Conditions and illnesses
Children often complain of a “tummy ache.” This is pain in the stomach or intestinal area, also called the abdomen. Abdominal pain is very common in children, and in many cases there’s no serious cause. But stomach pain can sometimes point to a serious problem, such as appendicitis, so it is important to know when to seek help.
It's a fact of teenage life: When puberty hits, acne often does, too...Useful tips.
Where do I have to go to ask for my child's medical records? Can my teen ask for it? What information do we need to provide when we do the request?
Active Kids, Healthy Kids is a Canadian Paediatric Society program to help pediatricians, family physicians and other health professionals promote physical activity, nutrition, and other healthy choices.
ADHD is a real disorder, stemming from a lack of neurotransmitters in those areas of the frontal lobe that help us focus on the task at hand.
Talking about menstruation early is a good idea. Girls get their first period as early as eight years old and as late as 15, although the average is around 12.
Serving up facts that can save your child's life
Parents have an important role to play in the physical and psychological development of their child. It’s important to have information on eating disorders like anorexia and bulimia.
When we think of people who suffer from anxiety we tend to envision adults who are excessively worried about money, work, or a relationship. But anxiety isn’t the purview of adulthood. Kids suffer too.