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Why I care what your child wears on their head!

October 4, 2016

Dorothy McDowall, Trauma Patient Care Coordinator at SickKids, discusses the importance of wearing a bike helmet.

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June 19 – A reminder that racism is a social determinant of health

June 19, 2020

In recognition of World Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Day and Juneteenth on June 19, Dr. Isaac Odame discusses how communities must work together to develop and act on policies that directly address race-based inequalities.

If TB could talk: A closer look at tuberculosis in Canada

March 24, 2017

Dr. Ian Kitai, tuberculosis specialist and Staff Physician in Infectious Diseases, offer his perspective on why tuberculosis has again surpassed HIV as the leading cause of infectious disease-related deaths globally.

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Holiday burn prevention strategies

November 26, 2018

Let’s make this holiday season one to remember for the right reasons. Protect those you care about with these simple burn prevention strategies from Charis Kelly, a Nurse Practitioner in the Burns Program at SickKids.

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Creating communities of practice for epilepsy

March 26, 2018

On Purple Day, Drs. Elizabeth Donner and Carter Snead share their perspective on the need to help bridge an understanding of what it means to live with the impacts of epilepsy, and the launch of Project ECHO Ontario: Epilepsy Across the Lifespan.

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How a new SickKids fellowship is using collaboration to better understand paediatric rare diseases

February 28, 2019

A Perspective from Dr. Laurence Gauquelin, paediatric neurologist and the first clinical fellow in Advanced Genomics in Paediatric Rare Disease in the Centre for Genetic Medicine at SickKids.

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Giving back to SickKids in a new way: SickKids ambassador and Camp Crew member

September 20, 2016

Siena McLaven is a 14-year-old SickKids patient and 3-time participant in the Canaccord Genuity Great Camp Adventure Walk to benefit SickKids. She shares her perspective on SickKids camp.

Stopping the next generation of smokers

January 29, 2016

Dr. Theo Moraes, Staff Respirologist and Scientist-Track Investigator at SickKids discusses the concern with teens and e-cigarettes.

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Counting every life makes every child’s life count

February 1, 2016

A Perspective from Dr. Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, the inaugural Robert Harding Chair in Global Child Health, the Co-Director and Director of Research at SickKids Centre for Global Child Health and member and co-author of the Global Burden of Disease …

ATVs present a deadly threat to Canadian kids – it’s time for change

June 8, 2016

Dr. Suzanne Beno, Emergency Medicine Physician and Co-Director of the Trauma Program at SickKids, gives her perspective on the danger of children operating ATVs.

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