Dr. Kurt Newman with a little girl

Getting the best care for your child

Pediatric surgeon Kurt Newman gives advice on getting the best care for your child.

two girls buying earings

Q&A: Is a tattoo parlor safer than a mall kiosk for ear piercing?

Dr. Yasmine Kirkorian answers a reader’s question about whether ear piercing is safer at a tattoo parlor or a mall kiosk.

doctor marcee white examines a little girl's ears

Kids’ ear infections: types and treatments

Kids’ ear infections are usually treated with antibiotics. Occasionally though, children will need ear tubes if they have a lot of ear infections.

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All about genetic testing

Genetic testing has broken into the mainstream and is quickly becoming a household term when it comes to preventative health.