Maladies et problèmes de santé

Conditions and illnesses

Annual seasonal-flu vaccinations will start on November 1. A new vaccine is administered each year based on the circulating strains of the virus during the winter. This year, the vaccine contains three strains of the flu virus: two type A strains and one type B. This seasonal-flu includes the influenza A(H1N1) strain, responsible for the pandemic occurend in 2009.

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If you think about all the important things you do to ensure your child’s healthy development, does reading ever make it on to your list? It should.
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Summer virtually arrives overnight in Montreal. One minute we’re shovelling the snow from our driveways, the next we are digging through our summer wardrobes. Unfortunately too few of us reach for the summer essentials—a hat, sunglasses and sunscreen. According to countless sun awareness campaigns, these three items are the key to reducing your risk of melanoma--the most deadly form of skin cancer.

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The heart is a large, hollow, muscular organ that pumps blood. How does it work?

Conditions and illnesses

Going to the grocery store can sometimes be a daunting experience, especially when you have growing kids to feed. How do you go about demystifying what’s inside those prepackaged foods?

Conditions and illnesses
The beginning of a new school year often coincides with the arrival of head lice in class rooms. There’s no need to panic if you know the facts.
Conditions and illnesses

How to keep your family from catching this highly contagious illness

Conditions and illnesses

It's after 5 p.m. and your child is entering the eighth hour of a fever, accompanied by a runny nose, clammy skin and a bucket-full of tears. As a parent you are naturally concerned and decide to seek medical advice. But where do you go - the local doctor, CLSC or hospital Emergency Room?

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