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The dangers of loud–and dirty–earbuds and headphones

Selena E. Briggs, MD, Otologist, Neurotologist and Skull Base Surgeon February 20, 2017

We live in a noisy world. The ear-splitting sounds of rush-hour traffic, the drone of a lawn mower, loud washing…

Putting Sleep Apnea to Bed

Stanley Chia, MD, Chairman, Department of Otolaryngology March 20, 2017

An estimated 50 to 70 million Americans suffer from serious chronic or intermittent sleep disorders that undermine the quality of…

Celebrated Physician: Norman Lester, MD

the MWHC Blog Team October 06, 2017

­­For as long as he can remember, Norman Lester, MD, wanted to become a physician. Choosing a specialty, however, took…

Celebrated Physician: Matthew Pierce, MD

the MWHC Blog Team March 02, 2018

Matthew Pierce, MD, certainly understands that not everyone has fond memories of their high school biology dissection assignments. Yet, that’s…

Sudden hearing loss is a medical emergency: What patients need to know

Selena E. Briggs, MD, Otologist, Neurotologist and Skull Base Surgeon May 01, 2018

Every year in the U.S., one in 5,000 people experience sudden sensorineural hearing loss, or sudden hearing loss. This is…