Toys are usually at the top of lists for Santa, but ADC pediatricians often advise parents to stop and do some checking before they buy toys for children. Not all toys are safe for kids of all ages, and it’s important to make sure toys meet certain safety standards before they show up under the tree.
Children will soon dress up in costumes and take to Central Texas neighborhoods for trick-or-treating, but before they go, ADC doctors recommend taking a few simple steps to make sure everyone stays safe.
ADC pediatrician Dr. Myndra Waldrop offered these safety tips for Halloween when it comes to costumes, trick-or-treating and candy.
As temperatures climb this summer, the heat isn’t just unpleasant, it can be deadly. Exposure to high temperatures can have health consequences that range from heat cramps to heat stroke.
Thousands of children end up in the hospital every year because of fireworks-related injuries, and the American Academy of Pediatrics does not recommend buying fireworks for personal use.
One of the safest ways to enjoy fireworks is to leave them to the professionals. If you do choose to use fireworks at home, think safety first.
With triple digit temperatures across Central Texas, ADC doctors are warning about the dangers of being out in the heat. ADC Family Practice Dr. Ramzi Dakour shared tips on how to stay safe in the heat.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) wants everyone to prepare for hurricanes, because even places away from coastlines can be affected by tornadoes, flooding and damaging winds, including Central Texas.
All the fun and excitement of the holiday season can bring unexpected danger if you are not careful. Follow these guidelines to help make your celebration a safe one.
This Sunday marks the 10th anniversary of 9/11. Take time to remember those who lost their lives as well as time to make sure you are prepared for future emergencies. September is National Preparedness Month (NPM) which was founded afteraaa
Halloween is an exciting time of year for kids, and to help ensure they have a safe holiday, here are some tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).
The pediatricians at The Austin Diagnostic Clinic encourage you to review these helpful tips before trick or treating with your children this Halloween.