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8 07, 2020

Can COVID Spread in the Pool?

By |2020-07-08T08:45:58-05:00July 8th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Summer fun is almost synonymous with water play. But with the number of COVID cases still rising, parents are feeling torn between taking the kids to the pool and playing it safe. As some neighborhood and public pools begin to open up, there are many concerns. Can COVID spread in the pool? After all, we're [...]

8 07, 2020

Can Pets Get Coronavirus?

By |2020-07-08T08:38:10-05:00July 8th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

As the world tries to reopen, there are still a lot of answers and information about the coronavirus that are unknown. Public health experts, doctors, and epidemiologists are learning new things about how the virus spreads, ways to treat it, and the best ways to prevent it. What about our four-legged family members? Can pets [...]

27 06, 2020

4th of July in Galveston 2020 – The Safe Way

By |2020-06-27T15:57:34-05:00June 27th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

July 4th is usually celebrated by hosting parties with lots of friends and family. But this year may be a little different. Firework safety is always a priority, but now COVID-19 prevention should also be first in mind while celebrating. Although it's easy to forget about the pandemic when we're outdoors enjoying ourselves, folks should [...]

23 06, 2020

3 Fast, Healthy Breakfast Ideas

By |2020-06-22T14:28:22-05:00June 23rd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Summertime is here. And just because you're most likely working from home doesn't mean you have loads of time to make meals. Because you want to start the day off right, finding easy breakfast meals will help reduce stress in your day. But because you still want to choose foods that will nourish your body, [...]

22 06, 2020

Most Common ER Visits in the Summertime

By |2020-06-22T14:27:00-05:00June 22nd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Summertime is usually a child’s favorite time of the year. School is out, the days are longer, pools are open, kids are active, and, well, lots can happen. Perhaps it’s no surprise that ER visits spike in the summertime and that children are more likely to have accidents that require medical attention. Here's a look [...]

19 06, 2020

6 Common Causes of Abdominal Pain

By |2020-06-18T16:14:20-05:00June 19th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Abdominal pain is one of the most common reasons that people visit the ER. A variety of factors can cause or complicate a person's condition. Luckily, these symptoms usually resolve on their own most of the time and fairly quickly. However, abdominal pain may indicate a more serious underlying condition. If you’re wondering where your [...]

18 06, 2020

Emergency Rooms During COVID-19

By |2020-06-18T16:11:39-05:00June 18th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

COVID-19 has changed how we operate: from home and schools, to businesses and medical facilities. Emergency rooms especially have had to adjust quickly in how they provide medical care. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), there have been about 1.5 million ER visits related to COVID-like symptoms. Some states have seen over 20,000 [...]

18 06, 2020

Should I Get a Colonoscopy?

By |2020-06-18T16:09:37-05:00June 18th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

While we navigate through this time of uncertainty, it’s easy to shift our focus away from other important health considerations. Screening and early detection play a big role in the prognosis of many conditions. For instance, colon cancer–the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths–is actually treatable and beatable when caught early. Although colon cancer may [...]

12 06, 2020

Are Swollen Glands Serious?

By |2020-06-10T07:56:07-05:00June 12th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

When you’re feeling pain or swelling in the upper neck area, you just might have a bacterial or viral infection. Although swollen glands (more appropriately called swollen lymph nodes) may indicate something as minor as a cold, it can also signify something as serious as lymphoma. But before you start worrying, have your doctor examine [...]

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