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Exercise: Recommendations by Children’s Age Group  
Exercise: Recommendations by Children’s Age Group

In general, children should engage in at least 60-90 minutes of moderate to vigorous intensity physical activity per day. Moderate intensity is when the heart is beating harder and breathing is faster than normal. The activities can be accumulated...

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HFMD: Hand Foot Mouth Disease in Singapore  
HFMD: Hand Foot Mouth Disease in Singapore

A blister-like rash on the hands and feet as well as ulcers in the mouth are the main symptoms of HFMD (hand foot mouth disease), and give this infectious disease its name. HFMD is a viral disease that is endemic in Singapore...

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Treatment for Allergic Rhinitis in Children  
Treatment for Allergic Rhinitis in Children

Treatment for allergic rhinitis is long-drawn as symptoms can recur when the allergen is present. Treatment involves identifying and avoiding allergens such as the house dust mite, and managing the symptoms with medication. Children with mild allergic rhinitis can be treated with oral...

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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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