Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Summer swim? Watch out for 'swimmer's ear'

When weather gets hot and people start jumping into a pool, lake or ocean, cases of swimmer's ear are likely to climb, but one expert says there are steps you can take to avoid the painful condition.


Can earbuds cause ear problems?

Julia Addis started getting ear infections while she was in college. Then, when she was working remotely at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, she got them even more frequently.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Microbiome discovery could help save kids' hearing

Bacteria found in children's upper respiratory systems could help fight chronic middle ear infections, the leading cause of preventable hearing loss and deafness in Indigenous communities.

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