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Child Health & Safety News 2/19: 80% of Kids in Russia Beat Cancer

twitter thumbIn this week’s Child Health News: Warren Buffett’s sister donates $105.8 million for behavioral health center for children

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.

PedSafe Child Health & Safety News Headline of the Week:
Russian child cancer survival rates higher than 80%, Health Ministry reveals   

Child Health & Safety News 2/12: Senate Funds Health Programs

twitter thumbIn this week’s Child Health News: States need U.S. help to protect drug-affected infants 

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.

PedSafe Child Health & Safety News Headline of the Week:
Senate Budget Deal Would Give A Boost To Health Programs

Child Health & Safety News: 2/05: Chip Funding Extended

twitter thumbIn this week’s Child Health News: USA Gymnastics Chose Medals Over Child Safety 

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.

PedSafe Child Health & Safety News Headline of the Week:
CHIP Funding Has Been Extended, What’s Next For Children’s Health Coverage?  

  • Can Crowdsourcing and Collaboration Improve the Future of Human Health? Can it improve the 80 year old Finnish “Baby Box”? 2018-02-02
  • How to Improve Children’s Math Skills With Play http://zpr.io/nTXuj 2018-02-02
  • For children with respiratory infections, antibiotics with narrower targets are better since this helps avoid antibiotic resistance and adverse side effects 2018-02-01
  • 8 Ways to Help a Shy Child – Thurs Time Capsule:12/11 2018-02-01
  • Dispatcher helps mom who called 911 about hungry kids 2018-01-31
  • Turn Off Messenger Kids, Health Experts Plead to Facebook  2018-01-31
  • Teaching Your Specials Needs Child How to Eat on Their Own http://zpr.io/nTnAi 2018-01-31
  • 7 Ways to Teach Kids Kindness That Will Reduce Bullying 2018-01-30
  • Hasbro is proud to match up to $100,000 in donations to the KidsforPeace Kind Coins program to help fund new playgrounds in areas affected by the recent hurricanes 2018-01-29
  • 5-Year-Olds Work Farm Machinery, and Injuries Follow  2018-01-29
  • Count on play – Kids who play with numbers, from reading them on cards to counting spaces on a board game have better executive functioning skills such as impulse control and memory! 2018-01-29

Child Health & Safety News 1/29: Selfies Worse Than Bullying

twitter thumbIn this week’s Child Health News: Kid-Friendly Volunteer Opportunities 

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.

PedSafe Child Health & Safety News Headline of the Week:

Selfies ‘worse for children than bullying’ 

Child Health & Safety News 1/22: Stranger Danger vs Tricky People

twitter thumbIn this week’s Child Health News: Flu is now widespread throughout the U.S. 30 children have already died cnn.it/2mVYvEz

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.

  • When fevers get high, know that ibuprofen and acetaminophen may not drop your child’s temperature to “normal.” The medicine’s job is just to make your child feel better so they can more comfortably rest and hydrate. 2018-01-21
  • Prosecutors: Caseworkers Withholding Child Toxicology Tests in Cases Where They are Suspected To Have Been Exposed to Illegal Drugs – the concern is fear of losing federal funding. Seriously??? When Do Kids Come First? bit.ly/2DT2mu9 2018-01-21
  • Study Shows Public Smoking Bans Benefit Children bit.ly/2DT1ZQ7 Concerns that the bans would shift smoking from public places to the home have been proven untrue 2018-01-20
  • A School’s Way To Fight Phones In Class: Lock ‘Em Up n.pr/2r44b4O Locked in pouches for the duration of class. Student keeps possession but can’t access them 2018-01-20
  • Pediatric HealthSource: Bronchitis vs. Pneumonia bit.ly/2mIvegF 2018-01-19

PedSafe Child Health & Safety News Headline of the Week:
Why parents don’t need to teach ‘stranger danger’ – instead they’re teaching about “tricky people” bit.ly/2DWA55M

