It's estimated 80,000,000 Americans suffer from some form of sinusitis. Symptoms include facial pain, nasal blockage, and headaches. For some people its a chronic problem, going on all year with no relief. For many antibiotics and steroids become a treatment ritual. A relatively new procedure is providing relief for many of these patients.
We are halfway through the flu season and are seeing some interesting trends with this disease. Health experts have told us this year's strain is more powerful than usual. We've always been told seniors and young children are more at risk. With that information take note of just whose is being hospitalized nationwide in alarming numbers.
Some bottles of Triaminic and Theraflu cold and allergy syrups are being recalled because the child-resistant bottle caps may be defective.
Is your doctor overworked? A new survey published in the JAMA Internal Medicine Monday could leave you worried sick.
At a time when it's tough to find a pharmacy that has the flu shot in our area, schools have been providing relief for families. In fact, thousands of students in the Washoe County School District have already been immunized thanks to clinics that are taking place on campus. The shots are free and parents don't even need to be there.