Child Health & Safety News 10/1: 74% of Child Restraints Misused

Last updated on October 14th, 2018 at 08:23 pm

twitter thumbIn this week’s Child Health News: Viral Video of Baby Breathing Shows Important Warning Sign Ahead of Flu Season bit.ly/2NEOdsz 

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.

  • Video: Boy Who Was Tongue-Tied Speaks for First Time nyti.ms/2R7H0zk Little boy who suffered a brain aneurysm when he was a baby, was mostly nonverbal until his dentist noticed that he had an issue with his tongue and corrected it with a quick operation 2018-9-30
  • Top 3 Reasons Social Media is Good for Teens – bit.ly/2R9s5Vn 2018-9-30
  • Prevent Behavior Problems By Teaching Your Child About Feelings bit.ly/2R32Hk9 2018-9-29
  • I Was a Teenage Cutter — & This Is What Parents Need to Know: Confessions of a Former Cutter bit.ly/2NTAuOT 2018-9-29
  • The Best Ways to Get a Preschooler to Behave bit.ly/2N72c5v Behavioral problems and effective solutions for your 3, 4, and 5-year-olds 2018-9-29

PedSafe Child Health & Safety News Headline of the Week
New study released for Child Passenger Safety Awareness Week
74% of child restraint devices are misused!  bit.ly/2zpZN23

  • In Britain, Even Children Are Feeling the Effects of Austerity nyti.ms/2Oj2U45 2018-9-28
  • E.P.A. Places the Head of Its Office of Children’s Health, Dr. Ruth Etzel, a pediatrician and epidemiologist who has been a leader in children’s environmental health for 30 years, on Leave – no reason was given nyti.ms/2DAnkBx 2018-9-28
  • On Oct. 1, San Antonio becomes the first Texas city to raise tobacco buying age m.chron.com/business/local… 2018-9-28
  • 59% of US Teens Have Experienced Some Form of Cyberbullying | Pew Research Center pewrsr.ch/2Il1YXu 2018-9-28
  • In the latest issue of our Kids Who Care Newsletter, we’re sharing a story about a whole community who came together to give one last Christmas to a little boy who only has a couple of months to live.  getrevue.co/profile/pediat… 2018-9-28
  • Is Your Stress Harming Your Kids? Thurs Time Capsule 09/12 – bit.ly/2xVEJOP 2018-9-27
  • Talking to Teens about Suicide | Education Devpt Center bit.ly/2R1zDJS 2018-9-26
  • Bullied youth and teens who can get physical injuries, experience social and emotional distress, inflict self-harm and can even die (CDC). It increases risk of depression, anxiety, sleep difficulties, lower academic achievement and dropping out of school. usat.ly/2QVhjBV 2018-9-26
  • 8 Ridiculous Excuses For Not Getting A Flu Shot bit.ly/2QUXZF1 2018-9-25
  • Did you know that executive functions precede both learning and academic achievement? We must improve students cognition and motor timing + rhythm for them to learn better bit.ly/KineticClass 2018-9-24
  • Parents face tougher rules to get immigrant children back bit.ly/2zq1Bbr 2018-9-24
  • This is Child Passenger Safety Week – Go get your car seat checked at one of Safe Kids’ Car Seat Checkup Events bit.ly/2NBW3U0 2018-9-24
  • Best Dental Hygiene For Your Child, From Baby to Teenager bit.ly/2zon6cI 2018-9-24
  • West Coast Hospitals Get $6M FDA Grant for Pediatric mHealth and telehealth Support bit.ly/2zpiTFv 2018-9-24

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