Conditions and illnesses
The statistics are sad and frightening: in Canada, suicide accounts for 24% of all deaths among 15-24 year olds.
How to cope with an aching teen
Children and Anxiety
Some types of anxiety are normal in childhood, such as anxiety in the presence of a stranger; separation anxiety, which occurs between 18 months and 3 years of age; fear of monsters, which appears around 4 to 6 years; and phobias (irrational fears of objects or situations), which are common and disappear on their own.
Teen drivers have the highest injury and fatality rates of any age group.
If you're the parent of a young driver, you can help protect your teenager by learning about the problem and taking steps to decrease your teenager’s risk of dying in a car crash.
Intensive treatment is rarely required
You have questions on Swine Flu? Here are some answers and information sources.
Young children often put small objects, such as marbles, pins, or coins, in their mouth. These objects may then be swallowed. Although this can be frightening, it is not always cause for concern. Read more...
Every parent wants to know the magical formula for ensuring the child has a great first flight. While there is no sure-fire way to eliminate any crying whatsoever, here are some tips and tricks to get you from takeoff to landing.
Cancer is not just one disease but many different diseases. What all cancers have in common though is they cause the development of abnormal cells in the body that can grow and take over normal, healthy tissue. There are a number of treatments that exist for both adults and children with cancer, and treatment plans may include any or all of the following:
Summer virtually arrives overnight in Montreal. One minute we’re shovelling the snow from our driveways, the next we are digging through our summer wardrobes. Unfortunately too few of us reach for the summer essentials—a hat, sunglasses and sunscreen. According to countless sun awareness campaigns, these three items are the key to reducing your risk of melanoma--the most deadly form of skin cancer.