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Nasal Fractures & Children: Advice From an ENT 

What should you do if you think your child might have a broken nose? When are plain films, aka x-rays ...

Expert Advice

Notes of Caution

Earbuds are popular among children and teenagers, but these tiny devices can cause big damage to hearing if used improperly ...

Mom Docs

Excessive Ear Wax: Tips for Safe Removal

What can you do at home to safely remove excessive ear wax from your child’s ears? In this video, Dr ...

Patient Stories

From Jackson, Mississippi, to St. Louis Children's Hospital: One Mom’s Quest for Her Son’s Cochlear Implant

Ian Farley, now age 12, was born with single-sided deafness. A cause for his deafness was never identified; according to ...

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Cochlear Implants: A Viable Option for Children With Single-Sided Deafness

Over the past decade, cochlear implantation for adults with single-sided hearing loss has proven effective in helping to restore sound ...

Mom Docs

Nosebleeds in Kids | Why They Happen & How to Stop Them

If your kid has a nosebleed, it can be scary (and messy!) but thankfully it’s usually not a serious medical ...

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Does My Child Need a Tonsillectomy? | Childhood Sleep Apnea

Did you know your child can have sleep apnea? Symptoms of childhood sleep apnea can include snoring and restless sleep ...

Mom Docs

Does My Child Need a Tonsillectomy? | Recurring Tonsillitis

When is it necessary for a child to have a tonsillectomy or, in other words, have their tonsils removed? A ...

Expert Advice

Medical Animation: Hearing Test

When sound waves reach the ear, they are gathered by the funnel-shaped outer ear and are channeled into the middle ...