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The Montreal Children's Hospital of the MUHC warns parents about the dangers of high diving boards

Media alert — A second case of a child tumbling from the ladder of a high diving board prompts this warning.

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Published on : 25 Aug 2005

Researchers doing their homework on childhood obesity - Minister Dosanjh announces over $2.8 million for health research projects

As Canadian children prepare to return to school, the government of Canada and research partners, including the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, are taking a new look at childhood obesity, including how to create healthy, active schools.

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Published on : 25 Aug 2005

Providing practical health information and explaining the science behind the advice

The Montreal Children's Hospital of the MUHC presents Mini-Med School at the Children's.

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Published on : 09 Aug 2005

Study confirms high, but stable, child autism rate

Concerns over an "epidemic of autism" may ease thanks to research by MUHC investigators.

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Published on : 29 Jun 2005

Mentors in Motion

The Big Brother Big Sister Association of Greater Montreal launches "Mentors in Motion" in collaboration with the Montreal Children's Hospital and McGill University.

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Published on : 15 Jun 2005

The Montreal Children's Hospital of the MUHC opens an ADHD Clinic

The Montreal Children's Hospital of the McGill University Health Centre has opened an Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Clinic.

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Published on : 09 Jun 2005

2nd conference on cerebral palsy

The conference on cerebral palsy "Family & Professional Partnerships: Making a Difference Together" was held on June 8, 2005, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel – Montreal Centre.

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Published on : 08 Jun 2005

10-year-old nearly loses eye during paintball party

It was supposed to be a fun-filled day. Daniel Romagnolo was at a friend's birthday party at one of Montreal's indoor paintball ranges when disaster struck.

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Published on : 09 May 2005

The Montreal Children's Hospital of the MUHC opens Canada's first dedicated pediatric insulin pump centre

The mission of the new Pediatric Insulin Pump Centre is to treat children with type 1 diabetes who use insulin pumps and to proactively prescribe pump therapy for all appropriate youngsters with diabetes.

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Published on : 27 Apr 2005

Two doctors from the Children's to serve as president of the Canadian Paediatric Society

Dr. Denis Leduc will begin his term as president of the Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS) in June and Dr. Gary Pekeles will serve as president in 2007-2008.

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Published on : 20 Apr 2005

Open House at the Montreal Children's Hospital

The Montreal Children's Hospital of the McGill University Health Centre will be holding an open house to celebrate pediatric research at the Montreal Children's Hospital on Friday, December 3, 2004.

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Published on : 01 Dec 2004

Laeticia Lagueux doing very well after undergoing heart transplant operation when she was three weeks old

The Montreal Children's Hospital of the McGill University Health Centre is very happy to announce that Laeticia Lagueux has been discharged and is doing very well after receiving a new heart on September 13, when she was only three weeks old.

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Published on : 12 Nov 2004

A different kind of care

Dr. Gilles Julien unveils innovative way of treating children living in poverty.

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Published on : 23 Sep 2004

Courageous kids: A day in the life of the Children's OR

Global Television takes you inside the Montreal Children's Hospital operating room with a documentary featuring five incredible children dealing with life-threatening health problems.

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Published on : 16 Sep 2004

No link between MMR vaccination and autism - Study by international team to be published in the Lancet

Parents worried by the media coverage of a possible link between MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) vaccination and autism can relax. A major new study has concluded MMR vaccination is not associated with increased risk of autism.

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Published on : 09 Sep 2004