Child Health & Safety News 4/30: 1 in 59 US Children Has Autism

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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 23 events & stories.

PedSafe Child Health & Safety News Headline of the Week:
Autism prevalence increases: 1 in 59 US children has autism, CDC says

  • New guidance issued for treating cardiac arrest in children with heart disease …according to the American Heart Assoc saving a child with heart disease whose heart has stopped requires a different approach than reviving a child with a healthy heart 2018-4-25
  • NIH funds $5M research consortium to address firearm deaths among U.S. children and teens 2018-4-25
  • Pediatric obesity, depression connected in the brain Reward centers in the brains of children and teenagers who are obese and depressed show abnormalities that suggest the two conditions are neurologically connected, 2018-4-25
  • Binge Eating Disorder: Warning Signs & How to Get Your Teen Help 2018-4-25
  • How 3 leading pediatric health systems are harnessing telehealth to transform care 2018-4-24
  • Save a life today 1. Know choking games happen. 2. Know choking games kill. 3. Warn children of the dangers of the choking game 2018-4-24
  • How to Know If You’re a Perfectionist Parent and What to Do About It 2018-4-24
  • Balancing Safety and Fun on Playgrounds 2018-4-24
  • Spare the Sugar, Moms to Be, to Protect Tot’s Brains | GEN 2018-4-23
  • Should Iceland Ban Circumcision punishable by prison up to 6 years ? A Legal and Ethical Analysis 2018-4-23
  • Tomorrow Night, Rampage is an AMC Sensory Friendly Film 2018-4-23
  • How to Teach Kids to Be Active Bystanders to Reduce Bullying 2018-4-23


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