| Mar 22, 2012
| 2:58 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A fresh look at past research suggests voice and throat problems are common in patients who've had a breathing tube placed during general anesthesia.
Researchers pooled a dozen studies that looked at complications following...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 3:32 PM
It was a sunny Saturday afternoon, March 24, in the Sierra Nevada foothills of Central California as Mike Turner and a friend rode their mountain bikes down a rocky, narrow trail alongside a creek embankment.
The 28-year-old Turner, who grew up in...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 8:18 AM
Is it a cold, or is it the flu? And what can you do to prevent either?
New York otolaryngologist Dr. Sezelle Gereau Haddon MD, Continuum Center for Health and Healing, offers answers to frequently asked questions about cold and flu.
1. When do cold...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 11:22 AM
Clifford W. Bassett, M.D., is the Medical Director of Allergy and Asthma Care of New York and is on the faculty of the New York University School of Medicine, and is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine and Otolaryngology at the Long Island...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 8:36 PM
The blaring noise from some children's toys may have worse side effects than driving parents crazy.
Researchers from UC Irvine's otolaryngology department found that some trendy toys — like the Road Rippers Lightning Rods and the I Am T-Pain Mic...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 10:24 AM
- Allergy Medication
Whether you have seasonal allergies to pollen or environment allergies to pet dander and dust mites, it’s always a good idea to keep an over-the-counter allergy medication, like an antihistamine, in your medicine cabinet. ...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 8:29 AM
Most people love the spring weather but hate the allergies that come with it. For those living in central Virginia, that’s more true than ever this year. The lack of freezing temperatures this winter means the spring pollination season is in full...
| May 5, 2012
| 12:47 AM
The new El Centro Regional Medical Center Outpatient Center located at Fourth and Main streets in El Centro has received all necessary state approvals and will begin seeing patients Monday.
The outpatient center at Aurora Drive will close and services...
| May 8, 2012
| 6:57 PM
The True Grit Award is presented to a senior student-athlete from each high school located in Washington County and a second-year student at Hagerstown Community College who has demonstrated the ability to overcome hardship to become or remain a member of...
| May 24, 2012
| 2:10 AM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo -- It's now estimated that every three hours a child shows up in a U.S. emergency room with a battery that's been swallowed or placed in the mouth, ears or nose.
That number is almost double what it was 20 years ago, according to a new...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 1:14 PM
Q: My 16-year-old daughter is always getting strep throat. Her symptoms are only a slight scratchy throat and never a fever. I am told it can be harmful to her organs if she continues to carry it and it’s not treated right away. What are my...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 7:37 AM
A daughter, Cassandra Kay Lynn Kroush Barnes, was born to Marlena Kroush and Chris Barnes of Boyne City Oct. 29, 2012, at Charlevoix Area Hospital. Cassandra weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces and was 20 3/4 inches long at birth. Grandparents are...