Child Health & Safety News 9/10: New AAP Child Seat Guidelines

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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 20 events & stories.

  • Here’s How Many Immigrant Kids Are Still Separated From Their Parents 2018-9-09
  • A teen who spent his free time speaking out against gun violence was shot and killed in Chicago 2018-9-09
  • AAP Raises Concerns That Food Colors May Damage Children’s Health 2018-9-09
  • Children’s Health: Backpack Safety 2018-9-09
  • How to Keep Your Kids Safe on the Playground 2018-9-08

PedSafe Child Health & Safety News Headline of the Week
What You Need to Know About the New American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Child Seat Guidelines

  • We Must Stop Destroying our Children – Children’s Defense Fund 2018-9-08
  • Strategies Parents Can Use for Handling Out-of-Control Kids 2018-9-08
  • Health Matters: What to do when your child bullies other kids 2018-9-08
  • 3 Tips to Raise a Drug-Free Child 2018-9-07
  • How Can My Allergic Kid Join In When It’s All About the Food 2018-9-07
  • How to Talk to Your Kids About…Strangers: Thurs Time Capsule 08/12 – 2018-9-06
  • Four million UK children too poor to have a healthy diet, study finds 2018-9-06
  • Advocacy Group Urges Testing Water for Lead at Child-Care Centers Despite the health risks, only 7 states and New York City require licensed child-care facilities to conduct testing for lead in drinking water 2018-9-05
  • What being held at the Mexican border is really like a doctor describes visiting the South Texas Family Residential Center 2018-9-05
  • Should Special Kids Take Standardized Tests? Intelligent Lives 2018-9-05
  • Google using AI to help organizations detect and report child sexual abuse material online 2018-9-04
  • Homelessness Takes Toll on Kids’ Health Even Before They’re Born 2018-9-03
  • Growth in first 3 years of life affects respiratory health in children excessive weight gain in the first years of life can be associated with lower lung function and a higher risk of childhood asthma 2018-9-03
  • Children may care about their reputations earlier than thought: Study 2018-9-03


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