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HPV-Linked Throat Cancer Responds to Reduced Chemo, Radiation: StudyOctober 22, 2015

Lower doses also lower unwanted side effects, doctors report

Tonsillectomy for Sleep Apnea Carries Risks for Some Kids: StudySeptember 21, 2015

Though the surgery is a primary treatment for sleep disorder, breathing problems can occur afterwards

Morphine After Tonsillectomy Tied to Breathing Problems in StudyJanuary 26, 2015

Motrin, Advil a safe option for children, researchers say

Tonsillectomy Complications May Be More Likely in Poor, Minority KidsOctober 17, 2014

Access to care might play a role, researcher says

Tonsillectomy for Sleep Apnea May Trigger Weight GainJuly 28, 2014

Study found overweight kids who had surgery were more likely to become obese within seven months

Summer's a Great Time for Tonsil RemovalJune 27, 2014

Surgery won't disrupt school schedule, kids can relax during recovery, doctor says

Tonsillectomy May Spur Weight Gain in Kids, But Won't Cause Obesity: StudyApril 17, 2014

Post-op rise in weight occurs mostly in younger, thinner children, research shows

Complication Rate After Adult Tonsillectomy Higher Than ThoughtApril 07, 2014

Most common complaints: pain, bleeding, dehydration, study finds

Study Finds Tonsillectomy Just as Safe for Adults as KidsJanuary 30, 2014

Researchers found low complication rates, similar to those seen in children

U.S. Children's Hospitals Vary Widely In Tonsillectomy CareJanuary 20, 2014

Study finds big differences in what medications patients get during and after procedure

After Tonsillectomy, Over-the-Counter Painkillers Suffice, Study SaysOctober 03, 2013

Researchers recommend using Advil, Motrin post-op

Removing Tonsils Helps Kids With Sleep Apnea, Study FindsMay 21, 2013

Better slumber improved daytime energy and behavior, but not memory, learning, researchers say

Tonsillectomy Might Be Worth It for Some AdultsApril 02, 2013

Finnish study found fewer sore throats after surgery, less time lost from work or school

Codeine Risky for Kids After Certain Surgeries, FDA SaysFebruary 21, 2013

10 deaths, 3 overdoses reported following removal of tonsils or adenoids

After Tonsillectomy, Steroids May Not Increase BleedingSeptember 26, 2012

Study contradicts previous European research that found the drugs can cause hemorrhage

Younger Kids Likelier to Gain Weight After TonsillectomySeptember 12, 2012

Those under 6 years often gain 2 to 5 pounds, study finds

New Strep Throat Guidelines Tackle Antibiotic ResistanceSeptember 10, 2012

Most sore throats are actually caused by viruses

Summertime Is Tonsillectomy TimeJune 29, 2012

Many parents take advantage of summer break to schedule the surgery to give kids time to recover

Codeine After Surgery Could Endanger Certain Kids: StudyApril 11, 2012

In children with rare gene mutation, post-tonsillectomy death seemed to be due to reaction to pain medicine

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