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Is Cleaning Your Ears With Cotton Swabs Really That Dangerous?

Is Cleaning Your Ears With Cotton Swabs Really That Dangerous?

A real-life horror tale that’s gotten renewed media attention last year is sure to make you think twice about digging earwax out of your ears. An Australian woman says she developed a life-threatening infection that ate away parts of her skull after years of swabbing her ears with cotton. But…

This Small Device Could Silence The Maddening Symptoms Of Tinnitus

This Small Device Could Silence The Maddening Symptoms Of Tinnitus

Millions of Americans suffer from a medical condition known as tinnitus, a disorder that can be so tormenting that it makes Edgar Allen Poe’s talking, taunting raven sound charming. People with tinnitus are plagued by phantom noises, usually ringing or buzzing, sometimes to the point where they can no longer…