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Conditions and illnesses

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: 

Conditions and illnesses

The statistics are sad and frightening: in Canada, suicide accounts for 24% of all deaths among 15-24 year olds.

Conditions and illnesses

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.

Conditions and illnesses

Do you really need them?

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.

Conditions and illnesses

How to keep your family from catching this highly contagious illness

Conditions and illnesses
Most kids, at one time or another in their childhood or adolescence, will need to take prescription medication to help treat symptoms of a condition or illness. As a parent, you’re the one who has to make sure that—as the old song goes—“the medicine goes down.”
Conditions and illnesses

Being well informed is the best policy

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