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Bone health: Calcium and vitamin D

Calcium and vitamin D help build strong and healthy bones. Check if your kids are getting enough of these important vitamins and minerals.

Teething

The arrival of your baby’s first teeth can be a difficult time. Find out how to soothe your baby’s gums and start a dental care routine.

Kidney failure and treatment

The kidneys are organs that help clean the body. Find out what happens when your child has kidney failure, and what treatment is available.

Upper endoscopy

An upper endoscopy is a test to study the upper part of the digestive system. Learn why and how this test is done and how to prepare for it.

Head injury and concussion: Find out
what to do if your child hits their head.

Exercises for enthesitis and arthritis:
Discover exercises to relieve inflammation.

Epilepsy: Learn more about epilepsy from SickKids experts and patients.

Preventing head injury: Find out
how to safely fit a bicycle helmet on your child.

All about epilepsy: A fun interactive animation to help explain what epilepsy is to children.

How the Body Works:
The brain and its 12 cranial nerves

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