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How to Take Care of Your Overall Hearing Health

This article has been contributed by Cochlear India. Cochlear is the global leader in implantable hearing solutions with high-quality products that help implant recipients interact more fully with...

Hidden Toxins Inside Children’s School Supplies

Many parents are aware of the dangers of phthalates in cosmetic products. However, phthalates are used in children’s products as well. Did you know that children are exposed to dangerous chemicals...

THE CONUNDRUM OF SWOLLEN TONSILS AND ADENOIDS

“Never in the history of medicine have so many physicians owed so much economic security to a single operation as tonsillectomy.” (Lyman Richards, Quoted in The New York Times,1953)...

Apprehending Asthma

“We always hope for the easy fix: the one simple change that will erase a problem in a stroke. But few things in life work this way. Instead, success requires making a hundred small steps go right...

Fighting the flu through vaccination

“When we think of the major threats to our national security, the first to come to mind are nuclear proliferation, rogue states and global terrorism. But another kind of threat lurks beyond our...

Boosting immunity in children

This is a Guest Blog contributed by Dr. Madhu Goel, Bariatric Physician, Centre for Metabolic Surgery, Nova Specialty Surgery. The change can start with eliminating all the junk food. Recent...

The Common Cold

  My adored English teacher in primary school inspired most of us in her class to become fascinated with poetry. I remember one particular poem “The Common Cold” written by A.P...

Battling Childhood Obesity

This is a Guest blog post from Dr. Ramen Goel (MBBS, MS, FICS (USA),FIAGES, FALS), a  highly trained gastro-intestinal surgeon with 20 years of experience, amongst the pioneers of bariatric surgery...

All About Allergies (part 1)

It has been my lot to demytholize some concepts that many people have. Until few years ago people would give me a quizzical look when I told them that I was a daughter of an allergy specialist. It...

Help ! My child has “allergies”

Show me one child who has grown up without cold and cough, and I’ll show you a miracle. As I join the multitude of parents juggling with anti histamines, inhalers, nebulizers and cough syrups,...