Child Health & Safety News 10/30: CHIP Funding Vote Next Week

Last updated on November 17th, 2017 at 11:35 pm

twitter thumbIn this week’s Child Safety News: Forgetting a Child in a Back Seat Can Kill. Cars May Soon Warn You nyti.ms/2iBm8Uz

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.

  • How air quality affects your children’s health on.today.com/2hiB46v 2017-10-29
  • Kidney transplant in kids — 5 things to know bit.ly/2hi5YvG 2017-10-29
  • “Survey finds wide regional variation in availability of services, with waiting times as long as 16 months reported” bit.ly/2yZTaUj 2017-10-28
  • The Truth About Trying to Make Kids Happy (and what we can do instead) bit.ly/2hgWukq 2017-10-28
  • My Little Pony: The Movie is  Sensory Friendly tomorrow at AMC bit.ly/2yPRARw 2017-10-27

PedSafe Child Health & Safety News Headline of the Week:
House to vote on funding for Children’s Health Insurance Program next week bit.ly/2hhjnnI

  • Hawaii – Longer Sports Seasons leading to Pediatric overuse injuries bit.ly/2gNw24K 2017-10-27
  • The 2nd Issue of Pediatric Safety’s new project – Kids Who Care http://ow.ly/CDGU30geS8N  2017-10-27
  • Healthy Alternatives to Halloween Candy – Thurs Time Capsule bit.ly/2xA75vR 2017-10-26
  • Protecting teen drivers from the greatest threat to their safety https://atxne.ws/2z2fhHX 2017-10-26
  • Dells fire, police departments receive help to ‘REACH-A-Child’ bit.ly/2yQXGEN wonderful outreach! 2017-10-25
  • Video: How to Care for Your Child When They Have a Fever zpr.io/nt5Gq 2017-10-25
  • 4 Rules For Rear-Facing Car Seats To Maximize Your Baby’s Safety http://bit.ly/2iOYx2B 2017-10-24
  • Lead Poisoning Prevention Week focuses on kids’ health http://bit.ly/2yhyl7O  2017-10-24
  • The Pros and Cons of Letting Kids Go Barefoot bit.ly/2yBcFCJ 2017-10-23
  • Learning To Care For My Newborn Was A Humbling Experience – by Dr Mom n.pr/2yBI1cw  2017-10-23
  • Sensory Friendly Screening of Geostorm Tomorrow Night at AMC zpr.io/ntKhs 2017-10-23
  • Should You Worry If Your Child Grinds Their Teeth? zpr.io/ntKhj 2017-10-23

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