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Children's Health & Safety Association

Issue 43: July 2018

"Rare diseases affect about 1 in 12 people in Canada.  Many of these diseases have serious consequences for patients and their families and most have no treatment.  It is estimated that 80% of rare diseases are genetic, and 75% involve children."  Excerpt - Orphanet Canada 2012 On October 3, 2012, the Harper Government proposed a regulatory framework for 2.8 million…
October 26, 2012 – Many years ago my little sister and I were walking home from school when we heard a kitten meowing across the street on a verandah by the front door – a door that never seemed to open.  Every strained meow seemed like a fervent cry for help and all I wanted to do was take the kitten…
October 8, 2012 - Did you know that 1 in 6 Canadians has dyslexia? Dyslexia is a developmental reading disorder where a child has a difficult time processing and interpreting information such as language and symbols. While dyslexia is genetically inherited, it does not have to encumber your child's future success and well-being. Whoopi Goldberg, Governor Nelson Rockefeller, Cher, Tom…
October 24, 2012 - We all knew it would happen one day but we're never really prepared for it. Wasn't it just yesterday when we watched our baby take her first steps of independence? The first time you see your toddler trying to climb over the side rail of the crib is the very moment you should start planning a…

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