Award in Internal Medicine. Castle Connolly selects the best doctors across the nation based on an extensive nominations process. Dr. Kini, along with Dr. Kalik, Dr. Julian and Dr. Segal, have been selected as 2016 Top Doctors in Internal Medicine, […]

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Posted on February 17 2016
Blog Dr. Julian Is A Castle Connolly Top Doctor!

We would like to congratulate Dr. Julian on earning the prestigious Castle Connolly Top Doctor award in Family Medicine. Castle Connolly selects the best doctors across the nation based on an extensive nominations process. Dr. Julian, along with Dr. Kalik and Dr. Segal, have been selected as 2015 Top Doctors in Internal Medicine and Cardiology, […]

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Posted on February 8 2016
Blog Do Routine Check-Ups Save Lives?

Do routine check-ups save lives? Just ask David Epstein. In partnership with Manhattan Cardiology, we believe prevention is the key to early detection. Be sure to visit your primary care doctor and cardiologist annually to keep your heart and body healthy and to prevent heart disease.

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Posted on February 3 2016
Blog Dr. Kalik Is A Castle Connolly Top Doctor!

We would like to congratulate Dr. Kalik on earning the prestigious Castle Connolly Top Doctor award in Internal Medicine. Castle Connolly selects the best doctors across the nation based on an extensive nominations process. Dr. Kalik, along with Dr. Segal, have been selected as 2015 Top Doctors in Internal Medicine and Cardiology, respectively. At Medical […]

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Posted on February 2 2016
Blog Travelers Beware: Zika Virus

Traveling to Central or South America? Be sure to ask your doctor about the Zika virus – especially if you’re pregnant! The Zika virus is carried by mosquitoes. While the virus rarely causes serious symptoms, it may be linked to a birth defect called microcephaly, which causes underdevelopment of the head and the brain. Infection by the Zika virus in pregnant women may lead […]

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Posted on January 29 2016
Blog Fight Winter Cravings With Healthier Comfort Foods

  Winter blues got you down? Instead of caving into food cravings to lift your spirits, fuel your body with healthy alternatives to your all-time favorites. For a comprehensive list of healthier comfort foods, check out the kitchn. One common struggle many of our patients have is staying healthy during the colder months. We recommend […]

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Posted on January 21 2016
Blog Cheers to a Fit New Year!

With 2016 only a few days away, now is the time to start thinking about health goals for the new year. According to a Nielsen survey for 2015, 37% of people wanted to “stay fit and healthy,” while 32% wanted to “lose weight.” If similar goals hold true for 2016, the time to plan is […]

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Posted on December 29 2015
Blog Most Searched Wellness Questions of 2015

“Is pneumonia contagious?” “How much water should I drink?” “How many calories should I eat?” “What is Gluten?”   These are among the top health-related searches on Google in 2015. The trend toward taking control of our health has only just begun. With online resources, forums and medical chat rooms, it’s no wonder people everywhere […]

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Posted on December 21 2015
Blog Fight Off Colds With Healthy Habits

Cold season is coming!   Are you ready?   While the current, warm weather isn’t typical of New York’s chilly Decembers, cold germs haven’t taken a vacation from their usual duties.   With cold season arriving just in time for the holidays, it is important to keep ourselves healthy to fight off sickness.   Try […]

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Posted on December 14 2015
Blog Anti-Inflammatory Foods Bring Relief During Holiday Eating

With holiday season in full swing, it’s important to balance the overeating that the season brings with healthy eating when we’re not celebrating.   Inflammation-fighting foods are our best option.   To reduce the puffiness caused by heavy foods, try lighter, anti-inflammatory options including: berries, soy, cherries, fish, rosemary, ginger, walnuts and sweet potatoes.   Steer […]

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Posted on December 11 2015
Blog Dr. Segal Receives Praise on National TV

Take a look at the 1-minute mark to hear Dr. Segal receive praise on Fox Business. Fox News contributor Bo Dietl‬ discusses his health‬ and Joe DiMaggio’s baseball bat and praises Dr. Segal‬ with the “gold standard” for participating with a wide scope of insurances in order to ensure that patients receive the best care. Working alongside Manhattan […]

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Posted on December 1 2015
Blog Be Careful Selecting Pre-Packaged Foods

No time to pack lunch?   Be careful when selecting your lunch from a fast-food restaurant.   Many have been under fire for health violations and E. coli outbreaks. For instance, the recent E. coli outbreak at Chipotle has now spread to New York.   While there is no sure way to avoid contaminated food […]

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Posted on November 23 2015
Blog Bacteria – Friend and Foe to Our Health

Curious about the microscopic world living inside our bodies? A new exhibition has opened at the American Museum of Natural History called “The Secret World Inside You.” Learn all about the world of bacteria residing in our bodies at this interesting exhibition. Bacteria is both friend and foe to our health. How much do you […]

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Posted on November 17 2015
Blog November is National Diabetes Awareness Month

Are you at risk of diabetes? Approximately 30 million Americans have diabetes, and 95% have type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes affects the body’s ability to produce insulin or to use it well; as a result, glucose is not used as energy and remains in the blood. This can cause serious health complications and requires […]

