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Health at Home gives you EAR CARE , WOUND CARE , INJECTION RELIEF , ENTERAL CARE  and INFANT CARE

Fact vs. Myth: Swimmer’s Ear

Contrary to popular belief, swimmer’s ear is not just a normal ear infection. Separate fact from myth with our short guide. Swimmer’s ear can involve pus draining from the infected ear. Fact. There is a misconception that swimmer’s ear is simply a mild malady caused by water in the ear that will go away on its own. In reality, it...

Safe summer swimming tips

Bright sunbeams stream through the window on a summer day as the temperature climbs on the thermometer outside the window. The kids are on summer break and are as amped as ever. As you tell the kids to get their swimsuits, toss the sunscreen and towels in your bag and slip on your flip flops, it can be easy to...

How to keep water out of the ears during swimming, surfing, and other water sports

Spring is officially here. Air temperatures are rising, daylight hours are getting longer and the water at your favorite outdoor spots is getting warmer. Swimmers, surfers, divers, and everyone else who enjoys water sports feels the itch to get back to what they love. With water sports come the seasonal risks of these activities, one of which is ear infections...

Relief for Swimmer’s Ear with AfterSwim®

During the hot summer months, taking a dip in the pool or a trip to the nearest lake or ocean can seem like an appealing way to cool off. However, along with water activities come summer risks, one of which is Swimmer’s Ear. In a recent Wellness Mama blog, author Katie answers questions about Swimmer’s Ear treatment, including methods on...

Learning How to Swim as an Adult

Your story might be that you spent last year’s beach vacation sunning on the sand, reading, napping or passing out snacks while your kids splashed in the waves, even though cooling off sounded inviting. Perhaps your high school son joined the swim team and is encouraging you to learn how to swim, even as an adult. Or perhaps your joints...

New guidelines on ear wax removal promote irrigation

In early January, the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Foundation released updated guidelines for how to remove ear wax blockages, including diagnosis and treatment. While the former 2008 guidelines only provided tips for clinicians, the new 2017 version emphasizes that ear care starts with the patient and includes tips for ear wax removal at home. Ear...

Need ear wax removal? Try OtoClear®

Many people enjoy the feel of freshly cleaned ears, especially those who suffer from excessive ear wax production. Cotton swabs are a common tool for ear wax removal at home, but are they the best choice? There are many risks associated with using cotton swabs for ear cleaning, which is why Bionix created OtoClear®. What are the risks of cotton...