Hospital for Sick Children

How To Embrace Conscious Fashion And Style

Joan Kelley Weisshaar Walker | Posted 05.17.2017 | Canada Style
Joan Kelley Weisshaar Walker

If your love for style is only matched by your love of making ethical and conscious purchasing decisions, we have some advice for you!

Ex-Forensic Pathologist Left Trail Of Wrongful Convictions

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.01.2017 | Canada

Dr. Charles Smith stopped practising in 2008 and was finally stripped of his medical licence in 2011.

7-Year-Old Dramatically Saves Classmate From Fall Off Ski Lift

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.12.2017 | Canada Parents

"That goes beyond the expectation for any kid — it's basically heroic."

Season Of Giving: How Our Family Gave Back This Year

Posted 12.07.2015 | Canada Living

Many families have a yearly tradition of giving back or donating during the holiday season, and we think that’s something worth sharing and spreadin...

We Can Cure Kids' Food Allergies Within The Next Decade

Dr. Amy Kaiser | Posted 11.23.2016 | Canada Parents
Dr. Amy Kaiser

We need a long-term, lasting solution that removes the social barriers that come with allergies, allowing kids to focus on being kids, live life free of fear and feel the comfort of home wherever they are. The good news? Researchers are working tirelessly toward finding a cure, and they're getting closer to realizing this goal.

Critics Slam 'Absurd' 2,000% Price Hike On Children's Seizure Drug

CBC | Posted 11.16.2016 | Canada Business

The price of drug prescribed to infants in Canada with a rare and potentially dangerous form of epilepsy has jumped by 2,000 per cent practically over...

My Son's 115-Day Hospital Stay Didn't Stop His Bar Mitzvah

Marcy White | Posted 06.27.2016 | Canada Parents
Marcy White

My son, Jacob, was admitted to the hospital on January 23, 2015 for a respiratory infection complicated by Pelizaeus-Merzbacher disease (PMD), a degenerative neurological disorder. He would turn 13 years old on May 15 and his bar mitzvah, the ceremony and celebration commemorating his entry into Jewish adulthood, was supposed to be May 18.

Why Pet Therapy Dogs Have The Best Job On Earth

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 04.01.2015 | Canada Impact

It's not all that easy to say a visit to the hospital brings you joy, but for pet therapy dogs, that's exactly what their job is, every single day. ...

Tumour Removed Without Radiation Or Surgery

CP | Sheryl Ubelacker, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.05.2014 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Doctors at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto have removed a benign tumour from a 16-year-old boy's leg bone using a cutting-edge hea...

Probiotics May Help Solve Your Memory Problems

Jason Tetro | Posted 09.20.2013 | Canada Living
Jason Tetro

2012-05-28-GermGuyBanner.jpg We've all been there. A question arises and you know the answer and yet, even though it might be on the tip of your tongue, you just can't seem to grasp it. Unveiling how memories are formed, retained and recollected has been one of research's greatest challenges. Germs however, may have already solved the riddle.

Paradigm Shift In Fighting This Disease

CP | Helen Branswell, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.02.2013 | Canada Business

TORONTO - It's been a long road. But some cystic fibrosis patients in Canada may be on the verge of reaping the benefits of a gene discovery made in T...

SickKids Patients Celebrate Prom Night

CBC | Posted 09.13.2012 | Canada

Courtney Gibson is sitting down, eyes closed, features totally relaxed. Her makeup artist rests one hand on her velvety looking cheek. The other brush...

Ontario Mom Charged With Murder Months After Daughter's Death

CBC | Posted 08.19.2012 | Canada

A Mississauga mother has appeared in court on a second-degree murder charge that was laid nine months after the death of her young daughter. ...