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What Are Those Little White Balls You Keep Coughing Up?

Have you been coughing up little off-white balls from time to time? You've probably noticed that the balls have a horrible smell. Many people become quite concerned when this happens to them, but the good news is, what you're experiencing is fairly innocuous. Those little white balls are called tonsil stones, and most people develop them from time to time. Here's a closer look. What are tonsil stones? Tonsil stones are composed of bacteria, food particles, and white blood cells.   Read More...

Recovering From Eye Surgery: What You Should Know

When you find that you need to have surgery on one of both of your eyes, whether it is an elective procedure such as corrective laser eye surgery or a necessary procedure to correct an injury or remove cataracts, you may find yourself concerned or nervous not just about the surgical procedure but about the recovery process as well. Recovering from eye surgery can be challenging as you will be more restricted in what you can and should do than you might otherwise expect.   Read More...

How Personal Cancer Treatments Can Improve Your Diagnosis

Your life changes drastically after a cancer diagnosis. It is estimated that 1,685,210 new cases of cancer were diagnosed in 2016. Hearing this diagnosis gives way to the spiritual, emotional, and physical challenges that lie ahead. After the initial shock, you must decide to live and fight your cancer. Read on to find out how personal cancer treatments can improve your cancer diagnosis. What Is Personalized Medicine? Personalized medicine tells a doctor more about a cancer patient's genetic makeup.   Read More...

New Hearing Device Technology That Can Improve Your Hearing

Many people experience hearing loss but do not seek help for this problem due to perceived embarrassment. You think that you can manage your hearing, which is an unfortunate decision to make. The many years you spend not addressing your hearing needs and receiving treatment only adds to the severity of your hearing loss. Hearing loss greatly impacts your psychological, social and cognitive experiences. The condition can lead you into withdrawal and isolation.   Read More...

Getting Through Breast Cancer Treatment One Day At A Time

When you are diagnosed with breast cancer, your mind can go reeling in all kinds of directions. If you have questions, it's important that you talk with your oncologist about these questions. While you can do research online, talk with your doctor about reputable sites that they suggest, or ask for information about your type of breast cancer. With so many questionable sources on the internet, it's necessary to get the facts from your doctor.   Read More...