Child Health & Safety News 6/25: 2YO Climbs Locked Pool Ladder

twitter thumbIn this week’s Child Health News: WHO says ‘gaming disorder’ is a mental health condition

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 25 events & stories.

  • Crusader for health of Flint kids keeps up fight to heal lead-poisoned city 2018-6-24
  • More than 30 children become sick at Cloverleaf 4H summer camp in Lake Placid, FL – none were serious and cause is still unknown. 2018-6-24
  • 15 Summer Acts of Kindness for Kids: Ideas for Developing Emotional Intelligence {plus a FREE printable} 2018-6-24
  • Massachusetts Department of Education, USDA Partner in Local Summer Food Service Program This summer, they will collaborate with UMass Dining’s BabyBerk food truck to serve healthy meals to children and teens at no charge. 2018-6-24
  • What Causes Iron Deficiency in Your Child – and How to Spot It 2018-6-23

PedSafe Child Health & Safety News Top Headline of the Week
If you think you’ve child-proofed your swimming pool, you need to watch this.
Video shows 2 year old child climbing locked ladder leading to pool

  • Teenager’s lack of sleep proven to visibly impact their health 2018-6-23
  • 54,000 Volkswagen Atlas SUVs recalled for child safety seat installation problems 2018-6-22
  • Four-legged friend named Huggie helps young patients cope at UC Davis Cancer Center 2018-6-22
  • A Day in the Life of an Anxious Stepmother 2018-6-22
  • Tomorrow morning, AMC Has a Sensory Friendly Screening of Incredibles 2
  • These photos of the McAllen, TX detention center for unaccompanied immigrant children were an attempt to quiet criticism. They’re doing the opposite 2018-6-21
  • 10 Healthy Snacks You Can Teach Your Preschooler to Make 2018-6-21
  • AAP agrees with ending the forced separation of children and parents at the U.S. southern border, but detention facilities are an environment AAP has said is no place for a child. 2018-6-21
  • How have UK Hospitals changed for pediatric patients over the past 70 years? A retrospective… 2018-6-21
  • Bad Eating Habits Can Be Broken Thurs Time Capsule 06/10 2018-6-21

PedSafe Child Health & Safety News #2 Headline of the Week
UChicago launches test-optional admissions process with expanded financial aid and scholarships. The new undergraduate initiative is designed to increase accessibility for first-generation, low-income students

  • New app helps parents with tracking child development 2018-6-20
  • 8 Sensory-Friendly Indoor Games and Activities 2018-6-20
  • The UN is calling for an end to the cruel policy of separating migrant children from their parents & jailing families for crossing the border. The following link is to a petition demanding the administration stop this practice 2018-6-20
  • How Can I Avoid Food Poisoning During Pregnancy? 2018-6-20
  • #teenstoo experience sexual harassment 2018-6-19
  • 8 Magical Words Your Children Need to Hear guide to helping parents write encouraging letters to their children 2018-6-19
  • This oral hygiene program helps kids undergoing chemotherapy avoid serious infections. 2018-6-18
  • Compare the Signs: How to Tell a Tantrum From a Meltdown 2018-6-18
  • Personal WaterCraft & Kids: How to Make Them Fun AND Safe! 2018-6-18



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