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Helping Kids Take their Medicine

A Spoonful Of Sugar Helps The Medicine Go Down

Maybe Mary Poppins did have a point: A spoonful of sugar does help the medicine go down. Sometimes a little assistance is necessary to get a child to take medicine that will help them feel better.

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Managing Those Cold Symptoms

As the leaves turn yellow and there is a bite in the air, our thoughts turn to winter and the inevitable colds, coughs, and congestion that come with moving indoors. As you look at a wall of decongestants, cough suppressants and expectorants at your local pharmacy, how do you choose the best products to ease your family’s suffering? Here are some helpful hints for the next time the cold bug bites…

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Creating a Habit for Life

There are many reasons to get children and youth involved in physical activity. An alarming two thirds of Canadian children are not sufficiently physically active for optimal growth and development and 25% of Canadian children are considered overweight.

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Regular Medical Check-Ups

Regular medical checkups should be a part of every child’s life. You may wonder, if a child seems to be doing well, why these checkups are necessary. These appointments serve a lot of different functions. We can monitor growth, in weight, height and during the first year of life, head circumference, and determine if a child is growing according to expectations.

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