Maladies et problèmes de santé
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.
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.
In North America, approximately 5% of children and 1-2% of adults have allergies to food.
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.
Chances are your child will catch a cold before spring arrives. Viruses in the air inspired our dossier on colds and cough, providing useful advice on how to fight colds and how to take care of your little sneezy one.
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If your child has been vaccinated there is no chance he'll contact this virus. Still, some cases have been reported this year. Here is some information for parents on symptoms and ways to prevent the virus from spreading.