Category Archives: Health

Why we emphasize yearly health check ups

Article entered: Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

Many Paediatricians find that in their day to day practice of dealing with children and their families, health problems make up only a small part of what parents want to know. Continue reading…


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…

High BMIs in children

Article entered: Sunday, July 1st, 2012

In the US and in here in Trinidad and Tobago, there is an epidemic of obesity in children. This is measured using the Body Mass Index (BMI) – the body weight relative to height squared. Continue reading…

Overweight and Obesity

Article entered: Saturday, June 23rd, 2012

What is it? Overweight and obesity are defined as abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that may impair health.

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Chick Pea/Channa Burger Recipe

Article entered: Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

A delicious, healthy burger option with much less calories than a traditional burger. Try adding different vegetables or seasonings to make your own version and let us know how it turned out! Continue reading…

Frontier Kids Care Shopping List

Article entered: Wednesday, June 13th, 2012

Frontier Kids Care has put together a comprehensive shopping list of our favorite items to help you with your drive to living a healthier lifestyle. Continue reading…

Allergic Rashes in children

Article entered: Thursday, May 31st, 2012

Papular urticaria is a number of very itchy red lumps (papules) that develop in response to an insect bite. Continue reading…


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…

Frontier Kids Care Apple Chow

Article entered: Friday, May 18th, 2012

We’ve heard of mango chow, pineapple chow and even portugal chow. Now it’s time to try our delicious apple chow. Read on for the recipe!

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Allergies and asthma

Article entered: Friday, May 18th, 2012

Asthma continues to affect a large number of our children and is one of the leading causes of missing school Continue reading…