This Week in Little News 6/17/2022
Hi, Little News fam! Happy Father’s Day to all the dads who are reading our newsletter! A lot of kids stores offer great discounts this weekend (in case you haven’t purchased a gift for dad yet - maybe a something kid-related will do?). We have featured a bunch of the sales in our “Discounts” section. How are you celebrating this Sunday? Brunch? Picnic? Breakfast in bed for dad? Share your ideas with us.
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👶 🍼 Recent Pediatric News
COVID-19 vaccines for children under 5 OK’d by FDA
On June 17, the FDA granted emergency use authorization to both vaccines. The CDC's vaccine committee meets June 17-18 to discuss.
Pediatricians submit testimonials on gun violence to Congress; AAP urges action on bipartisan gun safety measures
In her testimony during a Senate committee hearing on gun violence Wednesday morning, AAP President Moira A. Szilagyi, M.D., Ph.D., FAAP, urged committee members to read stories she submitted to the Congressional Record from more than 300 pediatricians illustrating how gun violence has impacted their patients, communities and lives, and called for passage of bipartisan legislation to keep children safe.
Your kids’ apps are spying on them
Apps are spying on our kids at a scale that should shock you. More than two-thirds of the 1,000 most popular iPhone apps likely to be used by children collect and send their personal information out to the advertising industry.
Abbott halts EleCare output from plant at center of baby formula shortage
Abbott Laboratories has stopped production of the EleCare specialty baby formula at its plant in southwestern Michigan after thunderstorms and heavy rains flooded parts of the facility.
🔬🧬 Kids and Babies Related Scientific Research
Helping middle school students achieve more
A new study of intermediate school students in urban California and New York shows promise for underachievers. Researchers found that early intervention with teachers, training students that achievement is malleable and achievable, caused struggling students to flourish and improve their grades.
Pre-school play with friends lowers risk of mental health problems later
Children who learn to play well with others at pre-school age tend to enjoy better mental health as they get older, new research shows.
US infertility rate plateaus
During recent decades, the rate of infertility among women in the United States has remained largely the same, according to researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine. Their new analysis of data collected from 1995 and 2019, and published June 14 in the journal Fertility and Sterility, found that infertility is more common among women who are older, who are non-Hispanic Black and who have less income or education, and women without access to sexual and reproductive health services.
Study reveals how epilepsy and migraine drug causes birth defects
Valproic acid -- a drug used to treat epilepsy, migraine, and bipolar disorder -- can cause birth defects when taken during pregnancy. Now, a study reveals one reason why: valproic acid (VPA) puts some cells of the developing nervous system into senescence, a kind of halted state that keeps them from growing and dividing correctly.
🤑💸 Discounts on and news about kids’ products
Father’s Day sales are here. Such a great time to stock up. Enjoy your shopping this weekend!
Kate Quinn offers 20% off this weekend with code SELECT20: https://katequinn.com/
Lenox James (they almost never have anything on sale!) offers 20% off with code FLASH20: https://lenoxjames.com
Magneticme has a semi-annual sale and offers 20% off site wide: https://magneticme.com/
KiwiCo offers 30% off the first month if you subscribe today:
Bugaboo offers up to 25% off select Bugaboo items: https://www.bugaboo.com/us-en/summer-sale/
Mustela offers 20% off with code DAD20: https://www.mustelausa.com
Woolino offers $15 off every $99 purchase and $40 off every $200 purchase. Use codes DAD15 and DAD40: https://www.woolino.com/
Ergobaby offers 20% off all mesh carriers with code DAD: https://ergobaby.com/
Hanna Andresson offers 50% off select items: https://www.hannaandersson.com
Bapron Baby offers 30% off select print:
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