Child Health & Safety News 12/24: Teething Jewelry Safety Risks

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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 15 events & stories.

  • How Does Sensory Play Help With a Child’s Development? 2018-12-23
  • Institute of Child Health doctors perform life-saving open-heart surgery on infant 2018-12-23
  • Celebrity nutrition expert Rujuta Diwekar tells parents How to care for their child’s health and gives tips on child health and the ideal diet for today’s children. 2018-12-21
  • Pets Help Prevent Allergies In Infants, Study Says 2018-12-21

PedSafe Child Health & Safety News Headline of the Week
FDA says teething jewelry poses safety risks after child injuries

  • Saturday Morning at AMC, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is Sensory Friendly 2018-12-21
  • Can pyruvate improve cardiac function among children with LCOS following surgery? American Heart Association is funding a study 2018-12-20
  • Kids in hot cars: 8 safety tips (even in winter!) 2018-12-20
  • Bringing joy to pediatric patients can start with an in-residence dog… a highly trained service dog that works in a healthcare setting to provide specialized tasks and create an emotional connection with peds patients 2018-12-19
  • New child passenger safety law update to go into effect in Nebraska on January 1st 2018-12-19
  • Pregnancy, breastfeeding and the common cold: What new and expectant moms need to know: 2018-12-18
  • Social Media Companies, Reporting, and Secondary Victimization – Cyberbullying Research Center 2018-12-18
  • Teen vaping continues to rise, survey finds 2018-12-17
  • Will Spanking Kids Really Scar Them for Life? 2018-12-17
  • Sweets for Kids at the Holidays? What Dentist Approved That? 2018-12-17


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