Maladies et problèmes de santé
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.
Constipation is very common in children. It is not a disease and it can be treated. But the longer constipation goes unrecognized the less successful treatment is. Complications can also arise.
Assessing depression in children and teens
When I learned to drive, it meant I could go places without having to depend on my parents to get me there, says Sarah Spool, 19, of Worcester, Mass., a licensed driver for two years. Read more...
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.
Road, accidents, school shootings, wars, terrorist attacks. The images we see on television are more and more explicit and children are exposed to these despite our best efforts. The 24-hour news channels like Newsworld, Fox and CNN broadcast very graphic and lasting images of tragedies and it’s not always easy to control what your child sees. If he asks questions, how should you react?
Anxiety, depression, stress, self-injury, suicide… these are not words that we like to associate with young people. In this issue, we have a number of articles that focus on these emotional difficulties, which unfortunately are not limited to the adults among us.