Maladies et problèmes de santé
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
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.
A button battery is the small lithium round battery found in watches, hearing aids, remote car starters, toys, musical books, LED flashlights and more. The batteries are shiny, round and enticing to young children who may stick them in their nose, ears or mouth. This is extremely dangerous. If the lithium battery is swallowed, it erodes and causes serious tissue damage. Immediate medical attention is vital.
Young children often put small objects, such as marbles, pins, or coins, in their mouth. These objects may then be swallowed. Although this can be frightening, it is not always cause for concern. Read more...
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.
Many people do not realize the potential hazards of power equipment such as lawnmowers.
Halloween ghosts, goblins and ghouls will be roaming the streets on October 31st. Here are some easy-to-follow tips to make sure your little trick-or-treater is safe.