Get Your School Involved in Every Kid Healthy™ Week

It’s time to get ready for Every Kid Healthy Week™! Because healthier kids learn better, this national health observance shines a light on improvements made in school health and wellness across our country. This includes everything from improved nutrition and physical activities, to enhancing learning and healthy social interaction at schools! Whether you’re a teacher, [...]

By |2019-04-17T07:16:44-05:00April 9th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Hospitality Health ER Tyler Receives Beauty and Business Award

Hospitality Health ER Tyler recently received the Beauty and Business Award. This award is part of the Keep Tyler Beautiful program. Each year, Tyler Parks and Recreation recognizes businesses in Tyler for maintaining, improving, and beautifying their surroundings. This involves maintaining the appearance of front yards, parking lots, building condition, dumpster areas, and signs. What [...]

By |2019-04-17T07:16:44-05:00March 22nd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Can I Go to Any Emergency Room? What is the Prudent Layperson Standard?

Do you know your rights when it comes to your health insurance coverage for emergency visits? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. The average person may not know their rights. But with your money and health at stake, it’s time to be informed. If you’re one of the billions of patients who want the freedom to [...]

By |2019-04-17T07:16:44-05:00March 22nd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 |2019-04-17T07:16:44-05:00March 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 |2019-04-17T07:16:45-05:00March 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 |2019-04-17T07:16:45-05:00March 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 |2019-04-17T07:16:45-05:00March 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 |2019-04-17T07:16:45-05:00March 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 |2019-04-17T07:16:45-05:00March 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 |2019-04-17T07:16:46-05:00March 4th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments