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New program tackles teen obesity January 2018

New program tackles teen obesity

The YM-YWHA has created a program that aims to help teens struggling with weight issues

Quebec urges people to get the flu shot November 2017

Quebec urges people to get the flu shot

A video by the Canadian Pediatric Society encourages families to get vaccinated and debunks the three most common myths

Parents warned about the dangers of sports drinks November 2017

Parents warned about the dangers of sports drinks

The Canadian Paediatric Society say that the sugars in sports drinks are linked to obesity and dental cavities in children and many contain high levels of caffeine

Don't skip breakfast October 2017

Don't skip breakfast

A recent study confirms that kids who skip breakfast miss out on essential nutrients

Pediatricians offer new guidelines for screen time September 2017

Pediatricians offer new guidelines for screen time

Parents are encouraged to limit screen time as much as possible, especially for children under 5

French school board lifts peanut ban September 2017

French school board lifts peanut ban

The Commission scolaire de Montréal (CSDM) is hoping that by doing so, students will learn about safe food habits and balanced diets

Interactive game teaches kids to be healthy September 2017

Interactive game teaches kids to be healthy

This new app invites children to select activities to take part in over the course of a day and they get feedback as to whether they made good choices or not

Montreal organization working on a transgender doll for kids July 2017

Montreal organization working on a transgender doll for kids

Sam aims to help parents teach kids about what it means to be transgender

Keep kids safe at the playground July 2017

Keep kids safe at the playground

The CPS Injury Prevention Committee has a number of tips for parents about how to keep your children from getting injured at the park

What you should know about sunscreen July 2017

What you should know about sunscreen

With so many sunscreen products on the market, how do we know which one is best and which brand to trust? A good bet is to go with the guidelines from the Canadian Dermatology Association

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