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Otolaryngology (INACTIVE)

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  • Voice, throat problems common after anesthesia

    Voice, throat problems common after anesthesia
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A fresh look at past research suggests voice and throat problems are common in patients who've had a breathing tube placed during general anesthesia. Researchers pooled a dozen studies that looked at complications following...
  • Dr. Antonio De la Cruz dies at 65; neurotologist performed ear surgery on Rush Limbaugh

    Dr. Antonio De la Cruz dies at 65; neurotologist performed ear surgery on Rush Limbaugh
    Dr. Antonio De la Cruz, a renowned neurotologist at the House Ear Clinic in Los Angeles who performed cochlear implant surgery on conservative radio talk-show host Rush Limbaugh, has died. He was 65. De la Cruz, who also was the director of education...
  • Convertibles may be hazardous to your hearing

     
    Love to drive with the top down and hear the wind whipping past you? Well, you may not be putting your ears at risk, according to a study presented today at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head......
  • Cruising with the top down? Cover your ears

     
    Riding in a convertible with the windows down appears to expose people to noise levels that, over time, can damage hearing, according to a study presented today at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery......
  • Driving With the Top Down Can Damage Your Ears

     
    File this story under ???it doesn???t take an otolaryngologist (ear, nose and throat doctor) to figure this one out.??? Driving in a convertible with the top down could damage your eardrums and degrade your hearing over time, according to a......
  • More options available to help stop snoring

    YOU'RE ON the verge of falling asleep, and then it starts. The snorting. The choking sounds. Sometimes there's even a little whistle to it. A family member or roommate sleeping nearby has launched into an all-night bout of snoring, and you're the one...
  • Keep your ears a 'swab-free' zone

    Keep your ears a 'swab-free' zone
    The American Academy of Otolaryngology is urging you not to use cotton swabs to clean their ears. With the public going to the pool or the beach, keeping ears in a "swab-free zone" may be easier said than done. Dr. Howard W. Francis, an associate...
  • Take a deep breath -- more bad news on air pollution

    Take a deep breath -- more bad news on air pollution
    It's easy to see how air pollution would affect respiratory disease: You breathe in smog-filled miasma all day and the ozone, other noxious gases and small particulate matter therein can make you wheeze and cough. Pollutants can trigger asthma attacks and...
  • How Loud is Too Loud for Toys?

    How Loud is Too Loud for Toys?
    Are children's toys getting louder? Parents who stroll through any large chain store might swear it's true: Computer games, designed for ever-younger kids, emit an assortment of beeps, blips, peals and shrieks. Try to find a tractor or a bulldozer that...
  • Do claims for tinnitus supplements ring true?

    Do claims for tinnitus supplements ring true?
    For millions of people, the quietest room is never quiet enough. Even when surrounded by silence, they can hear a ringing or buzzing in their ears that drives them to distraction. The sound is called tinnitus, and sufferers — often people with...
  • More children are keeping their tonsils

    About a year ago, Jamie's older sister began complaining about the then 3-year-old's loud snoring. Because Jamie's tonsils seemed enlarged, her parents took her to an otolaryngologist at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, who confirmed that the tonsils...