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5 ways to relieve in-flight ear pain

  If you experience pain in the ears while landing or takeoff, read this. There’s no doubt that flight journeys are quick and convenient but not when you experience pain in the ears especially during takeoffs and landings. The unequal pressure which develops on the either side of the eardrums as the plane takeoffs or […]

Parents Want the Jaw-Dropping Truth

  On October 13, local Dallas doctors attend a lecture regarding Sleep Disordered Breathing that can cause underlying health issues. Dallas, TX – October 12, 2016 – ( Your child’s health? The answer is right under your nose. But who knew what was happening – When the jaw drops backwards? Local MD’s are learning this […]

What it’s like to raise a child with Down syndrome

  For many people, the idea of raising a child with Down syndrome is scary. I should know — it certainly was for me. At 15 weeks into my second pregnancy, I received a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome, and I was terrified. I never considered having an abortion, but the idea of raising a […]

Children’s health: How to detect and care for an ear infection

  Ear pain is the prevailing symptom of ear infection, but young children may not be able to verbalize what they’re feeling. Ear infections are almost as common as the seasonal cold, and five out of six kids will have at least one ear infection by age 3, according to the National Institutes of Health. […]

There Will Be Life Again: A Journey Through Hearing Loss, Tinnitus And Recovery

A self-portrait of Vincent van Gogh, the famous painter who possibly suffered from vertigo, nausea, and tinnitus. This topic remains debated. Acts of speech hold power. When I was approximately 23, a simple utterance reminded me of this. The ire coldness of the air that carried it pierced me. And while the breath that carried […]

What to Do If Your Child Is Afraid of the Doctor

What to Do If Your Child Is Afraid of the Doctor Whether it’s the sight of your preschooler sitting silent and still on the exam table, or dealing with your toddler bawling and kicking in the waiting room, you dread going to the doctor almost as much as your kids. Luckily, there are things you […]

A digital sense of touch for surgeons

Force-sensing surgical technology wins $10,000 prize at U of T Entrepreneurship Hatchery Demo Day Tools are said to be an extension of a surgeon’s hand. For that reason, they should be as specialized as the surgeons who use them. Among the 14 teams who competed in the Dragons’ Den-style Demo Day hosted by The Entrepreneurship […]

World Deaf Day: Sound alarm on noise pollution

Even as noise pollution is described as ‘modern plague’ by a section of medical experts across the globe, a large number of people in the state is still unaware of the health hazards it poses. As the State observes World Deaf Day on Monday, medical experts and activists who campaign for a ‘safe sound’ environment […]

Local student treks for sound

Lewisboro is home to many accomplished individuals and the halls of John Jay are filled with bright and talented minds, but none of the other local students can claim the accomplishments of 15-year-old Jonathan “Yoni” Leiderman of South Salem. Yoni recently became the first hearing-impaired person to ever become a 46er, an achievement he completed […]

Grace’s Gift: First annual party to celebrate life of Grace Skief, honor those struggling with childhood cancer

ALTON – On April 29, 2015, Kim Skief received the news that would change her life forever. After her daughter, Grace, had been suffering from symptoms like that of an ear infection, her doctor referred them to an ENT specialist. After a plethora of tests, it was suggested that Grace see a neurologist immediately. “They […]