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Ear, nose, and throat

Find out everything you need to know about ear, nose, and throat health.

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Should I get my hearing checked?
Learn to recognize the signs of age-related hearing loss.

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Is noise destroying your hearing?
There’s no cure for noise-induced hearing loss, so it’s vital to protect your hearing before it’s to...

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Aging, hearing loss, and depression: What’s the link?
The connections are complex. Here’s what to know and how to access help.

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Could you benefit from using hearing aids?
For millions of Americans, hearing aids have become more affordable and easier to get. Find out what...

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Deaf interpreter David Cowan on coming out at age 14 and making sure the deaf community isn’t left behind
David, born deaf and a professional ASL interpreter, describes his journey as a gay man.

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What are some of the reasons I can’t breathe out of my nose?
You may not be able to breathe out of your nose due to growths/polyps, swelling from allergies, a de...

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What causes a chronic cough?
A chronic cough (lasting more than two weeks) may be caused by lung issues, post-nasal drip, sinus i...

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What should I do about a cough that won't go away?
If you have a cough that won't go away, treatment options will depend on the cause of that cough; al...

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5 Answers About Nasal Polyps
Learn about these benign growths that form inside the nasal passages and sinuses.

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The Anatomy of Hearing and Hearing Loss
Understanding how your ears work can help you make sense of hearing loss and find the help you may n...