Maladies et problèmes de santé
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.
When you first see lightning, follow these safety tips immediately to prevent serious injuries.
Lead builds up in the body and is harmful to body tissues and enzymes. Lead poisoning causes serious health problems, including brain damage. Children who continually ingest small amounts of lead can be poisoned. They can become extremely ill, have permanent health effects or even die. Read more to learn about the symptoms, the treatments available, and prevention.
Many people do not realize the potential hazards of power equipment such as lawnmowers.
Temperatures below the freezing point can be dangerous for children. Skin that is not properly covered or protected can freeze quickly. Children are at greater risk for getting frostbite because they lose heat from their skin faster than adults do. Read on to learn how to prevent or treat frosbite.
In Canada, falls are the leading cause of injury in young children. Older children are most likely to fall on the playground; however, younger children are most likely to fall in and around the home. Here are a few prevention tips.
The Emergency Department of the Montreal Children’s Hospital sees approximately 40 children each year with injuries related to the use of bunk beds. Read more to learn how to prevent bunk bed injury.
Here are a few recommendations to make sure your child won't have an injury related to the windows or blind cords.
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.