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Surgery for ear tubes common for kids

Every year, more than 500,000 kids receive ear tubes, making it the most common childhood surgery performed with anesthesia.

Watch this 9-week-old baby hear his mother’s voice for the first time

Elijah Cook hears his mom for the first time after receiving hearing aids at Children's Minnesota.

Hearing aids expand 9-week-old boy’s world

Elijah Cook, of Andover, was diagnosed with severe-profound sensorineural hearing loss shortly after his birth.

Doctor teaches patient’s third-grade class about science of sound, hearing

Working together was the spark that started a fire of learning and understanding for a class of third-grade students in Savage.

Austin’s story: A pioneering surgery provides hope

Three-year-old Austin Graue, of Northfield, Minnesota, pioneered a surgery after being diagnosed with Pfeiffer syndrome.

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What are ear tubes, and why do some kids need them?

Each year, more than 500,000 ear tube surgeries are performed on children, making it the most common childhood surgery performed with anesthesia.