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Weaning From Breast To Cup

Weaning from breast to cup depends on your baby’s need to suck and his ability to drink from a cup. A baby is usually willing to wean between 9 and 18 months. If your baby is less than 9months old, you should wean him to a bottle first. When your baby is 6 months old, you can start giving a cup, but wait to completely wean your baby until he is about 9 months old.

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West Nile Virus

West Nile virus (WNV) is a virus carried by mosquitoes.

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When Your Child Is A Bully

Children who bully act aggressively toward others. The aggressive acts can be physical, sexual, or verbal. Those targeted are called victims.

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Whooping Cough (Pertussis)

Pertussis is a respiratory infection caused by bacteria called Bordetella pertussis. It is also called whooping cough because of the characteristic sound of the cough it causes.

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Working After Retirement

Retirement is seen as a time when you can stop working and spend the rest of your life slowing down and enjoying leisure activities. However, you may want or need to work after retirement. Many Canadians who are not yet retired say that they plan to do some kind of work for pay after retirement.

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Wound Closure And Wound Care

Wounds heal more quickly when the wound is cleaned and the wound edges are held together (closed).

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X-Rays During Pregnancy

An X-ray is the use of energy called radiation to make pictures of the insides of your body. As the X-rays pass through your body, different tissues absorb different amounts of radiation and show up in different shades of black and white on film or a computer screen.

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Yeast Infection (Candidiasis)

A yeast infection is a condition caused by the overgrowth of the fungus Candida albicans. It is also called candidiasis. The yeast may infect the vagina, mouth, or other moist areas on the skin.

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You And Your Pharmacist

Pharmacists are a part of your healthcare team. They provide a key role in patient care. Pharmacists are medication experts. Use your pharmacist to make sure you are taking your medicines correctly and that they are safe for you. A good relationship between you and your pharmacist could save your life. Pharmacists are an excellent…

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