Maladies et problèmes de santé

Conditions and illnesses

The first day of school. For some kids, it’s a very exciting day; they just walk through the school doors and never look back. But a good number of children are worried about this new experience and what to expect.

Conditions and illnesses

Holiday preparations can be stressful, but they need not feel like a job

Conditions and illnesses

Each child has a special talent, help yours find it.

Conditions and illnesses

Breastfeeding support is not only a health professional issue, it is a societal effort”, argues Sonia Semenic, Nurse Scientist at the McGill University Health Centre and co-principal investigator of a research project assessing breastfeeding policy guidelines in Quebec.

Conditions and illnesses

They’re the neon-coloured fizzy drinks found in gas stations, pharmacies and grocery stores, and are increasingly marketed to young children – but are they safe for their consumption?

Conditions and illnesses

Mealtimes with young, finicky eaters can be difficult, especially when they refuse to eat the foods in front of them.

Trauma

In Canada, falls are the leading cause of injury in young children. Older children are most likely to fall on the playground; however, younger children are most likely to fall in and around the home. Here are a few prevention tips.

Conditions and illnesses

Fever is common in children but is not necessarily harmful, nor is it always evidence of a serious illness. Fever is a sign that the body’s inflammatory response has been turned on. 

Conditions and illnesses

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.

Trauma

A finger or toe injured in a car door or jammed against a hard object is a common injury in children. If this happens to your child, he/she should be seen by a healthcare provider to assess the injury. Read more...

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