Advice on Ear Cleaning

For many people, grabbing a cotton swab and diving into the ear canal is the accepted method of ear cleaning. You may have the best of intentions, but you’re likely doing more harm than good. And although earwax may make you feel unclean, it actually has nothing to do with personal hygiene. Earwax is vital…

Hearing Loss and Cancer Treatments

The side effects of chemotherapy and radiation treatment have been well known for many years. But only recently has research addressed the risk of hearing loss and related conditions reported by many post-cancer treatment patients. Studies have related a strong link between hearing loss and cancer treatments, especially among certain chemotherapy medications. It is important…