Roseola is a viral illness that appears as a pink rash. It is very contagious and is characterized by a high fever that ends drastically once the rash appears.
The Canadian Cancer Society designates September as Childhood Cancer Awareness month, a time to educate the public about pediatric cancers.
Cancer is not just one disease but many different diseases. What all cancers have in common though is they cause the development of abnormal cells in the body that can grow and take over normal, healthy tissue. There are a number of treatments that exist for both adults and children with cancer, and treatment plans may include any or all of the following:
The statistics are sad and frightening: in Canada, suicide accounts for 24% of all deaths among 15-24 year olds.
It really hurts – life seems pointless. And just when everything was going so well. But he or she is gone and you can’t spend your days eating ice cream in front of the TV. Even though time is the best remedy, here are several pieces of advice to help you speed up the process of mending your broken heart.
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The growth chart is a part of the physical exam in pediatrics and a powerful tool that can sensitively detect disease states.