What Is an Ear Infection? for Kids
A middle ear infection happens when germs like bacteria and viruses get in your middle ear and cause trouble. Read this article to find out more.
Ear Injuries for Parents
Ear injuries not only can affect a child's hearing, but sense of balance too. That's because our ears also help keep us steady on our feet.
Going to the Audiologist for Kids
When a kid has trouble hearing, an audiologist can help. That's a person specially trained to understand how hearing works and to help kids who don't hear normally.
Cholesteatoma for Parents
A cholesteatoma is a growth behind the eardrum that can damage the bones of the middle ear. Treating it can help prevent hearing loss.
Word! Tympanogram for Kids
Tympanic membrane is the fancy name for eardrum, so when a doctor wants to find out how your eardrum is working, he or she may get a tympanogram.
Ears for Teens
Hearing is their main job, but it's not all your ears do. Find out all about them in this body basics article for teens.
Swimmer's Ear (Otitis Externa) for Parents
Swimmer's ear is an infection of the ear canal caused by many types of bacteria or fungi. Find out how to prevent it.
Need a science project, or just looking for something fun to do? These experiments reveal the way your body works. Check with a grown-up first because some will require help from an adult.
Hearing Impairment for Teens
Hearing impairment occurs when there's a problem with or damage to one or more parts of the ear. Find out its causes and what can be done to help correct it.
Sight, Speech & Hearing for Teens
This section has information on health problems that can affect a person's ability to see, speak, or hear.