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Conditions and illnesses

It's after 5 p.m. and your child is entering the eighth hour of a fever, accompanied by a runny nose, clammy skin and a bucket-full of tears. As a parent you are naturally concerned and decide to seek medical advice. But where do you go - the local doctor, CLSC or hospital Emergency Room?

Conditions and illnesses

Have you been neglecting your children's fitness? Experts recommend children get at least 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity on most days to maintain good health and fitness and for healthy weight during growth.

Conditions and illnesses

Our series of holiday articles will help you get the most out of the festive season with tips and advice on enjoying a safe and relaxing holiday with family and friends.

Conditions and illnesses

It’s that time of year when children gear up to be ghosts and ghouls. In addition to all the fun, Halloween can make parents feel wary — not of haunted houses, but of the potential dangers of children staying out after dark and taking candy from strangers.

Conditions and illnesses

They’re the neon-coloured fizzy drinks found in gas stations, pharmacies and grocery stores, and are increasingly marketed to young children – but are they safe for their consumption?

Conditions and illnesses

Sexting is a recent phenomenon fuelled by the tremendous advances in technology and young adolescents are sending sexually explicit photos of themselves over the net to selected friends.

Conditions and illnesses

An E. coli outbreak in Europe, allegedly caused by contaminated vegetables, has been making headlines around the world. Find out how you can protect yourself and your family from food borne illnesses.

Conditions and illnesses

There are no laws that define at what age a child is old enough to be left alone, however, this decision should only be made on an individual basis and should be based on the child’s maturity and whether he is comfortable being on his own.

Conditions and illnesses

You’ve made it off the plane and into your hotel room, and now the real adventure begins. Before your family heads down to the buffet table or jumps into the ocean, consider the following tips and extra precautions to safeguard your and your children’s health.

Trauma

Before pitching your tent, take the time to read these safety tips to enjoy your trip injury-free.

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