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5 million to Smile Train, the worldAEs largest charity dedicated to repairing cleft lip and cleft palate deformities in children C on Sunday.
Craniofacial defects such as cleft lip and cleft palate are among the most common of all birth defects in the United States, with one in every 600 newborns affected.
Michael was born with a severe bilateral cleft lip and cleft palate, a facial disfigurement that will take numerous surgeries to correct.
The highest referral rate (56%) among patients with clefts was the cleft lip and cleft palate group.
The company tested topiramate, an ingredient in Qnexa, and found that babies born from moms taking the drug had a higher rate of cleft lip and cleft palate.