Unexpected Reasons Why You Might Have A Fever

Medical Offices of Manhattan’s otolaryngologist specialist, Lisa Alex, MD, speaks to HuffPost Wellness about Unexpected Reasons Why You Might Have A Fever There are many reasons why you may have a fever, some benign and self-resolving and some that may be more grave...
Six Tricks To Eating Healthy Over The Holidays

Six Tricks To Eating Healthy Over The Holidays

The way that food brings us all together is one of the best things about the holiday season. ‘Tis the season to gather with loved ones and enjoy some of our favorite comfort foods. Holiday feasting can make it a real challenge to stay healthy during November and...

Common Myths About the Flu Shot

It’s officially fall, which is unofficially flu season. About 10% of Americans get the flu every year and even though it’s common, it’s a pretty serious illness. Fortunately, it’s easy to decrease your risk of catching the flu with a vaccination, but flu shot myths...

The Link of Sleep and Weight Loss

Medical Offices of Manhattan’s Primary Care Physician, Lisa Alex,MD, speaks to LiveStrong about the link between sleep and weight loss. What are the recommended hours of sleep each night? While needs vary from person to person, most people function best at 7 to 9...
15 Simple Habits Doctors Swear by to Avoid Colds and the Flu

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,”...

How to Know if You Should Take Vitamin D

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.  However, some people are unable to get their vitamin D through natural sources. If that’s the...