Child Health & Safety News: 2/05: Chip Funding Extended

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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.

  • Research-Backed Examples of Baby Books that Boost Brain Development – brilliant article by the Thoughtful Parent – must read if you have little ones! 2018-02-04
  • ‘My Baby Almost Died’: Formula Scandal Sends Shudders Through France 2018-02-04
  • 11 Kid-Friendly YouTube Channels Even Parents Will Enjoy: YouTubers for Kids 2018-02-03
  • Your questions about rabies: answered 2018-02-03
  • Free Family Safety Webinar: Teen apps your students should avoid 2018-02-02

PedSafe Child Health & Safety News Headline of the Week:
CHIP Funding Has Been Extended, What’s Next For Children’s Health Coverage?

  • Can Crowdsourcing and Collaboration Improve the Future of Human Health? Can it improve the 80 year old Finnish “Baby Box”? 2018-02-02
  • How to Improve Children’s Math Skills With Play 2018-02-02
  • For children with respiratory infections, antibiotics with narrower targets are better since this helps avoid antibiotic resistance and adverse side effects 2018-02-01
  • 8 Ways to Help a Shy Child – Thurs Time Capsule:12/11 2018-02-01
  • Dispatcher helps mom who called 911 about hungry kids 2018-01-31
  • Turn Off Messenger Kids, Health Experts Plead to Facebook 2018-01-31
  • Teaching Your Specials Needs Child How to Eat on Their Own 2018-01-31
  • 7 Ways to Teach Kids Kindness That Will Reduce Bullying 2018-01-30
  • Hasbro is proud to match up to $100,000 in donations to the KidsforPeace Kind Coins program to help fund new playgrounds in areas affected by the recent hurricanes 2018-01-29
  • 5-Year-Olds Work Farm Machinery, and Injuries Follow 2018-01-29
  • Count on play – Kids who play with numbers, from reading them on cards to counting spaces on a board game have better executive functioning skills such as impulse control and memory! 2018-01-29


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