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The best island beaches in Europe

Looking for an exotic getaway just across the pond? This year's Conde Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards produced a fascinating list of top island beaches in Europe-- from strands of sand in the North Sea to Croatia's Dalmatian Coast.<p>Find your new favorite island getaway.<p>1. Menorca, Spain<p>Quiet, …

A new craze has people 'vaping' caffeine

Caffeine vaporizers deliver a puff of the popular stimulant on the go. Instead of coffee beans, the active ingredients are guarana (an Amazonian plant rich in caffeine), taurine (a supplement used in energy drinks), and ginseng.<p>Like e-cigarettes, these devices use a heating element to vaporize the …

7 Must-Do Adventures in Yosemite Valley

Photo: Tiffany Nguyen<p>Written by Tiffany Nguyen, an Explorer for The Outbound Collective.<p>When I'm hitting the drawing board and thinking of places to travel to, one of the first places that comes to mind is Yosemite National Park. This place has it all, from the tallest waterfall in North America to …

9 gorgeous Greek islands you've probably never heard of

Greece has 1,400 islands, though only 230 of them are inhabited.<p>And while everyone knows about Santorini and Mykonos, there are gorgeous lesser-known islands in Greece, too.<p>Here are 9 incredible Greek islands you may not have heard of, but should have on your radar.

Friends' approval of e-cigarettes may turn teens toward vaping, USC study suggests

It's no secret that vaping is on the rise among California teens.<p>Now, a team of USC researchers has delved deeper into the trend to try to understand how much high school students' social environment has to do with the uptick in electronic cigarette use -- and what it all might mean for the future …

8 Under-the-Radar European Islands

Europe presents many reasons to hop off the storied continent. Here are eight little-known havens to soak up seascapes, fishing villages, and local lore.<p>> Pico (Azores/Portugal)<p>The Azores are quietly luring adventurers for hiking, climbing, and biking. Those in the know beeline to Pico, the chain’s …

European Travel

Find Out How Many Calories to Cut For Weight Loss

Forget the number 2,000—a new government calculator uses the latest research to spit out an exact calorie count and exercise regimen you’ll need to …

Fitness

The darker side of being a doctor

45K Shares<p>I recently read an article written by a human physician about her personal feelings and other people’s reactions to her decision to quit …

Are E-Cigarettes' Popularity Causing More Teens To Smoke?

As cigarette use continues its historical drop among teens and e-cigarette use has begun climbing, one question looms large for public health officials: will the popularity of e-cigarettes undo all the progress made in reducing teen smoking rates?<p>The answer isn’t very easy to pin down, but a recent …

Tiny surgical robot can bend and operate on hard-to-reach areas

The coin above wasn't enlarged to make the pincer-like device look extremely small -- it's <i>really</i> that tiny. That "pincer" is a two-millimeter-thin instrument designed and built by a group of researchers from Vanderbilt University for incredibly precise minimally invasive surgery. It's pretty …

Mergers escalate pace of US healthcare consolidation

<b>Americans will have just three big companies to choose their health insurance from rather than five if the latest deals get the go ahead.</b><p>US healthcare firm Anthem said it would pay $54bn (£35bn) to buy smaller rival Cigna in a move aimed at slashing costs.<p>The biggest healthcare insurer in the US …

New study shows yet another reason not to overuse antibiotics

The consequences, they caution, are dire—and already emerging in hospitals with bacteria that can't be treated with any of our existing antibiotic medications.<p>But the thinking went that to become resistant to the drugs we use on them, bacteria have to pay a price.<p>They may be able to survive the …

Stunning Travel Destinations You Might Not Know About

This post originally appeared on PureWow. For more stories like this, visit purewow.com.<p>Your husband's cousin's girlfriend won't stop talking about …

Amalfi Coast

40 trips you should take before you turn 30

Your 20s are an ideal time to take on some adventure and travel to faraway places.<p>Chances are you'll end up having some wild experiences that you'll never forget.<p>From partying at the world's largest Carnival in Rio de Janeiro to paragliding in New Zealand, here are the trips you should take when …

Video of Exercise Induced Vocal Cord Dysfunction

at<p>4/01/2011<p>/<p>Posted by<p>Fauquier ENT<p>/<p>3 COMMENTS<p>Vocal cord dysfunction (also known as paradoxical vocal cord movement) is a condition where the true …

Tracheostoma reconstruction with the supraclavicular artery island flap

Annals of Plastic Surgery

HPV vaccination of adolescent boys may be cost-effective for preventing oropharyngeal cancer

A new study indicates that vaccinating 12-year-old boys against the humanpapilloma virus (HPV) may be a cost-effective strategy for preventing …

Researchers from the University Bonn stimulate larynx muscles with light

<b>Proof-of-principle study may show the way to a new treatment option</b><p>Researchers at the University of Bonn have found a way to stimulate the larynx …

Treatment for Hiccups Based on Science

at<p>10/07/2010<p>/<p>Posted by<p>Fauquier ENT<p>/<p>0 COMMENTS<p>So... I came across a few references addressing treatment of hiccups (otherwise known as singultus) …

Professional Singers' Vocal Issues after Thyroid Surgery

at<p>3/27/2015<p>/<p>Posted by<p>Fauquier ENT<p>/<p>1 COMMENTS<p>A study out of Harvard presented the typical vocal outcomes after thyroid surgery in professional …

How Does Alginate Help Reflux?

at<p>4/02/2015<p>/<p>Posted by<p>Fauquier ENT<p>/<p>0 COMMENTS<p>Alginate's affects on improving reflux has been known about for decades. Initial scientific studies on …

Capsaicin Spray to Treat Neuropathic Chronic Cough

at<p>4/30/2015<p>/<p>Posted by<p>Fauquier ENT<p>/<p>0 COMMENTS<p>I recently learned of this unusual form of treatment to help with neuropathic chronic cough by respected …

The Longer Hoarseness Lasts, the More Expensive it Becomes to Treat

at<p>4/22/2015<p>/<p>Posted by<p>Fauquier ENT<p>/<p>0 COMMENTS<p>It is generally accepted that if a voice is hoarse for over 2 weeks, an ENT evaluation is recommended. …

New Video Created on Intra-Tympanic Steroid Injection for Sudden Hearing Loss

at<p>10/12/2010<p>/<p>Posted by<p>Fauquier ENT<p>/<p>2 COMMENTS<p>A new video has been uploaded to our office's YouTube Channel on Intra-Tympanic Steroid Injection used …

New Video Produced on How/What a Normal Swallow Looks Like

at<p>10/23/2010<p>/<p>Posted by<p>Fauquier ENT<p>/<p>0 COMMENTS<p>Our office has produced a new video on what/how a normal swallow looks like from BOTH an x-ray as well …

Thyroidectomy (Thyroid Surgery) Risks

at<p>12/31/2010<p>/<p>Posted by<p>Fauquier ENT<p>/<p>0 COMMENTS<p>Thyroid removal (either total or only one side) is a common surgery performed by general surgeons as …

Is Whispering Bad for Your Vocal Cords???

at<p>2/07/2011<p>/<p>Posted by<p>Fauquier ENT<p>/<p>0 COMMENTS<p>For most people, the answer is yes according to research publicized in a New York Times article on Feb 7, …

Fan hit by broken bat at Fenway Park remains in serious condition

A fan who was struck in the head by a broken bat at Fenway Park remained in serious condition Sunday at a Boston hospital, according to the Associated Press.<p>A spokeswoman for Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Hospital told the AP that Tonya Carpenter's condition is not expected to change …