Category Archives: Infectious Diseases

Impetigo

Article entered: Tuesday, May 10th, 2016

Impetigo, one of the most common skin infections among kids, usually produces blisters or sores on the face, neck, hands, and diaper area. Continue reading…

H1N1 (Swine Flu)

Article entered: Monday, January 11th, 2016

Swine flu has returned to Trinidad and Tobago and has been in the news recently. Many people are asking what they can do to prevent their families from contracting the disease or if there are any vaccines available Continue reading…

Dengue

Article entered: Tuesday, July 10th, 2012

There has been a new upsurge in the number of dengue cases being seen and we are even seeing some deaths in children related to the disease. Continue reading…

Gastroenteritis

Article entered: Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012

We all know the symptoms – diarrhoea, vomiting, abdominal pain. Gastroenteritis continues to affect children and adults at different times in their lives. Learn about what is it and how we can help our children. Continue reading…

Hand-Foot-Mouth Disease

Article entered: Monday, October 17th, 2011

Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease continues to be a concern for parents and daycare providers. So what is it? and how do we deal with it? Continue reading…

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