Child Health & Safety News 6/4: New Marshmallow Test New Result

twitter thumbIn this week’s Child Safety News: A Quarter Of Kids Regret Live Videos They Post On Apps: Here’s How Parents Can Help

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 30 events & stories.

  • The Positive Role of Heroes in Children’s Lives 2018-6-03
  • If you’re not ready to delete Facebook, here are 13 simple things you and your kids can do on your social accounts, phones, and devices to keep data safe. 2018-6-03
  • A physician lurked on Facebook mom groups. Here’s what she found. 2018-6-03
  • Grand Challenges Canada will invest over 10 million Canadian dollar to test new ideas to address challenges in women’s and children’s health in developing countries 2018-6-03
  • Teens, Social Media & Technology Report 2018 YouTube, Instagram and Snapchat are the most popular online platforms among teens. Fully 95% of teens have access to a smartphone, and 45% say they are online ‘almost constantly’ 2018-6-03
  • Study: Parenting, child care services have most potential to help low-income families 2018-6-02
  • Teenage depression: If a parent doesn’t get treatment for a child, is that abuse? 2018-6-02
  • Summer Gross Motor Planning – Printable Summer Activity Calendars | Pink Oatmeal 2018-6-02
  • Health ‘time bomb’ of 22,000 UK children who are severely obese at 11 2018-6-02
  • Music Therapy for Children – helps kids cope with their treatment by entertaining and distracting them 2018-6-01

PedSafe Child Health & Safety News TOP Headline of the Week
Marshmallow test’ may not pick out successful kids, after all
replicating the test with new technology showed surprising results.

  • Safety expert warns about Mermaid Tail swim toy…if they have one, only use it for photo ops, and make sure you’re in the water with them 2018-6-01
  • Is My Child the Right age for Social Media? 2018-6-01
  • Nigeria: Vaccination Still Eludes 75% of Children – Report 2018-6-01
  • 7 Steps to Getting Your Child to Stop Sleeping In Your Bed 2018-5-31
  • Ray Ray’s Story: A Call to Action for Parents and Caregivers – Thurs Time Capsule 10/11 – 2018-5-31
  • How Can I Find the Best Pediatric Surgeon for My Child? 2018-5-31
  • Enrich your grandbaby’s first year! Milestones you can share! 2018-5-30
  • Telemedicine helps improve participation in clinical trials through the use of step-by-step video to achieve informed consent, telemedicine appts, online symptom diaries and e-fund transfers 2018-5-30
  • First Pediatric Liver Transplant Performed in Central Florida Surgeons and support staff from Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh traveled to Orlando to train the team and assist 2018-5-30

PedSafe Child Health & Safety News #2 Headline of the Week
What’s the Best Place in the World to Be a Kid? Not the U.S. – it ranks between Belarus & Russia – 36 out of 175 on the Save the Children report

  • Study: Bath Oils for Childhood Eczema Provide No Medical Benefit 2018-5-30
  • The Surprising Benefit Of Moving And Grooving With Your Kid 2018-5-29
  • Canon USA helps launch child protection campaign May 25th was National Missing Children’s Day 2018-5-29
  • How the #MeToo Movement Opens Conversations Between Parents and Kids Instead of teaching “no means no”…teach “yes means yes”. Someone may not be able to say NO…Unless they can say YES you do NOT have consent 2018-5-29
  • Promoting Oral Health in Childhood: A Quality Improvement Project 2018-5-28
  • Advice for Parents: Find Nap Mats Without Flame Retardant Chemicals What kind of impact would you think switching mats had? 2018-5-28
  • Would You Buy Your Special Needs Child a Dog Chew Toy? 2018-5-28
  • Medical student seeks to ensure access to preferred contraceptive methods 2018-5-28



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