Child Health & Safety News 12/3: Birth Control “Gel” for Men?

twitter thumbIn this week’s Child Health News: Number of Uninsured Children Rose for the First Time This Decade bit.ly/2E5KsqZ 

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 15 events & stories.

  • What Should You Teach Your Child About Personal Hygiene? bit.ly/2FRdcp9  2018-12-02
  • Experts warn of new online safety risks for kids bit.ly/2U43y5z 2018-12-02
  • Lawmakers press for fingerprinting of staff running detention facility for migrant children bit.ly/2QacXug The contractor running Tornillo has not put its staff through FBI background checks, and is allowed to have one mental health clinician for every 100 kids 2018-12-01
  • “Kids Who Care – Issue #15 – When Kids Recognize a Friend in Need…” getrevue.co/profile/pediat… (via @revue) – Just in time to start the weekend smiling… 2018-12-01
  • How to Help Your Baby or Toddler Clear a Stuffy Nose cle.clinic/2E6Uxnp 2018-11-30

PedSafe Child Health & Safety News Headline of the Week
Birth control for men: researchers test a male contraceptive gel https://nbcnews.to/2FXMEmj

  • The ‘smart’ baby technology raising today’s children https://bbc.in/2G00jt7 2018-11-29
  • Fortnite Has Invaded the Modern American Classroom Like No Other Game – IGN bit.ly/2E0EgRf   2018-11-29
  • Is there an ROI on wishes granted through Make-A-Wish? This study says yes  http://bit.ly/2BQvxih  2018-11-28
  • New Government Report Suggests 1 In 40 Kids May Have Autism bit.ly/2r81096 While difficult to pinpoint the best data reporting method- it’s estimated that the correct number is between 1 in 40 and 1 in 59. 2018-11-27
  • November is Child Safety and Prevention Month. One way to keep your child safe is to have an evacuation plan in case of a natural disaster. Learn more:  2018-11-27
  • Largest pediatric study shows obesity increases asthma risk in children bit.ly/2TPXCNg 2018-11-26
  • Dog Acting Strange? Change Affects Every Member of the Family bit.ly/2BvVTWu 2018-11-26
  • Thousands of booster, car seats recalled from different manufacturers including Graco, Britax, Harmony, Diono… http://bit.ly/2Qaq3re 2018-11-26

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