School-aged kids 5 to 12 have special calcium requirements Children are adults under construction. So, their dietary needs are different from those of adults. Their diet must be geared for growth and normal development. In addition to proteins and fats, […]
(Photo of Dr. Paul Roumeliotis) Recent Canadian and American guidelines recommend that all pregnant women receive the pertussis vaccine during every pregnancy even if they have previously received this vaccine. This is to prevent whooping cough infection in the mother, […]
By Ian McConnachie B.Sc., D.D.S., M.S., F.R.C.D.(C) How to find the right dental team, and what to expect when you get there You’ve read up on taking care of your baby’s teeth. You have waited excitedly, smartphone in hand, […]
There are several hundred viruses that cause the common cold. The symptoms include runny or stuffy nose, mild cough, and low-grade fever. The common cold is spread through respiratory droplets directly from sneezing and coughing. These viruses can also be […]
As a concerned parent or guardian, here are some tips to ensure you’re building positive eating habits in your children from a young age that leave them energized, well-fed and ready to take on the day.