Maladies et problèmes de santé

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It’s hard to imagine forgetting a child in the backseat of a car on a sunny, scorching 30 degree afternoon. But every year, there’s news of a child being left in a car, where the heat rose to dangerous, sweltering temperatures.
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It's a fact of teenage life: When puberty hits, acne often does, too...Useful tips.

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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

Active Kids, Healthy Kids is a Canadian Paediatric Society program to help pediatricians, family physicians and other health professionals promote physical activity, nutrition, and other healthy choices.

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ADHD is a real disorder, stemming from a lack of neurotransmitters in those areas of the frontal lobe that help us focus on the task at hand.

Conditions and illnesses

Talking about menstruation early is a good idea. Girls get their first period as early as eight years old and as late as 15, although the average is around 12.

Trauma

The MCH Trauma Centre sees approximately 20 cases each year who sustained serious injuries while riding on ATVs. The injuries include: brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, dental and facial trauma, abdominal trauma, and multiple fractures. This is clearly a high risk activity.

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Serving up facts that can save your child's life

Trauma

Pets are not toys. At times, even friendly dogs and cats can bite and scratch if approached in a threatening way. A pet bird, reptile, or hamster can also bite or scratch. Young children are especially at risk.

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