Child Health & Safety News 11/19: Considering a 3rd MMR Dose?

twitter thumbIn this week’s Child Health News: FDA Seeks Ban On Menthol Cigarettes To Fight Teen Smoking

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 15 events & stories.

  • The Face It® Movement shares ten child safety tips for caregivers during holidays 2018-11-18
  • When mandated reporter calls to child protective services are used as a weapon against parents 2018-11-18
  • Preventing Sports Injuries in Children | Health Plus 2018-11-18
  • Dayton Children’s takes action in response to ‘disturbingly low’ child flu shot rates – the hospital now has flu shots available for children 7 and older at its pharmacies. 2018-11-18
  • Kids’ Mental-Health Issues on the Rise in the Emergency Dept | Psych Congress 2018-11-17

PedSafe Child Health & Safety News Headline of the Week
Have You Considered a 3rd MMR Dose?
The new CDC guidance does not generally recommend a 3rd dose of mumps-containing vaccine except when it can be used to shorten the duration of an ongoing mumps outbreak

  • Low-emission zones ineffective in improving child lung health, study says 2018-11-17
  • When to Start Swimming Lessons for Kids 2018-11-17
  • RSV concern this time of year; watch for these signs 2018-11-16
  • 4 Family Friendly Workouts That Combine Fitness with Fun – Thurs Time Capsule: 11/12 2018-11-15
  • How to Successfully (& Sensitively) Argue With Your Child 2018-11-15
  • Researchers identify risk factors of advanced liver disease in cystic fibrosis patients 2018-11-14
  • Study finds that a “Make-A-Wish” gift can transform a sick child’s health 2018-11-14
  • petition aimed at making school bus safety a federal law 2018-11-14
  • How to talk to children about shootings: An age-by-age guide 2018-11-13
  • As we honor our veterans today, we honor the sacrifices their families make as well. Learn more about the strength and resiliency military children have this VeteransDay: 2018-11-12
  • How to Raise a Charitable Child – Hidden Ways They Benefit 2018-11-12


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