Thursday, October 29, 2020

Dr. Ali Ghahary’s Back-to-School Health Tips

It’s almost time for kids to go back to school, which means the risk of developing common illnesses (such as the common cold or...

Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

Arthritis affects as many as 4.6 million Canadian adults and is a condition that we often associate as part of the aging process. While...

Childhood Arthritis Awareness

When you think of the word “arthritis,” the first thing that comes to mind isn’t usually a child – instead, arthritis is often associated...

Why Energy Drinks Are Harmful for Children

Member of the Alberta Children’s Hospital Research Institute and professor of kinesiology at the University of Calgary, Jane Shearer, is speaking out in effort...

Early Prevention of Heart Disease Starts in Childhood

When it comes to keeping your heart healthy, Dr. Ali Ghahary says early prevention is key. While heart disease can and does run in families,...

How to Tell If Your Infant Is Sick

Dealing with a sick child can be difficult on any parent. It can be especially hard, however, for parents of infants. As babies cannot yet...

Oral Thrush in Infants

Oral thrush is a common (and usually harmless) fungal infection that occurs in the mouth. Oral thrush is caused by something known as ’Candida albicans’,...