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Conditions and illnesses

Your child is scheduled to undergo a cardiac catheterization (heart cath) in the near future. Although your cardiologist has explained the benefits and risks of this procedure to you, you probably still have some questions.

Conditions and illnesses

Do you really need them?

Conditions and illnesses

Your child needs to have an operation? You have plenty of questions about how he will be put to sleep? Here are some answers that could help you.

Conditions and illnesses

The impact of a cancer diagnosis can reach far beyond the patient. It has a ripple effect on all family members – from the oldest to the youngest.

Conditions and illnesses

Bone marrow is a blood-like substance found inside our bones. It’s important because of its role in making all kinds of blood cells: red blood cells that carry oxygen, white blood cells that fight infections and platelets that help blood clot.

Conditions and illnesses

If there’s one visitor nobody wants around during the holidays, it’s gastroenteritis a.k.a. ‘the stomach flu’.

Conditions and illnesses
Who doesn’t love a chocolate chip cookie straight out of the oven? Or an icy cold soft drink on a hot summer day? These are tempting for sure, but do you know how much sugar you or your kids are eating when you indulge in one of these sweet treats?
Conditions and illnesses
Kidneys aren't organs you think about very often, but they are vital to our survival, because they filter waste, extra fluid and salt from the body. When the kidneys stop working properly (known as kidney failure or kidney “injury”), the person may need acute (short-term) or chronic (long-term) dialysis and kidney transplantation.

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