Child Health & Safety News 10/22: Polio-like Illness Paralyzing Kids

Last updated on November 2nd, 2018 at 11:10 pm

twitter thumbIn this week’s Child Health News: Therapy Dogs May Help Kids With ADHD, Study Suggests u.org/2PjCMTo

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.

  • Safe Kids – Halloween Safety bit.ly/2q0UGQo 2018-10-21
  • Avoid Making Discipline Mistakes That Make Behavior Problems Worse bit.ly/2NUa8HL 2018-10-21
  • In Syria, A School Helps Children Traumatized By War – Budget cuts mean funds will dry up in January n.pr/2S7Cstb  2018-10-21
  • The Problem With the ‘Gifted’ Child Diagnosis bit.ly/2z19ym7 2018-10-21
  • Water wars: The ‘cult-like’ efforts to get fluoride out of America’s drinking supply nbcnews.to/2J7Qmrv 2018-10-19

PedSafe Child Health & Safety News Headline of the Week
‘Polio-like’ illness paralyzing children remains ‘mystery’ to health officials as CDC
confirms cases in 22 states fxn.ws/2R0hbAi

  • Number of Children Missing Critical Vaccines Continues to Rise bit.ly/2QYU3Co First case of flu-related pediatric death in unvaccinated child comes as CDC issues reports on overall vaccination coverage 2018-10-19
  • How Can a Cookie Teach My Child to be Calm? bit.ly/2CU1KH1  2018-10-19
  • Electric cars let kids drive themselves from the ward to the operating theater to make surgery less scary cnn.it/2J6XB2w 2018-10-18
  • Should Kids “Motor Mouth”? (do they need an electric toothbrush?) Thurs Time Capsule 10/12 bit.ly/2J409yv 2018-10-18
  • Webinar: Are You Concerned About Your Child’s Irritability? bit.ly/2Oyk9PZ November 7th – hosted by the NIH 2018-10-18
  • 6 Simple Ways to Ease Children’s Fears at the Doctor bit.ly/2Aeas00 2018-10-17
  • Caring for child refugees: 4 things you need to know bit.ly/2J0JEmV 2018-10-17
  • Sidelined children’s health official says EPA inaction means “kids are disposable” cbsn.ws/2ChvAnD  2018-10-16
  • England falling behind peers on child health – bit.ly/2RNiHqK 2018-10-15
  • A Family Home Fire Drill is For ALL Ages bit.ly/2OrifQY 2018-10-15
  • What to Do if Your Child Is Scared of Halloween bit.ly/2CMGyCK 2018-10-15
  • Collaborative aims to accelerate immunotherapy development for pediatric cancers bit.ly/2RKSmcW 2018-10-15
  • When Should I Get My Child a Dog…and What Should We Get??  With updated recommendations from our Kids & Canines Expert… bit.ly/2EmaMy9 2018-10-15

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