Summer means beach trips, boating, kayaking, paddle boarding, surfing, and ultimately, swimming. While hanging out in the water is one of the best ways to spend summer afternoons, your ears can get infected if not properly dried and protected. Swimmer's ear is common during the summer months. But did you know there are several easy ways to prevent this painful infection? Keep reading to learn how.
There's something special about the Fourth of July. It's summertime, everyone's barbecuing, red, white, and blue is everywhere. Plus, when the sun goes down, it's time for the main event: fireworks. This may be the highlight of the holiday, but for your ears, it's a different story. Fireworks can actually damage your hearing, leading to permanent hearing loss. Learn how to stay safe and still enjoy the fireworks show this holiday weekend.