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2012-12-22 05:04:51

The Dog Help Network has some tips and advice on how to identify the first symptoms of ear problems, and how to avoid them all together. (PRWEB) December 21, 2012 Nothing can put a damper on the holidays like a dog ear infection. They´re very uncomfortable for a dog, they smell bad, and can turn a serious condition. The Dog Help Network has some tips and advice on how to identify the first symptoms of ear problems, and how to avoid them all together. It´s especially important to...

2009-06-29 00:50:34

People who swim in pools and lakes this summer should remember their refreshing swims can lead to painful ear infections, a U.S. expert says. Dr. Barbara Schultz, associate professor of otolaryngology -- head and neck surgery -- at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, recommends treating ears after leaving the water for the day with over-the-counter drops that cost about $3 per bottle or with a 50-50 mix of white vinegar and rubbing alcohol. When water mixes with ear wax,...

2009-05-18 22:43:38

Ear wax helps avoid otitis externa -- swimmer's ear -- a U.S. doctor says. Dr. Ian Storper of the New York -Presbyterian Hospital/ Columbia University Medical Center explains swimmer's ear is actually an inflammation of the external ear canal and the wax producing -- cerumen -- glands that it lines. The root of the problem is an absence of ear wax which protects the thin skin of the ear from summer's high humidity and heat as well as the exposure of the ear canal to bacteria-laden waters...


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monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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