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Do Allergies or Dust Increase Your Risk of Ear, Nose and Throat Problems?

Besides being an annoyance, untreated seasonal allergies can increase your risk of other problems.
If you’ve ever suffered from seasonal allergies, you might already know the

Can Q-Tips Cause Permanent Ear Damage?

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

How to Prevent Ear Infections When It’s Cold

It’s not just kids who get ear infections — adults can have them, too. Here’s how to reduce your risk.
If you feel pain or fullness

What Do You Do When Your Spouse Has Trouble Hearing You?

“Tuning out” is a frustrating habit that long-time couples develop over time. But what if your “selective hearing” actually signals a serious health condition?
Are you

Should You Get Your Hearing Checked?

It’s common to go to the dentist or eye doctor at least once a year, but when was the last time you had your hearing

The Keck Effect: More Phone Calls

On her first day of graduate school, Andrea Du Bois’ sports psychology professor asked the students to play a game of telephone. It was an

The Keck Effect: More Life Empathy and Joy

When Dawn Fishback was diagnosed with a brain tumor in 1990, she never realized it would lead her to finding her life’s work.
When Dawn was

Turn Down for… What?

Rocking out to the latest Bruno Mars song while you run on the treadmill or turning up that episode of The Walking Dead on your