dr. nina shapiro
President Obama's comment during his press conference on the health care crisis has raised some eyebrows, including mine.
Summer season has officially begun! Even in the northern states, layers are being shed and people are hitting the pools, oceans, lakes, and hot tubs. A seasonal nuisance both kids and adults experience is swimmer's ear (technically called "otitis externa," or "outer ear infection").
Many homeopathic products like Zicam are not undergoing the rigorous review required by conventional therapies to gain FDA approval. Pediatric ENT, Dr. Nina Shapiro, gives us the bottom line.
Millions of children visit the doctor each year for an ear infection. This translates to even more millions of antibiotics being prescribed for these infections. Are they safe?
Most of us, at some point, have nudged, kicked, or ever so gently pushed our bed partner out of bed because of snoring. In adults, snoring is mostly annoying to the person hearing it ... but did you know that children who snore might have a serious problem?