Maladies et problèmes de santé
Pertussis is a cyclic disease with epidemics occurring every few years. Because it can be very serious, it’s important to know when to seek medical care.
Anxiety, depression, stress, self-injury, suicide… these are not words that we like to associate with young people. In this issue, we have a number of articles that focus on these emotional difficulties, which unfortunately are not limited to the adults among us.
Road, accidents, school shootings, wars, terrorist attacks. The images we see on television are more and more explicit and children are exposed to these despite our best efforts. The 24-hour news channels like Newsworld, Fox and CNN broadcast very graphic and lasting images of tragedies and it’s not always easy to control what your child sees. If he asks questions, how should you react?
You are the best judge of the condition of your child’s health. However, it can be difficult to figure out how sick your child is and how to know if you should take him to the Emergency Room. Fortunately, there are signs to look for to help you decide.
When I learned to drive, it meant I could go places without having to depend on my parents to get me there, says Sarah Spool, 19, of Worcester, Mass., a licensed driver for two years. Read more...
Assessing depression in children and teens
Constipation is very common in children. It is not a disease and it can be treated. But the longer constipation goes unrecognized the less successful treatment is. Complications can also arise.