Except for a migraine, there are few things as distractingly painful as a sinus infection. Imagine someone applying several tons of pressure to your face, relentlessly, for days on end. Surely, surely there must be something that can get rid of the pain and the infection, short of cutting your sinus ... More >>
OK. The main reason for this post is to get the phrase "nasal tampon" into a headline.
But as long as we have your attention and/or disgust, let's talk about one of the strangest medical studies we've come across in, well, ever.
The study, from doctors and scientists at the Detroit Medical Center ... More >>
Not even Geoffrey Rush and an Oscar can cure your stuttering problem.If everything you know about stuttering comes from movies such as last year's Oscar-winner The King's Speech, you may be forgiven for believing the speech disorder is the result of a sad childhood and a profound lack of self ... More >>
Say goodbye to your skinny jeans, kid.A new medical report has found that children who have their tonsils removed often gain weight disproportionally to kids who don't have the surgery. Lead author of the study, Dr. Anita Jeyakumar of Saint Louis University School of Medicine, writes in the journ ... More >>
Image viaEverybody's Suing ZicamIt seems like a simple lawsuit: A St. Louis woman has just filed suit against the makers of Zicam, a homeopathic home remedy that you can take orally or shoot up your nose. She claims that the drug caused anosmia, or loss of the sense of smell. (read the full compl ... More >>
Did you see that video of the time-traveling lady at the Hollywood premiere of Charlie Chaplin's 1928 film "The Circus?"You didn't?Check out the video here. Now, it does really look like the woman is adopting the all-too-familiar posture of someone exchanging inanities with her BFF by phone as sh ... More >>