Child Health & Safety News 12/4: Grim Booster Seat Video Goes Viral

twitter thumbIn this week’s Child Safety News: YouTube has upped the number of video removals after concerns that children are exposed to extreme content ind.pn/2zzQP4a

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.

  • Australian Research Study to examine impact of mother’s diet on children’s long-term health bit.ly/2iKi70v 2017-12-03
  • How one health professional addresses the stigma around childhood obesity bit.ly/2iE2mIb 2017-12-03
  • Whether She’s LGBTQ or an Ally, the Newest Barbie Is Awesome bit.ly/2iz3NHV 2017-12-02
  • How Pressuring Kids to Get Good Grades Can Have a Negative Impact bit.ly/2iBD1yT 2017-12-02
  • The GOP Has Officially Engineered a Children’s Health-Care Crisis nym.ag/2innEtu 2017-12-01
  • The Holidays: From Nuts to Trees What Makes Your Family Sneeze zpr.io/nqN3C 2017-12-01
  • Gift Guide for Raising Kids Who Care bit.ly/2iZa9xd 2017-11-30

PedSafe Child Health & Safety News Headline of the Week:
See the viral video prompting parents to buckle their ‘big kids’ in booster seats on.today.com/2AHxUE3 

  • Why your child should get the HPV vaccine – Dr Valerie Jones bit.ly/2zKzfun 2017-11-30
  • Dealing With a Child Who Is Lying – Thurs Time Capsule bit.ly/2hEU276  2017-11-30
  • zpr.io/nqtzY   2017-11-29
  • Baby denied kidney receives transplant cnn.it/2A7Fl4C An Atlanta baby receives a kidney transplant after the hospital first denied surgery due to his father’s arrest. 2017-11-28
  • For The 1 In 5 North Texas Kids In Poverty, It’s Harder To Get To The Doctor, Succeed In School bit.ly/2jjOtv9  2017-11-28
  • Every Beijing daycare center to get a supervisor to monitor child safety bit.ly/2zGnpRX taking no chances…. 2017-11-21
  • States prepare to shut down children’s health programs if Congress doesn’t act trib.in/2zEMegS 5 states run out in late December, others in January…  2017-11-27
  • Sensory Friendly Screening of Justice League, Tomorrow at AMCzpr.io/nGJqB 2017-11-27
  • Pediatric Safety: Anxiety and Depression in Children: 5 Warning Signs to Watch For zpr.io/nGJHJ 2017-11-27

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