15 08, 2022

Do Pears Have Nutritional Value? Here Are 3 Benefits to Pears 

By |2022-07-30T15:00:14-05:00August 15th, 2022|Daily Living, Internal Health, Wellness & Nutrition|0 Comments

While apples, bananas, strawberries, and oranges still seem to be favorites, we shouldn’t ignore those pears in the fruit bowl. Pears have nutritional value that cannot be ignored, and nothing beats biting into a perfectly ripe, juicy pear! Thank goodness August is the start of pear season, and it’s the perfect opportunity to spotlight this [...]

2 08, 2022

The Top 5 Watermelon Benefits for Your Health 

By |2022-07-30T14:56:01-05:00August 2nd, 2022|Children & Youth, Daily Living, Holidays, Wellness & Nutrition|0 Comments

Why Is Watermelon Good for You? Find Out for National Watermelon Day! Watermelon benefits your health by fueling your body with exactly what it needs, especially if you’re out in high temperatures. Packed with sugar and nutrients, high water content, easily portable…what’s not to love? It’s one of those foods that seems too good to [...]

1 08, 2022

Easing Back-to-School Anxiety: 3 Tips for Parents

By |2022-07-30T14:55:09-05:00August 1st, 2022|Children & Youth, Daily Living|0 Comments

How to Tell Which Kind of Back-to-School Anxiety Your Child Is Experiencing & Whether to Address It With a Conversation or a Medical Appointment It’s back-to-school season, and for parents, students, and teachers alike that transition often comes with a fair amount of back-to-school anxiety. In most cases, back-to-school anxiety subsides as the school year [...]

25 07, 2022

10 Tips for Talking to Kids About Tragic Events

By |2022-07-07T11:08:58-05:00July 25th, 2022|Children & Youth, Daily Living|0 Comments

A Guide to Helping Children Navigate Tragic Events in a Healthy Way In the age of social media and the 24-hour news cycle, it is harder and harder to protect children from the harsh realities of our world. Whether it’s a mass shooting, war, terrorist attack, or natural disaster in the news, technology has made [...]

18 07, 2022

The Surprising Health Benefits of Saunas 

By |2022-07-07T11:08:14-05:00July 18th, 2022|Daily Living, Uncategorized, Wellness & Nutrition|0 Comments

The High Heat of Dry Saunas Can Be Great For Your Heart, But Can Be Risky For Some Groups Saunas are paradoxical places. In a sauna, you voluntarily expose yourself to the kind of heat that could otherwise seriously endanger your health. And in a sauna, such high temperatures can provide many of the health [...]

11 07, 2022

Rip Currents 101: What to Know Before Swimming in the Gulf Coast

By |2022-07-07T11:07:27-05:00July 11th, 2022|Local Galveston, Daily Living, Holidays|0 Comments

How to Go to the Beach Without Being Pulled Into the Ocean Summertime is beach time on the Gulf Coast. If you’re among the many Texans flocking to the beach for fun in the sun, it’s important to be aware of rip currents, how they work, and how to spot them. Rip currents are strong [...]

7 07, 2022

Monkeypox 101: What You Need to Know About the New Virus in the News

By |2022-07-07T11:06:08-05:00July 7th, 2022|Daily Living, Virus & Respitory|0 Comments

HHER Answers Your Questions About the Rare Virus Called Monkeypox Currently Making Headlines You may have heard about a rare disease called monkeypox making headlines due to an unusual outbreak of cases in Europe and North America. With the turmoil of Covid-19 fresh in everyone’s mind, it’s natural to have questions and concerns about monkeypox. [...]

30 06, 2022

Can Summer Heat Literally Drive People Crazy? Exploring the Mental Health Impact of High Temperatures

By |2022-06-30T08:40:07-05:00June 30th, 2022|Children & Youth, Daily Living, Wellness & Nutrition|0 Comments

The Connection Between Hot Weather and Mental Health Summertime is a season of contrasts. Kids are finally home from school but it’s too hot for them to go outside and play all day. And while the season tends to be associated with family vacations and relaxing days at the pool, there is also something about [...]

20 06, 2022

Heat Exhaustion and Heatstroke: Two Hot Weather Health Risks Never to Ignore

By |2022-06-06T10:32:45-05:00June 20th, 2022|Children & Youth, Daily Living, Emergency Medicine|0 Comments

How High Temperatures Create Health Risks and How to Handle Heat-Related Emergencies No matter how consistently you slather on a high SPF sunblock before going out, above a certain temperature you remain vulnerable to the health effects of high heat and humidity like heat exhaustion and heatstroke. These hot weather health risks that can sneak [...]