Maladies et problèmes de santé

Conditions and illnesses

Approximately six out of 1000 newborns are born with hearing loss, and one in 10 children will develop a hearing problem sometime during childhood. Some problems are temporary, and some problems are permanent.

There are numerous causes of hearing loss in infancy. Some examples include a family history of hearing loss, low birth weight, complications after birth, or ear infections.

By identifying hearing impaired children at a very young age, health professionals can intervene faster to ensure they can communicate well with other people.

Conditions and illnesses
Conditions and illnesses

This document is designed to help healthcare professionals guide those speaking to children about COVID-19. The following are considerations to communicate in guiding parents and caretakers in conversations on the pandemic. 

Conditions and illnesses

A few tips to protect your child from dehydration during heat waves.

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

Newly recognized category of eating disorder gives doctors tools to diagnose children who have a different motivation to limit food intake

Conditions and illnesses

A common childhood viral infection, hand-foot-and-mouth disease mainly affects children, but can also be contracted by adults of all ages.

Conditions and illnesses

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