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Three takes on Canada’s new food guide

February 8, 2019

Dr. Lennox Huang, Chief Medical Officer and Vice President, Medical and Academic Affairs, Daina Kalnins, Director of Clinical Dietetics, and Mary McAllister, Associate Chief of Nursing, sat down to give their unique perspectives on the new food …

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Celebrating two years of SickKids and SickKids CCMH working together to strengthen the children’s mental health continuum of care

February 1, 2019

Today marks the second anniversary of the launch of SickKids Centre for Community Mental Health (SickKids CCMH).

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From community to hospital: Developing a mental health strategy to meet the needs of children and youth

January 29, 2020

With 70 per cent of mental health disorders presenting before the age of 17, mental health in paediatrics and extending to transitional age youth is a critical area of concern.

Christina Bartha

Advocating for a national childhood cancer strategy – Helena’s Hope

September 14, 2018

Helena Kirk, a SickKids patient, is currently advocating for changes that the federal government could lead that would help more kids survive cancer. This is her story.

Helena Kirk

Reflections on 10 years as Paediatrician-in-Chief

June 29, 2016

Dr. Denis Daneman, out-going Paediatrician-in-Chief, reflects on his time in the role for the past ten years and his hope for the future of health care.

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Kids Science hands-on events inspire next generation of young scientists

May 18, 2017

David Manly, Manulife Kids Science Officer, shares his perspective on how the Kids Science programming is helping get kids and youth interested in research.

Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning exterior

Social workers change lives one question at a time

March 7, 2018

Whether it be brief therapy, psychosocial support, psychotherapy, advocacy, or case management, social workers provide essential mental health supports to patients and families at SickKids.

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The power of peer support in health care

January 31, 2018

Kelly McNaughton, Manager of the Peer Support Program at SickKids, reflects on Bell Let's Talk Day and how our Peer Support and Trauma Program is helping improve the psychological health and safety of our staff and penetrate the cycle of silence …

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ATVs present a deadly threat to Canadian kids – it’s time for change

June 8, 2016

Dr. Suzanne Beno, Emergency Medicine Physician and Co-Director of the Trauma Program at SickKids, gives her perspective on the danger of children operating ATVs.

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Emergency doctors address a less obvious health emergency: childhood obesity

June 14, 2016

Dr. Dan Magnus, Clinical Fellow in Paediatric Emergency Medicine at SickKids, gives his perspective on the importance of physical activity and healthy eating to combat one of the major health emergencies affecting children today: obesity.

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