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Child Health & Safety News 12/11: New Facebook Kids Messenger

twitter thumbIn this week’s Child Health News: Schools Are Introducing ‘Share Tables’ To Feed Hungry Students And Help Reduce Food Waste bit.ly/2jxtuFV 

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 15events & stories.

  • We need to talk about guns before my child stays in your home bit.ly/2kkYGbo It’s a terribly awkward conversation…we don’t have a problem with you owning guns…we have a problem with our superfast kid… 2017-12-10
  • St. Clair Shores boy fights brain tumor with new proton therapy bit.ly/2B8XTV6 new therapy precisely targets cancer cells avoiding healthier organs and tissues 2017-12-10
  • Screen Time Right Before Bed Linked to Less Sleep and Higher BMI: Ditch the Phone and Try These Foods to Sleep Better bit.ly/2kh9mYh 2017-12-10
  • Thousands of N.C. kindergartener students exempt from vaccines on religious grounds bit.ly/2kfsshF More than double in 5 years… 2017-12-10

PedSafe Child Health & Safety News Headline of the Week:
Facebook Kids Messenger – How to use the new child-friendly texting service.
Parents setup the account, child’s name is not searchable and parents must add contacts for their kids bit.ly/2iKnDwn

  • My 12 Year Old Was Blackmailed for Nude Photos – For every parent who says “it can’t happen to my kid” PLEASE READ THIS! bit.ly/2jyKjk5 2017-12-09
  • 3 Things Parents Can Do To Help Kids Calm Under Pressure zpr.io/n7jEi 2017-12-08
  • For The 1 In 5 North Texas Kids In Poverty, It’s Harder To Get To The Doctor, Succeed In School bit.ly/2jjOtv9  2017-12-04
  • Why Sniffles Hit Hardest At Night – Thurs Time Capsule bit.ly/2mHZDPm.. 2017-12-07
  • Video: What Exactly is Cerebral Palsy? How Do I Know… zpr.io/n7UfS  2017-12-06
  • Brain remaps itself in child with double hand transplant http://bit.ly/2B2ANjb 2017-12-06
  • Safety concerns raised over the ‘most beautiful girl in the world – 6 year old model with 500k Instagram followers’ https://ind.pn/2kNJ7Na 2017-12-06
  • When it comes to threats of violence or suicide, most are known by at least one other individual BEFORE the incident occurs. Bring Say Something to Students in Your Community bit.ly/2iNGrOU 2017-12-05
  • A new Child and Adolescent Asthma Guideline has been developed in NZ http://bit.ly/2kfeVGV 2017-12-04
  • Do-It-Yourself Braces: Just Say No and Save Your Child’s Smile zpr.io/nqCVW 2017-12-04

Child Health & Safety News 12/4: Grim Booster Seat Video Goes Viral

twitter thumbIn this week’s Child Safety News: YouTube has upped the number of video removals after concerns that children are exposed to extreme content ind.pn/2zzQP4a

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.

  • Australian Research Study to examine impact of mother’s diet on children’s long-term health bit.ly/2iKi70v 2017-12-03
  • How one health professional addresses the stigma around childhood obesity bit.ly/2iE2mIb 2017-12-03
  • Whether She’s LGBTQ or an Ally, the Newest Barbie Is Awesome bit.ly/2iz3NHV 2017-12-02
  • How Pressuring Kids to Get Good Grades Can Have a Negative Impact bit.ly/2iBD1yT 2017-12-02
  • The GOP Has Officially Engineered a Children’s Health-Care Crisis nym.ag/2innEtu 2017-12-01
  • The Holidays: From Nuts to Trees What Makes Your Family Sneeze zpr.io/nqN3C 2017-12-01
  • Gift Guide for Raising Kids Who Care bit.ly/2iZa9xd 2017-11-30

PedSafe Child Health & Safety News Headline of the Week:
See the viral video prompting parents to buckle their ‘big kids’ in booster seats on.today.com/2AHxUE3 

