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Children's Health & Safety Association

Issue 42: Feb 1–28, 2017

December 10, 2013 - Canadian winters are renowned for their breathtaking landscapes and playful, enchanting wonderlands but when we experience an ice storm or a tremendous amount of blowing and drifting snow our security and safety are precarious at best – if not unpredictable. Winter storms can disrupt your electrical supply, play havoc in communicating with your children and transportation…
December 29, 2013 – In 1902 my great-grandparents emigrated to Canada from Galicia, a part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, where many inhabitants left due to heavy taxation, an unfavourable political situation, over-population and the subsequent subdivision of land holdings. Statistics indicate that from 1891 to 1914 between 100,000 and 170,000 Ukrainian immigrants arrived in Canada – with the largest number…
Published in Issue 20
Frostbite is an injury to the body that causes a loss of feeling and colour in affected areas – especially the nose, ears, cheeks, chin, fingers and toes. Frostbite can cause permanent damage to the body and in severe cases, lead to amputation. If you are outside for a prolonged period of time during the cold winter months perform regular…
December 14, 2013 – Count to six. That's all it takes. Every six seconds somewhere around the world, a person dies from diabetes. The projected number of people that will be diagnosed with diabetes will soar to 592 million people by 2035. According to the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), the number of people living with diabetes this year is estimated…
Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November All the rest have thirty-one, Except for February—and that's no fun! December 15, 2013 - Why do we have different calendars? Have you ever wondered why some months have 30 days while others have 31? And why does February have 28 or 29 days? Why do we need leap years? Canada is…
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December 29, 2013 – Five-year-old Robbie Reiner of New Hamburg, Ontario fell through the ice and into the Nith River after wandering away from his home on December 26th. Search crews discovered footsteps in the snow leading toward the river and police later discovered a hole in the ice. Following an extensive search, police and fire officials are now calling…
December 27, 2013 - GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), one of the world’s leading research-based pharmaceutical and healthcare companies is seeking regulatory approval for the first malaria vaccine called RTS.S, developed with Path Malaria Vaccine Initiative, the most clinically advanced malaria vaccine candidate and supported financially by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Testing showed that 18 months after vaccination, children aged 5…
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