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Parents of kids with chronic conditions have poorer mental health, review finds; 'We need to embed help into the team'
Parents of children with chronic conditions are 75 per cent more likely to have depression, and 40 per cent more likely to have anxiety, than parents of children without a chronic condition, a new
Clinicians call for safe work-hour limits for parents caring for children with high medical needs at home
In a new JAMA Network article, clinicians say that parents who care for children with high medical needs at home need limits set on their work hours to protect their child's safety and their own
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Little research has been done on what children know about concussion, whether they've experienced the injury or not. Holland Bloorview PhD candidate Katie Mah used drawings to reveal their perceptions
A prosthetic knee designed at Holland Bloorview is reaching amputees in the developing world at an affordable price due to an innovative social enterprise.
A new exhibit at the Guelph Civic Museum uncovers a eugenics course taught at two founding colleges of the University of Guelph in the first half of the 20th century.
The foolishness of clowns, their vulnerability and willingness to fail, produces 'joy without demands' in hospitalized children, write the Holland Bloorview authors of a new Journal of Medical
As the mom of a son who had severe asthma and a life-threatening immune condition, Sheila Jennings learned firsthand that it was impossible to work outside the home and tend to her child with complex
Say the word ‘trauma’ among parents of kids with complex medical problems and disabilities, and the floodgates open.
Nick Reed is an occupational therapist who joined Holland Bloorview as a research associate. In almost six short years, he's become a sen...
Ontario adults with developmental disabilities are nearly four times more likely to die early than their non-disabled peers, and fare wor...
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