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Why are bike helmets important?
Richard Harrison, MD, knows the importance of a bicycle helmet. A few years ago, Dr. Harrison suffered a concussion after falling off his bicycle and knows the injury could have been much greater had he not been wearing a helmet. Read his personal st…
Spring allergies and your eyes
About 1 in 5 Americans are affected by allergies; their body’s built-in defense mechanism, the immune system, mistakenly attempts to fight off harmless stimuli. The eye is especially vulnerable to an allergic reaction in springtime when it is exposed…
When should I get my hearing tested?
Many times, a person with hearing loss is not the first one to realize they have a problem! It often is a significant other, family member or close friend. This is because hearing loss usually occurs very slowly over many years, making it difficult t…
Is that white spot in my mouth oral cancer?
Although you may find one of these white spots on occasion, it doesn't necessarily mean you have oral cancer. It is likely considered leukoplakia… a condition caused by excess cell growth and should clear on its own within two weeks.