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

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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 2017-10-08
  • Does a Parent’s Age Have an Effect on Child Development? 2017-10-08
  • 85% of Parents Are Giving Time-Outs Wrong 2017-10-08
  • A growing backlash among young people disillusioned with the negative side of tech, such as online abuse & fake news 2017-10-07
  • 3 ways to boost your child’s health through their gut promoting healthy gut bacteria that can last a lifetime 2017-10-06
  • For Children With Severe Anxiety, Drugs Plus Therapy Help Best 2017-10-06

PedSafe Child Health & Safety News Headline of the Week:
Why Every Parent Needs to Know About Sextortion
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 2017-10-06
  • Did You Know..Every 2 weeks a child dies from a “tipover”? – Thurs Time Capsule 09/11 2017-10-05
  • 9 million kids get health insurance under CHIP. Congress just let it expire. 2017-10-04
  • Quarter of young people admit to bullying someone online 2017-10-04
  • Rett Syndrome: The Little Girl’s Disease Nobody Knows 2017-10-04
  • Page Turners for Grade Schoolers ..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 2017-10-03
  • Feds push flu shots; 105 US children died from the flu last year 2017-10-02
  • An ADHD Dog Trainer Shows Special Kids How To Use Calm Energy 2017-10-02


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