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Gene Found That Raises Risk of Childhood Ear Infections

Researchers have discovered a gene region that raises the risk a child will have a middle ear infection, known to doctors as acute otitis media--and known to parents as one reason for a screaming, unhappy preschooler. The finding may offer an early clue to helping doctors develop more effective treatments to prevent one of the most common childhood illnesses.
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