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Conditions and illnesses

Have a look at these practical suggestions to make sure you’re helping your child develop good eating habits.

Conditions and illnesses
When we hear the word arthritis, many of us think of adult or elderly patients with joint pain and stiffness. But did you know that arthritis is a condition that affects about one in 1,000 children and teenagers in Canada—a total of 10,000 young people?
Conditions and illnesses
Conditions and illnesses

Where do I have to go to ask for my child's medical records? Can my teen ask for it? What information do we need to provide when we do the request?

Conditions and illnesses

Frequently Asked Questions

Conditions and illnesses

A common ingredient in many cough and cold remedies has become a popular substance to abuse by teenagers searching for a cheap, easy high.


Conditions and illnesses

Anne Bossy, nurse from the Insulin Pump Centre, gives you her advice.

Conditions and illnesses

Fever is common in children but is not necessarily harmful, nor is it always evidence of a serious illness. Fever is a sign that the body’s inflammatory response has been turned on. 

Conditions and illnesses

The books are bought; the shoes are shined; and the lunches are packed - your children are ready for school. Or are they? When was the last time their vision and hearing was checked?

Conditions and illnesses

Taking precautions to beat the heat? You may not realize that your child’s prescription medications need protecting as well.

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