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Ear Infection

Why Pediatricians Often 'Overdiagnose And Overtreat' Ear Infections

2012-07-03-slatelogo.jpg | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents

Written by Melinda Wenner Moyer for Slate Last March, while on vacation in Florida, my 11-month-old came down with a fever. We took him to a local ...

Sean's Ear Infection

Joanne Goldblum | Posted 02.25.2013 | Impact
Joanne Goldblum

When a child gets sick, a family's schedule gets upended. Parents debate who's in a better position to miss a day of work. Under the best of circumstances, it won't be a great day. I'd like to take you through what that day is like for a low-income family.

Do Antibiotics Make People Fat?

Dana Ullman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dana Ullman

Evidence suggesting that antibiotics may make people fat is old. As far back as 1955, research published in a leading nutrition journal showed that weight gain may be linked to prolonged antibiotic usage.


Lee Schneider | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lee Schneider

Last year in India, my wife Tabby came down with a stomach bug and got weaker and weaker. We traveled up mountain roads to the foothills of the Himalayas, where we located the man who could help us.

Gorilla At Colorado Springs Zoo Treated By Local Doctors

The Colorado Springs Gazette | Bill Radford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

It was a house call that Dr. Joseph Hegarty and others won't soon forget. Hegarty, an ear surgeon from Colorado Springs Ear Associates, performed sur...