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Has Thyroid Cancer Been Overdiagnosed in South Korea?

Just before the run of the century, the South Korean government began a national program of cancer screening about 15 years, including cancers of the breast, cervix, colon, stomach and liver. Doctors and hospitals added ultrasound scans...

Your Nose: To Pierce or not to Pierce?

Nose piercing in the U.S. have increased dramatically. But is it the same as getting your ear pierced? NO! Compared to piercings in the ear lobe, nose piercings can become infected more easily and the sensitive tissue may be damaged. When considering a nose piercing...

Allergies in the Middle of the Summer? C’mon!

Many of us struggle with allergies but they often peak in spring and fall leaving summer a nice time of relief. So if your nose is running and you’re sneezing like crazy in the middle of summer, what gives? Well, the biggest summer allergy trigger is pollen. When...

Does Your Child Scream So Much That It’s Unhealthy?

Parents probably all agree that their kids scream too much. It’s a child’s warning system, can be an expression or fear or glee and a way to garner attention. Besides the impact on the hearer’s eardrums, is there a point where a screamer can damage vocal chords? The...

Ever Feel like Something Is Stuck in Your Throat?

Do you ever feel like something is stuck in your throat? At one time or another, many of us experience an itchiness or ‘blockage’ right behind the tongue or tonsils. This feeling may drive us mad or be a mild irritant. It may only happen once in a while, while others...

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