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Child Health & Safety News 10/16: Home Fire Drill 2 Minute Test

twitter thumbIn this week’s Child Safety News: What pediatrician mothers want you to know bit.ly/2xp4Pwh

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.

  • Sesame Street, World Vision partnership now in 11 countries, reaching refugee kids with lifesaving health & hygiene lessons bit.ly/2zblL67 2017-10-15
  • UK restaurant tricks putting your child’s health at risk with jaw-dropping levels of salt, fat & sugar dailym.ai/2gcIzek 2017-10-15
  • Fidgets can enhance concentration, provide calming for special needs students bit.ly/2xETxEh 2017-10-15
  • Facebook Says Its Fake News Label Helps Reduce The Spread Of A Fake Story By 80% bzfd.it/2hFFpjs 2017-10-14
  • AAPedDentists issued the 1st evidence-based guideline on the use of SDF to treat cavities in pediatric patients bit.ly/2geNMWC 2017-10-14
  • Health Care Cuts Put 50,000 Hudson Valley Children at Risk bit.ly/2xC7T3j 2017-10-13

PedSafe Child Health & Safety News Headline of the Week:
The Old School Family Safety Drill You Still Need to Practice bit.ly/2xzeuf7
Could Your Family Pass the 2 Minute Evacuation Test?

  • When Should Your Child Have a First Eye Exam? cle.clinic/2z2si2S 2017-10-13
  • How to Stop Cyberbullying: Digital Citizenship for Children zpr.io/ngE6w 2017-10-13
  • My Little Pony: The Movie is Sensory Friendly 2x in October at AMC zpr.io/ngxQP 2017-10-13
  • Special Needs Kids Are All Around Us – Please Teach Acceptance – Thurs Time Capsule bit.ly/2yhDpYK 2017-10-12
  • Are You Keeping Your Grandkids Safe?? bit.ly/2fYaA8Y 2017-10-11
  • Bullying harms children’s mental health, but for how long? bit.ly/2fXn4Ok  2017-10-11
  • Is Your Teenager In An Abusive Relationship? You CAN Help!zpr.io/ngfPk 2017-10-11
  • Babywearing improves child’s health, promotes attachment bit.ly/2fQBjV7 2017-10-10
  • Ending child marriage critical to achieving sustainable development goals – affects 15 million girls each year bit.ly/2yafeLf 2017-10-09
  • Child Oral Health Concerns bit.ly/2yQnSfi 2017-10-09
  • Carbon Monoxide is a Silent Killer…How to Keep Your Family Safe zpr.io/n6emV 2017-10-09
  • Sensory Friendly Screening: Blade Runner 2049 Tomorrow at AMC zpr.io/n6eXq 2017-10-09

Child Health & Safety News 10/9: Sextortion -Parents Need To Know

twitter thumbIn this week’s Child Health News: How ‘Sesame Street’ is helping kids learn to cope with trauma abcn.ws/2fYmZ0x 

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.

  • Daan Utsav: Bringing Quality Healthcare To Underprivileged Children bit.ly/2hXQkJ0 2017-10-08
  • Does a Parent’s Age Have an Effect on Child Development? bit.ly/2yvh8ax 2017-10-08
  • 85% of Parents Are Giving Time-Outs Wrong bit.ly/2xoaoLH 2017-10-08
  • A growing backlash among young people disillusioned with the negative side of tech, such as online abuse & fake news bit.ly/2xkEYWg 2017-10-07
  • 3 ways to boost your child’s health through their gut bit.ly/2g0Tpr7 promoting healthy gut bacteria that can last a lifetime 2017-10-06
  • For Children With Severe Anxiety, Drugs Plus Therapy Help Best n.pr/2xdDVHJ 2017-10-06

PedSafe Child Health & Safety News Headline of the Week:
Why Every Parent Needs to Know About Sextortion thebea.st/2y1e2YW
it’s the fastest growing crime against kids on the internet!

  • West VA senators back reauthorizing the 20 yr old CHIP (childrens health insur plan) which expired this month bit.ly/2yI0cdd 2017-10-06
  • Did You Know..Every 2 weeks a child dies from a “tipover”? – Thurs Time Capsule 09/11 bit.ly/2x1Lkqe  2017-10-05
  • 9 million kids get health insurance under CHIP. Congress just let it expire. wapo.st/2xQBacw  2017-10-04
  • Quarter of young people admit to bullying someone online bit.ly/2xf2e3h 2017-10-04
  • Rett Syndrome: The Little Girl’s Disease Nobody Knows zpr.io/n6Y2H 2017-10-04
  • Page Turners for Grade Schoolers bit.ly/2xOQbLZ ..books that are “safe” for young readers not quite ready for mature content 2017-10-03
  • Women’s Choice Award® Announces Best Children’s Hospitals for 2018Awards to recognize excellence in pediatric care read.bi/2xUqUl8 2017-10-03
  • Feds push flu shots; 105 US children died from the flu last year detne.ws/2xEjlQ3 2017-10-02
  • An ADHD Dog Trainer Shows Special Kids How To Use Calm Energy zpr.io/n6P5E 2017-10-02

