Dr. Manny Alvarez serves as FOX News Channel's (FNC) Senior Managing Editor for Health News. Prior to this position, Alvarez was a FNC medical contributor.
Known widely to audiences as Dr. Manny, Alvarez was previously a health science reporter for TELEMUNDO and developed a nightly news segment entitled "A Dose of Health." Since 1996, he has been the Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Science at Hackensack University Medical Center in New Jersey. Additionally, Alvarez is Adjunct Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at New York University School of Medicine in New York City.
Alvarez is a member of numerous professional societies including the Society of Prenatal Care, American Institute of Ultrasound and Medicine and the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation. Additionally, he is part of many civic foundations such as Celia Cruz Foundation. In 2004, Alvarez was named Man of the Year by New Jersey SEEDS, an organization that provides students educational scholarships.
Wed Apr 01, 2015
We could all use a few minutes to just relax and refocus but who has time for that? There’s an app called Calm that can help
Mon Mar 30, 2015
Q&A with Dr. Manny: My stomach makes the loudest gurgling noises all the time— even when I'm not hungry! Are these rumblings normal, or should I be worried?
Wed Mar 25, 2015
Can’t make it to a yoga class? Christine Chen, author of “Happy Go Yoga” modifies moves so you can do them at home, work or anywhere in between
Tue Mar 24, 2015
While more than half of American adults take vitamin supplements, myths continue to circulate about their usage and effectiveness. Dr. Manny sits down with author of “The Supplement Pyramid,” Dr. ...
Fri Mar 20, 2015
We’ve all had our bouts with bad sleep but chronic insomnia is a serious medical condition. One that actress Debi Mazar has struggled with for years. She’s teamed up with Silenor to bring ...
Wed Mar 18, 2015
Q&A with Dr. Manny: My 6-year-old son was born with a peanut allergy but a blood test shows he’s no longer sensitive to it. Is it really OK to give him peanuts again?
Tue Mar 17, 2015
Professional athletes are using compression garments to up their game. But how does it actually work and can you benefit too?
Mon Mar 16, 2015
It’s not easy to kick a bad habit like smoking or eating too much sugar. But it can also be a struggle to incorporate healthy habits like exercise and meditation into our daily lives. Dr. Manny ...
Sat Mar 14, 2015
Dr. Manny Alvarez weighs in
Wed Mar 11, 2015
Every 45 seconds another patient undergoes knee replacement surgery in the United States. By 2030 that number is expected to jump to three and a half million surgeries a year. Doctors at The ...
Tue Mar 10, 2015
Rumors that Bruce Jenner is transitioning into a woman has brought transsexualism into the mainstream. Psychiatrist Dr. Jack Drescher talks about what this diagnosis means.
Fri Mar 06, 2015
Q&A with Dr. Manny: I’ve heard that there are plants that will actually help you sleep better – is this true?
Stress can take a toll on your mental and physical health as well as affecting your relationships. Dr. Manny talks to Jan Bruce, author of “Mequilibrium: 14 Days to Cooler, Calmer and Happier” ...
Mon Mar 02, 2015
Many mothers struggle with one or more aspects of nursing. Now there is an app to connect you to professional breastfeeding advice right at your fingertips
Fri Feb 27, 2015
Actress Vicki Lawrence is known for her big laughs in TV sitcoms like The Carol Burnett Show and Mama's Family, but behind all the funny lines, she has struggled with a form of severe hives. She ...
Wed Feb 25, 2015
Developing vision problems is a natural part of aging. Most Americans get used to wearing glasses for relief, but now, a new app claims it can help you see better without any glasses or magnifying ...
Tue Feb 17, 2015
For years Chris Kilham, The Medicine Hunter, has told us about the best natural remedies for what ails you. He’s written a new book called “The Ayahuasca Test Pilots Handbook” all about the ...
Mon Feb 16, 2015
Kevin Nealon from Saturday Night Live and countless other shows and movies stopped by to talk to Dr. Manny about the heart condition atril fibrillation or AFib
Q&A with Dr. Manny: I wake up and I am unable to move or talk. What causes this and can I avoid it?
Wed Feb 11, 2015
Planning ahead when it comes to your help is not something most of us want to do. In fact, people don’t think about legal documents like a will or power of attorney until tragedy strikes. Dr. ...
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