In-depth

Cleft lip and cleft palate

Cleft lip and cleft palate are common birth defects. Surgical correction allows children with clefts to live normal and healthy lives.

Diarrhea

Here's information about common causes of diarrhea and when to see your doctor.

Ear infection treatment: Do alternative therapies work?

Ear tubes

Ear tubes surgically placed in the eardrums may prevent the accumulation of fluids in the middle ears and decrease the frequency of ear infections.

Headache

Most headaches aren't caused by a serious illness, but some could be a sign of a life-threatening condition.

Nasopharyngeal carcinoma

Nasopharyngeal carcinoma is rare in the United States but more common in some other parts of the world.

Secondhand smoke

It might be someone else's smoke, but the risks are yours. Consider simple steps for avoiding secondhand smoke.

Wegener's granulomatosis

Wegener's granulomatosis is an uncommon disease that causes blood vessel inflammation that can damage lungs, kidneys and other organs. Untreated, it can be fatal.

Apr. 20, 2013

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