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For example, references for our information on Digestive and Liver Disorders include:
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck
  • American Pseudo-Obstruction and Hirschsprung's Disease Society
  • CHERUBS: The Association of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Research, Advocacy, and Support
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • The Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America
  • The Pull-thru Network, a chapter of the United Ostomy Association
  • National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse
  • National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease
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