Child Health & Safety News 8/20: Traces of Herbicide in Cheerios

twitter thumbIn this week’s Child Safety News: Google is Tracking Android and iPhone Users – even with ‘Location History’ Turned Off – here is how to disable this…

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.

  • When healthy children die: Pediatricians are not superhumans 2018-8-19
  • Report finds ‘worrisome’ levels of lead, arsenic in some baby foods (infant rice cereal & mashed sweet potatoes) if eaten daily 2018-8-19
  • Parents in prison: The child health crisis no one is talking about 2018-8-19
  • The Subtle Beauty of Child Development: What is Lost When We Push Too Hard 2018-8-18
  • At a Glance: 3 Types of Self-Control Issues for Special Needs Kids 2018-8-18
  • Back to School: Tips to keep your child healthy this school year 2018-8-18

PedSafe Child Health & Safety News Headline of the Week
Report Finds Traces of a Controversial Herbicide in Cheerios and Quaker Oats
Glyphosate declared probably carcinogen by WHO in 2015

  • New integrated child health system goes live in Wales Every child in Wales will have an active care record…and doctors will be able to access info about their health – past and present 2018-8-17
  • Why it’s important for kids to get a comprehensive eye exam as they head back to school? 2018-8-17
  • PetSmart Charities Grant Expands Pet Therapy Program at Children’s National More than 9,000 kids expected to benefit. 2018-8-17
  • How To Learn in the Age of Information Overload – Today’s Mama 2018-8-16
  • 76 Percent of Parents Concerned For Children’s Online Safety 2018-8-16
  • Child development: What to expect at each age 2018-8-15
  • Can Too Much Tech Cause ADHD Symptoms in Your Child? 2018-8-15
  • Here’s why safety is more important than style when choosing a child’s backpack, and here’s what to look for… 2018-8-15
  • Motorcycle Club delivers toys and smiles to children at two local hospitals 2018-8-13
  • ADHD Isn’t the Only Reason Kids Are Hyper 2018-8-14
  • 8 Discipline Techniques That Make Behavior Problems Worse 2018-8-14
  • Study raises concerns about young Muay Thai fighters and brain injuries. Some fighters are starting as young as 4 years old 2018-8-13

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