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Ear, Nose & Throat

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How Leeches Can Save Lives And Limbs for Some Patients

Most people cringe at the mere mention of the word leeches. Even more would be alarmed at the thought of having them attached to their skin as part of their medical plan of care.

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Allergies or Sinus Troubles? When to See an ENT Specialist

Seasonal allergies, scratchy throats, nasal congestion and sinus problems: When is it time to see an ear nose and throat specialist?

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Watch as a Teenage Girl Hears for First Time

Maggie Gleason received an auditory brainstem implant at University Hospitals. Witness the joy on the 14-year-old face when she hears for the first time.

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Should Your Child Have a Tonsillectomy?

More than 530,000 tonsillectomies are performed every year on children under age 15, making it one of the most common surgical procedures in the U.S.

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Why -- and How -- You Should Disinfect Your Desk

You can prevent the spread of workplace colds by keeping your personal space clean and germ-free. Here are the areas most likely to spread germs and how you can keep them from causing illness.

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