Pediatrics

Taking action against childhood obesity
Taking action against childhood obesity

A generation ago, “after school” was a time when most children looked forward to being outside, running around and playing until they were called inside for dinner. Flash forward to today, when school-aged children, teens and even toddlers spend most ...


Speech and language therapy meets 21st century
Speech and language therapy meets 21st century

Maigen Bundy, Speech-Language Pathologist for the York Region Preschool Speech and Language Program through Markham Stouffville Hospital, visits the Child Development Programs website www.childdevelopmentprograms.ca , one of many new interactive resources for parents on the go. The York Region Preschool ...

Posted: June 23, 2014|Featured, Pediatrics|0 comments

Start the conversation because moments matter
Start the conversation because moments matter

For kids escaping school routine, the summer offers endless possibilities of things to do, people to see and places to go. For children with life-limiting illness, the expectations of that same day are no less exciting, but they’re different. Emily’s House ...

Posted: June 20, 2014|Patient Care, Pediatrics, Travel|0 comments

New form of inflammatory bowel disease
New form of inflammatory bowel disease

From left: Dr Yaron Avitvur and Dr Aleixo Muise have identified a new form of IBD and the gene that causes it. Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), which affects more than 200,000 Canadians and is more common than multiple sclerosis and ...

Posted: June 18, 2014|Diseases, Pediatrics|0 comments

Bringing care closer to home for kids with cancer
Bringing care closer to home for kids with cancer

A Child Life Specialist works with a patient at the POGO clinic When you have a child facing an illness, close to home is where you want to be. That’s why the POGO (Paediatric Oncology Group of Ontario) clinic located ...

Posted: June 17, 2014|Featured, Oncology, Pediatrics|0 comments

New home screening program for liver disease in newborns
New home screening program for liver disease in newborns

Natalie Williams Parents in British Columbia are being asked to check their newborn’s stool colour in an effort to detect early signs of a rare but fatal liver disease, as part of the Biliary Atresia Home Screening Program launched by ...

Posted: June 15, 2014|Diagnostic, Featured, Pediatrics|0 comments

Growing stronger, one bead at a time
Growing stronger, one bead at a time

The Mascoll and Cruz families along with Dr. Sharma displaying the Strands of Strength necklaces for babies Blake Mascoll and Tyler Cruz. Some of the tiny necklaces could easily fit around an adult’s wrist. The colourful beads tell a story ...

Posted: June 11, 2014|Featured, Patient Care, Pediatrics|0 comments

Paediatric Services at Windsor Regional Hospital
Paediatric Services at Windsor Regional Hospital

The history of Paediatric Services has been evolving over the last many decades in Windsor/Essex, the service being located at three different hospital facilities until a mandated site was recommended by a Steering Committee Report in a 1998 by the ...

Posted: June 8, 2014|Pediatrics|0 comments

Paediatric clinic provides relief
Paediatric clinic provides relief

Dr. Niraj Mistry, leads Rouge Valley's new paediatric constipation clinic. The clinic is the only one of its kind in the Greater Toronto Area. A new paediatric clinic is helping to provide relief to young patients. The paediatric constipation clinic recently ...


Taking control of pain
Taking control of pain

A Holland Bloorview client receives Snoezelen therapy. Child life specialists at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital are empowering young patients to take control of their pain and helping parents develop strategies to support their kids. The response to pain is not ...

Posted: March 25, 2014|Featured, Pediatrics|0 comments

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