Child Health & Safety News 12/18: Snapchat Still #1 for US Teens

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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.

  • Saving kids lives through streamlined emergency care 2017-12-17
  • Snapchat is still the network of choice for U.S. teens — and Instagram is Facebook’s best shot at catching up 2017-12-17
  • Research suggests there is an association between the amount of sleep children with diabetes get and how well their mind and body functions, including tight blood glucose management 2017-12-17
  • Flu virus spreading in NY, prompting public-health alert 2017-12-15
  • New research has found children who eat dinner with their families were fitter, healthier mentally, and less inclined to eat fast food or drink soda 2017-12-15

PedSafe Child Health & Safety News Headline of the Week:
Snapchat is still the network of choice for U.S. teens — and Instagram is Facebook’s best shot at catching up

  • Embrace life by buckling up – Wonderful PSA – watch with volume turned on! 2017-12-14
  • Gary on the Street: Holiday Driving Advice from Teens 2017-12-14
  • Teens Talk: What Works to Stop Cyberbullying – Cyberbullying Research Center 2017-12-14
  • 11 Signs That Your Child May Need a Therapist 2017-12-14
  • More Time Teens Spend On Phone, More Likely They’ll Attempt Suicide, Multi-Year Study Finds 2017-12-13
  • My Son Has Gynaecomastia (Man Boobs) – What Can He Do? 2017-12-13
  • Baby born with heart outside her body survives surgery 2017-12-13
  • Best & Worst States For Maternal & Child Health In 2017 2017-12-12
  • Childhood obesity rates rise in children aged 7-11 in UK 2017-12-11
  • The 5 Types of Rules Kids Need to Become Responsible Adults 2017-12-11
  • Sensory Friendly Screening of Wonder, Tomorrow Night at AMC 2017-12-11
  • Help with Holiday Hurdles for Special Needs Kids 2017-12-11


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