Maladies et problèmes de santé
In Canada, falls are the leading cause of injury in young children. Older children are most likely to fall on the playground; however, younger children are most likely to fall in and around the home. Here are a few prevention tips.
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.
Chances are your child will catch a cold before spring arrives. Viruses in the air inspired our dossier on colds and cough, providing useful advice on how to fight colds and how to take care of your little sneezy one.
A finger or toe injured in a car door or jammed against a hard object is a common injury in children. If this happens to your child, he/she should be seen by a healthcare provider to assess the injury. Read more...
By third grade, your child's warm and fuzzy progress report will likely give way to the cold, hard letter-grade report card. A disappointing grade can become an emotional tripwire for parent and child alike.
In North America, approximately 5% of children and 1-2% of adults have allergies to food.
The Montreal Children's Hospital helps teens wise up about healthy eating
Every year, hundreds of children and teens play on an organized football team. The Montreal Children’s Hospital Trauma Centre sees over 200 football related injuries per year. Play smart, follow these tips.
Researchers combined hospital emergency department data with sport participation figures from across the US during the 1990s to determine the relative risk of neck injury for football, hockey and soccer. Read more...