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A new study suggests that vaccinating young children against the flu significantly reduces emergency room visits. After comparing the number of children that visited ER departments at Montreal’s Children’s Hospital and the Children Hospital in Boston, [...]
According to a Finnish study, babies who have close contact with dogs or cats during their first year of life are less likely to experience respiratory infections such as colds and ear infections, compared to those [...]
Is your child’s cold or flu virus taking a turn for the worst? Here’s when you’ll need to have your child’s illness further assessed by a doctor. At this time of the year we hear a [...]
How to pack a school lunch for your child that’s food safe. Safe Lunches Lunchtime is a crucial meal for kids, carrying them through the rest of their busy day. So it’s important to not only [...]
What to do if you suspect your child is suffering from heatstroke. Heatstroke Symptoms Those hazy days of summer can pose hazards such as heat stroke. While it’s important to keep children well hydrated, and cool [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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