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A young child with an earache being comforted by her mother

Preventing Ear Infections

Get tips for helping your child avoid the pain of an ear infection.

A concerned looking man on the phone

When Someone Is in Crisis

What to do if you’re concerned that someone you know may be suicidal.

Vaping smoke

What’s in E-Cig Vapor?

The inhaled vapor from electronic cigarettes (e-cigs) usually contains nicotine, the addictive drug in tobacco. It also may have toxic substances.

A patient who has been put under anesthesia for surgery

What Is Anesthesia?

Anesthetics are drugs that can keep you from feeling pain during surgery or other medical procedures.