Child Health & Safety News 10/22: Polio-like Illness Paralyzing Kids

twitter thumbIn this week’s Child Health News: Therapy Dogs May Help Kids With ADHD, Study Suggests

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.

  • Safe Kids – Halloween Safety 2018-10-21
  • Avoid Making Discipline Mistakes That Make Behavior Problems Worse 2018-10-21
  • In Syria, A School Helps Children Traumatized By War – Budget cuts mean funds will dry up in January 2018-10-21
  • The Problem With the ‘Gifted’ Child Diagnosis 2018-10-21
  • Water wars: The ‘cult-like’ efforts to get fluoride out of America’s drinking supply 2018-10-19

PedSafe Child Health & Safety News Headline of the Week
‘Polio-like’ illness paralyzing children remains ‘mystery’ to health officials as CDC
confirms cases in 22 states

  • Number of Children Missing Critical Vaccines Continues to Rise First case of flu-related pediatric death in unvaccinated child comes as CDC issues reports on overall vaccination coverage 2018-10-19
  • How Can a Cookie Teach My Child to be Calm? 2018-10-19
  • Electric cars let kids drive themselves from the ward to the operating theater to make surgery less scary 2018-10-18
  • Should Kids “Motor Mouth”? (do they need an electric toothbrush?) Thurs Time Capsule 10/12 2018-10-18
  • Webinar: Are You Concerned About Your Child’s Irritability? November 7th – hosted by the NIH 2018-10-18
  • 6 Simple Ways to Ease Children’s Fears at the Doctor 2018-10-17
  • Caring for child refugees: 4 things you need to know 2018-10-17
  • Sidelined children’s health official says EPA inaction means “kids are disposable” 2018-10-16
  • England falling behind peers on child health – 2018-10-15
  • A Family Home Fire Drill is For ALL Ages 2018-10-15
  • What to Do if Your Child Is Scared of Halloween 2018-10-15
  • Collaborative aims to accelerate immunotherapy development for pediatric cancers 2018-10-15
  • When Should I Get My Child a Dog…and What Should We Get?? With updated recommendations from our Kids & Canines Expert… 2018-10-15


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