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Kids and codeine: Eliminating the risk, for safer pain management

For many health care providers, codeine has been somewhat of a household name in the realm of pain management. Codeine, an opioid medication available...

Volunteers share their talents and help kids with special needs

Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital is Canada’s largest children’s rehabilitation teaching hospital fully affiliated with the University of Toronto. Holland Bloorview provides programs and...

New HIV Medicine for Kids Makes Treatment Easier to Swallow

Trying to get a child to take their cough syrup can prove to be a difficult task, but the worst that can happen if...

TARGetting kids for a healthier future

Imagine being able to predict – and prevent – whether a 2-year-old will be at risk of developing high cholesterol and suffering from a...

Lightening the load of chemotherapy for teens, one backpack at a...

Until now, treatment for paediatric sarcoma (bone and/or muscle tumour) in Canada has been done in the hospital. Typically, patients check in for a...

Smiles Prescribed at PRHC’s Paediatric Outpatient Clinic

Children laughing, playing and running around are the first sounds and sights that greet you as you walk through the doors of Peterborough Regional...

Liquid gold: Early delivery of mom’s milk gives NICU babies the...

Oral Immune Therapy (OIT) is a continuous quality improvement (CQI) initiative designed to provide early colostrum to babies in the NICU. It was implemented...

Stollery Children’s Hospital’s Family Talks program

A poster on the wall can remind staff of family centred care core concepts: respect, dignity, information sharing, participation and collaboration. But there’s nothing...

Pain reliever for children, ‘lifesaver’ for parents: What’s all the...

“A” is for apple and “b” is for bee – that familiar fuzzy, buzzing creature that children are introduced to almost as soon as...

Medical clerks get access to wide range of paediatric cases at...

Third-year medical student Miralem Mrkonjic is still deciding what field he’d like to specialize in as a doctor, but the clerkship rotations he is...

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