Warning Over Recent Spike in Pediatric Pneumonia
Ontario Pediatricians Sound Warning Over Recent Province Wide Spike in Pediatric Pneumonia. Call for Parental Vigilance in Knowing Early Symptoms.
Over 5,000 elementary school kids suspended in Toronto for out-of-date immunization records
A total of 5,063 public elementary students were suspended in Toronto this school year after getting caught in what one doctor called, a “1970s-style, cumbersome process” over immunization records.
Ontario late to warn parents, kids about marijuana dangers, doctors say
Ontario is slow to launch a public education campaign warning parents about the dangers of marijuana to children, which include the risk associated with second-hand pot smoke, the Pediatricians Alliance of Ontario warned Friday.
Warn parents about the danger of pot to young brains: pediatricians
Dr. Hirotaka Yamashiro and Dr. Sharon Burey, of Pediatricians Alliance of Ontario, spoke at a news conference about the impact of legalized recreational marijuana on young people at Queen`s Park on Friday, Nov. 17 2017.
Dr. Hirotaka Yamashiro Advises Getting the Flu Shot Early
Experts say flu vaccine could help avoid overwhelming health system.
Dr. Yamashiro in the News
Dr. Hirotaka Yamashiro on CBC radio
COVID – 19 vaccine
There are growing question about who exactly should be prioritize.
Dr. Yamashiro on CBC’s The Current
Pediatrics Section Chair, Dr. Hirotaka Yamashiro, speaks to CBC’s The Current about how to talk to kids about the coronavirus.
The End of Ontario’s Child Advocate?
Pediatricians Alliance of Ontario President, Dr. Hirotaka Yamashiro, speaks to The Medical Post about the government’s decision to close the office of the Ontario Child Advocate.
Marijuana Legalization and Children – Fairchild TV Coverage
PAO Chair, Dr. Hirotaka Yamashiro, speaks to Fairchild TV about Ontario’s upcoming legalization of marijuana.
Detecting and treating childhood depression
American doctors are being encouraged to conduct mental health screenings in order to identify childhood depression. As Pam Seatle reports, the Pediatricians Alliance of Ontario is working to strengthen youth mental health care as well.