Maladies et problèmes de santé
Children and adolescents handle bad news in different ways. Read more about the most common ways a child reacts to finding out about a cancer diagnosis.
The good, the bad and the ugly of social networking
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.
Making the decision to donate your organs and tissue is a very important and generous gift. Children who have undergone organ transplantation get a very special second chance to lead healthy and productive lives, allowing them to return to their friends, families and communities.
Sexting is a recent phenomenon fuelled by the tremendous advances in technology and young adolescents are sending sexually explicit photos of themselves over the net to selected friends.