Tonsil Removal: Benefits and Harm – Healthline

Researchers say children who undergo tonsillectomies have a higher risk of asthma and respiratory infections as adults. Does the surgical removal of tonsils and adenoids in young children have long-term health implications? Researchers in a new study say the removal may increase the risk of certain ailments, but other experts aren’t so sure. The findings …

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Are You Breathing Out The Moisture In Your Skin? – The List

There are advantages to breathing from your nose more than your mouth. As Patrick McKeown, an advisor of the International Academy of Breathing & Health, told USA Today, “the nose is [the] first line of immune defense” because our sinuses produce nitric oxide that is “antibacterial, anti-fungal, anti-pathogenic and antiviral,” but our mouth doesn’t.  Still, …

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Tonsil and adenoid removal associated with respiratory, allergic and infectious disease – Science Daily

Tonsil and adenoid removal associated with long-term risks of respiratory, allergic and infectious diseases Removing tonsils and adenoids in childhood increases the long-term risk of respiratory, allergic and infectious diseases, according to researchers who have examined — for the first time — the long-term effects of the operations. The researchers suggest renewed evaluation of alternatives …

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Malcolm Earle Smith – ‘Vocal Intent’ – LondonJazz News

Malcolm Earle Smith – Vocal Intent(Self-released via Bandcamp. Album review by Leonard Weinreich) Few jazz instrumentalists were consummate jazz vocalists, most notably Louis Armstrong (who invented the art), Fats Waller, Nat Cole and Louis Jordan. Among trombonists, quality warblers are even rarer, the most memorable being Jack Teagarden, James ‘Trummy’ Young and, the most commercially …

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What Kind of Doctor Should I See for My Allergies – WTOC

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) – Because many people equate their ‘allergies’ with nasal congestion they often seek treatment from an ENT. An ENT‚ or otolaryngologist, is a surgeon trained to take care of diseases of the ears, nose and throat. One likely took out your tonsils or put tubes in your daughter’s ears. If your congestion …

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Report tracks higher cancer rates among 9/11 responders – Business Insurance

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health on Monday published new findings from a three-year cancer study of 9/11 responders. The study found previously unreported increased risk of tonsil cancer in 9/11 workers compared with the New York State general population. Research also confirmed prior findings of elevated incidence of thyroid cancer, skin melanoma …

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