  • Why your child should get the HPV vaccine – Dr Valerie Jones bit.ly/2zKzfun 2017-11-30
  • Dealing With a Child Who Is Lying – Thurs Time Capsule bit.ly/2hEU276  2017-11-30
  • zpr.io/nqtzY   2017-11-29
  • Baby denied kidney receives transplant cnn.it/2A7Fl4C An Atlanta baby receives a kidney transplant after the hospital first denied surgery due to his father’s arrest. 2017-11-28
  • For The 1 In 5 North Texas Kids In Poverty, It’s Harder To Get To The Doctor, Succeed In School bit.ly/2jjOtv9  2017-11-28
  • Every Beijing daycare center to get a supervisor to monitor child safety bit.ly/2zGnpRX taking no chances…. 2017-11-21
  • States prepare to shut down children’s health programs if Congress doesn’t act trib.in/2zEMegS 5 states run out in late December, others in January…  2017-11-27
  • Sensory Friendly Screening of Justice League, Tomorrow at AMCzpr.io/nGJqB 2017-11-27
  • Pediatric Safety: Anxiety and Depression in Children: 5 Warning Signs to Watch For zpr.io/nGJHJ 2017-11-27

Child Health & Safety News 11/27: App Helps Parents ID Sexting

twitter thumbIn this week’s Child Health News: Unprecedented Canada-wide movement to improve pediatric cancer treatment bit.ly/2mW7Q2B

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.

  • Click It or Ticket! Illinois State Police to conduct safety belt patrols bit.ly/2n44la6 2017-11-26
  • This Amazing Program Offers Parents Mental Health Checkups During Routine Child Visits bit.ly/2mVg7DJ 2017-11-26
  • Getting Your Kids Ready for Thanksgiving: Table Manners, Gratitude and Appreciation, Ask Doctor G bit.ly/2jjJZ7F 2017-11-25
  • A Teen Killed Herself After Being Tormented By Rumors That An Ex Had Shared Intimate Photos Of Her bzfd.it/2zsZtS1 2017-11-25
  • 5 Tips for a Safe and Happy Thanksgiving bit.ly/2hLSt7u 2017-11-24
  • 11 Ideas for Teaching Your Kids to Be Inclusive bit.ly/2zp1qP4how to avoid raising a child that excludes others… 2017-11-24
  • Check out the latest issue of the Kids Who Care newsletter! getrevue.co/profile/pediat…  2017-11-24

PedSafe Child Health & Safety News Headline of the Week:
New app helps parents figure out if their kids are sexting on.mash.to/2zlLpJR

  • Why are we always ready to nap after eating our Thanksgiving meal? kng5.tv/2zw7llE hint – it’s not just the tryptophan in the turkey 2017-11-23
  • Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Ranks Child Booster Seats cbsloc.al/2A0DsGY 2017-11-23
  • This Holiday Season, Ask Yourself – Am I Raising a Spoiled Child? – Thurs Time Capsule  bit.ly/2mD9c1K  2017-11-23
  • Want motivated students? Let kids create cognitive-exercise patterns + teach others   2017-11-22
  • Safe Kids: Tips for kitchen safety during the holiday season bit.ly/2isr62S 2017-11-22
  • Flying safely with kids bit.ly/2zfDAFy 2017-11-22
  • Saturday Take The Kids To See COCO, It’s Sensory Friendly at AMC zpr.io/nGjFs 2017-11-22
  • Things You Can Do to Improve Your Child’s Mental Health bit.ly/2hBzrjO 2017-11-21
  • Did 11-month-old baby die from marijuana overdose? Doctors debate claim – marijuana not previously linked to fatal overdoses  nbcnews.to/2zchP9J  2017-11-21
    OK Health department cuts will cost millions for clinics helping uninsured patients bit.ly/2itpBBq
  • Talking With Your Child’s Cancer-Care Team bit.ly/2zN8FPS helpful information from the American Cancer Society 2017-11-20
  •  Caution! Beware of Snowmobiles with Kids. As Risky as ATV’s zpr.io/nfQrc 2017-11-20

Child Health & Safety News 11/20: Does My Child Need the ER?

twitter thumbIn this week’s Child Health News: The risks of crowdsourcing kids’ screen decisions cnn.it/2zAsdH9  a MUST READ if you have young tweens!    bit.ly/2zjt5jz

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.