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Posted on November 16 2015
Blog Sugar Cravings: How to Stop Them

Are you hooked on sugar?   People develop dependencies on sweet treats for three major reasons: 1. Habitual cravings 2. Emotional cravings 3. Physical cravings.   Physical cravings are often the hardest of the three to battle unless we remove sugar from our diets.   Sugar is often added to unexpected foods and pantry staples: […]

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Posted on November 9 2015
Blog Safer Halloween for Children with Allergies

Halloween is a much-anticipated holiday for children and adults. As we all know, candy is consumed in copious amounts by kids and parents alike. Unfortunately, Halloween candy can be dangerous for children with severe nut and milk allergies. Luckily, the Teal Pumpkin Project makes sure they’re included in the Halloween fun. The teal pumpkin is […]

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Posted on October 30 2015
Blog Stop Stress to Stay Healthy

Stressed? The time to work on that is now! Don’t wait until stress takes its toll on your body. Take the weekend to relax, meditate or do what makes you happy. Having a plan to deal with stress is necessary to keep your body and mind healthy. At Medical Offices of Manhattan, we believe in […]

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Posted on October 23 2015
Blog A New Warning to Expecting Mothers

Pregnant? Hoping to become pregnant? Know a loved one who is? Read this now. No amount of alcohol is safe to drink during pregnancy. A new study revealed that all forms of alcohol at all stages of pregnancy can be dangerous. While this may appear to be a well-known fact, there are mothers-to-be who continue […]

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Posted on October 21 2015
Blog NYPD Blue Goes Pink with Free Mammograms

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, New York City’s 81st Precinct in Bedford-Stuyvesant (Brooklyn) is helping its residents receive health screenings. On October 19th (today!), the precinct partners with Interfaith Medical Center to provide its residents free mammograms and pink ribbons. Shuttle servies will take women from the precinct to the hospital. This October, […]

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Posted on October 19 2015
Blog Control Your Risk Factors for Breast Cancer.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Are you at risk for breast cancer? Do you have a family history of breast cancer? You may not be able to change your genetics, but there are ways to control your risk of breast cancer. The following factors are actionable: 1. Weight. Having a BMI (body mass index) […]

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Posted on October 16 2015
Blog Trying to Maintain, Lose or Gain Weight?

Online calculators are available to generate your approximate calorie ‬needs for a day. Do you know your number? Are you conscious of your calorie intake? While it may be too difficult for many of us to consciously keep track of every bite and snack in a day, it is helpful to have a general idea in order […]

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Posted on October 14 2015
Blog How Much Do You Know about Germs?

Are you ready for flu season? As the weather gets colder and our bodies work harder, our immune systems are often compromised. Need a refresher on Germs101? Watch this  video  for children which clearly explains what germs are, where they flourish and how to avoid them. Share with your kids, family and friends to keep everyone healthy […]

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Posted on October 12 2015
Blog Cancer-free: How Are Elephants Escaping the Deadly Disease?

Cancer-free: how are elephants escaping the deadly disease? It turns out that elephants not only have great memory – they are also very unlikely to develop cancer. Although cancer often comes with age and cell growth – and elephants live up to 70 years and grow from 200 to 12,000 pounds as they mature – […]

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Posted on October 9 2015
Blog Lactose intolerant? Here’s how to fulfill your calcium needs.

Lactose intolerant? Vegan? Don’t worry. You can still meet your daily calcium requirements. From fortified products to naturally occurring sources of calcium, there is a bounty of foods for those who can’t consume dairy. Calcium, necessary for  strong bones and teeth, also maintains healthy blood vessels, regulates blood pressure and prevents insulin resistance (a potential cause of Type 2 Diabetes). Are you consuming enough […]

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Posted on October 5 2015
Blog The Dangers of Hand Sanitizer

Do you have children of your own or ones you care about? You may want to read this. Hand sanitizer, long used as a quick fix against bacteria in homes, schools, offices and public spaces may be more of a foe than a friend when children are concerned. Apart from potentially creating “superbugs,” or bacteria that is resistant […]

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Posted on September 29 2015
Blog Medical Offices of Manhattan’s Tips for a Healthier You!

Medical Offices of Manhattan believes in preventative medicine as the core of our mission. National Nutrition Month reminds us how important healthy eating, regular exercise and regimented sleep habits are to keeping us at our best – inside and out. Check out some of the tips we have shared on social this month and help […]

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Posted on March 25 2015
Blog Prepare for NYC Allergy Season

Whether you suffer from occasional or severe allergies or asthma, Medical Offices of Manhattan has the diagnostic and treatment programs that you need to stay active and continue with your daily routine. Our Allergy specialists offer individualized care based on your history, diagnostic testing to identify potential allergens, and tailored treatment to minimize symptoms. Lifestyle […]

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Posted on March 11 2015
Blog Fight the Flu Fiercely

Top 5 Reason you should get a Flu Vaccine: It can help to prevent more serious and deadly affects of the flu: According to the City of New York at NYC.gov, more than 2,000 New Yorkers die each year of seasonal influenza and pneumonia. It’s quick and fast: The best way to protect against the […]

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Posted on January 30 2015