Ear Infection News

Date Posted
Article Title
5/11/2004
Ear Infections May Raise Kids' Asthma Risk

Study suggests a link, especially in children with recurrent ear trouble

5/6/2004
When to Treat Middle Ear Problem

New guidelines for care and diagnosis of otitis media with effusion

1/29/2004
Antibiotic Eardrops Should Be Used Sparingly

Study finds they may increase risk of resistant bacteria and fungi

9/24/2003
Flu Shots Don't Prevent Ear Infections in Babies

But the vaccines offer protection from other complications

9/11/2003
Ear Infections

Warning signs and temporary remedies

9/2/2003
Patience Cuts Antibiotic Use for Ear Infections

Parents told to wait two days before filling prescription

4/8/2003
The Kids' Stereos Are Alright

Devices don't cause hearing loss, but repeated ear infections can

3/17/2003
One Ear Tube Surgery Often Not Enough for Kids

Second operation common for 20 percent of patients, study finds

2/15/2003
New Guidelines for Ear Infections in Children

Doctors' group to recommend not using antibiotics

11/13/2002
Turning the Tide on Antibiotics for Kids

Doctors being more careful about prescribing them for children

7/12/2002
It's No Fish Tale -- Cod Liver Oil Works

Kids who take it have fewer ear infections, study finds

12/7/2001
Virus Is Front-Line Fighter in Bacteria War

Scientists use bug to fight bug

9/21/2001
Listen Up, Surfers

Cold water surfing can damage your hearing

9/7/2001
Listen Up

Tips to avoid kids' ear infections

8/26/2001
Docs Debate Using Lasers on Kids' Ears

Technique touted as painless but not trauma free

5/11/2001
Ear Drops, Antibiotics in Dead Heat

Drugs, drops fixed child earache about as fast