Posts by: Dina M. Kulik, MD, FRCPC, PEM

To teach compassion to your kids is no small thing, but here's some ways to model good behaviour from Dr. Dina that will make it a little easier.

How to Teach Compassion to Your Kids

To teach compassion to your kids is no small thing, but here’s some ways to model good behaviour from Dr. Dina that will make it a...

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My Biggest Challenge as a Mother

My biggest challenge as a mother, the “no, no, ok fine” phenomenon   We all have our challenges as parents. For me, a mom of...

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Jaundice In Babies – Causes & Treatment

Jaundice In Babies – Why Is My Baby Yellow?   Jaundice is a yellow pigment of the skin and the whites of the eyes. It is caused...

Fever in Kids and Babies – When It’s Serious!

Fever in Kids – Really That Scary?   Throughout the year,the most common thing we see in the emergency department is fever in...

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What Is Whooping Cough (Pertussis)? What Is The Whooping Cough Sound?

What Is Whooping Cough (Pertussis)? What Is The Whooping Cough Sound?   It’s that time of year again. Kids and adults everywhere are...

Sick kids? Here's how to check children's temperature correctly when they're running a fever. | Cold & Flu | Sick Kids | Pediatrics | DrDina.ca

How to Check Children’s Temperature Correctly

Sick kids? Here’s how to check children’s temperature correctly when they’re running a fever. It’s cough and cold...

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Tips For Optimal (And Safe) Baby Sleep

Best Tips For Safe Baby Sleep “Compensation for this post was provided by hydraSense®. Opinions expressed here are my own.” I spend a...

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How To Prevent Viral Infection Symptoms This Fall and Winter

 Viral Infection Symptoms – Fall & Winter with tips on prevention   It’s what’s on every parent’s mind right...

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Child and Infant Ear Infections

  Child and Infant Ear Infections and Tube Surgery   When your baby or infant has an ear infection, your lives may be miserable....

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Flu Shot or Nasal Spray – Which to Choose?

Flu Shot or Nasal Spray – Which to Choose? We can’t deny that viral season is upon us. My office and emergency room is filled...

Scared of the Flu? You Should Be!

Scared of the Flu? You Should Be!

We Really Should Be Scared Of The Flu   Here’s Why .. Last year in my medical practice, I was in the unfortunate position of...

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Febrile Seizures in Children – Not As Scary As You Think

Febrile seizures in children – not as scary as you think   I frequently see patients that have just had their first (or subsequent)...

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Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Roasted pumpkin seeds, without the salt, are a great healthy fall snack and great for putting in fall porridge and homemade granola bars....

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‘13’ Halloween Safety Tips – The Quick and Dirty

  ‘13’ Halloween Safety Tips – The Quick and Dirty Have a fabulous Halloween knowing you are being safe!   Here are my...

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6 Ways To Get Your Kids Excited for Back To School

6 Ways To Get Your Kids Excited for Back To School   I can’t believe my oldest son, Dylan, is starting Junior Kindergarten this...

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Backpacks for Back To School – How To Pick The Best One

Back To School and the Best Backpacks   With back to school right around the corner, many parents are buying new backpacks for their...

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Garden Safety for Toddlers

Garden Safety for Toddlers   My family and I spent a fair amount of time in our backyard this weekend, gardening and playing on the...

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Splinter Removal Made Easy

Splinter Removal 101   Running around barefoot on a deck sounds super fun right? Well, yes, until your two year old starts screaming...

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Inner Ear Problems? From Ear Wax?

How Can I Get Rid Of Stubborn Ear Wax?   In my experience, there are two types of parents in the world: those that could care less...

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How To Discipline A Toddler – Do Timeouts Work?

How To Discipline A Toddler – Do Timeouts Work?   Having to discipline children is something that every parent has to deal with....