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Children's Health & Safety Association

Issue 42: Feb 1–28, 2017

January 28, 2015 – Imagine if you will …James is working on a lesson in his arithmetic book and he is instructed to draw a straight line to the red triangle. The other triangle is brown. James is troubled and confused because both colors look the same to him. He takes a guess. The teacher tells him not to be…
January 29, 2015 - According to a study from Denmark led by Stine Jacobsen, music therapy can reduce stress levels and improve communication between emotionally neglected children and their parents. The study also suggests that music therapy offers parents a chance to learn new communication skills, especially in the way they respond to their children. Jacobsen, who heads the music…
January 13, 2015 – A study completed by researchers at the University of Calgary and published in the ‘Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences’ suggests pregnant women should avoid handling credit card and cash register receipts made from thermal paper because they contain Bisphenol A (BPA) and Bisphenol S (BPS) - posing a threat to their unborn children. The…
  January 15, 2015 -- When I was a young lad I was quite interested in puzzles.  I acquired a large number of puzzle books and spent many happy (sometimes frustrating) hours working on the challenges while sitting in the back seat of the car on family vacations or during quiet times at home – much like many people do…
Every winter, 25 to 30 Canadians die in ice-related incidents, and countless others fall through the ice. Taking the time to explain ice safety with your children so that they are aware of the potential hazards can prevent injuries and accidents. Lake and pond ice surfaces are never safe! The crust that forms on top of a river is unstable…
January 22, 2015 – Ensuring children receive the best possible start in life and parents have access to safe and modern child care, is a top priority for the Ontario government. On December 2, 2014, the Ontario ‘Child Care Modernization Act’ 2014 (Bill 10) passed third reading in the Ontario legislature, replacing the ‘Day Nurseries Act’ which no longer reflects…
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