Currently browsing health and safety posts

Child Health & Safety News 7/16: US Opposes Breastfeeding

twitter thumbIn this week’s Child Health News: The Safest and Most Dangerous States for Kids Online bit.ly/2mkMZ5M

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.

  • Child Health Protection Act just the the start of healthier food environments for kids bit.ly/2mlVBZW 2018-7-15
  • US Says Breast Isn’t Best, Angers Moms & Docs Alike bit.ly/2KTJ8eF 2018-7-15
  • Developmentally Appropriate Toys and Things to Avoid – Toddler Health bit.ly/2mlff89  2018-7-14
  • The billion-dollar industry of detaining immigrant kids cbsn.ws/2mjaWKU from $74.5M in 2007 to $958M in 2017 and rising 2018-7-14
  • The 10 golden rules of air travel for families bit.ly/2N8k0xp 2018-7-13
  • The World of Child Immigration and What We Can Do to Help bit.ly/2zpBqDB 2018-7-13

PedSafe Child Health & Safety News Headline of the Week
U.S. Attempts to Block Resolution Endorsing Breast-Feeding – Stuns World Health Officials
nyti.ms/2J0WJuV

  • Does Your Student Need A Campus Health Insurance Plan? on.wfmy.com/2zsFjba 2018-7-13
  • Speech Milestones for Toddlers bit.ly/2JfSlZf 2018-7-12
  • Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta opens first out-patient, non-emergency medical center bit.ly/2KRvUyQ  2018-7-12
  • Man gives out gun locks to residents after child’s accidental shooting bit.ly/2KVLrgB 2018-7-12
  • Einstein Your Thinking and Keep Your Child Safe Around Water Thurs Time Capsule – 07/11 bit.ly/2tWtWSK 2018-7-11
  • Primary Children’s Hospital to give out free Baby Safety Snaps – a visual reminder that baby is in car seat bit.ly/2N5EarE 2018-7-11
  • Tips For Choosing The Best Preschool TV Shows From A Children’s Show Creator bit.ly/2N4ApTH 2018-7-11
  • How to Plan Activities That Keep Babies & Toddlers On The Move bit.ly/2N1g1mc 2018-7-11
  • How to Prepare for Your Child’s First Sleepover bit.ly/2zqWycC 2018-7-11
  • Constable Care Child Safety Foundation launches world-first road safety app for kids featuring real-life situations for W. Australia students bit.ly/2zptsKJ 2018-7-10
  • Smart technology to remind parents a child is in the back seat – 4 different options tested and compared bit.ly/2m6LyYH 2018-7-09
  • Summer and Beyond: How to Get Your Special Needs Child To Read bit.ly/2u3ATSV 2018-7-09
  • Ant-Man and The Wasp are Sensory Friendly Tomorrow Night at AMC bit.ly/2ucVUJX 2018-7-09

Child Health & Safety News 7/9: Pediatric Cancer Highest in NE USA

twitter thumbIn this week’s Child Health News: Facebook warns 800,000 users that it accidentally unblocked people they had already blocked yhoo.it/2z0PjYR

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.

  • Judge insists timeline be met to reunite children at border wapo.st/2ufJ7GB 2018-7-08
  • 10 Reasons Why Kids Are Bullied bit.ly/2ufQzBE 2018-7-08
  • Mothers who follow five healthy habits may reduce risk of obesity in children bit.ly/2KCYcgy 2018-7-07
  • The cost of child care in the US is making parenthood unaffordable bit.ly/2zikEX9 2018-7-07
  • How to Recognize Anxiety and Help Your Anxious Child bit.ly/2lQl25B 2018-7-06

PedSafe Child Health & Safety News Top Headline of the Week
Pediatric cancer most prevalent in the Northeast US, younger children bit.ly/2IIIYk9

  • How old is old enough for a child to stay home alone? Although it differs from child to child and state to state, here are some criteria… http://bit.ly/2N23aQD  2018-7-06
  • A pediatrician’s healing spirit: treating depressed, anxious, and suicidal teens bit.ly/2zeQp3l 2018-7-06
  • Sick child couldn’t walk after US took him from his mother. The case raises concerns about the medical care available to children held in custody of the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Refugee Resettlement. thebea.st/2KOZDrK 2018-7-05
  • The biggest health challenges facing children in Wales, by one of the country’s leading doctors bit.ly/2MR29uW  2018-7-05
  • My New Buddy Brian – Questions for Every Parent – Thurs Time Capsule – 07/10 bit.ly/2tJx4SA-7-05
  • Honduras’ first lady urges migrants to stay home …for the safety of their children cnn.it/2z72Tdf 2018-7-04
  • 1 simple thing parents can do at pool parties to help keep kids safe abcn.ws/2tTQEvl Designate a water watcher! 2018-7-04
  • Child Care in Hawaii : Unaffordable and Unavailable bit.ly/2zb4kr4 2018-7-04
  • House Democrats seek answers on child care, educational services for detained immigrant children bit.ly/2KuiWHe 2018-7-03
  • Sponsors of Migrant Children Face Steep Transport Fees and Red Tape nyti.ms/2KDiYf5 2018-7-03
  • Court of Appeals Holds Flu Vaccine Mandate in NYC Child Care Programs Lawful bit.ly/2KBgHhf 2018-7-02
  • FAQ You Need to Know About Dental Sealants For Your Child bit.ly/2lKAPml 2018-7-02
  • How Fast Food Affects Children’s Health bit.ly/2KrfVY4 2018-7-02

