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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. 

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Avian Flu, what you should know.

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

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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.

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

Conditions and illnesses

The Canadian Cancer Society designates September as Childhood Cancer Awareness month, a time to educate the public about pediatric cancers.

Conditions and illnesses
The Canadian Cancer Society designates September as Childhood Cancer Awareness month, a time to educate the public about pediatric cancers.
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.”
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Dr. Caroline Quach answers your questions
Conditions and illnesses
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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