Maladies et problèmes de santé
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.
Screen for cardiac disease before treatment
From newborns up, assess sight at every well-child visit
An E. coli outbreak in Europe, allegedly caused by contaminated vegetables, has been making headlines around the world. Find out how you can protect yourself and your family from food borne illnesses.
Resist the temptation to prescribe
A common childhood viral infection, Fifth Disease mainly affects children, but can also be contracted by adults of all ages.
Dr. Harley Eisman, Director of The Montreal Children’s Hospital’s Emergency Department says parents can help ease kids’ anxieties and health concerns by establishing a routine, and monitoring their behaviour.
For children with asthma, the cold and flu season can be especially difficult, since both colds and the flu can make asthma symptoms worse.
As most parents know, children can be emotional or strong-willed. But a child who has frequent temper tantrums and consistently refuses to follow requests may have a deeper problem.