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There are many websites that contain educational materials about otolaryngology disorders. Here is a list of some very credible (and free) health information sites:

American Academy of Audiology
The world's largest professional audiology organization with hearing and balance information and resources.

American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
The largest organization that represents ear, nose, and throat specialists, and its website has many resources including a section on patient education.

A service of the National Cancer Institute, a division of the NIH. This site has information about all types of cancer (including cancer of the head and neck), testing, treatment, clinical trials, and research. There are also resources for coping with cancer and for support of cancer patients.

Ear Tube Information
Informational resource on Pressure Equilization Tube Surgery.

Kids ENT
Information on diagnosis & treatment of children's ear, nose and throat problems.

A service from the National Library of Medicine. The site includes links to other credible health sites selected by the National Library of Medicine. The site also allows you to search MEDLINE, the largest and most accurate database of the scientific medical literature. Additionally, the site has a guide to more than 9,000 prescription and over-the-counter medications.

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
The division of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) that is "mandated to conduct and support biomedical and behavioral research and research training in the normal and disordered processes of hearing, balance, smell, taste, voice, speech, and language." The site has information about specific health topics, clinical trials, and research news.

Tobacco Information & Prevention
Center for Disease Control and Prevention website for tobacco education, statistics, tobacco prevention and cessation programs.

VitalStim Therapy
Dysphagia, or difficulty swallowing, is a condition that affects millions of people. Learn about how VitalStim Therapy may be able to help with difficulty swallowing.