Child Health & Safety News 10/2: Whole30 during Pregnancy?

twitter thumbIn this week’s Child Health News: Photo Of Mom’s Horrific Car Accident Goes Viral For Important Message: This is why you buckle in safely EVERY time oxygen.tv/2fBchZV

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 Is the Tango App and Is It Safe? bit.ly/2yBnlO9 2017-10-01
  • Some preventative tips during National SIDS Awareness Month bit.ly/2fBtlPp 2017-10-01
  • WHO recommends large-scale treatment for intestinal worms to improve children’s health and nutrition bit.ly/2fzDAnB 2017-10-01
  • Increased asthma in kids w/ families struggling financially sparks push to improve military kids’ health care on.mgmadv.com/2fAvHOE 2017-09-30

PedSafe Child Health & Safety News Headline of the Week:
Is it Safe to Whole30 During my Pregnancy? bit.ly/2fIAoqh
Note: Always check with your doctor

  • 14 Year old recognized for saving young child from drowning bit.ly/2xENA9K 2017-09-30
  • Pediatric Safety – Kids Who Care – Issue #1  bit.ly/2xLV631  2017-09-29
  • Keeping Your Family Safe from MRSA -Thurs Time Capsule 09/11 bit.ly/2f7U35C  2017-09-28
  • How to Raise Healthy Vegetarian and Vegan Children zpr.io/nnm3e 2017-09-27
  • Millions of kids in developing countries aren’t properly developing cognitive learning skills  nyp.st/2fHQ4K5 2017-09-26
  • Concerns about ADHD – introduction and overview bit.ly/2xnWS9M2017-09-19
  • NY Times Opinion | California’s Sexual Assault Law Will Hurt Black Kids nyti.ms/2hp0fmY 2017-09-25
  • Kingsman: The Golden Circle is Sensory Friendly Tomorrow at AMC zpr.io/nnGQm 2017-09-25
  • 2017 Parent Empathy Pledge: Focus on the “Other” Report Card zpr.io/nnG5W 2017-09-25

Child Health & Safety News: 9/25: NICU Drugs Largely Untested

twitter thumbIn this week’s Child Health News: More than half the refugees fleeing Myanmar for Bangladesh over last 3 wks are children  (>200 thousand) bit.ly/2hcLyHi

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.

  • How Teach Kids the Difference Between Wants and Needs bit.ly/2xu3wur 2017-09-24
  •  New child safety seat laws will take effect October 1st in CT bit.ly/2xwn4yB 2017-09-24
  • ‘The Pills Are Everywhere’: How the Opioid Crisis Claims Its Youngest Victims nyti.ms/2wMhFjb 2017-09-23
  • Sleep: The Best Gift to Your Child’s Intelligence zpr.io/nPeGE 2017-09-22
  • Saturday, The LEGO Ninjago Movie is Sensory Friendly at AMC zpr.io/nPeGx 2017-09-22

PedSafe Child Health & Safety News Headline of the Week:
Why Are NICU Drugs Largely Untested? Eye opening…and not in a good way   bit.ly/2xIQMS8 

  • How to Teach Kids to Deal with Uncomfortable Feelings bit.ly/2xS4QsI 2017-09-21
  • Parents not very confident schools can assist child with chronic disease, mental health  bit.ly/2xLV631  2017-09-21
  • Buckle Up: Every Ride, Every Time (Infographic) – Thurs Time Capsule 09/13 bit.ly/2xHJhuB  2017-09-21
  • ‘Kinder’ treatments are the hope for child brain cancer in the UK bbc.in/2xLRz4V 2017-09-20
  • How to Provide Care for Ill or Premature Babies zpr.io/nPu94 2017-09-20
  • My Biggest Parenting Mistake and How I Am Fixing It bit.ly/2wrimTH 2017-09-19
  • The Difference Between a School Identification and a Clinical Diagnosis for children with special needs u.org/295Kuxx 2017-09-19
  • ScanSmart: New Patient Safety Initiative Calls for Cool Heads When Using CT Scans on Kids read.bi/2wrykgq 2017-09-19
  • New Research on Car Seat Tethers Released bit.ly/2yfmHql This week is National Child Passenger Safety Week 2017-09-18
  • How Special Needs Kids Can Avoid the Lunch Box Blueszpr.io/nP78m 2017-09-18

Child Health & Safety News 9/18: Ultimate Car Seat Guide

twitter thumbIn this week’s Child Health News: How to Help Children in the Aftermath of a Hurricane

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.

