Conditions and illnesses
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...
By third grade, your child's warm and fuzzy progress report will likely give way to the cold, hard letter-grade report card. A disappointing grade can become an emotional tripwire for parent and child alike.
In North America, approximately 5% of children and 1-2% of adults have allergies to food.
The Montreal Children's Hospital helps teens wise up about healthy eating
And if we closed the TV or the X-Box and played Scrabble? Some games stimulate mental capacity more than others...
A foreign object in the eye should be taken seriously. If your child feels something in his/her eye, do not let him/her rub it. Rubbing can damage the cornea, the clear tissue covering the coloured part of the eye. read more...
Your child needs to have an operation? You have plenty of questions about how he will be put to sleep? Here are some answers that could help you.
More and more teens are considering plastic surgery. It is important to keep expectations in check.
Temperatures below the freezing point can be dangerous for children. Skin that is not properly covered or protected can freeze quickly. Children are at greater risk for getting frostbite because they lose heat from their skin faster than adults do. Read on to learn how to prevent or treat frosbite.