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Cedar Allergy

By Manuel Allergy Center | December 2, 2017

Allergy symptoms due to pollen are not common in winter. However, cedar tree pollinates in Winter. Cedar pollen allergy can induce sneezing, wheezing, and triggering of an asthma attack. Cedar trees grow in abundance in the Southern United States is a predominant source of allergy in December.”The pollen appears copiously from late fall to late […]

Obesity Prevention in Children

By Manuel Allergy Center | September 13, 2017

  Obesity Prevention in Children Five Practical Tips to Reduce Obesity in Children: 1. Avoid sugar containing drinks. 2. Reduce screen-time (TV, Games) to less than 2 hours per day. 3. Do not eat or drink while watching television 4. Make vegetable half of the quantity consumed at each meal. 5. Play outside with friends. […]

Narcotics and chronic pain

By Manuel Allergy Center | September 10, 2017

Chronic pain and narcotics have been a topic of serious discussion in recent months. People seek pain medications for many chronic pain conditions such as low back pain and arthritis. Physicians often find it very difficult to convince these patients to stay away from narcotics. There is clear evidence that narcotic pain medications do more […]

Asthma and Peak-flow Meter

By Manuel Allergy Center | September 8, 2017

Peak Flow Meter is an old tool useful for optimal control of Asthma. Still, it not utilized as much as it should be. Peak flow meter provides us with a quick reading of the airflow, hence the state of airway function. At Manuel Allergy Center, most patients receive training on the use of Peak Flow […]

HPV Vaccine and Cancer Prevention

By Manuel Allergy Center | July 18, 2017

HPV vaccine helps to prevent cervical cancer! HPV vaccine offers protection from many cancers. As a pediatrician and immunologist, it is frustrating to watch parents deny the teenagers the chance to be protected from HPV-related cancers. What types of cancers are prevented by HPV vaccine? HPV-related cancers include cervical cancer, vulvar cancer, oropharyngeal cancer, cancer of penis, anus […]

Zika Virus

By Manuel Allergy Center | July 18, 2017

Beyond Allergy – Zika Virus – a prevailing threat Powlin Manuel MD, MBA, MS. Zika virus threat seems to be closer to home than we anticipated with new cases being reported in Florida. Threat of difficulty to control mosquitoes that carry the virus is even more with the enormous flooding in recent days in Louisiana. […]

Zika Virus Prevention

By Manuel Allergy Center | July 18, 2017

Zika virus prevention is important especially with recent floods in many states.  The environment is ripe for the spread of the virus unless the government takes urgent measures for control mosquitos. Many countries have intensified vector control operations to control the Aedes mosquito population. Vector control measures include: Inspecting all premises, ground and congregation areas Conducting […]