Three leading paediatric health-care centres launch Kids Health Alliance

By Suzanne Gold Three of Ontario’s largest paediatric health-care providers launched a new partnership called Kids Health Alliance. Founded by The Hospital for Sick Children...

A collaborative approach to autism research

By Ellie Stutsman Staff and researchers at McMaster Children’s Hospital (MCH), McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences have come together to form the McMaster Autism...

Canadian babies and toddlers larger than WHO Child Growth Standards

Healthy Canadian infants and toddlers are heavier and longer than the World Health Organization (WHO) Child Growth Standards (CGS) according to a new study...

SickKids Children’s Council continues tradition of patient leadership

The Children’s Council provides a place for patients to support one another and provide input on hospital-wide initiatives By Jessamine Luck Within The Hospital for Sick...

Screening tool makes it easy for emergency physicians to assess kids’ mental health

By Mike Foster A simple questionnaire can help busy emergency physicians accurately assess kids’ mental health needs within minutes, a new study shows. The HEADS-ED screening...

New cozy cloths aid preemies’ development

By James Wysotski Parents of premature babies in St. Michael’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit cannot be at their child’s side 24-7, but now a piece...

Poke Program aims to ease kids’ fears over scary procedures

In a quiet corridor at Trillium Health Partners’ (THP) Credit Valley Hospital (CVH), in Mississauga, is a bright open space where children can learn,...

Hospital at home program eases stress for kids

Hilary Daum will never forget March 15, 2015. That was the day her son, two and a half-year old Sage Amor, was diagnosed with...

Preventing kid’s vision loss

St. Joseph’s Health Care London’s new eye screening research program for children is identifying issues resulting in referrals to ongoing care. It’s an eye-opening fact:...

A new era in kids’ healthcare

Something pretty amazing in #kids' healthcare happened in Hamilton last month, something that was 25 years in the making. For the first time, McMaster Children's...

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