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

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 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 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 2017-12-10
  • Thousands of N.C. kindergartener students exempt from vaccines on religious grounds 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

  • My 12 Year Old Was Blackmailed for Nude Photos – For every parent who says “it can’t happen to my kid” PLEASE READ THIS! 2017-12-09
  • 3 Things Parents Can Do To Help Kids Calm Under Pressure 2017-12-08
  • For The 1 In 5 North Texas Kids In Poverty, It’s Harder To Get To The Doctor, Succeed In School 2017-12-04
  • Why Sniffles Hit Hardest At Night – Thurs Time Capsule 2017-12-07
  • Video: What Exactly is Cerebral Palsy? How Do I Know… 2017-12-06
  • Brain remaps itself in child with double hand transplant 2017-12-06
  • Safety concerns raised over the ‘most beautiful girl in the world – 6 year old model with 500k Instagram followers’ 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 2017-12-05
  • A new Child and Adolescent Asthma Guideline has been developed in NZ 2017-12-04
  • Do-It-Yourself Braces: Just Say No and Save Your Child’s Smile 2017-12-04


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