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Ear Pain: Is it a Cold or Ear Infection?

Though earaches occur with the common cold and the flu, sometimes a middle ear infection (otitis media) can occur as a secondary symptom. Persistent ear pain is a sign of ear infection, which requires immediate medical care. Left untreated, Ear infections can lead to long-term damage from permanent hearing loss to a ruptured eardrum. Some …

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Suffering From Holiday Blues? Could Be a Vitamin B12 Deficiency

Are you suffering from the holiday blues? Many do. It could be a Vitamin B12 deficiency. Vitamin B12, an essential water-soluble vitamin that the body uses to maintain healthy nerve cells, produces RNA, DNA and red blood cells and help iron to function properly. B12 also works to produce the amino acids, which helps control mood and …

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As Attention Continues to Focus on Ebola, Dr. Brown Urges Flu Prevention

In a recent interview with the Danbury Daily Voice, Dr. Brown had this to say about where our attention should be as the Ebola outbreak continues to frighten and grab our attention: “Ebola is a terrifying disease, but it is statistically insignificant,” Dr. Tom Brown said about the threat of Ebola in the United States. But “we …

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