  • These families lost kids to the flu. Now, they’re fighting to prevent more deaths to.pbs.org/2zXaUOC
  • Baby fractures skull after falling through spindles on banister bit.ly/2iwHvn4 Parents are warning others to measure the gap between the spindles! Especially if you have an older house… 2017-11-19
  • ‘Just doing my job’: Trooper saves unresponsive infant on roadside bit.ly/2mzD67c  2017-11-19
  • 9 Kids’ Holiday Gift Safety Tips bit.ly/2mC8GkA from check age appropriateness to watch for button batteries… from Children’s Hospital 2017-11-19
  • New Numbers On Child Labor Are Not Encouraging n.pr/2mK3fjZ1 in 10 kids worldwide are doing work that’s preventing them from getting an education or is damaging their health 2017-11-18
  • One of the hottest toys on the market could be bad for your child’s health bit.ly/2isWmyC Some Fidget Spinners made outside the US contain high levels of lead 2017-11-18
  • Obesity is rising among children and needs a more aggressive multi-pronged approach bit.ly/2isAkMq 2017-11-17

PedSafe Child Health & Safety News Headline of the Week:
Life or death decisions – When to take a child to the E.R. bit.ly/2htTIYz

  • Counselling for cyberbullying has doubled in five years – children’s charity bit.ly/2hrmjOr 2017-11-17
  • How to Ensure Your Holiday Dinner Guests Leave Smiling Not Sick zpr.io/nfCVT 2017-11-17
  • Finland minors can block parents from seeing specific medical records (doctors visits, prescriptions, labs, etc.). bit.ly/2ideY5F 2017-11-16
  • No Forced Kisses for Your Kids: A Holiday Safety Tip for Families – Thurs Time Capsule bit.ly/2yvMeiS 2017-11-16
  • While Moore Runs For Senate, Women And Children’s Health Is Under Attack By GOP – Forbes bit.ly/2yYjEqs 2017-11-16
  • 5 Ways to Make Thanksgiving Cooking Safer for Your Family bit.ly/2mig7gF 2017-11-15
  • How a Probation Violation Delayed a Child’s Life-Saving Organ Transplant bit.ly/2hkmBq5  2017-11-15
  • Student Mental Health – How to Get Help When They Need It zpr.io/nfMpS 2017-11-15
  • Dental Sedation Kills 4 Year-Old Who Might Have Been Saved By A Toothbrush  wbur.fm/2mgTM37 …we have to stop treating dental health as something that “can wait” 2017-11-14
  • Gun owners urged to practice good gun safety – especially around children bit.ly/2zw6H6U  2017-11-14
  • bit.ly/2l84JDC 2017-11-13
  • A beautiful piece honoring those who fought to make sure our children grow up free and safe! Thank you Veterans! bit.ly/2mgjIfe 2017-11-13
  • How to Celebrate Your 2017 Holidays with Kids and Pets  bit.ly/2AwtQCM  2017-11-13

Child Health & Safety News 11/13: Erasing Kid’s Sexting Records

twitter thumbIn this week’s Child Health News: The 10 Most Violent Video Games of 2017 (and What Your Kids Should Play Instead) bit.ly/2zjt5jz

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.

