I’ve been hearing a lot of “HIPAA” violation talk recently. People are invoking “HIPAA” as a way to avoid discussing their vaccination status against COVID. …


The Product Manager has been a highly recruited role for Technology companies in recent years. Entire books have been written exclusively on how to interview for Product Manager roles. It has been described as a “mini-CEO” and is seen as a training ground for future C level executives. …


As everyone is sharing what they are thankful for this holiday season, I wanted to point out we often take for granted the very things that deserve our gratitude the most. My story relates to the fact that we don’t fully appreciate the value of being healthy until we are…


This week I have been bombarded by questions and links to news stories regarding a new study that links COVID-19 to a rare and possibly deadly disease in children. So far, we have seen data that children have been relatively spared from the most severe outcomes of COVID-19 (https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/coronavirus-age-sex-demographics/).

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The ability to see in the dark is not reserved entirely for our friends in the animal kingdom such as owls and cats. Given appropriate time to adjust to the environment (~10–30 minutes), our eyes do a great job at providing vision in very low light conditions. …


As COVID-19 continues to spread throughout the United States at a high rate, I’ve heard a lot of questions and uncertainty regarding testing (or lack thereof) for the virus. What are the different types of tests and their purpose? What’s the point of testing if there is no cure anyways…


Since the outbreak of COVID-19 caused by the virus SARS-CoV-2 began, I have continually heard multiple treatments bandied about by the press and other forms of Social Media. …


Okay so I made up the term “Casual Diarrhea”, but I am narrowing the scope of Acute Diarrhea and defining casual diarrhea as “when something we ate or drank directly leads to at least one bout of diarrhea.” …

Dr. Maanas Samant

Physician sharing easy to understand medical knowledge, based on questions my friends and family have asked me.

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