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E-cigarettes: A danger to children and youth

An e-cigarette is a small battery-operated device that can look like a real cigarette. The number of children and teens using e-cigarettes is on the rise. It's important to educate them on the dangers and risks of using them.

 

MMR vaccine: Myths and facts

The MMR vaccine protects children against measles, mumps, and rubella. These are dangerous, even deadly diseases. Immunization is one of the most important ways to keep your child healthy. Vaccines are very safe. There are rarely reasons to not get vaccinated. Read the facts on the MMR vaccine.

 

Read, speak, sing to your baby

Think outside the book! Singing, rhyming and storytelling are great ways to nurture your baby’s early literacy skills and to promote his love of reading in the future. Watch this video for more fun ideas.

 

Helpful Tips
Helpful Tips
  • Sport-related concussions

    Any blow to the head, face or neck, or somewhere else on the body that causes a sudden jarring of the head can cause a concussion. In younger children, the signs and symptoms may not be so clear.

  • Your baby’s skin

    Your newborn baby may have some skin conditions that seem unusual, but most are fairly common and do not need to be treated. Here are tips on baby skin care.