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Carotid artery ultrasound: Should you have this test?

For most people, an ultrasound scan of the carotid arteries, which run up both sides of the neck, is not recommended. The exceptions include people with multiple risk factors for heart disease or symptoms caused by a narrowing of the… (Locked) More »

Is that winter sniffle a cold or a sinus infection?

There are two primary ways to differentiate a cold from a sinus infection. One is duration: cold symptoms traditionally begin to improve after three to five days; sinus infection symptoms tend to last longer than 10 days without improving. Another… (Locked) More »

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