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Children's Health & Safety Association

Issue 42: Feb 1–28, 2017

May 12, 2014 – Sadness silently surfaces. A frenetic blur of hapless, sombre emotions are stirring inside of me – and I have not the strength or will to muster a simple gesture of acknowledgement or spurious, Cimmerian response. The unimaginable is here. Utter sadness. When I first read this investigative report, I wanted to throw it away – deny…
Published in Issue 25
May 8, 2014 – Reports of school-aged children experiencing adverse, if not lethal allergic reactions to specific foods has received escalating media attention in the past few years.   Suggestions have been made to ban milk and milk by-products from schools in Canada because the number of children with dairy allergies is much higher than peanut allergies and both can…
Published in Issue 25
Today our youngsters seem to have a lot of trouble with fractions. The advent of electronic calculators is largely to blame for this. Students rely on calculators for all types of arithmetic calculations – even basic addition. Great grandparents will recall when the mathematics curriculum included the processes (or algorithms) for long division and square root. The latter has disappeared…
May 11, 2014 – An estimated one million children worldwide are infected with Tuberculosis every year – a disease that is preventable and curable. Today researchers are very concerned because they discovered over 32,000 children are suffering from a Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR-TB). Dr. Phillip Du Cros, a TB advisor for ‘Doctors Without Borders’ stated that dealing with MDR-TB is very…
Published in Issue 25
May 18, 2014 – Vaccinations have saved more lives in Canada over the past 50 years than any other public health intervention. Before vaccines became available, many Canadian children died from diphtheria, measles and polio – diseases that are now completely preventable. “A hundred years ago, infectious diseases were the leading cause of deaths worldwide,” says Ian Cuthbert, Executive Director…
May 16, 2014 – As ticks continue to advance further into Canada, physicians are noticing a spike in the number of people seeking help for arthritis triggered by the bacteria that causes Lyme disease – months and even years after they were first bitten. A new study from Halifax was presented at the American College of Rheumatology conference in Florida…
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