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EpiPen shortage: What you need to know

Patients of all ages can suffer from anaphylaxis, a life-threatening condition when exposed to an allergenic substance.
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Four tips to help you survive spring allergies

As the chill finally starts to leave the air this time of year, some people start dreaming of backyard parties and the first beach vacation of the season.
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Can you hear me now?

Hearing loss affects more than 48 million Americans of all ages, including some 15% of school-aged children who have some degree of hearing loss.
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Tips to recover your voice after the natty

The Clemson Tigers roared their way into the collegiate national championship last night, leaving behind exultant, tired and very very hoarse fans today. Greenville Health System’s Dr. William Frazier has tips on vocal recovery for those growly gravelly voices. Dr. Frazier is an otolaryngologist with Greenville Ear, Nose & Throat Associates. Drink at least 64...
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Tips for a Healthy Voice

Have you ever lost your voice? Does your voice get hoarse during allergy season? The National Institute of Health (NIH) estimates that approximately 7.5 million people in the U.S. have trouble using their voices. Voice problems tend to be more common in heavy voice users, such as teachers, lawyers, parents, pastors, and singers or in...
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Tips to survive spring allergies

Spring is in the air!  It’s a beautiful time of year.  The sun is starting to shine, flowers are blooming, grass is growing, and trees are coming to life! But with all of that beauty comes the little particles we see flying around in the air, landing on our cars, and floating on the water;...
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Relief from sinusitis

Sinusitis is a clinical condition characterized by inflammation of the mucosa, or lining of the nose or paranasal sinuses. Sinus infections seem to be more prevalent during the fall and winter months and are commonly associated with cold and flu season. A preceding upper respiratory tract infection is one of the more common causes of...
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Swimmer’s ear is not something to fear

It may not officially be summer yet, but neighborhood pools are open and some of us have already started venturing to the lake or beach. If you and your family plan to spend a lot of time in and around water this summer, it’s important to know the basics about otitis externa or swimmer’s ear....
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Survival tips for fall allergies

Ragweed season has collided with mold season—and the living is anything but easy. While medicines can help, the key is avoidance. Here are some suggestions from John Pulcini, MD, a physician at Acadia Allergy and Immunology, on how to avoid allergens this fall. Minimize extra clutter in your home. Clutter is anything that will collect...
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