What To Do When You Knock Out a Tooth

Losing an adult tooth isn’t a Tooth Fairy opportunity; it’s a dental emergency. It’s important to act swiftly and carefully to increase the chances that your tooth can be saved and reimplanted.

Mouth showing missing tooth and glass of milk with saved tooth immersed in the liquid.

Should You Use a CPAP Machine When You’re Sick?

We all know how important it is to breathe, and that’s especially true for anyone using a CPAP machine. But what if you’re sick or congested? Should you still use one? An otolaryngologist and sleep specialist provides some answers.

Elderly woman asleep with CPAP positioned over nose.

How To Steer Clear of Swimmer’s Ear

You don’t have to be Michael Phelps to get swimmer’s ear. In fact, you don’t even have to swim! Find out what causes swimmer’s ear, why it tends to happen during the summer and what you can do to reduce your chances of getting it.

child swimming under water

How Social Media Can Harm Your Body Image

In a world of social media, it’s normal to feel self-conscious about a picture of yourself now and then. But when that self-criticism goes too far, it can have unhealthy expectations and consequences. A facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon explains how selfies and filters have created a culture of insecurity and comparison — and how to take a step back.

Person using social media with photos, videos, chat and texting with others.