The exact causes of orofacial clefts are unknown, but experts believe that both genetics and environmental factors contribute, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Gene mutations and the mother's ... More »

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Although in many cases the exact cause of cleft lip palate is not entirely known, experts believe that underlying factors like genetics, environment and exposure to certain toxins may play a role in this condition, expla... More »

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A cleft palate, or orofacial cleft, is a birth defect that occurs when the tissue forming the roof of the mouth does not form properly, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The front, back, or bot... More »

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A cleft palate, or orofacial cleft, is a birth defect that occurs when the tissue forming the roof of the mouth does not form properly, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The front, back, or bot... More »

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Although in many cases the exact cause of cleft lip palate is not entirely known, experts believe that underlying factors like genetics, environment and exposure to certain toxins may play a role in this condition, expla... More »

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Adenovirus is a virus, so there is no cause, but the virus causes conditions such as the common cold, a sore throat, pneumonia, pinkeye and bronchitis, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Adenovi... More »

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The frequency of pneumonia vaccine administration depends on which type of vaccine the recipient was given in the past, the recipient's age and the presence of certain risk factors, according to the Centers for Disease C... More »

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