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Halloween trick or treat sends patients and families on a treasure hunt<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/aaabbbhall.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Halloween trick or treat sends patients and families on a treasure hunthttp://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/halloween-trick-or-treat-sends-patients-and-families-on-a-treasure-hunt2018-11-01T07:00:00Z
One year on – patients continue to benefit from the design of the Teck Acute Care CentreOne year on – patients continue to benefit from the design of the Teck Acute Care CentreOne year ago today, 110 patients were moved into the new Teck Acute Care Centre (Teck ACC) in five hours. http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/one-year-on-patients-continue-to-benefit-from-the-design-of-the-teck-acute-care-centre2018-10-29T07:00:00Z
Legalization of non-medical cannabis in BC: get informed<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/aaaaaacan.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Legalization of non-medical cannabis in BC: get informedStarting October 17th, Canada has a new law for the non-medical use of cannabis.http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/legalization-of-non-medical-cannabis-in-bc-get-informed2018-10-17T07:00:00Z
Flu season is approaching – is your family immunized?<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/aaaaabb.JPG" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Flu season is approaching – is your family immunized?Did you know that out of any age group, children experience the highest rates of seasonal influenza (15-25 per cent) and are also at the highest risk of complications due to influenza?http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/it’s-flu-season-–-is-your-family-immunized-12018-10-15T07:00:00Z
New look, new content: Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre launches revamped website!<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/aaakelty.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />New look, new content: Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre launches revamped website!http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/new-look-new-content-kelty-mental-health-resource-centre-launches-revamped-website2018-10-01T07:00:00Z
Through cancer diagnosis and treatment - Alia says "just keep smiling"<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/collage%20(5).jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Through cancer diagnosis and treatment - Alia says "just keep smiling"In the days leading up to April 13, 2018, 16-year-old Alia of Nanaimo BC, recalls how her right arm felt brittle and weak, a feeling that she, and many teens her age, could likely brush off as growing pains. http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/through-cancer-diagnosis-and-treatment-alia-says-"just-keep-smiling"2018-09-18T07:00:00Z
Back-to-school series: School stress keeping you up? Tips to get the ZZZ’s you need<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/aaaaaaaa.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Back-to-school series: School stress keeping you up? Tips to get the ZZZ’s you needWhen you're in school, life can get busy. Exams, homework assignments, organized sports and commitments to friends and family can add up. And sometimes, counting sheep doesn't do the trick.http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/back-to-school-series-homework-keeping-you-up-tips-to-get-the-z’s-you-need2018-08-29T07:00:00Z
Make immunization a part of your back-to-school planning<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/infographic.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Make immunization a part of your back-to-school planningWith the beginning of the school year now upon us, BC Children’s Hospital Family Immunization Clinic encourages parents and caregivers to make immunization a part of their back-to-school planning. http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/make-immunization-a-part-of-your-back-to-school-planning2018-08-28T07:00:00Z
BC wildfire support: tips to ease stress<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/about/news-stories/wildfire-support-tips-to-ease-stress-for-families/ThinkstockPhotos-603910312.jpg" width="530" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BC wildfire support: tips to ease stressOur hearts go out to all individuals and families affected by the BC wildfires. http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/wildfire-support-tips-to-ease-stress-for-families2018-08-23T07:00:00Z
Sunny Hill volunteer gives 15,500-plus hours of service over nearly 60 years<img alt="" height="223" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/1AR.jpg" width="530" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Sunny Hill volunteer gives 15,500-plus hours of service over nearly 60 yearshttp://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/sunny-hill-volunteer-gives-15-500-plus-hours-of-service-over-nearly-60-years2018-08-22T07:00:00Z

 


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