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Latest Otolaryngology News

Higher Pollution Levels May Up Severity of Rhinitis Symptoms

Patients with rhinitis who live in high-pollution areas are more likely to report severe nasal symptoms, according to a study published online Jan. 23 in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.

U.S. Spends More on Health Care, but Has Worse Life Expectancy

The United States spends substantially more than any other wealthy nation on health care, yet it has a lower life expectancy and a higher suicide rate than other wealthy nations, according to a January data brief released by the Commonwealth Fund.

ACA Tied to Narrowing of Disparities in Access to Care

The Affordable Care Act has reduced disparities in access to health care among black, Hispanic, and white adults, according to a January data brief released by the Commonwealth Fund.

Reduction in Tongue Fat Can Improve Obstructive Sleep Apnea

For individuals with obesity and obstructive sleep apnea, a reduction in tongue fat associated with weight loss correlates with improvement in the apnea-hypopnea index, according to a study published online Jan. 10 in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.