How Much Alcohol is Safe to Drink for a Safe and Happy St. Patrick’s Day?

St. Patrick’s Day is a day filled with food, festivities, and fun. Homes, restaurants, and bars will be packed with friends and patrons dressed in green and sipping on tasty toddies. While there’s nothing wrong with a drink or two on St. Patty’s day, we don’t want to push our luck by overindulging. HHER wants [...]

By |March 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

My Child’s Tummy Hurts All the Time: Is it Lactose Intolerance?

Your child’s tummy hurts all the time. It’s almost everyday, but you’re not quite sure what it is. Abdominal pain is one of the most common complaints by patients in the ER, but because there are such a wide range of causes, it can be difficult to diagnose exactly what’s going on, especially in young [...]

By |March 9th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Bump on an Eyelid…What is It? 5 Questions About Styes

Do you have a red bump on an eyelid that came out of nowhere? Chances are, it's probably a stye. If it is, there’s no need to fret. Styes are generally harmless, and they can usually be treated from home. But it’s important to know that if your kid gets a stye, they are are [...]

By |March 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

3 Tips for Drowning Prevention at Galveston Beaches

Drowning lands in the top three leading causes of accidental death in the US. It takes just one glance away or a misstep for a casualty to happen. So before you head out to the Galveston beaches, there are some things you should know to keep your loved ones safe. #1. Accompany any inexperienced swimmers [...]

By |March 7th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Patient Safety is Our Priority at Hospitality Health ER Galveston

Patient safety is always front and center at Hospitality Health ER. For Patient Safety Awareness Week in March, we like to shine an even bigger light on what patient safety really means to our community. Our nation’s medical facilities are always striving for quality care. We've seen reported improvements in 17 out of 33 patient [...]

By |March 6th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Steps to Healthy Kidneys

Did you know that 31 million Americans have a chronic kidney disease? Although it’s such a widespread problem, many of us don’t know much about our kidneys. You’ve probably known someone with kidney stones, but what exactly do the kidneys do for us? In honor of National Kidney Month, Hospitality Health ER Longview will take [...]

By |March 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Is Caffeine Good for Your Health?

Did you know that about 85 percent of American adults consume some form of caffeine on a daily basis? From espressos and energy drinks to colas and teas, you can say that caffeine has become as commonplace as H20. But is caffeine good for your health? How much can I have in one day? And [...]

By |March 4th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A 5-Day Schedule of Spring Break Activities in Galveston for Kids

Spring break is just around the corner, which means it’s time to start planning for a week of fun with the kids. Planning on visiting or staying on the island? Then you’ll be happy to know that there are plenty of spring break activities in Galveston for kids to enjoy. And Hospitality Health ER is [...]

By |March 4th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Stranger Danger: Teaching Your Child The Right Way

Teaching your child how to interact with people they don’t know can be a tricky thing. Parents want nothing more than to keep our kids safe, but we also want our kids to be engaging and polite in certain social situations. So how can we ensure we’re not sending them mixed messages? Well, teaching them [...]

By |February 22nd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Car Seats and Seat Belt Laws in Texas

Do you remember the time when kids would just hop into a car without even the thought of seat belts or car seats? Yes, things might have been less complicated back in the 70s, but they were also a lot riskier. To put it simply, seat belts save lives. Reports show that for every five [...]

By |February 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments