Child Health & Safety News 6/4: New Marshmallow Test New Result

Last updated on June 11th, 2018 at 11:59 am

twitter thumbIn this week’s Child Safety News: A Quarter Of Kids Regret Live Videos They Post On Apps: Here’s How Parents Can Help bit.ly/2ksi2eT

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 30 events & stories.

  • The Positive Role of Heroes in Children’s Lives ow.ly/Y19n30jPiD3 2018-6-03
  • If you’re not ready to delete Facebook, here are 13 simple things you and your kids can do on your social accounts, phones, and devices to keep data safe. comsen.se/2sDqV93 2018-6-03
  • A physician lurked on Facebook mom groups. Here’s what she found. bit.ly/2stEEAh 2018-6-03
  • Grand Challenges Canada will invest over 10 million Canadian dollar to test new ideas to address challenges in women’s and children’s health in developing countries bit.ly/2xBkNnz 2018-6-03
  • Teens, Social Media & Technology Report 2018 pewrsr.ch/2LM84Si YouTube, Instagram and Snapchat are the most popular online platforms among teens. Fully 95% of teens have access to a smartphone, and 45% say they are online ‘almost constantly’ 2018-6-03
  • Study: Parenting, child care services have most potential to help low-income families bit.ly/2J43ReJ 2018-6-02
  • Teenage depression: If a parent doesn’t get treatment for a child, is that abuse? bit.ly/2xEhlIQ 2018-6-02
  • Summer Gross Motor Planning – Printable Summer Activity Calendars | Pink Oatmeal bit.ly/2stxafP 2018-6-02
  • Health ‘time bomb’ of 22,000 UK children who are severely obese at 11 bit.ly/2sofvWO 2018-6-02
  • Music Therapy for Children – helps kids cope with their treatment by entertaining and distracting them bit.ly/2xmcegk 2018-6-01

PedSafe Child Health & Safety News TOP Headline of the Week
Marshmallow test’ may not pick out successful kids, after all bit.ly/2L4WtfN
replicating the test with new technology showed surprising results.

  • Safety expert warns about Mermaid Tail swim toy bit.ly/2xvjzdN…if they have one, only use it for photo ops, and make sure you’re in the water with them 2018-6-01
  • Is My Child the Right age for Social Media? bit.ly/2s0ecy0 2018-6-01
  • Nigeria: Vaccination Still Eludes 75% of Children – Report bit.ly/2ISynZa 2018-6-01
  • 7 Steps to Getting Your Child to Stop Sleeping In Your Bed bit.ly/2IRf1Dt 2018-5-31
  • Ray Ray’s Story: A Call to Action for Parents and Caregivers – Thurs Time Capsule 10/11 –bit.ly/2srWLpl 2018-5-31
  • How Can I Find the Best Pediatric Surgeon for My Child? bit.ly/2IODxFw 2018-5-31
  • Enrich your grandbaby’s first year! Milestones you can share! bit.ly/2IPqJi8 2018-5-30
  • Telemedicine helps improve participation in clinical trials through the use of step-by-step video to achieve informed consent, telemedicine appts, online symptom diaries and e-fund transfers bit.ly/2skJuPw 2018-5-30
  • First Pediatric Liver Transplant Performed in Central Florida bit.ly/2kr5rbR Surgeons and support staff from Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh traveled to Orlando to train the team and assist 2018-5-30

PedSafe Child Health & Safety News #2 Headline of the Week
What’s the Best Place in the World to Be a Kid?   Not the U.S. – it ranks between Belarus & Russia – 36 out of 175 on the Save the Children report bit.ly/2kOt5PD 

  • Study: Bath Oils for Childhood Eczema Provide No Medical Benefit bit.ly/2ISppuM  2018-5-30
  • The Surprising Benefit Of Moving And Grooving With Your Kid n.pr/2GTdtmG 2018-5-29
  • Canon USA helps launch child protection campaign bit.ly/2xgnBqe May 25th was National Missing Children’s Day 2018-5-29
  • How the #MeToo Movement Opens Conversations Between Parents and Kids bit.ly/2kwggt7 Instead of teaching “no means no”…teach “yes means yes”. Someone may not be able to say NO…Unless they can say YES you do NOT have consent 2018-5-29
  • Promoting Oral Health in Childhood: A Quality Improvement Project bit.ly/2s9iB1o 2018-5-28
  • Advice for Parents: Find Nap Mats Without Flame Retardant Chemicals bit.ly/2ILynKk What kind of impact would you think switching mats had? 2018-5-28
  • Would You Buy Your Special Needs Child a Dog Chew Toy? bit.ly/2xiK2uD  2018-5-28
  • Medical student seeks to ensure access to preferred contraceptive methods bit.ly/2GSja4a 2018-5-28

 

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