  • The New Research that Convinced Me to be a Soccer Mom Dropout bit.ly/2wjIPCp 2017-09-17
  • Blaming parents for tragic accidents isn’t helping anyone bit.ly/2wxJAmA 2017-09-17
  • Caring at home for a child with cancer can leave family members with risky tasks wapo.st/2y6dAHF 2017-09-16
  • Pediatric Safety and Stepmother-hood: New Beginnings zpr.io/nUdpC 2017-09-15
  • Ripe for the Picking: A Great Way to Spend Family Time – Thurs Time Capsule 09/11 bit.ly/2wqB2y7 2017-09-14

PedSafe Child Health & Safety News Headline of the Week:
Ultimate Car Seat Guide bit.ly/2xGXOqn This week is Child Passenger Safety Week- please drive carefully!

  • Codeine and Opioids Not Recommended for Cough Suppression in Kids wb.md/2f2pjTG 2017-09-13
  • Lice & Easy: Clinic to treat head lice opens in Colorado Springs bit.ly/2wnNAWQ 2017-09-13
  • Is drinking any amount of alcohol during pregnancy safe?…uncertainty and potential for harm suggest go without http://bit.ly/2xcTJaj 2017-09-12
  • New rules for child safety in Abu Dhabi school buses bit.ly/2wTGNrt 2017-09-12
  • Child Heart Surgery Patients at Childrens Hospital in New Orleans Treated for Rare Surgical Infection http://bit.ly/2jDp8jf  2017-09-12
  • Getting to and from School: The Real Safety Risk can be on the way to/from and getting on/off the bus http://bit.ly/2xO2rPq 2017-09-12
  • 11 Easy Ways to Make Lunches More Attractive for Kids bit.ly/2eP0B5r 2017-09-11
  • How to Deal with Your Child’s Class II, Division 2 Bite zpr.io/nUGQD 2017-09-11
  • Stephen King’s IT is Sensory Friendly, Tomorrow Night at AMC zpr.io/nUGvC 2017-09-11

Child Health & Safety News 9/11: Infant Feeding Essentials Guide

twitter thumbIn this week’s Child Health News: Study of Pittsburgh-Area Schoolkids Reveals “Alarming” Rates of Uncontrolled Asthma bit.ly/2wfPCsh

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.

  • CHIP: Congress Must Stop Playing politics with our Children’s Healthcare – Children’s Defense Fund bit.ly/2wTIrtm 2017-09-10
  • 15 Signs You’re Too Strict With Your Child bit.ly/2eUoRXz 2017-09-10
  • Chronic health conditions prevalent among childhood cancer survivors – 99% experience an average of 17 conditions by 50 years old bit.ly/2xk3s1x 2017-09-09
  • Have Kids That Struggle With Anxiety? These 4 Strategies Will Help – TodaysMama bit.ly/2eIhkY6 2017-09-08
  • EMS Guide to Hurricane Preparation 2017: Keep Your Family Safe! zpr.io/PQLRG 2017-09-08

PedSafe Child Health & Safety News Headline of the Week:
National Nutrition Week 2017: A Quick Guide to Infant Feeding Essentials bit.ly/2eXchUn

  • See a Sensory Friendly Screening of LEAP Tomorrow at AMC zpr.io/PQLPV 2017-09-08
  • What bolsters families, communities & the economy? Preschool – why it’s such an important year bit.ly/2w977tS 2017-09-07
  • Our Miracle Baby: Aidan’s Story of Surviving CDH – Thurs Time Capsule 07/11 bit.ly/2vhSgOp 2017-09-07
  • 21 Million People Have Watched This Dad Brilliantly End A Public Tantrum bit.ly/2w8UOxL It’ll make you smile 🙂 2017-09-07
  • Parents lack of confidence in GPs for kids’ health in Melbourne is leading to overcrowding ERs bit.ly/2gAfvx5 2017-09-06
  • Depression Ruins Lives – What If My Child Has It? zpr.io/PQmWh 2017-09-06
  • Cure Kids’ Red Nose Day appeal launched to find treatments for NZ kids with serious health conditions bit.ly/2eXI7Ar 2017-09-05
  • When Can Your Child Walk to School Alone? bit.ly/2ewF41t 2017-09-04
  • Back-to-School Medical Exams: Parents, What You Need To Know zpr.io/PQ7yu 2017-09-04

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