Maladies et problèmes de santé
Ice skating, skiing, snowboarding , snowmobiling and tobogganing are fun activities for a nice winter day. However, parents and children need to be aware of possible dangers associated with these winter activities.
An estimated 28,500 children are treated in emergency departments and hospitals for playground-related injuries. Read more lo learn about safety in and around the playground.
The Emergency Department of the Montreal Children’s Hospital sees more than 750 children and teens a year due to injuries caused by wheeled sports and activities. Find out how to avoid these types of injuries.
Here are a few recommendations to make sure your child won't have an injury related to the windows or blind cords.
Temperatures below the freezing point can be dangerous for children. Skin that is not properly covered or protected can freeze quickly. Children are at greater risk for getting frostbite because they lose heat from their skin faster than adults do. Read on to learn how to prevent or treat frosbite.
Many people do not realize the potential hazards of power equipment such as lawnmowers.
Most unintentional childhood poisoning occurs in the home. Children are very curious by nature so all poisonous products should be kept out of reach of your child. Here are a few important prevention tips.
Teen drivers have the highest injury and fatality rates of any age group.
If you're the parent of a young driver, you can help protect your teenager by learning about the problem and taking steps to decrease your teenager’s risk of dying in a car crash.