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Can You Prevent Strep Throat?

October 16th, 2017|

Winter is coming — and so is the painful infection known as strep throat. Here’s what you can do about it.

Strep throat is not like the common cold. Instead of being caused by a virus,

5 Easy Recipe Makeovers for Healthy Holiday Meals

October 13th, 2017|

Try these simple swaps to save calories, boost your fiber intake and make your holiday meals all-around healthier for your heart.
While counting your blessings during the holidays can be great for your health, the average

Voice Hoarse? Follow These Tips From an Otolaryngologist

October 13th, 2017|

Here are the best ways to get your voice back to normal once it goes hoarse.
Losing your voice is always an inconvenience, but especially so when you have something important, such as a job interview

How Much Sugar Is Okay to Eat?

October 12th, 2017|

Recently, sugar — and how much we’re consuming — has been making headlines.
When it comes to heart health (and overall health) butter used to be the bad guy. Not anymore. Now, all eyes are on

What to Eat After You’ve Been Diagnosed With Cancer

October 12th, 2017|

When you are diagnosed with cancer, you need to develop a practical plan to live and fight the disease. Paying close attention to what you eat is a very important part of that plan.
Your body

5 Activities That Can Cause Back Pain During the Holidays

October 12th, 2017|

If you have a chronic back pain, it’s imperative that you avoid or modify these activities for a pain-free holiday season.
O Come, All Ye Painful? You could be singing the wrong tune if you don’t

3 Festive, Nonalcoholic Drinks for the Holidays

October 10th, 2017|

You know what they say: Eat, drink and be merry. But there’s no reason your holiday drinks can’t still be great without alcohol.
At any given holiday party, you can probably find everything from spiked eggnog

Protecting Singers’ Most Precious Instrument

October 10th, 2017|

Picture a pair of tiny violin bows, each no longer than a thumbnail clipping, lodged horizontally in your windpipe.
Halfway between the chin and collarbone, they dance and vibrate at your command. For higher pitches, they

Can Q-Tips Cause Permanent Ear Damage?

October 5th, 2017|

Whenever your ears feel stuffed or clogged, it feels like second nature to reach for a cotton swab.
Like an errant hangnail or a song that’s stuck in your head, clogged ears are one of those

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