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Serving 85,000+ infants, children and youth each year, BC Children’s Hospital is an academic patient and family-centred health sciences centre. Privacy notice:
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BCCH Research Jul 18
Congratulations to Dr. Jan Friedman, clinical geneticist and investigator, recognized by for contributions of exceptional quality and importance to human genetics education internationally.
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BCCH Research Jul 18
"This is a completely preventable disease; 25 years ago it was unheard of in children,” 's Dr. talks to about increasing rates of in kids and her ongoing research
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Live 5-2-1-0 Jul 18
: Test your kids/students’ knowledge of fruits and veggies with help from the second installment of our Games series with & !
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Prov Health Services Jul 17
"Thank you to the staff at ! My daughter has been in and out of the hospital and had major surgery - staff have been so compassionate and helpful. We greatly appreciate it!" with a health care worker who has made a difference!
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Emerg Health Services Jul 16
Heat warnings issued for many parts of the province - warn of risks to children, pregnant women, older adults, people with chronic illnesses and people working or exercising outdoors. Some pro-tips from to help kids beat the heat:
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BCChildren'sHospital Jul 16
Talk to kids about the dangers of opening/playing near windows, particularly on upper floors of the home or while in a condo/apartment:
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BCChildren'sHospital Jul 15
kids can drown in as little as 1 inch of water? Small, above ground wading pools should always be emptied after use. Water safety tips:
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BCChildren'sHospital Jul 14
Looking to stay cool this weekend? Why not head to a splash-pad that is suitable for young children – more tips:
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BCChildren'sHospital Jul 13
: Don’t underestimate a child’s mobility; children begin climbing before they can walk:
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BCChildren'sHospital Jul 13
Dr. Singhal was on this morning talking how to prevent common summer injuries - watch for tips!
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BCChildren'sHospital Jul 12
Keep kids cool in the heat! Eat cool foods – raw fruit/vegetables help cool the body & keep you hydrated. Info:
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Kelty Mental Health Jul 11
Before you jump to conclusions, ask yourself, "Can I think about this differently?"
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BCChildren'sHospital Jul 11
In BC, there were 75 kids hospitalized for drowning events in the past 5 years (between 2012/2013 – 2016/2017) – 17 of these were fatalities (BC Trauma Registry data). Keep kids safe:
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BCChildren'sHospital Jul 10
: Don’t leave kids unattended on balconies/decks. Move furniture or planters away from the edges:
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BCChildren'sHospital Jul 9
With warmer weather now upon us Dr. Singhal encourages parents/caregivers to keep a keen eye on children and to teach them about :
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BCChildren'sHospital Jul 8
Sunscreen, sun hats, sun glasses & shade will help keep kids cool in . Learn more:
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BCChildren'sHospital Jul 7
“The absence of adult supervision is a factor in most child drownings. Whether it’s a pool, the bathtub, a water park, or the beach, always watch children actively around water—even if they can swim.” - Water safety tips:
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BCChildren'sHospital Jul 6
Smoothie pops make healthy treats that keep the kids cool! Try this recipe & check out more tips to :
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BCCH Research Jul 5
Today is ! Here's a great prevention tip from to keep your kids safe this summer.
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BCChildren'sHospital Jul 5
kids can fit through spaces as small as 12cm? Remember to fasten windows so they cannot open more than 10cm:
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