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When to See an ENT

When you have a problem specific to your ears, nose, or throat, you may have to see a specialist. In this case, it’s an ENT doctor or otolaryngologist. An ENT doctor can help diagnose and treat conditions that involve the ears, nose, and throat. Some of the conditions an ENT doctor can help you with include: Read More

Vocal Cord Injuries

Have you been experiencing hoarseness or raspiness in your voice for more than two weeks? If you are, it's time to book an appointment with a specialist. It could be a case of vocal cord injury. Most cases of vocal cord injuries are a result of misuse or abuse. Here are some of the most common vocal cord disorders: Read More

Tips for Traveling with Asthma

Traveling with asthma can pose some challenges. But with the right planning and preparation, you can have a less stressful trip. Here are some things that can help: Read More

How to Treat Allergies in the Summertime

Allergens don’t recognize seasons. May's flowers have got you sniffling and sneezing, but just because the month has ended, that doesn't mean your allergies will suddenly stop. Pollen, mold, and insect stings can trigger allergies during the summer season. Read More

Update: 5/1/20

We are open and seeing patients while providing the safest possible environment. In accordance with hospital and CDC guidelines, we are continuing to screen all patients prior to their appointment and are limiting the number of patients for social distancing. We request you do not bring anyone with you to your visit unless you have... Read More

COVID-19 and Asthma

People with moderate to severe asthma are at a higher risk of getting very sick from coronavirus disease (better known as COVID-19). COVID-19 is an infectious disease caused by a new virus. It causes respiratory-like symptoms like cough, fever, and fatigue. Some people also experience symptoms like sore throat, stuffy or runny nose, headaches, and nausea, or diarrhea. Read More

Important Update for Audiology Patients

If you are in need of any service or product related to your hearing or hearing devices, please reach out to our audiology department (865-512-1291), and we will do everything we safely can to help! Read More

Is vaping bad for your health?

There has been a rise in the use of vape in recent years, especially among young people. In one 2018 report, about 37 percent of 12th graders were reported to be vaping. That's a 9 percent increase, compared with the 27 percent in 2017. Some people turned to vaping from smoking actual tobacco because the former seems to be less harmful. It may seem like it but vaping is still an unhealthy option.  Read More

Allergy Skin Testing

Allergies are your immune system's response to a foreign body. The severity of the reaction varies from person to person. It can range from minor irritation to a potentially serious one (e.g. anaphylaxis).  Read More

Online Hearing Test

Undetected hearing loss can have serious consequences. Research shows it can cause relationship issues (both personal and professional), diminished cognitive function, and poor mental health. Read More

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