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Dr. Michael J. Manyak is a physician specializing in urology and expedition medicine. He is an Executive Director and Global Medical Affairs Leader for Avodart for GlaxoSmithKline and the former Chief Medical Officer for Triple Canopy, Inc. Triple Canopy provides integrated security and mission support services to government agencies, private corporations and non-governmental organizations worldwide. He is Professor of Urology, Engineering, Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine at The George Washington University.

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Sep20

SILENT KILLER

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DIABETES and TRAVEL Michael J. Manyak, MD, MED 92 Medical preparation for a trip into the field is more than having your shots and your diarrhea medicine packed. One increasing...

Sep20

ITCHING TO GO

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A Rash On Your Ash Michael J. Manyak, MD, MED 92 Whether distasteful to look at or causing discomfort, rashes are annoying and possibly quite uncomfortable though rarely an...

Sep20

A BLOODY MESS

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Keeping Your Nose Out of Trouble Michael J. Manyak, MD, MED 92 A common problem on expeditions is the occurrence of nosebleeds. Many of us have faced this issue at some time in...

Aug26

IS THIS THE BIG ONE?

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Caring for Your Heart in the Field by Michael J. Manyak, MD, MED 92 Chest pain is an alarming situation when it occurs in the field, creating anxiety because of its association...

Aug26

MIND-NUMBING EXPERIENCE

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Dealings with Headaches by Michael J. Manyak, MD, FACS, MED 92 The term headache describes a myriad of problems whether they are truly medical or actually situational (like long...

Aug26

EXTREME INSURANCE

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Don’t Leave Home Without It by Michael J. Manyak, MD, MED 92 There has been a tremendous increase in travel for educational, recreational, or adventure purposes including...