Child Health & Safety News 10/23: Why So Many Women? #MeToo

twitter thumbIn this week’s Child Safety News: Almost 1/2 US school-age kids have experienced at least 1 severely traumatic event bit.ly/2hXbnrn

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.

  • With 4,000 families possibly losing health insurance after Irma, state may ask for help hrld.us/2xWZYxV 2017-10-22
  • All predators were children once — how do we stop the cycle? bit.ly/2l5WAiV 2017-10-22
  • Ebola’s Legacy: Children With Cataracts nyti.ms/2l8IfTd the virus survives in their eyes 2017-10-21
  • A parent’s guide to allergy testing for children bit.ly/2yBsNE3 2017-10-21
  • Child smartwatches ‘vulnerable to hacks’ bbc.in/2xPqmJX 2017-10-20
  • 4 Things That Will Help Your Child Develop Early Reading Skills zpr.io/ntpMk 2017-10-20

PedSafe Child Health & Safety News Headline of the Week:
This Is Why We Need To Stop Saying ‘Not All Men’ And Start Asking ‘Why All Women?’

  • Lawmakers to unveil child safety alarm act to help prevent hot car deaths bit.ly/2yyoh8W 2017-10-19
  • NO! My Child Will Not Participate In Your Ridiculous School Fundraiser bit.ly/2yx8y8w 2017-10-19
  • Helping Your Child in Emotional Pain – It’s Not So Easy – Thurs Time Capsule 11/11 bit.ly/2z0pgME 2017-10-19
  • How Can Parents Discipline Kids Without Raising Their Voice? bit.ly/2ytx1vh 2017-10-18
  • Department of Health ends funding for Oklahoma Child Abuse Prevention contractors bit.ly/2igI1Z2 2017-10-18
  •  Winter is Coming: What You Need to Know About Kids and Colds zpr.io/ngWF4  2017-10-18
  • What Your Teen Could Be Facing Online and What You Need to Know bit.ly/2ypWeqz 2017-10-17
  • The Best Shows That Tweens and Teens Should Watch This Fall and Beyond bit.ly/2yrwR7P  2017-10-17
  • How to Make a Sticker Chart to Motivate Behavior Changes that Really Works With Your Child bit.ly/2xJfFsm 2017-10-17
  • Parents could face fine, jail under city’s anti-bullying law bit.ly/2yrbrb0 parents accountable for kids’ actions… 2017-10-16
  • Shame Nation: Choose To Be Part Of “The Solution” zpr.io/ngSCt 2017-10-16
  • Mom uses infant’s death to warn new parents of simple sleep mistake – her baby suffocated on a blanket bit.ly/2xI8uAM 2017-10-16

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