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Fever in Children: Tips for Parents
Scabies and Head Lice: Itchy Skin Conditions Caused by Parasites  
Scabies and Head Lice: Itchy Skin Conditions Caused by Parasites

Severe itching is a common symptom of scabies and head lice, two highly contagious skin conditions caused by parasites. Overcrowded living conditions and poor personal hygiene can help spread both these skin conditions, which can affect adults...

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Child Discipline: Physical Punishment Can Leave Psychological Marks  
Child Discipline: Physical Punishment Can Leave Psychological Marks

A study published in the journal Pediatrics suggests that children subjected to such punishments risk having mental health problems as adults. According to the Canadian researchers, these can show up as mood and anxiety disorders or substance...

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Childhood Obesity: Tips for Parents  
Childhood Obesity: Tips for Parents

Across the world, the waistlines of children and adolescents are expanding alarmingly, making obesity among the young one of the most serious health challenges of the 21st century. Last year, the World Health Organisation (WHO) estimated that the number of overweight children under the age of five...

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  Secondhand/Thirdhand Smoke and Children
  If you’re a smoker and a parent, smoking doesn’t just harm you, it also harms your children...
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  Paediatric Dentistry
  Paediatric Dentists are dental child specialists who provide a comprehensive range of dental services...
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  Children’s Eye Conditions
  Healthy eyes are critical to a child’s growth and development. However, due to genetic and environmental factors...
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  When to visit Children's Emergency  
  Conditions and Treatments  
  Abdominal Pain (Child)  
  Allergies (Child)  
  Asthma (Child)  
  Bronchiolitis (Child)  
  Childhood Myopia  
  Chronic Lung Disease (Child)  
  Ear Infections (Child)  
  Early Childhood Caries  
  Headache in Children  
  Squint or Strabismus (Child)  
  Urinary Tract Infection (Child)  
  Useful Numbers  
  Singapore General Hospital
Tel: (65) 6222 3322
  KK Women's and Children's Hospital
Tel:(65) 6225 5554
  National Cancer Centre Singapore
Tel: (65) 6436 8000
  National Heart Centre Singapore
Tel: (65) 6436 7800
  Singapore National Eye Centre
Tel: (65) 6227 7255
  National Dental Centre Singapore
Tel: (65) 6324 8910
  National Neuroscience Institute
Tel: (65) 6357 7153
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