 

Child Health & Safety News 7/2: Should Kids Be Polite to Alexa?

twitter thumbIn this week’s Child Health News: If Your Kid Ingests A Button Battery, Call 911. Then Do This!  bit.ly/2MVRtvA 

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 25 events & stories.

  • Pinned down: A story of restraining an autistic child and the marks it leaves behind bit.ly/2IIP2ZZ 2018-7-01
  • What steps can you take to protect your child from a would-be abductor cin.ci/2lHPnDo 2018-7-01
  • Nearly Half of Canada’s Very Young Children Live in Child Care ‘Deserts’ glblctzn.me/2tKZWd6 2018-7-01
  • How to Exercise With Your Kids bit.ly/2IG3fHa Here are some ideas to get you started 2018-6-30
  • Fireworks Safety bit.ly/2KzVQy4 2018-6-30
  • The Difference Between ADHD and Autism u.org/2IBz1oO by Understood.org 2018-6-30

PedSafe Child Health & Safety News Top Headline of the Week
The case against teaching kids to be polite to Alexa  bit.ly/2MBgFGZ

  • Toy car therapy helps pediatric patients recover fcnews.tv/2tOjRHp 2018-6-29
  • Please realize the importance of your Digital Footprint! bit.ly/2IC4A1F  2018-6-29
  • Getting Your Child to Talk to you About What They see Online bit.ly/2llAhDm 2018-6-29
  • An EMT Shared an Important Car Seat Hack to Keep Kids Safe in an Emergency bit.ly/2lBFLdf 2018-6-29
  • Check out our latest issue of our Kids Who Care newsletter – Issue #10: A Future of Compassion getrevue.co/profile/pediat… 2018-6-29
  • 6 Mothers Explain How They’re Raising Feminist Sons bit.ly/2lGbw4W 2018-6-28
  • Tickling Your Toddler Might Actually Be Harmful bit.ly/2Kd0vXs  2018-6-28
  • The Importance of Teaching Kids to Use 911 – Thurs Time Capsule – 07/10 bit.ly/2KbTl5T 2018-6-28
  • Latest in health news: Pediatric antibiotic usage decreases, autism diagnoses increase bit.ly/2lz8uPZ 2018-6-27
  • My Twins are Behind in Talking…How Can I Help? bit.ly/2Mma6rq  2018-6-27

PedSafe Child Health & Safety News #2 Headline of the Week
Child homelessness in England is at its highest since the global financial crisis   bit.ly/2Ko7Y5Y

  • Kids Are Overdosing on Med Meant to Fight Opioid Addiction bit.ly/2lxEiEL 2018-6-27
  • What to cover during prenatal visit: AAP clinical report offers guidance bit.ly/2lz8nUz  2018-6-26
  • Profit and Complacency: We Make Our Children Vulnerable Online | Turtler bit.ly/2tB08ek 2018-6-26
  • Mind the gap: Navigating the transition from pediatric to adult health care bit.ly/2yDtqyp 2018-6-25
  • Telegram Messenger App Guide for Parents – 8 min video by Josh Ochs bit.ly/2MRCBhY 2018-6-25
  • More than two-thirds of towns and cities in the United Kingdom have unsafe levels of air pollution, resulting in more than 4.5 million children growing up in unsafe conditions, according to new research from UNICEF bit.ly/2Ki2CID 2018-6-25
  • Tomorrow at AMC Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is Sensory Friendly bit.ly/2MvFfKd  2018-6-25
  • Kids and Medication: What Parents Should Know to Avoid Errors bit.ly/2KizRIR 2018-6-25

 

Child Health & Safety News 6/25: 2YO Climbs Locked Pool Ladder

twitter thumbIn this week’s Child Health News: WHO says ‘gaming disorder’ is a mental health condition cnn.it/2JSj7b0 

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 25 events & stories.

