We need our earwax. It’s a normal substance that your body produces to clean and protect the inside of your ears.
You’ve all heard it before: Never put anything, especially a cotton swab, in your ears. Yet people still do it sometimes in an effort to keep their ears clean. Experts say that cotton swabs in the ears can cause disastrous results. Learn more.
You may have heard recently about a highly unconventional remedy that promises to free you from migraine pain forever — daith piercing. But does it work?
If you have a certain kind of hearing loss for which hearing aids provide limited benefit, a new solution may improve your ability to hear and understand. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved the first implantable device for people who have severe to profound sensorineural hearing loss of high-frequency sounds, but can hear low-frequency sounds with or without a hearing aid. … Read More
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You may be surprised to learn that the shape of your ears can make you more or less likely to get swimmer’s ear, a painful outer ear infection. While there’s not much any of us can do about the particular curves of our ears, experts say there are ways to help prevent swimmer’s ear. The infection, … Read More
Just a few months ago, 1-year-old Mason Henoch was way behind in his ability to communicate. Wendy Henoch, Mason’s mom, said she and her husband Matt knew something was wrong, but didn’t realize how severe the problem was. Around his first birthday, the couple took Mason to Cleveland Clinic, where he was diagnosed with severe … Read More
Swimming pools may offer great exercise, but did you know they can also make you sick? According to the Centers for Disease Control, recreational water illnesses are caused by contaminated water in swimming pools, water parks, lakes, rivers or oceans. They can also be caused by chemicals in the water. The good news is that … Read More