Why You Need a Flu Shot
It takes two weeks for your body to develop an immune response to the flu vaccine. The sooner you get a flu shot, the more protected you'll be.
Do I Need a Sinus Specialist?
If you’re living with long-term unexplained congestion, difficulty breathing through your nose, or facial pressure -- maybe even a dampened sense of smell -- that seriously affects your daily quality of life, it doesn’t have to be that way. Duke’s sinus specialists offer advanced options that can provide the relief you need.
New Sleep Apnea Treatment Offers CPAP Alternative
People with obstructive sleep apnea who haven’t found relief may benefit from a new pacemaker-like device that keeps the airway open during sleep. When other options have failed, “this treatment has allowed us to achieve a whole new level of success,” said Matthew Ellison, MD, an otolaryngologist at Duke, the first center in North Carolina to implant the Inspire hypoglossal nerve stimulator system.