Recent Blog Posts

Is Your Home Making You Sick?

04/11/2013

If you or a loved one suffers from allergies or asthma attacks then you know there are “triggers” that can bring on an attack. Some of the most common triggers are: Tobacco Smoke: Do not allow secondhand smoke near you, in your home, your car, or wherever you spend a lot of time Dust Mites: […] ... more

Earaches

08/21/2012

Otitis Media is the term used for inflammation of the middle ear and is commonly referred to as an earache. The inflammation or swelling occurs due to a middle ear infection and can occur in one or both ears. Otitis Media is the most common diagnosis in children that have frequent visits to the pediatrician, […] ... more

Sinusitis

08/20/2012

Sinusitis is the swelling of the tissues that line your sinuses. It is a common condition that may be aggravated by having a cold, a deviated septum, or nasal polyps. There are various treatments for sinusitis. Physicians may prescribe nasal spray to decrease inflammation or oral antibiotics to treat bacteria that may be causing the […] ... more

Biopsies

08/19/2012

A biopsy is a medical procedure in which a small sample of cells or tissue is removed for the initial evaluation or evaluation of extent of disease. An ear, nose and throat (ENT) doctor may perform a biopsy on areas such as the lymph nodes, gums, lips, glands, thyroid, mouth and tongue, to test for […] ... more

Shark In The Pool

06/21/2007

The ability to tune out distractions is a must among professional athletes. And local billiards pro Shane Van Boening, thanks in part to a hearing impairment and a whole lot of talent, has managed to ascend to the top of his sport. At the age of 23, Shane Van Boening is approaching the pinnacle of […] ... more