Maladies et problèmes de santé

Conditions and illnesses

As most parents know, children can be emotional or strong-willed. But a child who has frequent temper tantrums and consistently refuses to follow requests may have a deeper problem.

Conditions and illnesses

Chances are your child will catch a cold or flu 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.

Conditions and illnesses

Annual seasonal-flu vaccinations will start on November 1. A new vaccine is administered each year based on the circulating strains of the virus during the winter. This year, the vaccine contains three strains of the flu virus: two type A strains and one type B. This seasonal-flu includes the influenza A(H1N1) strain, responsible for the pandemic occurend in 2009.

Conditions and illnesses

Ensuring a mother’s proper nutrition while breastfeeding is essential to making sure her baby gets the best nourishment possible. However, many breastfeeding moms worry that what they eat or drink can pass into their breast milk and harm their child. There are many myths, misconceptions and a lot of downright misinformation about this topic, so it’s important to get the facts.

Conditions and illnesses

In Canada, your provincial health insurance plan looks after your hospital and medical expenses. But, once you travel outside of Canada or even outside of your home province, coverage under the provincial plan is limited, and only a fraction of expenses may be covered. The good news is that the difference can be made up by travel health insurance.

Conditions and illnesses

You’ve made it off the plane and into your hotel room, and now the real adventure begins. Before your family heads down to the buffet table or jumps into the ocean, consider the following tips and extra precautions to safeguard your and your children’s health.

Conditions and illnesses

Bronchiolitis is a common illness in young children most often caused by various viruses.

Conditions and illnesses

Tips to help your child maintain a healthy weight by eating well, getting more physical activity and sleeping better.

Conditions and illnesses

Developing healthy lifestyle habits can be a fun experience for the entire family!

Conditions and illnesses

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.

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