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Ear Candling: Risks, Harms, & Safer Alternatives

You may have heard the phrase “fight fire with fire.” But have you heard of removing earwax with wax? That is the theory behind an ancient practice called “ear candling,” also called “ear coning” — a controversial method of reducing wax build-up in the ear canal.  Earwax, also known as cerumen, is a natural waxy, …

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Kids’ Urgent Care: When to Take Your Child to the Doctor

When it comes to children, parents learn to expect the unexpected. Children get sick and hurt all the time – and not always at the most convenient times. Sometimes the child is unwell or injured outside of a pediatrician’s regular business hours, or the doctor’s office can’t fit in a last-minute appointment. Often parents fear …

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Anxiety Attacks Vs Panic Attacks: How Do They Differ?

Keep calm and carry on? That is easier said than done these days. Instances of panic and anxiety are not uncommon. In fact, the Anxiety and Depression Association of America estimates more than 40 million people are affected by anxiety disorders.  Feelings of worry, fear, uneasiness, and dread can be paralyzing and may even make …

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