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Melanoma Skin Cancer on the Rise in Children

Melanoma Skin Cancer on the Rise in Children

With spring upon us, and children spending more time in the outdoors, it’s time for parents to remind themselves of the importance of protecting their children from UV radiation more than ever. A study out of [...]

Travel, Sleep & Kids

Travel, Sleep & Kids

Keeping your child’s bedtime routine intact when traveling. Travel, Sleep and Kids. So you’ve finally managed to get our child to sleep relatively soundly through the night until, that is, you took a holiday   Travel can [...]

Kids, Cars and Heatstroke

Kids, Cars and Heatstroke

Every summer children die after being left alone in a car,  yet the solution for preventing such a tragedy is really very simple.   Kids, Cars and Heatstroke Every year children die after being left unattended [...]

Link Between Asthma and Allergies

Link Between Asthma and Allergies

The connection between your child’s asthma and allergies. Link Between Asthma and Allergies Asthma is one of the most common causes of emergency ward visits in Canada, and no wonder. It’s thought that about 12% of [...]

Preventing and Treating Children’s Sunburns

Preventing and Treating Children’s Sunburns

The sun may seem like a summertime friend, but without the right protection it can also be our children’s enemy. With our depleted ozone layer, in many ways the sun has become more of a danger [...]

Sun Safety Tips for Children

Sun Safety Tips for Children

A few sun safety tips for your family. Sun Safety Tips While sunshine provides us with nourishing Vitamin D…there can be too much of a good thing. Sun’s damaging UVA and UVB rays can lead to [...]

Measles Deaths Preventable

Measles Deaths Preventable

Last week in Wales a young man died of measles, a highly contagious disease and one that is easily preventable with vaccination. It is a reminder to parents everywhere of the importance of vaccinating children against [...]

Link Between Asthma and Allergies

Link Between Asthma and Allergies

 How to treat a child who suffers from allergies and asthma. Asthma Treatments When it comes to treating asthma there are several types of medication available. One is a controller to reduce the inflammation of airways [...]

Food Allergies vs Intolerances

Food Allergies vs Intolerances

Does your child suffer from a food allergy? Pets and Allergies So you and your family are considering getting a pet, but because your child has allergies, you’re choosing very carefully.  Good call.  But what if [...]

Food Allergies and Intolerances

Food Allergies and Intolerances

 Does your child suffer from a food allergy? Food Allergies and Intolerances Does your child have a food intolerance…or a food allergy?  Generally with food intolerance, a person doesn’t have a certain enzyme to break down [...]

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