Maladies et problèmes de santé
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.
Relax, have fun and spend time with family and friends. Here are a few tips to make sure you have a happy, healthy and trauma free holiday season.
Pets are not toys. At times, even friendly dogs and cats can bite and scratch if approached in a threatening way. A pet bird, reptile, or hamster can also bite or scratch. Young children are especially at risk.
If backpacks are too heavy and not worn properly, they can be a potential source of back injury.
Farming is a way of life. Most injuries to young children living on farms occur when they are in the farm work area. Many of these injuries require hospitalization and some can even lead to death. Here are a few tips to keep your children safe.
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...
"Do not play Paintball !", says Daniel , age 12, after he was a shot in the eye.
The Emergency Department at the Montreal Children’s Hospital sees over 1,500 children and teens that have sustained injuries while playing organized sports, It's all great fun, fun but remember to always play safe.
Ice skating, skiing, snowboarding , snowmobiling and tobogganing are fun activities for a nice winter day. However, parents and children need to be aware of possible dangers associated with these winter activities.
Paintball is an extreme sport and is not one that is designed for children. This is because there is a big chance that they could sustain a serious trauma. Here are a few recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics