Maladies et problèmes de santé
MCH offers a helping hand on that road to wellness
Roseola is a viral illness that appears as a pink rash. It is very contagious and is characterized by a high fever that ends drastically once the rash appears.
Ten percent of all women in the reproductive age group lack antibodies to protect against the rubella infection. According to the team from the Obstetrics and Gynecology Division of the Royal Victoria Hospital of the McGill University Health Centre, rubella is a mild and harmless illness in healthy people, but it can have devastating effects on the developing fetus if contracted by a susceptible, pregnant woman.
The Canadian Cancer Society designates September as Childhood Cancer Awareness month, a time to educate the public about pediatric cancers.
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.
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.
Cancer is not just one disease but many different diseases. What all cancers have in common though is they cause the development of abnormal cells in the body that can grow and take over normal, healthy tissue. There are a number of treatments that exist for both adults and children with cancer, and treatment plans may include any or all of the following:
Resist the temptation to prescribe