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Pneumococcal Vaccination: a Jab in Time  
Pneumococcal Vaccination: a Jab in Time

When someone sneezes or coughs, a parent is wary of the child catching the flu and instinctively moves the child away. One such illness that can be contracted through direct contact or droplets from a sneeze or cough is the pneumococcal disease (pronounced “NEW – MO – KOK – CAL”)...

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Music Therapy Helps Patients Heal and Learn New Skills  
Music Therapy Helps Patients Heal and Learn New Skills

As the piano tinkled out a sprightly tune, eight-year-old twins Niyu Yumin and Yukai – each holding a pair of castanets – listened intently and took turns to chime in with their percussion instruments during breaks in the melody. “I like to sing Ode to Joy!” said Yumin...

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Snoring in Children  
Snoring in Children

Snoring may be a symptom of a spectrum of problems, including sleep disorders such as obstructive sleep apnoea – a potentially serious disorder associated with snoring, in which breathing is interrupted during sleep. Studies have shown that approximately 24% of the local population are loud habitual snorers...

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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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