In The News
WAFB: Officials remind public of swimming, pool dangers

Many people will be heading to the pool this summer to cool off, but there are some dangers that should be considered when swimming.

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Health Articles & Videos
Swimming Safety This Summer

Do you have a pool in your back yard or a camp on the river? Are you planning on going to the beach this summer? Here are some ways to…

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In The News
WAFB: Safety Tips for Ear Piercing

Dr. Susan Bankston discusses safety tips for getting your children’s ears pierced. Watch the Video

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Health Articles & Videos
Measles Vaccination in Infants and Children: What You Should Know

The Pediatric Department at The Baton Rouge Clinic strongly believes in immunizing children based on the guidelines recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics. We believe that vaccines are not…

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Blog Updates
Red Stick Moms Blog – Ask the Pediatrician: Treating Kids’ Seasonal Allergies

Let’s be honest, we all love the south for its warm temperatures. We don’t love freezing cold weather– we much prefer the days when the sun shines endlessly, and it’s…

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Press Releases
American Academy of Pediatrics Urges Parents to Vaccinate Children to Protect Against Measles

A measles outbreak that began at Disneyland in California – and has grown to more than 50 confirmed cases in multiple states – is a stark reminder of our nation’s…

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Blog Updates
Red Stick Moms Blog – Ask the Pediatrician: Common Winter Illnesses

The holidays are here, which means time for family, friends, and unfortunately cold and flu season. As a mom, I know how unpleasant winter time ailments can be, both for…

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Health Articles & Videos
Influenza – What Parents Need to Know

It’s that time of year again…“Flu Season.” Below is a summary of important information that will help keep you educated about Influenza and provide tips on how to best protect…

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Health Articles & Videos
Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween always starts weeks before the actual day when we start working on our costumes—this year, along with scary, let’s make them safe. Costume Safety Make sure they fit. Short…

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Health Articles & Videos
Enterovirus D68 – What Parents Need to Know

As many of you have probably heard on the news or read about on the internet, there is a respiratory virus that is rapidly spreading across the country. The virus…

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