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Let the children play: Getting children and youth outdoors now for an active recovery

May 14, 2021

Native Child and Family Services of Toronto, SickKids and researchers from the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work at the University of Toronto are sending a call to action to prioritize children’s health and development during the COVID-19 …

SickKids’ Dr. Zulfiqar Bhutta awarded 2021 Roux Prize for public health achievement

September 8, 2021

Dr. Zulfiqar Bhutta was named the recipient of the 2021 Roux Prize, recognized for his research and public policy contributions to global maternal and child health and nutrition.

SickKids ranked No. 2 on Canada’s Top 40 Research Hospitals list in 2016

November 10, 2016

SickKids earned second place on the annual top 40 list for overall research spending, a jump from third place last year. The list examines research hospitals across the country and ranks them based on research spending and intensity.

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Developmental delay screening tools not beneficial, new guidelines reveal

March 29, 2016

A Perspective from Dr. Patricia Parkin, Staff Paediatrician and Senior Associate Scientist at SickKids. She is also a member of the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care and its developmental delay guideline working group.

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Follow-up care of minor wrist fractures may be handled by primary care physicians, study shows

January 15, 2016

A study led by SickKids examined 180 children with a type of wrist fracture called a "distal forearm buckle fracture" that were treated with a removable splint and then referred to their primary care physician for reassessment.

Dangerous driving puts kids at higher risk of getting hit during school drop-offs

January 20, 2016

Dangerous driving when dropping children off at schools may put kids at increased risk of getting injured in the vicinity of their schools, a recent York University and SickKids study indicates.

Early-life risk factors for childhood obesity associated with zBMI growth rates

May 7, 2018

In a recent study, scientists from SickKids set out to discover whether there are particular time periods during infancy through preschool when BMI growth rates differ according to important risk factors such as shorter breastfeeding duration, high …

Canadian research finds older mothers at higher risk for childbirth complications

August 23, 2019

Canadian researchers confirm severe maternal morbidity on the rise in Canada and older mothers are at higher risk for severe maternal morbidity and mortality.

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Intermittent monitoring of stabilized bronchiolitis is best approach, SickKids-led study finds

March 3, 2021

A SickKids-led randomized clinical trial found intermittent pulse oximetry monitoring of infants with stabilized bronchiolitis is preferred to continuous pulse oximetry monitoring.

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The real value for money of universal screening for Autism Spectrum Disorder

April 25, 2018

According to new research from SickKids, universal screening for ASD may not be an effective and cost-effective approach to increase earlier diagnosis and treatment initiation.

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