April 10, 2014
by Dr. John Overholt
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The Science of a Sneeze

I love science: ┬áchemistry, physics, engineering, math. It’s a big reason I became a doctor. So when scientists at Massachusetts Institute of Technology published a paper in the Journal of Fluid Mechanics on sneezing, I got pretty excited. How nerdy … Continue reading

March 5, 2014
by Dr. John Overholt
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Allergy Shots Reduce Sinus Infections, Sore Throats

Allergies are much more than just a runny nose. We all know they can cause ┬áthe acute misery of sneezing, itchy eyes and nasal congestion, but they affect people in numerous other ways. One of the most common complications of … Continue reading

November 13, 2013
by Dr. John Overholt
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The Post-Antibiotic Era: Adult Upper Respiratory Infections

It’s no secret that antibiotics are becoming less and less effective. The Centers for Disease Control has launched a campaign to educate both doctors and the general public about antibiotic use and to cajole them into actually doing the right … Continue reading