Child Health & Safety News 8/20: Traces of Herbicide in Cheerios

twitter thumbIn this week’s Child Safety News: Google is Tracking Android and iPhone Users – even with ‘Location History’ Turned Off – here is how to disable this…  bit.ly/2P6jzFF 

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.

  • When healthy children die: Pediatricians are not superhumans bit.ly/2BoCsAP 2018-8-19
  • Report finds ‘worrisome’ levels of lead, arsenic in some baby foods (infant rice cereal & mashed sweet potatoes) if eaten daily bit.ly/2MqO8bC 2018-8-19
  • Parents in prison: The child health crisis no one is talking about http://bit.ly/2BiiK9Q 2018-8-19
  • The Subtle Beauty of Child Development: What is Lost When We Push Too Hard http://bit.ly/2Mk5h6s   2018-8-18
  • At a Glance: 3 Types of Self-Control Issues for Special Needs Kids https://u.org/2vSR8Tx  2018-8-18
  • Back to School: Tips to keep your child healthy this school year https://at.wftv.com/2MW0ft4 2018-8-18

PedSafe Child Health & Safety News Headline of the Week
Report Finds Traces of a Controversial Herbicide in Cheerios and Quaker Oats
Glyphosate declared probably carcinogen by WHO in 2015
https://nyti.ms/2BoDYTC

  • New integrated child health system goes live in Wales bit.ly/2BjUhRv Every child in Wales will have an active care record…and doctors will be able to access info about their health – past and present 2018-8-17
  • Why it’s important for kids to get a comprehensive eye exam as they head back to school?  bit.ly/2vSZBGB 2018-8-17
  • PetSmart Charities Grant Expands Pet Therapy Program at Children’s National bit.ly/2BhsPE4 More than 9,000 kids expected to benefit. 2018-8-17
  • How To Learn in the Age of Information Overload – Today’s Mama bit.ly/2BflMvx 2018-8-16
  • 76 Percent of Parents Concerned For Children’s Online Safety bit.ly/2Mf85C7 2018-8-16
  • Child development: What to expect at each age bit.ly/2P8KgK2 2018-8-15
  • Can Too Much Tech Cause ADHD Symptoms in Your Child? cle.clinic/2MP4h6y 2018-8-15
  • Here’s why safety is more important than style when choosing a child’s backpack, and here’s what to look for… bit.ly/2vKFPwG 2018-8-15
  • Motorcycle Club delivers toys and smiles to children at two local hospitals bit.ly/2MhEKqA 2018-8-13
  • ADHD Isn’t the Only Reason Kids Are Hyper bit.ly/2MFxeSA 2018-8-14
  • 8 Discipline Techniques That Make Behavior Problems Worse bit.ly/2P7C9gr 2018-8-14
  • Study raises concerns about young Muay Thai fighters and brain injuries. Some fighters are starting as young as 4 years old http://bit.ly/2BkE26G  2018-8-13

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