- By Joel Streed
Stop cleaning your ears: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute
Don't put anything smaller than your elbow in your ears. The advice you may have first heard from your mom has gotten a fresh thumbs-up from America's ear, nose and throat doctors.
In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Karthik Balakrishnan, a Mayo Clinic otorhinolaryngologist, explains why you are likely doing more harm than good when you ignore this recommendation from the American Academy of Otolaryngology.
To listen, click the link below.