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Orthodontic Treatment

November 1st, 2016

Submitted by Signature Orthodontics
 
Every year, millions of North Americans start wearing braces, Invisalign or other dental appliances to straighten teeth, correct bad bites, and provide…

The Innocent Murmur

November 1st, 20161 Comment

By Chentel Cunningham and Leane Meakins

The word heart murmur can sound terrifying to any parent who encounters a murmur during a routine medical checkup for their child. The word brings…

Living the Beauty of Down Sydrome

November 1st, 2016

By Maria Jordan MacKeigan 
As parents, we long for a better world for our children. We wish for a wonderful childhood filled with laughter and joy. 
When we were given a diagnosis of Down…

Test your Eye-Q

September 1st, 2016

The connection between vision and learning should not be overlooked. By Dr. Sam Dhaliwal, optometrist
Between elementary, junior high and high school, most kids spend 12 years of their lives in…

7 Must-Haves for Healthy Living in a College Dorm

September 1st, 2016

By Robin Wilson
Going off to college and living in a dorm will perhaps be one of the most memorable experiences of your life, but unfortunately, it’s not always the most sanitary of conditions.

Preparing Your Child for School

September 1st, 2016

Submitted by The Healthy Parents, Healthy Children Team
“What…. it’s time for school?” It’s hard to believe how fast the first five years have gone by, and it’s already time to take…

First Visit to an Orthodontist: What to Expect

September 1st, 2016

Submitted by Signature Orthodontics
So, you have decided to visit an orthodontist for a new patient exam and consultation. You’ve done your research on which office will suit you and your family…

Helping a Family Whose Child Has Cancer

September 1st, 20166 Comments

By Shirley Perry
While childhood cancer is rare, when it does happen it can be very devastating. As a close friend or family member, you probably want to help but struggle to know how to show your…

September Gym Survival

August 29th, 2016

Submitted by World Health Club
The clock blinks 6:00 a.m. on August 31 and I’m wondering why I’m awake. Wait, it’s September 1 but why 6:00? Was it gymnastics? Hockey? No, it’s definitely…

The Importance of Youth Fitness

August 28th, 2016

According to a report in 2015 from the Health Quality Council of Alberta, nearly 60% of people in Alberta are overweight or obese. And Alberta Health reports that over 25% of our Province’s children…

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