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The dangers of sports specialization for kids

Posted May 27, 2015 ( comments)
Learn about the risks involved when kids focus on one sport too early.Read Article arrow

Sorted By: Sepehr Oliaei

Doctor examining patient's ear

Don't ignore sudden hearing loss

Posted on Jan. 19, 2015 ( comments)
Losing hearing suddenly can indicate a serious medical problem. Here's what you should know about this condition.
topical antibiotics for ear infections

How to avoid medication side effects: put them in your sinus rinse!

Posted on Nov. 7, 2014 ( comments)
Dr. Sepehr Oliaei, one of MultiCare's ear, nose and throat specialists, discusses new innovations in topical drug delivery.

Allergy testing: The first step to tackling your allergies

Posted on Jun. 9, 2014 ( comments)
This isn’t the worst allergy season we’ve had. But it may feel like it. Dr. Oliaei explains.

Forget wrinkles: How Botox therapy can relieve chronic migraines

Posted on Jan. 27, 2014 ( comments)

Doctor's advice: When Seahawks fans bring noise, bring earplugs

Posted on Nov. 29, 2013 ( comments)

Unplug my nose: the hidden dangers of decongestants

Posted on Oct. 25, 2013 ( comments)

Cold and flu season is upon us. With it, comes the dreaded stuffy nose. Add to that the pressure of congested sinuses and painfully plugged ears and you’ll be willing to try almost anything for relief. But beware: some over the counter decongestants carry hidden danger.


HEALTH ALERT: Loud stadiums can cause irreversible hearing damage

Posted on Sep. 20, 2013 ( comments)

Last Sunday, the Seattle Seahawks football fans were recognized by Guinness World Records as the loudest in the world, measuring in at a staggering 136.6 decibels (dBs). Although the strong support from the “12th man” may have helped the Seahawks overcome a tough San Francisco team, this level of noise can be dangerous to spectators.

Can noisy toys damage children's ears?

Posted on Sep. 3, 2013 ( comments)