  • GOP leaders pitch children’s health funding in plan to avert shutdown bit.ly/2FOdd9m 2018-01-18
  • Food Stamp Program Makes Fresh Produce More Affordable n.pr/2Db6MeE 2018-01-18
  • This is Why You Should Be Giving Your Kids More Chores bit.ly/2mI8LAT …teaching responsibility – chores for each age  2018-01-17
  • It’s Important to Explain Why “That’s Inappropriate!” Thurs Time Capsule – 12/11 bit.ly/2DL9Mzo 2018-01-18
  • Nearly half a million children being vaccinated against diphtheria in Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh in response to the current diphtheria outbreak bit.ly/2D6qpEw 2018-01-17
  • Detroit Hospitals ban children as visitors to stop spread of deadly H3n2 flu dailym.ai/2D5696B 7 more US kids died of the flu this week alone 2018-01-17
  • Video: Childhood Squint – How to Identify and Treat It zpr.io/njWDY 2018-01-17
  • What You Need To Know About This Year’s Flu Season n.pr/2AZoccj 2018-01-16
  • 8 Signs of a Healthy Baby 2018-01-15
  • Teenagers are putting detergent pods in their mouths in what’s being called the “Tide Pod Challenge,” and a government watchdog is expressing concern 2018-01-15
  • Agreement reached to bring Chinese children with brain tumors to Jacksonville for treatment bit.ly/2CY1WkT 2018-01-15
  • 7 Books to Start the Conversation About Sexual Assault bit.ly/2Dv7bJK 2018-01-15
  • Is It Safe for My Child to Whiten Their Teeth? How? zpr.io/njFk9 2018-01-15

Child Health & Safety 1/15: Porn Hidden in Google Play Game Apps

twitter thumbIn this week’s Child Health News: The U.S. Is the Most Dangerous Wealthy Nation for Your Child to Be Born bit.ly/2DsWvLR a study of the 20 wealthiest nations find the US has highest mortality rate for newborns

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.

  • A School’s Way To Fight Phones In Class: Lock ‘Em Up n.pr/2r44b4O Locked in pouches for the duration of class. Student keeps possession but can’t access them 2018-01-14
  • Scramble Is On To Care For Kids If Insurance Coverage Lapses n.pr/2CZdnbY peds cancer docs are giving away meds to leukemia patients….as they worry Congress will fall short in renewing a health care program that covers millions of kids 2018-01-14
  • AAP names senior vice president of Global Child Health and Life Support bit.ly/2CY23wI 2018-01-13
  • Talking to Kids About YouTube Celebs Who Cross the Line bit.ly/2CTfWMJ What’s clearly offensive to parents is often a big gray area for kids 2018-01-12
  • Pediatric X-ray Imaging Safety a Shared Responsibility between equipt manufacturers, medical professionals and caregivers wb.md/2CRXRyP  2018-01-12

PedSafe Child Health & Safety News Headline of the Week:
Malware Displaying Porn Ads Discovered in Game Apps on Google Play bit.ly/2D7q2Oh 
Check the article appendix for a list of app names!

  • Sensory Friendly Screening of Ferdinand, Tomorrow at AMC zpr.io/njsZg 2018-01-12
  • Parents Should Teach Their Kids About Not Keeping Secrets bit.ly/2qPlUgf – what to teach your kids about secrets…and why 2018-01-11
  • Icky Things Kids Do…Should We Worry?? – Thurs Time Capsule 01/11 bit.ly/2CB2azd 2018-01-11
  • 16 years after her daughter’s murder, Erin Runnion continues advocating for child safety by launching a 5K run bit.ly/2qLPB1F 2018-01-11
  • Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital launches red light safety project bit.ly/2DdlDpZ “no interruption” zones while patient meds are being prepared, etc. Goal is to reduce errors 2018-01-10
  • Air gun eye injuries up 169% among kids cnn.it/2qFbU9i Only 11% of the time when a child sustains an eye injury, is an adult present. 2018-01-10
  • How to Get Kids to Talk About Their Feelings zpr.io/nZvt4 2018-01-10
  • New Year New You: Commit to healthier snacking for kids in 2018 with these 8 tips  WRAL.com bit.ly/2CWhE4h 2018-01-09
  • Investors want Apple to do more to fight kids’ smartphone addiction usat.ly/2CVQs5k 2018-01-09
  • Do You Know What Vitamins & Supplements Your Little One Needs? zpr.io/nZyHh 2018-01-08
  • The Greatest Showman is Sensory Friendly Tomorrow Night at AMC zpr.io/nZyUB 2018-01-08

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