Category: Common Cold

Common Cold Myths

There are many myths when it comes to the causes and cures of the common cold and the flu. Each family has its own beliefs, favorite remedies and grandmothers who faithfully pass along their most effective cures. But what is myth and what is fact? It may be comforting to believe that only Grandma’s chicken soup can make you feel better, but you need the facts, as well.
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Common ENT Conditions in Winter, Part I

Whether or not you like the winter months that are upon us and the holidays and winter sports they bring, one thing is certain: no one likes the illnesses that commonly spring up during this time of year. Winter brings with it many ear, nose, and throat (ENT) health conditions and they range from the common cold to bronchitis.

First, we should talk about the common cold. Sooner or later everyone catches a cold. There are many wives tales as to why we catch colds; going outside with wet hair, rapid changes in outdoor temperatures, etc.. However, in reality the common cold is caused by many different viruses. That is what makes them so difficult to cure and even trickier to prevent. It is also why cold symptoms can be addressed but the causes can’t be eradicated.

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Impacted Ear Wax Can Cause Hearing Loss (and Cognitive Decline) in the Elderly

Ear wax is generally considered to be something that is easily removed from the ears, but it can be difficult for the elderly …

Common Cold Myths

There are many myths when it comes to the causes and cures of the common cold and the flu. Each family has its own beliefs, …

Dr. Don Sesso in Philly Voice

Caroline Russock, PhillyVoice Contributor, published an article last Thursday on the Surefire solutions to get your partner …