Parent educational tools on pain relief help reduce babies’ vaccination distress

Information provided to new parents in hospital about how to alleviate pain for their babies during vaccination resulted in more frequent use of pain...

Teen patients got dressed to the nine(tie)s for a prom-inspired after hours event

By Krista Pereira It was a blast to the past at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) on Friday, July 13 for the annual prom-inspired...

Study explores challenging behaviours and emotions in young children

By Ellie Stutsman In 2015 Sonja Baker’s family grew from three to five when she gave birth to twin girls. Even as newborns the twins,...

Program that improves health care experience for children with ASD looking to expand

By Ben Maycock A group of IWK Health Centre researchers, clinicians, administrators and families is changing the way care is being provided to youth with...

Dream team unites Stella and Thor

By Lisa Nightingale Seven-year-old Stella has been courageously battling the odds since before she was born. At 18 weeks gestation, her mom Chantal and dad...

Preventing childhood asthma

By Dr. Catalina Lopez-Correa The number of people, particularly children, suffering from asthma has grown significantly over the past few decades. Today, asthma is one...

The Spirit of Sally Spence lives on

It’s been four years since Sally Spence passed away but her memory continues to live on at the Spirit of Sally Spence Awards hosted...

Anonymous donor lets sick children DRIVE themselves to operating room in style

Sick children at Humber River Hospital have enough stress when it comes to operations and procedures.  However, thanks to the donation of one doctor,...

Youngest cochlear implant patient in Canada

By Ana Fernandes A ‘magical life-changing moment’ is how parents Stephanie Visser and Adam Holland describe the day their son Carter’s cochlear implants were ‘turned...

Paediatric strabismus surgeries means few patients travelling for care

By Matthew Haggerty More than 200 paediatric patients per year are getting advanced ophthalmology care closer to home thanks to the introduction of strabismus surgeries...

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