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Website helps support children dealing with grief January 2018

Website helps support children dealing with grief

Developed by a team of grief experts and families who have experienced loss, this comprehensive new website has a multitude of resources and tips to help parents support their kids through grief

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

Bikers offer support for abused children January 2018

Bikers offer support for abused children

Bikers Against Child Abuse is an organization that recruits motorcyclists to support kids

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

English school board launches healthy eating program October 2017

English school board launches healthy eating program

Students from a very young age will be taught the basics of nutrition and the four essential food groups

Don't skip breakfast October 2017

Don't skip breakfast

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

Schools encouraged to relax rules on lice October 2017

Schools encouraged to relax rules on lice

The Quebec Ministry of Health recommendations state that kids being treated for head lice should not be prevented from attending school

A dietician’s alternative to feeding babies purées October 2017

A dietician’s alternative to feeding babies purées

Babies should feed themselves pieces of soft-cooked food they can pick up with their hands

Make trick-or-treating accessible to kids with allergies October 2017

Make trick-or-treating accessible to kids with allergies

The Teal Pumpkin Project encourages families to hand out other products apart from candy

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