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  • Smoking Cessation: Part 1

    Posted on 2014-07-01

    Tobacco cessation is one of the most important things you can do for your health. Twenty minutes after you quit smoking, your blood pressure and heart rate begin to drop towards a normal level. Twelve hours after quitting ...

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  • Shea Ear Clinic Introduces New Option in Allergy Therapy

    Shea Ear Clinic Introduces New Option in Allergy Therapy
    Posted on 2014-06-01

    Do you suffer from allergies caused by grasses or weeds? The allergy department of Shea Clinic is proud to announce that we have been the first clinic in Memphis to have the new immunotherapy options recently approved by the FDA to give you relief from your symptoms.

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  • Shea Hearing Aid Center Introduces Made for iPhone Technology

    Posted on 2014-05-15

    New for the summer of 2014, the Shea Hearing Aid Center is introducing the latest in technology to Memphis and the surrounding Mid-South region. These brand new top-of-the-line “made-for-iPhone” hearing instruments connect to the Trulink Hearing Control app available as a FREE download in the App Store.

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  • Tobacco Use and its Effect on your Ear, Nose, and Throat Health: Part 4

    Posted on 2014-04-15

    Fourth, the chemicals in the tobacco weaken your immune system. It causes the white blood cells in your body that normally fight infection to not work as well as they should.

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  • Tobacco Use and its Effect on your Ear, Nose, and Throat Health: Part 3

    Posted on 2014-04-01

    Third, smokeless tobacco is not harmless. It causes oral cancer and throat cancer which are treated in the ENT office, as well as esophageal cancer and stomach cancer. Surgeries to remove oral and throat cancer can be quite extensive and disfiguring.

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  • Tobacco Use and its Effect on your Ear, Nose, and Throat Health: Part 2

    Posted on 2014-03-15

    Second, tobacco smoke it is just as harmful to those exposed to it as second-hand or third-hand smoke as it is to the smoker. Non-smokers, especially children, should not ride in cars where someone has been smoking. The smoker should smoke outside. NOT under the vent-a-hood.

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  • Tobacco Use and its Effect on your Ear, Nose, and Throat Health

    Posted on 2014-03-15

    Cigarette smoking and smokeless tobacco are known hazards to your health. It is an issue that is addressed in the Ear, Nose, and Throat office for many reasons.

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  • What is an Otologist / Neurotologist?

    Posted on 2014-01-15

    An Otologist/Neurotologist is all ears! Otology/Neurotology are subspecialties in the field of Otolaryngology, or Ear Nose and Throat that care for problems that involve the ear, hearing and balance. They have received of additional training after completion of residency training in Otolaryngology.

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  • Can Allergies Cause or Contribute to Balance?

    Posted on 2014-01-01

    While the relationship between allergy and balance is complex and not completely understood, there is an increasing appreciation that untreated or poorly controlled allergies can significantly impact balance function. Some examples are illustrated below.

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  • What Is An Audiologist?

    Posted on 2013-12-15

    An Audiologist is all ears! Audiology is the field of testing that identifies and assesses hearing and/or balance problems. Audiologists also help manage hearing loss and tinnitus through fitting of hearing aids and/or tinnitus masking devices.

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  • Shea Ear Clinic Physicians Present Research Development
    Shea Ear Clinic Physicians Present Research Development
    Posted on May 01, 2013

    At the American Neurotology Society Spring Meeting, Dr. Brian J. McKinnon’s team presented their latest ongoing research on the development of a novel cochlear implant thin film array electrode.

  • Dr. John Shea Donates Professional Papers to Memphis Library
    Dr. John Shea Donates Professional Papers to Memphis Library
    Posted on April 15, 2013

    Throughout the course of his life, Dr. John Shea Jr. has made major historical breakthroughs and advancements in medicine. Recently, Shea donated 406 papers, including more than 300 published articles, to the Memphis Public Library’s Memphis Room..

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