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Hot summer nights in Canada are perfect for barbecues on the patio with friends and family, or huddling around the camp fire with the kids. It’s not uncommon to be joined by a few uninvited pests as the sun sets on the camp ground, and while mosquito buzzing and biting is mostly harmless, it’s important to be aware of West Nile Virus and how it may be transmitted.
Being well informed is the best policy
How to keep your family from catching this highly contagious illness
From newborns up, assess sight at every well-child visit
The growth chart is a part of the physical exam in pediatrics and a powerful tool that can sensitively detect disease states.
They're young and inexperienced, but eager to learn and fit into the adult world, says Dr. Mark Zoccolillo, a psychiatrist in the adolescent medicine clinic at the MUHC. Teenagers also have a sense of invincibility and are highly susceptible to peer pressure.
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 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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