Maladies et problèmes de santé
Some brands call themselves ‘sun tan lotion’, others say they are ‘sweatproof’, ‘waterproof’, or that they can be sprayed on while your child is wet…but can we really trust all these statements? What kind of sunscreen works best to protect your child and your family?
Last year we had an outbreak of measles in Quebec. Although measles had been eradicated, 760 cases surfaced. It was thought to have sparked from a general distrust of immunization. Yet, I would maintain that immunization—along with clean air, clean water, and good housing—has done more to save lives than anything else that doctors have ever done.
Every parent wants to know the magical formula for ensuring the child has a great first flight. While there is no sure-fire way to eliminate any crying whatsoever, here are some tips and tricks to get you from takeoff to landing.
The car is packed and you’re ready to embark on a great family adventure. As you see the city buildings getting smaller in your rear-view mirror, the stress ebbs away. Then you hear the dreaded words, “my tummy doesn’t feel well”.
For most people, childhood is fondly looked upon as a time of no worries and carefree days. But behind the façade of youth, stress can be lurking.
How much fighting and arguing is normal?
Most people have likely considered donating an organ but trying to separate fact from fiction about organ donation can cause people to put off their decision for another day.
Developing healthy lifestyle habits can be a fun experience for the entire family!
You’ve made it off the plane and into your hotel room, and now the real adventure begins. Before your family heads down to the buffet table or jumps into the ocean, consider the following tips and extra precautions to safeguard your and your children’s health.
In Canada, your provincial health insurance plan looks after your hospital and medical expenses. But, once you travel outside of Canada or even outside of your home province, coverage under the provincial plan is limited, and only a fraction of expenses may be covered. The good news is that the difference can be made up by travel health insurance.