Child Health & Safety News 1/08: 11 Signs of Abused Kids

twitter thumbIn this week’s Child Health News: Opioid-related overdoses nearly double in 2017, EMS called daily

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 15 events & stories.

  • Proposed bill would expand use of baby boxes. “Indiana’s Safe Haven Law allows a person to surrender a newborn anonymously to a hospital or site that is a staffed emergency medical services provider.” 2018-01-07
  • Borough creates child safety zones Ordinance bans sex offenders from designated areas 2018-01-06
  • Sugar: How Bad Are Sweets for Your Kids? How much sugar is ok? Cleveland Clinic weighs in…  2018-01-05
  • Pediatricians screen more kids for mental health issues if they receive hands-on support 2018-01-05
  • Research Trials Make Treatments Affordable for Special Needs Kids – Thurs Time Capsule 01/11 2018-01-04

PedSafe Child Health & Safety News Headline of the Week:
Learn 11 signs of abused children  

  • How Can Parents Prevent Behavior Problems in Their Children? 2018-01-03
  • How Can I Make Sure My Toddler Eats Healthy – Part 2: Meal Ideas 2018-01-03
  • Safe pediatric dental anesthesia is the right of every child  Know the level of anesthesia training of the dental professional administering sedation to your child! 2018-02-01
  • Officials warning parents of winter safety seat dangers 2018-02-01
  • Baby University continues to change lives of new parents supplying support and resources to pregnant mothers through their child’s toddler years 2018-02-01
  • FDNY Tips for Keeping Kids From Starting House Fires After the tragic Bronx fire, some suggestions from the FDNY 2018-01-01
  • 3 important steps for keeping your kids safe online in 2018 2018-01-01
  • Glide through these ice skating safety tips  2018-01-01
  •  In an Emergency, Please Wait – EMS Will Be There! 2018-01-01


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