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Meningitis Symptoms and Treatment  
Meningitis Symptoms and Treatment

In meningitis, the membranes or meninges surrounding the brain and spinal cord get inflamed and swell up, usually because of an infection. This infection can be bacterial, viral or fungal in nature. Viral meningitis is the most common, particularly in children below the age of five...

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Baby Development Milestones: 7-12 Months  
Baby Development Milestones: 7-12 Months

Your baby is now 6 months old, an active bundle of joy with full head control. Your baby will probably be able to express likes and dislikes for certain foods and may even be able to make certain syllables. In the next 6 months, you can expect your baby...

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Childhood Myopia: Eye Drops Could Help  
Childhood Myopia: Eye Drops Could Help

Up to 65 per cent of Primary 6 children here are shortsighted, compared to 12 per cent of the cohort in Australia and 30 per cent in Britain. Among teenagers here, the prevalence is 70 per cent; and among national servicemen, it is 80 per cent. Launched by the Health Promotion Board...

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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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