  • Crusader for health of Flint kids keeps up fight to heal lead-poisoned city on.freep.com/2KesuSy 2018-6-24
  • More than 30 children become sick at Cloverleaf 4H summer camp in Lake Placid, FL – none were serious and cause is still unknown. bit.ly/2ltwIuZ 2018-6-24
  • 15 Summer Acts of Kindness for Kids: Ideas for Developing Emotional Intelligence {plus a FREE printable} bit.ly/2KdLvEC 2018-6-24
  • Massachusetts Department of Education, USDA Partner in Local Summer Food Service Program bit.ly/2yw0N6x This summer, they will collaborate with UMass Dining’s BabyBerk food truck to serve healthy meals to children and teens at no charge.  2018-6-24
  • What Causes Iron Deficiency in Your Child – and How to Spot It cle.clinic/2M9YFDa 2018-6-23

PedSafe Child Health & Safety News Top Headline of the Week
If you think you’ve child-proofed your swimming pool, you need to watch this.
Video shows 2 year old child climbing locked ladder leading to pool bit.ly/2lolA2v

  • Teenager’s lack of sleep proven to visibly impact their health bit.ly/2toz8hT 2018-6-23
  • 54,000 Volkswagen Atlas SUVs recalled for child safety seat installation problems bit.ly/2loDrGc 2018-6-22
  • Four-legged friend named Huggie helps young patients cope at UC Davis Cancer Center bit.ly/2M9xI2B 2018-6-22
  • A Day in the Life of an Anxious Stepmother bit.ly/2lhQ7yH 2018-6-22
  • Tomorrow morning, AMC Has a Sensory Friendly Screening of Incredibles 2 bit.ly/2JJeXpU
  • These photos of the McAllen, TX detention center for unaccompanied immigrant children were an attempt to quiet criticism. They’re doing the opposite bit.ly/2tcGh5F 2018-6-21
  • 10 Healthy Snacks You Can Teach Your Preschooler to Make bit.ly/2K0CzlP 2018-6-21
  • AAP agrees with ending the forced separation of children and parents at the U.S. southern border, but detention facilities are an environment AAP has said is no place for a child. 2018-6-21
  • How have UK Hospitals changed for pediatric patients over the past 70 years? A retrospective… bbc.in/2tgSZ3x 2018-6-21
  • Bad Eating Habits Can Be Broken Thurs Time Capsule 06/10 bit.ly/2JvmS5X  2018-6-21

PedSafe Child Health & Safety News #2 Headline of the Week
UChicago launches test-optional admissions process with expanded financial aid and scholarships.  bit.ly/2yo0hHl The new undergraduate initiative is designed to increase accessibility for first-generation, low-income students

  • New app helps parents with tracking child development bit.ly/2M3CEG8 2018-6-20
  • 8 Sensory-Friendly Indoor Games and Activities u.org/2I2OuxY  2018-6-20
  • The UN is calling for an end to the cruel policy of separating migrant children from their parents & jailing families for crossing the border. The following link is to a petition demanding the administration stop this practice bit.ly/2lhPkOl 2018-6-20
  • How Can I Avoid Food Poisoning During Pregnancy? bit.ly/2JY87Jf 2018-6-20
  • #teenstoo experience sexual harassment bit.ly/2tmc8js 2018-6-19
  • 8 Magical Words Your Children Need to Hear bit.ly/2JMhOhQ guide to helping parents write encouraging letters to their children 2018-6-19
  • This oral hygiene program helps kids undergoing chemotherapy avoid serious infections. bit.ly/2LYM3ii  2018-6-18
  • Compare the Signs: How to Tell a Tantrum From a Meltdown u.org/2t4iHYO 2018-6-18
  • Personal WaterCraft & Kids: How to Make Them Fun AND Safe! bit.ly/2MuDn49 2018-6-18

 

Child Health & Safety News 6/18: First Child Seat with Airbags

twitter thumbIn this week’s Child Health News: “What to do if your child’s nude selfie goes viral” bit.ly/2sYtrHm 

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.

  • How to talk to your child about thunderstorm anxiety bit.ly/2lfLKV6 2018-6-17
  • Before pre-k: Earliest months shape children’s lives bit.ly/2teXY3T 2018-6-17
  • The Dangers Of Pushing Kids Too Hard, And How Parents Can Learn To Back Off n.pr/2ld6o80 2018-6-17
  • Safety in Seconds: 30 second water safety video  with reminders to help parents keep kids safe around pools  bit.ly/2JXwu9K  2018-6-17
  • Kids can suffer permanent damage from border separations – trauma can damage both the brain and the body doctors say nbcnews.to/2lapETQ 2018-6-17
  • High school students are having less sex and they’re also less likely to take drugs since they’re spending more time on their cell phones….unfortunately, they’re also more likely to have felt bullied and suicidal  bit.ly/2le1S9k 2018-6-16

