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May 2019

Why Asparagus Makes Your Pee Smell and Other Fun Asparagus Facts

By |2019-05-14T14:48:30-05:00May 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Did you know that May is National Asparagus Month? Asparagus is an interesting vegetable for many reasons. First, you’d be surprised to know that it’s actually part of the Lily family. That’s right — it’s related to onions, leeks, and garlic. Next, most of us are familiar with that smell of pungent urine after we [...]

I’m Pregnant: How to Avoid Getting Bitten By Mosquitoes

By |2019-05-14T14:41:14-05:00May 19th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Summertime in the Gulf Coast brings warm, moist weather. These conditions make it ideal for mosquitoes to breed. That’s why you’ll see more mosquitoes around after rainfall and as temperatures rise. Because of the Zika Virus, the thought of getting bitten by mosquitoes is scary if you’re pregnant or trying to get pregnant. But there [...]

Best Type of Thermometers for You and Your Child

By |2019-05-14T14:35:04-05:00May 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Before we get into the best type of thermometer to use on your child, let’s first discuss what you should NOT be using. Remember the old-school glass thermometers that used mercury to take your temperature? If you happen to have one, dispose of it properly according to your local state and federal laws. If the [...]

9 Summer Chores Your Kids Can Do

By |2019-05-14T14:24:28-05:00May 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|

As parents gear up for summer, those calendars will begin to fill up with camps, playdates, and fun time in the sun. These are all great ways for kids to spend their summer. But have you thought about how you can make this summer more productive and impactful than prior summers? While three months of [...]

Straight from a 10-Year Old’s Mouth: “Life Lessons I Learned from Mom”

By |2019-05-14T14:29:47-05:00May 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|

From the hundreds of loads of laundry to the thousands of meals prepared a year, we all know how much work moms put in. And that’s just the chores. Now more than ever, women are feeling  pressure to be more involved with their children, according to Pew Research Center. Mothers are constantly helping kids with [...]

3 Tips for Seeking Mental Health Help

By |2019-05-14T14:12:10-05:00May 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|

With one out of ten Americans suffering from some form of mental health issue, chances are that you know someone with  a condition. Fortunately, we know more today about bipolar disorder, anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, PTSD, OCD, eating disorders, and other conditions. But many people fail to seek help because of the negative stigma associated with mental [...]

Why Yelling at Kids Can Be Harmful

By |2019-05-14T14:21:27-05:00May 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|

We are all guilty of yelling at our kids at some point in time. It’s a visceral reaction to wanting to be heard, especially after you’ve repeated yourself a thousand times. Didn’t I tell you three times yesterday to pack your lunch? Why don’t you ever listen to what I ask you to do? You’re [...]

4 Facts on How Insurance Works at Emergency Rooms:

By |2019-05-14T15:27:35-05:00May 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Having a medical emergency is scary. Then there are all the insurance questions that run through your head. Will this emergency room be covered by my insurance? What portion will I be responsible for paying? How many bills will I receive? This is the last thing you want to think about when you’re dealing with [...]

What is Patient Steering? Protecting Your Life and Your Pockets

By |2019-05-14T14:44:50-05:00May 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|

In one of our recent blogs, Hospitality Health ER brought light to the Prudent Layperson Standard. This concept is becoming ever so important as more and more patients are selecting standalone ERs for medical care. In short, patients should know that no matter which emergency room you choose —hospital or standalone—your health insurance cannot deny [...]

4 Trending Summer Activities for Older Kids

By |2019-05-14T13:59:43-05:00May 9th, 2019|Uncategorized|

It’s amazing how another school year has zipped right by. Speaking of zipping by, you’re probably already thinking of what activities to plan for the summer, like ziplining or road-tripping it to a beach somewhere. But what other activities are kids interested in these days? We have a few for you to consider, and some [...]