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November 11, 2015 | Vol. 9 No. 3
Looking back on the past few years of Nicholas’s life, his mom Stephanie still can’t quite believe what he was dealing with.
A young boy’s gastro symptoms lead to unexpected diagnosis
Shortly after Christmas last year, Nicholas had a bout of vomiting more serious than anything he’d experienced before. The family’s trip to Emergency resulted in a clinic follow-up by their pediatrician, and then a consultation with Dr. Sherif Emil, head of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery at the Montreal Children’s Hospital. What Dr. Emil told them a few hours later came as a complete shock to the family. +

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Having the flu is no fun, no matter how old you are.
The flu…it's coming!
"Preventive measures such as vaccination and proper respiratory etiquette are two of the most effective ways to help decrease unexpected ER visits and resulting lengthy wait times during the busiest time of the year," says Dr. Harley Eisman, Director of The Montreal Children's Hospital Emergency Department of the MUHC. +
Patients, along with their family members, may get their seasonal flu vaccinations while at the hospital.
Seasonal flu vaccination clinic for patients and families
Patients, along with their family members, may get their seasonal flu vaccinations while at the hospital starting Monday, October 26th until December 4th from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m (closed on weekends). No appointments are required. +
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