The statistics are sad and frightening: in Canada, suicide accounts for 24% of all deaths among 15-24 year olds.
A common ingredient in many cough and cold remedies has become a popular substance to abuse by teenagers searching for a cheap, easy high.
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.
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.
In North America, approximately 5% of children and 1-2% of adults have allergies to food.
The growth chart is a part of the physical exam in pediatrics and a powerful tool that can sensitively detect disease states.
From newborns up, assess sight at every well-child visit
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.
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.