Child Health and Safety News: 3/26 Teen Suicide Levels Soar

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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 20 events & stories

PedSafe Child Health & Safety News Headline of the Week:
Teen suicide is soaring. Do spotty mental health and addiction treatment share blame?

  • Seventeen children injured when 8-year-old student uses pepper spray at school assembly 2018-3-23
  • What I Learned Arguing With an 8-Year-Old 2018-3-23
  • Hospitalization, PICU admissions increasing for pediatric opioid ingestions 2018-3-23
  • A Wrinkle in Time is Tomorrow morning at AMC: 2018-3-23
  • Can FLOTUS Address Online Hate Without Using the C-Word? 2018-3-22
  • Here Is Why Toddlers Hit Themselves (And When You Should Be Concerned) 2018-3-22
  • When your child’s first food allergy reaction takes place in the air…mid-flight?? 2018-3-22
  • Code Adam…Because You Don’t Have Eyes in the Back of Your Head – Thurs Time Capsule 02/11 2018-3-22
  • Why Staying Together for the Kids Could Hurt Your Child’s Mental Health 2018-3-21
  • What is Strep and How Can it Affect Your Family? 2018-3-21
  • Electronic device screen time may affect mental health of school-aged youths including social phobia and depressive symptoms 2018-3-21
  • New York’s only freestanding pediatric health facility completed on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus 2018-3-20
  • 7 Ways to Deal With Moms That Bully Other Moms 2018-3-20
  • Soaring child suicide rates sparks launch of app that controls harmful content on mobiles 2018-3-20
  • “Reach Every Mother and Child Act (S.1730) proposes the USAID target existing funding towards maternal and child health” 2018-3-19
  • New online resource helps military families deal with child mental health issues 2018-3-19


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