Child Health & Safety News 12/25: Tool Expedites Kids’ Transplants

twitter thumbIn this week’s Child Health News: Major Study Indicates That Therapy Dogs Provide Significant Benefits to Families of Children Undergoing Treatment for Cancer

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.

  • ‘I regularly see rickets’: diseases of Victorian-era poverty return to UK 2017-12-24
  • 16 percent of newborns exposed to opioids in womb, born with neonatal abstinence syndrome 2017-12-23
  • Top Health Concern for Parents: Bullying, Cyberbullying and Internet Safety 2017-12-22
  • How To Simplify Your Family’s Holiday Season 2017-12-22
  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi is Sensory Friendly at AMC: 12/23 & 12/26 2017-12-22

PedSafe Child Health & Safety News Headline of the Week:
Simple Tool May Expedite Transplants in Kids with Kidney Failure

  • The Practice of Gratitude: Now and Beyond the Holiday Season 2017-12-21
  • Mindful Meditation for Families – Calm the Chaos – Thurs Time Capsule 2017-12-21
  • Youth football and concussions: some good news? 2017-12-20
  • My Teenager Has Mono (Glandular Fever) – Should I Worry? 2017-12-20
  • Quarter of NZ early childhood teachers wouldn’t endorse their own centre 2017-12-19
  • Fostering Hope—Becoming a Foster Family is Challenging but Rewarding 2017-12-19
    BC Children’s Hospital tips for holiday child safety 2017-12-18
  • Why You Should NOT Get Your Child a Puppy for the Holidays 2017-12-18


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