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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

Understanding Adenoid Infections

Most cases of sore throat are usually attributed to inflamed and infected tonsils. But did you know that your tonsils aren't the only glands in your mouth prone to infection? Your adenoids could get infected as well. Read More

When is it time for my child to see an ENT?

Strep throat is one of the most common causes of throat pain/discomfort in kids. It is caused by group A Streptococcus bacteria. If your child suffers from recurring throat or ear infections, you should see a specialist as soon as possible. Greater Knoxville ENT's Dr. Allen Rosenbaum explains why:  Read More

What Are Winter Allergies?

The cold season may give you a break from your pollen allergy but winter may also come with a different set of allergies. When it’s getting cold and your furnace starts to kick in, it may send some dust mites, mold spores, and insects into the air. Read More

Sleep Apnea in Children

Does your child snore? Does he/she constantly toss and turn so much at night? Does he/she constantly appear sleepy during the day? If you answer YES to these, then your child may be suffering from sleep apnea. Read More

What is postnasal drip?

It's bothersome and you've actually thought it would never end - that tickle at the back of your throat, making you cough or clear your throat. It's called a post-nasal drip. Post-nasal drip is pretty much very common. It can happen to almost anyone. Read More

Hearing Loss In Children

It is estimated that about 2-3 of every 1,000 children in the United States are born with hearing loss in one or both ears. When a child loses his/her sense of hearing at a very young age, it can affect his/her ability to develop language, communicate, and socialize with others.  Read More

What is balloon sinuplasty and how can it help you?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 30 million Americans or about 12 percent of the adult population suffers from sinusitis. Sinusitis or inflammation of the tissue lining of the sinuses can result from anything that blocks the sinuses. Read More

Sinus Infection? When Should You See a Doctor?

A sinus infection is a very common condition, affecting about 3 million Americans every year. Sinusitis or a sinus infection can develop when the nasal cavities can become inflamed, swollen, or infected. Although it's usually caused by a virus, bacteria and fungi may also lead to a sinus infection. Read More

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