PedSafe Child Health & Safety News Headline of the Week
First child car seat with airbags launched in UAE  bit.ly/2MenTBj
The airbags reduce the forces on a child’s neck up to 55% compared to a standard forward facing child car seat

  • Effective Treatment of Pediatric Eating Disorders bit.ly/2t02EuY 2018-6-16
  • Mom Calls Out United Airlines For Putting Baby In Danger by Requiring FAA Approved Car Seat to Be Secured Forward Facing bit.ly/2t3qoOT 2018-6-16
  • 9 Ways Social Media Has Affected the Way We Parent bit.ly/2tacQ3l 2018-6-15
  • AAP a leading voice against separating children, parents at border bit.ly/2l7xxt4 Over 2 weeks 658 children were separated from their parents at the border, according to recent data from the US Customs & Border Protection 2018-6-15
  • The Plague Just Showed Up in Idaho for the First Time in 25 Years—Should You Be Worried? bit.ly/2MpNIOO 2018-6-15
  • 9 Ways to Help Your Children Cope with Painful Emotions bit.ly/2sKKTQg 2018-6-15
  • Is Your Tween (Illegally) on Facebook? Thurs Time Capsule 06/11 bit.ly/2xXzaCX 2018-6-14
  • How to keep your child safe in the summer heat bit.ly/2JMBLRt 2018-6-14
  • How to Teach Kids How to Solve Their Own Problems bit.ly/2t4wEVL 2018-6-13
  • Mirror, Mirror on the Wall – The Kid I See Is Not Me At All – Body Dysmorphic Disorder bit.ly/2y2dlSK  2018-6-13
  • Here’s What Happens When You Combine a Day Care and a Nursing Home bit.ly/2Lz5BJR 2018-6-11
  • Closing of oil and coal power plants linked to sizable drop in preterm births among women living nearby bit.ly/2Mf244C Women living within 3 miles showed the biggest drop after a closure 2018-6-11
  • Do I Want My Dog to be Protective of My Child? bit.ly/2JhKDyo 2018-6-11

 

Child Health & Safety News 6/11: # Suicidal Kids Hospitalized Double

twitter thumbIn this week’s Child Health News: A record number of children died of flu this season. This is the highest number in a flu season excluding pandemic years. Approx 80% had not received a flu vaccination this season nbcnews.to/2sHWijY 

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.

  • Why Grandmothers May Hold The Key To Human Evolution https://n.pr/2y2U97u
  • Want Your Child To Eat (Almost) Everything? There Is A Way n.pr/2LACLc0 2018-6-10
  • Instead of Freaking Out When Daycare Raises Tuition Follow These Tips bit.ly/2sIHFwE 2018-6-10
  • Firefighters install child safety equipment in family homes bit.ly/2xXgTpc  2018-6-09
  • “One out of two of America’s children will have a mental, emotional or behavioral disorder – things like addictions, ADHD, anxiety disorders, depression, etc. by age 18,” bit.ly/2sVcNIq  2018-6-09

PedSafe Child Health & Safety News Headline of the Week
A recent study on mental health by Greg Plemmons, M.D. at VUMC children, found that the number of school-age children and adolescents hospitalized for suicidal thoughts or attempts has more than doubled since 2008. 

  • When Jordan found out she had scoliosis, it was the scariest day of her life. Learn how she turned it all around and learned to love what made her unique: 2018-6-08
  • The Father’s experience in the NICU | bit.ly/2M9th8X 2018-6-08
  • Outdoor Fun for Allergic Kids? Absolutely! Just Be Prepared bit.ly/2Hq1o8E 2018-6-08
  • Tomorrow morning, SOLO: A Star Wars Story is #SensoryFriendlyat AMC bit.ly/2Jyjsml 2018-6-08
  • The Sleep Fairy and 4 Other Tricks to Help Your Kid Sleep cle.clinic/2M6wPc1 – Great advice from the Cleveland Clinic 2018-6-07
  • Special Siblings: How a Child Sees Special Needs – Thurs Time Capsule 05/11 bit.ly/2sAOWOO  2018-6-07
  • What Budget Cuts Mean for Third Graders in a Rural U.S, School nyti.ms/2M1sV3U 2018-6-06
  • How To Manage Atopic Eczema – An Itchy, Scaly Children’s Rash bit.ly/2M3ZNsH 2018-6-06
  • Artist Reimagines Disney Princesses As Career Women And It’s Everything bit.ly/2LjMT96 2018-6-05
  • Summer puts special emphasis on water safety with kids bit.ly/2stLGFa  2018-6-04
  • How to Teach Your Kids Empathy-Building Skills bit.ly/2J3ubWx 2018-6-04
  • Video on child hunger shows kids reacting to the fact that 1 in 5 children in the U.S. is hungry – terrific to see them offer their ideas on solutions bit.ly/2JbbAaX  2018-6-04

 

Next Page »