  • 7 New Ways Doctors Will Manage Your Child’s Food Allergies cle.clinic/2yQ6T1n 2017-11-12
  • Psychosocial readiness ‘far more important’ than age in pediatric IBD transfer to adult gastroenterology care bit.ly/2zOju5c 2017-11-12
  • WeWork Founder Hopes Her New School Will Help 5-Year-Olds Pursue Their Life’s Purpose bit.ly/2zuaDVM 2017-11-11
  •  When You Love A Child You Leave Your Needs Behind zpr.io/nRdvS 2017-11-10
  • Thor: Ragnarok is Sensory Friendly Twice in November at AMC zpr.io/nRdvC 2017-11-10

PedSafe Child Health & Safety News Headline of the Week:
Boy wins first stage in fight to have details of sexting incident erased bit.ly/2iODkSH

  • Thank you for performing CPR on my child bit.ly/2hXWUfP A reminder that ER Docs are often parents too…and how much THEY CARE!  2017-11-09
  • Pneumonia, Bronchitis and Kids, More Common Than You Think – Thurs Time Capsule  bit.ly/2ywa0Lr 2017-11-09
  • How to Reduce Your Baby’s Teething Pain zpr.io/nRKem 2017-11-08
  • 10 Bad Excuses for Not Disciplining Your Kids bit.ly/2hKAnTM 2017-11-07
  • What I learned from the allergies that put my son’s life in danger bit.ly/2A7DHic  2017-11-07
  • Mindfulness training may help mothers cope with stress when their babies have a heart condition bit.ly/2iwWo7Q 2017-11-06
  • We shared our stories, let’s honor hers. Help @UNICEFUSA stop the sexual exploitation of girls. #HerToo 2017-11-06
  • National standards and policies in child protection lacking in Malta –  paediatrician warns  bit.ly/2h5Su5G 2017-11-06
  • How to Raise a Confident, Assertive Child zpr.io/nRZys  2017-11-06

Child Health & Safety News 11/6: Strategies For Mentally Strong Kids

twitter thumbIn this week’s Child Safety News: The health risks of young athletes controlling their weight for sports bit.ly/2iOdVMK

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.

  • Facebook Chat: Overseeing Your Child’s IEP or 504 Plan u.org/2h6iVbv Tues 11/7 at 2pm 2017-11-05
  • 3 Ways You Can Teach Your Child to Have a Good Attitude in School bit.ly/2hH4lI0 2017-11-05
  • New UK standards on sharing digital child health records launched bit.ly/2zbRqFx 2017-11-04
  • House to Vote on Child Health Care, but Funding Will Remain in Limbo nyti.ms/2zhhWQ2 2017-11-04
  • Photos: Pediatric patients celebrate Halloween bit.ly/2hzJTstHappy weekend all! 2017-11-03
  • 7 Brain-Boosting Healthy Breakfasts for the Whole Family bit.ly/2zoeYKx 2017-11-03

PedSafe Child Health & Safety News Headline of the Week:
10 Parenting Strategies That Help Kids Become Mentally Strong bit.ly/2zjY8w6

  • Can Wealth Be as Big a Parenting Risk-Factor as Poverty? zpr.io/nHVrq 2017-11-03
  • My heart goes out to all of the first responders bit.ly/2zU8LCi Pls take a min to read and say a silent TKS for being there! 2017-11-02
  • Help! My Six-year-old Son is Lying to Avoid School -Thurs Time Capsule bit.ly/2zqUXmx 2017-11-02
  • Developing Healthy Eating Habits in Infancy – Medical News Bulletin bit.ly/2hokMJc 2017-11-01
  • How to Handle Your Child’s Learning Disabilities Diagnosis zpr.io/nHDK9 2017-11-01
  • The Business Of Feeding Health-Conscious Gen Z And Alpha Children bit.ly/2z6Kgo4  2017-10-31
  • Study published in Developmental Psychology finds moms who breastfed longer are more responsive to their kids’ needs bit.ly/2z29CRZ 2017-10-31
  • Great news for new mothers and fathers! Eligible U.S. employees get 8 additional weeks of paid time off after childbirth/adoption! jobs.exxonmobil.com 2017-10-30
  • Light Up Halloween bit.ly/2iH3NFA – Video from Safe Kids 2017-10-30
  • #MeToo in the Special Needs Community zpr.io/nHT4F  2017-10-30

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