Child Health & Safety News 7/2: Should Kids Be Polite to Alexa?

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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 25 events & stories.

  • Pinned down: A story of restraining an autistic child and the marks it leaves behind 2018-7-01
  • What steps can you take to protect your child from a would-be abductor 2018-7-01
  • Nearly Half of Canada’s Very Young Children Live in Child Care ‘Deserts’ 2018-7-01
  • How to Exercise With Your Kids Here are some ideas to get you started 2018-6-30
  • Fireworks Safety 2018-6-30
  • The Difference Between ADHD and Autism by 2018-6-30

PedSafe Child Health & Safety News Top Headline of the Week
The case against teaching kids to be polite to Alexa

  • Toy car therapy helps pediatric patients recover 2018-6-29
  • Please realize the importance of your Digital Footprint! 2018-6-29
  • Getting Your Child to Talk to you About What They see Online 2018-6-29
  • An EMT Shared an Important Car Seat Hack to Keep Kids Safe in an Emergency 2018-6-29
  • Check out our latest issue of our Kids Who Care newsletter – Issue #10: A Future of Compassion… 2018-6-29
  • 6 Mothers Explain How They’re Raising Feminist Sons 2018-6-28
  • Tickling Your Toddler Might Actually Be Harmful 2018-6-28
  • The Importance of Teaching Kids to Use 911 – Thurs Time Capsule – 07/10 2018-6-28
  • Latest in health news: Pediatric antibiotic usage decreases, autism diagnoses increase 2018-6-27
  • My Twins are Behind in Talking…How Can I Help? 2018-6-27

PedSafe Child Health & Safety News #2 Headline of the Week
Child homelessness in England is at its highest since the global financial crisis

  • Kids Are Overdosing on Med Meant to Fight Opioid Addiction 2018-6-27
  • What to cover during prenatal visit: AAP clinical report offers guidance 2018-6-26
  • Profit and Complacency: We Make Our Children Vulnerable Online | Turtler 2018-6-26
  • Mind the gap: Navigating the transition from pediatric to adult health care 2018-6-25
  • Telegram Messenger App Guide for Parents – 8 min video by Josh Ochs 2018-6-25
  • More than two-thirds of towns and cities in the United Kingdom have unsafe levels of air pollution, resulting in more than 4.5 million children growing up in unsafe conditions, according to new research from UNICEF 2018-6-25
  • Tomorrow at AMC Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is Sensory Friendly 2018-6-25
  • Kids and Medication: What Parents Should Know to Avoid Errors 2018-6-25



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