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Treating the body and mind together

January 27, 2016

Most of us know where to go when our children are physically unwell. Some of us know where to go and what to do when we have concerns about our children’s mental health. But what about when we are worried about the physical AND mental well-being …

Collecting better data for kids with cancer worldwide

April 8, 2016

Cancer registries collect information on how many and what kinds of cancer occur in a population. By doing so, they allow us to know where we are in terms of successful cancer control, and where we’re going.

Why I care what your child wears on their head!

October 4, 2016

Dorothy McDowall, Trauma Patient Care Coordinator at SickKids, discusses the importance of wearing a bike helmet.

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Nursing and Mental Health: Cross-training and collaboration increases mental health care capacity across SickKids

May 9, 2019

In celebration of both Nursing Week and Children’s Mental Health Week, meet two of our cross-trained nurses, who share their perspectives on bridging medical health care and mental health care.

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Your Emergency Department answering your questions

December 20, 2017

During cold and flu season, it's important to be aware of when a trip to the Emergency Department is needed and when it isn’t. Jason Fischer, Division Head, Emergency Medicine Division, answers your questions about coming to the Emergency …

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A prom of my own

July 13, 2016

SickKids patient Vanessa Wiens reflects on going to SickKids prom, an event intended for the teens who have missed their own prom or can’t attend because they can’t leave the hospital.

A teen girl dressed in formal wear smiling. Behind her there are colourful lights and silhouettes of people dancing

“I see you wear hearing aids… you are so brave”

May 19, 2016

May is Speech and Hearing Awareness Month! Dr. Blake Papsin, Otolaryngologist-in-Chief at SickKids, gives his perspective on wearing hearing aids.

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Peanuts for Babies! Stop! Wait a second!

March 15, 2016

A Perspective from Dr. Blake Papsin, Otolaryngologist-in-Chief at SickKids. He is also Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Toronto and the Jordan and Lisa Gnat Family & Bastable-Potts Chair in …

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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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This long weekend prevent burns before they happen

August 4, 2017

Charis Kelly, Nurse Practitioner in the Burns Program, share her perspective on advocating for burn prevention and safety year-round.

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