Maladies et problèmes de santé

Trauma

Be aware of small electrical appliances, such as irons, hair dryers and curling irons. These can seriously burn your child!

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Don’t forget to check the batteries in your home smoke detectors. To help you remember, think of this slogan “Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery.”

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Every year, hundreds of children and teens play on an organized soccer team. The Montreal Children’s Hospital Trauma Centre sees over 600 soccer related injuries per year.

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The spleen is the second most frequently injured abdominal organ in children. This is because it is not protected by the rib cage. Learn how to recognise a spleen injury and the treatments available.

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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

Conditions and illnesses

Because of their urge to move, children spend a lot of time outside, where they are exposed to the sun.

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Too much time spent under the summer sun can be dangerous for children. Skin that is not properly protected can result in sunburns. Frequent overexposure to the sun can cause long-term damage to the skin. Find out how to protect your child from sunburns.

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Tanning salons are illegal for teenagers under 18 years old in Quebec.

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Teen drivers have the highest injury and fatality rates of any age group.
If you're the parent of a young driver, you can help protect your teenager by learning about the problem and taking steps to decrease your teenager’s risk of dying in a car crash.

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Barbecuing has always been part of summer fun with friends and family. Here are a few tips to keep your loved ones safe.

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