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Conditions and illnesses

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Although youngsters do not develop as many urinary tract infections (UTIs) as adults, the condition is not uncommon in children. An estimated 3 percent of girls and 1 percent of boys have had a UTI by age 11. Some researchers believe these estimates are low because many cases of UTIs go undetected. Recognizing and promptly treating a child's UTI is essential because, if left untreated, the infection can lead to serious kidney problems.

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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.

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In North America, approximately 5% of children and 1-2% of adults have allergies to food.

Conditions and illnesses

The growth chart is a part of the physical exam in pediatrics and a powerful tool that can sensitively detect disease states.

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From newborns up, assess sight at every well-child visit

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.

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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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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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