How Cold Weather Affects Your Ear, Nose & Throat

When the weather turns cold, many people experience pain or discomfort in their ears, nose and throat. People often confuse symptoms caused by cold weat

girl holding her ears in the cold

her with illness or infection (or vice versa). It is important to know how cooler weather can affect your respiratory health. 

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What’s The Difference Between The Cold, Flu, And Sinus Infections?

woman with the fluChicken soup, lots of rest, and fluids were always mom’s remedies when family members were sick. While these common practices are helpful up to a point, the best remedy is to know why someone is sick, and then seek appropriate treatment.

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Three Easy Steps to Prevent the Flu

Per the CDC’s latest reports, the flu has now been reported as widespread in 42 states plus New York City and the District of Columbia, with 53 pediatric flu-related deaths reported so far. What this means for most, and certainly those with children, is that the flu is much closer to you and your home than you may think. While most of the recommendations for prevention should be practiced throughout the year, it’s more important right now to follow these steps to prevent sickness for not only you and your family, but numerous others. 

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