Child Health & Safety News 10/8: US Breaking Hot-Car-Death Record

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

twitter thumbIn this week’s Child Safety News: If Florence damaged your car seat, Safe Kids NC will be handing out new car seats to storm victims bit.ly/2OORndj  

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.

  • Demand for campus child care in MN spurs outcry from parents strib.mn/2pDeXvb 2018-10-07
  • “What might a child-friendly airport look like?” bit.ly/2E53QVW  2018-10-07
  • Govt of Canada investing in maternal and child health bit.ly/2pIoBMV Funding will expand reach of the Baby-Friendly Initiative and help improve breastfeeding rates across Canada 2018-10-07
  • Of the four parental ‘feeding styles,’ only one is good for kids’ health, experts say cnn.it/2ykhcrm 2018-10-07

PedSafe Child Health & Safety News Headline of the Week
US on verge of breaking its own record for kids who’ve died in hot cars within a year.
Despite increased public awareness, 48 children have died this year 
https://abc11.tv/2RwAH8N 

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  • Backpacks and laptops are required for most students, but together they contribute to back pain and long-term joint problems. bit.ly/2DWi6A4  2018-10-05
  • Change your child’s diet, decrease their need for an organ transplant bit.ly/2DW1AjS  2018-10-05
  • Join Pediatric Safety in Supporting Vulnerable Children bit.ly/2NZPrPv 2018-10-05
  • Sextortion Among Adolescents – Cyberbullying Research Center bit.ly/2Rt1enf  2018-10-05
  • Senators Call for Federal Investigation of Children’s Apps nyti.ms/2RqOYDK 2018-10-04
  • Sibling Warfare? Stay Neutral!! Thurs Time Capsule 10/12: bit.ly/2RofJsH 2018-10-04
  • Nemours doctors perform first pediatric liver transplant in Jamaica bit.ly/2P9K24M 2018-10-03
  • Uber Numb Pain Medication Recalled for Child Safety Risk http://bit.ly/2E6Lfsx 2018-10-03
  • Fun removes fear: Autistic teens, children meet first responders  bit.ly/2P4R2Qe 2018-10-02
  • Fire safety: 4 simple changes that can save lives http://bit.ly/2QHC9UL  2018-10-01
  • Being your child’s cyber-mentor on.today.com/2y1Elyx 2018-10-01
  • Atypical Representation: Special Needs Is Out of the Closet bit.ly/2zHvhB2 2018-10-01

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