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Take a minute, reach out, change a life – BC Children’s talks suicide prevention<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/ThinkstockPhotos-474459734.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Take a minute, reach out, change a life – BC Children’s talks suicide preventionhttp://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/take-a-minute-reach-out-change-a-life-–-bc-children’s-talks-suicide-prevention2021-09-10T07:00:00Z
Empowering and protecting youth: BC Children’s Youth Advisory Committee aids in vaccine planning for children<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Picture1.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Empowering and protecting youth: BC Children’s Youth Advisory Committee aids in vaccine planning for childrenThe team of youth leaders helped make the main vaccination centres across B.C. more child-friendly as the province accelerates its immunization rollout into the fall.http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/empowering-and-protecting-youth-bc-children’s-youth-advisory-committee-aids-in-vaccine-planning-for-children2021-09-08T07:00:00Z
Children and the Delta variant<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/GettyImages-1223445550%20(1).jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Children and the Delta variantWhat does the emergence of the Delta variant mean for children in B.C.? Read the advice from a BC Children’s Hospital Pediatric Infectious Disease expert.http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/children-and-the-delta-variant2021-08-30T07:00:00Z
Who let the dogs in?<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Nugget-therapist-aug252021.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Who let the dogs in?The BC Children’s Hospital Pet Therapy program welcomes 16 new therapy dogs to become certified as Canine Good Neighbours. For those who need some puppy love, the team is working to create more opportunities for “pawsitive” staff engagement.http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/who-let-the-dogs-in2021-08-26T07:00:00Z
Keep kids safe from window or balcony falls<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/GettyImages-958464426.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Keep kids safe from window or balcony fallsBC Children’s Hospital and BC Emergency Health Services (BCEHS) are encouraging parents and caregivers to keep children safe near open windows and on balconies.http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/how-to-keep-kids-safe-from-window-or-balcony-falls-as-the-weather-warms-up2021-08-24T07:00:00Z
How penicillin allergy de-labeling is making a difference<img alt="" height="395" src="/PublishingImages/Drop-the-label.png" width="530" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />How penicillin allergy de-labeling is making a differenceTen per cent of patients in North American studies report having a penicillin allergy label but 90 per cent of these people do not have a true allergy. Read how one tool is helping with penicillin allergy de-labeling.http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/how-penicillin-allergy-de-labeling-is-making-a-difference2021-07-29T07:00:00Z
Myocarditis, pericarditis and the COVID-19 vaccine<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/GettyImages-1253086008.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Myocarditis, pericarditis and the COVID-19 vaccineIn B.C. and elsewhere in Canada, there have been a small number of reports of heart inflammation in youth following vaccination with a COVID-19 mRNA vaccine. An expert at BC Children’s Hospital weighs in on the new developments. http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/myocarditis-pericarditis-and-the-covid-19-vaccine2021-07-15T07:00:00Z
Tips for wildfire smoke and children<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/GettyImages-1127212604.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Tips for wildfire smoke and childrenSmoke from wildfires around B.C. can trigger serious health issues for children, especially if they have chronic respiratory or heart conditions.http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/tips-for-wildfire-smoke-and-children2021-07-15T07:00:00Z
New social situations: Helping your children navigate BC’s restart plan<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/GettyImages-613147922.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />New social situations: Helping your children navigate BC’s restart planWith summer officially upon us and B.C. easing its pandemic restrictions, many families are turning their attention to social gatherings. Luckily, experts say you already have the tools it takes to support your child’s social and emotional health. http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/new-social-situations2021-07-12T07:00:00Z
Impactful words from the Director of Indigenous Health, Dr. Jenny Morgan<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Jenny%20Morgan%20Sep%202016%20-%20Copy%20(2).jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Impactful words from the Director of Indigenous Health, Dr. Jenny MorganJenny is from the Gitxsan First Nations, Clan member of the Lax Gibuu fr Anspayaxw + Gitwangax and she talks about how she came to work at BC Children's Hospital and BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre, and what she hopes for the hospitals’ future.http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/impactful-words-from-the-director-of-indigenous-health-dr-jenny-morgan2021-06-21T07:00:00Z


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