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Travel Tips from Dr. O’Halloran: Solving Airplane Ears

Travel Tips from Dr. O’Halloran: Solving Airplane Ears

Many people have trouble with plugging or pain in their ears during airplane rides. Most people have trouble during the plane's descent.

As airplanes descend, the air pressure increases. If you cannot get enough air through your nose and up the Eustachian tube to the middle ear (the space behind the eardrum), a negative pressure is created behind the eardrum, causing pressure and pain.

There are two things you can do to help prevent pressure and pain during flights.

Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 11:48
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International Children’s Memorial Day Service

International Children’s Memorial Day Service

Sunday, December 11, 7:00-8:00 p.m.

First United Church of Christ

 

This is a service of remembrance for those touched by the death of a child of any age. The evening includes readings, the lighting of candles, and time for reflection. There will also be grief support resources available for families. 

This event is free and open to the public. No registration is required.

Monday, November 28, 2016 - 08:18
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NH&C donation funds heart monitors for High School

Northfield Hospital & Clinics donated $15,450 to Northfield School District to purchase 40 wrist-wearable heart monitors for high school students to track their physical  activity during PE classes.

Physical Education teacher Leah Sand showed NH&C CEO Steve Underdahl how the monitors work.

Friday, November 18, 2016 - 10:38
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