Monthly Archives: June 2014


Qtips in ears – if Mom can do it, so can I interview with Nicole Crites, CBS 5 in Phoenix


What an awesome time I had with #Nicole Crites, morning news anchor for #CBS 5 in Phoenix! We started out, before the interview, talking about all things ears, nose and throat.  As is common, the conversation quickly turned to ear wax!  It seems that the general public thinks that Qtips were made to squeegee out […]

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Throwback to Parenting Magazine June 2013


This blog started in 2014, so those reading may not have seen one of the first articles about Don’t Stick Sticks Up Your Nose! Don’t Stuff Stuff In Your Ears! Many children and family oriented magazines were contacted in an effort to educate the public on the common problems of children’s ear and nose foreign […]

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Last rock. Interview on WCCO 830 CBS Minnesota


  Did you have a chance to read the little blog on May 22, 2014 when I wrote about the 3 rocks in the boy’s ear and about Q-tips being the gateway drug?  Well, after a week or so of some drops in the ear, Mom was able to “snake charm” the little rock away […]

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Those arts and crafts beads!


After being in practice for over 15 years as an Otolaryngologist-Head and Neck Surgeon (Ear Nose and Throat specialist) I am never amazed at what kids end up putting into their ears and nose.  One of the most common foreign objects is the bead.  You know – those bead that kids and adults use to […]

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