Child Health & Safety News 7/03: App Enables Sick-Kid House Calls

twitter thumbIn this week’s Child Health News: Drinking diet soda no safer than regular soda during pregnancy bit.ly/2tzSJ1h

Welcome to Pediatric Safety’s weekly “Child Health & Safety News Roundup”- a recap of the past week’s child health and safety news headlines from around the world. Each day we use social media to communicate relevant and timely health and safety information to the parents, medical professionals and caregivers who follow us. Occasionally we overlook something, but overall we think we’re doing a pretty good job of keeping you informed.  Still, quite a bit happens every day – so to make sure you don’t miss anything, we offer you a recap of this week’s top 20 events & stories.

  • Digital devices: Nearly 90 per cent of Aussie children have virtually unlimited access bit.ly/2tugirK 2017-07-02
  • Your child’s sleep affects their brain bit.ly/2sCd1SU – how much do they need & how to help them get more 2017-07-02
  • Major DNA study – joint venture between NZ and Australia- could help tackle child obesity bit.ly/2ueT9Hh 2017-07-02
  • Parents of Sick Kids Are a Powerful Weapon Against the Senate Health Bill ti.me/2txRJdJ they are lobbying to make it personal   2017-07-02
  • Why Dirt Is Good For Your Child’s Health And Other Answers Form New Book By UC San Diego Scientist bit.ly/2suSsHE 2017-07-01
  • How to Teach Kids About Disabilities bit.ly/2ty3RvF  2017-07-01
  • FDA, health groups call for better strategies to test heart drugs in kids bit.ly/2t6NvXM  2017-06-30
  • If You See a Child or Pet In a Hot Car, Here’s What You Can Do on.wltx.com/2s7gV6K 2017-06-30

PedSafe Child Health & Safety News Headline of the Week:
App allows sick children to see a doctor without leaving home bit.ly/2tGeGf5

  • 3 Ways Music Improves Kids’ Learning, Relationships & Confidence zpr.io/Pd6P8 2017-06-30
  • Roanoke Fire EMS deliver birthday cupcakes to child after putting out house fire bit.ly/2tmmdPQ EMS goes beyond! 2017-06-29
  • Top 10 Fireworks Safety Tips – Straight from the Experts – Thurs Time Capsule 06/11 bit.ly/2s6NAgx 2017-06-29
  • Why Extra Protein for Your Child Is Unnecessary – and Possibly Dangerous – especially supplements cle.clinic/2tlSF51 2017-06-28
  • Dads’ Increasing Role in Childcare Can Help Lower Kids’ Obesity Risk wb.md/2tlFwc9 2017-06-28
  • How to Overcome Sleeping Challenges with Your Young Child zpr.io/PJL39 2017-06-28
  • Hot cars place children, elderly at risk bit.ly/2tgB0vq a child’s body can heat up 3-5x faster. Please look before you lock! 2017-06-27
  • Kids can make a gratitude list to shift from anger to peace  2017-06-27
  • Kids fighting cancer treated to party before heading to camp bit.ly/2rVAL4R 2017-06-27
  • First-of-its-kind clinic is devoted to caring for moms-to-be with physical disabilities. 2017-06-26
  • Building Resilient Military Kids – Ask Doctor G bit.ly/2tHZqea 2017-06-26
  • Boredom vs. Structure: Is One “Better” for a Special Needs Child? zpr.io/PJyHm 2017-06-26
  • Transformers: The Last Knight is Sensory Friendly Tuesday at AMC zpr.io/PJynG 2017-06-26

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