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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.

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When the time comes to talk about a child’s vaccination schedule, many parents have questions about the risks associated with immunization. Some people worry that vaccines can cause health problems, or are sceptical about the benefits vaccination can bring to their child’s health.
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The present document was created by members of the department of Speech-Language Pathology at the Montreal Children’s Hospital. Its purpose is to provide medical staff with concise, accurate information about speech and language delays or disorders: definitions, possible consequences, and precise indicators of when to refer.

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Depression in children and teenagers can be very debilitating and can have a lifelong impact.
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Body image is a struggle for any average teenager, but when concerns about appearance, dieting, exercise and weight loss become all-consuming, they can lead to the development of eating disorders.
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If there’s one visitor nobody wants around during the holidays, it’s gastroenteritis a.k.a. ‘the stomach flu’.

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“When negative thoughts about body image get so overwhelming and distressing that they interfere with a child’s or teen’s daily functioning, that should be a red flag that something more is going on,” says Dr. Holly Agostino, a specialist in Adolescent Medicine at the Montreal Children’s Hospital.
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Every child has the right to feel safe at home, at school and in their own community but for many children, bullying is a reality that threatens that basic right.

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The good, the bad and the ugly of social networking

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When your child isn’t well, it’s completely natural to look for solutions, answers and reassurance promptly. The Internet is often the go-to destination for finding that info.

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