Maladies et problèmes de santé

Conditions and illnesses

Summer virtually arrives overnight in Montreal. One minute we’re shovelling the snow from our driveways, the next we are digging through our summer wardrobes. Unfortunately too few of us reach for the summer essentials—a hat, sunglasses and sunscreen. According to countless sun awareness campaigns, these three items are the key to reducing your risk of melanoma--the most deadly form of skin cancer.

Conditions and illnesses

Because of their urge to move, children spend a lot of time outside, where they are exposed to the sun.

Conditions and illnesses
Conditions and illnesses
Your child does not speak fluently. You have heard him stutter. Your child seems to speak too quickly and has lots to say. When he talks, you hear him repeating some phrases, words or syllables several times or blocking on a sound or adding some “fillers”.

Examples:
  • I have, I have, I have a new game.
  • I, I, I want . . .
  • Mmmmommy, ...
  • Uh, uh, um, I was...
Conditions and illnesses

Tips to stimulate your child's learning.

Trauma

Sprains are stretched or torn ligaments. A strain is also known as a pulled muscle or muscle tear. Read more to learn how to prevent these types of injuries

Trauma

The spleen is the second most frequently injured abdominal organ in children. This is because it is not protected by the rib cage. Learn how to recognise a spleen injury and the treatments available.

Conditions and illnesses

Develop a battle plan against the flu this year. Know what you will be up against, get the facts on prevention, learn tips for a quick recovery, and find out when it is appropriate to seek further medical attention.

Trauma

A sliver is a foreign object that has become embedded in the skin. Here's how to treat this type of injury.

Conditions and illnesses

Today’s teenagers lead a very fast-paced lifestyle. Between school, extra-curricular activities, part-time jobs, socializing with friends and keeping up with Facebook, Twitter and the like, it’s no wonder they are exhausted in the morning.

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