Safety Seconds

Fevers – Myths and Care

Dr. Watson talks fevers, and Mrs. Crabapple chimes in… and even serenades him! (Plug your ears!)


Newborn Fevers

Is your child’s fever an emergency? Dr. Watson clarifies the often misunderstood topic of newborn fevers in relation to medical emergencies.  


Mission Pediatrics – Safety Seconds – Bug Bites

Bug bites, Mosquito bites may get red raised and itchy. Bees may sting. Ant bites may burn, get red and form a small blister. While bug bites can be annoying, they are rarely dangerous and usually resolve in a few days. 


Mission Pediatrics – Safety Seconds – Emergency’s

What is an emergency? When your child starts preschool they are old enough to start learning what an emergency is. Sometimes no matter what we do, emergencies and accidents happen. Children need to know what an emergency is and information to give when asked.


Mission Pediatrics – Safety Seconds – College

Has your child just graduated high school or is looking to go to college? Change can be hard and very stressful.


Mission Pediatrics – Safety Seconds – Batteries

Have you heard about button batteries? Lots of toys come with little batteries in them. These can be very dangerous if swallowed. Batteries can cause burns,  vocal cord paralysis, pneumonia and even death


Mission Pediatrics – Safety Seconds – Poisoning

Have you heard about the dangers of e-cigarettes, opiates, household cleaners or detergents? Poisoning injuries can happen to anyone. However, there are a few things you can do to help keep your home safe.



Asthma is a condition that affects a persons breathing. What causes asthma? Asthma can run in families.