August 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|

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 [...]

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

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

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 [...]

July 2022

10 Tips for Talking to Kids About Tragic Events

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

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 [...]

June 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|

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 [...]

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|

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 [...]

3 Stress Relief Tips to Teach Your Teen for Finals Week

By |2022-06-06T10:33:43-05:00June 6th, 2022|Children & Youth, Daily Living|

Help Your Teens Beat Testing Anxiety With Our Top 3 Stress Relief Strategies  It’s testing season in schools across America, which means just as students are counting down the days until the freedom of summer vacation, many are also feeling the stress and intensity ratchet up as final exams and AP tests loom near.  Managing [...]

May 2022

Summer First Aid Kit Tips From Hospitality Health ER’s Physician Director  

By |2022-06-06T10:31:10-05:00May 1st, 2022|Children & Youth, Daily Living, Wellness & Nutrition|

With summer quickly approaching, Hospitality Health ER’s Physician Director, Dr. Jeffrey Beers, shared some insights into essential items that will help you and your family stay healthy and safe during Texas’ triple degree weather.  According to the CDC, nearly half of U.S. adults do not have the resources and plans in place in the event [...]

April 2022

Safeguards for Technology: Two Critical Online Safety Topics to Cover With Your Teens

By |2022-04-01T23:35:29-05:00April 25th, 2022|Daily Living, Children & Youth|

Tips and Resources for Teaching Teens Online and Social Media Safety Skills Parenting teenagers has never been easy, and in the age of smartphones and social media it can be downright overwhelming to know where to begin the critical task of teaching your teen how to stay safe online.  That’s why Hospitality Health ER has [...]

5 Easter Crafts for Your Kids—Fun, Easy, and Affordable! 

By |2022-04-07T12:11:27-05:00April 12th, 2022|Children & Youth, Holidays|

Can you believe we’re already four months into 2022? With Easter right around the corner, we wanted to give you and your kiddos some fun craft ideas to help prepare for the Easter Bunny’s visit!  1. Make Mini Succulent Easter Baskets Credit: A Kailo Chic Life These are quick and easy decor pieces [...]

2022 Easter Egg Hunts in Galveston

By |2022-04-07T12:11:44-05:00April 8th, 2022|Children & Youth, Holidays, Local Galveston|

It’s that time of year to celebrate a popular family tradition: the annual Easter egg hunt! One thing Hospitality Health ER loves about Galveston is the strong sense of family and community we see everywhere we go—at our facility, local schools, and all the community events we attend. So we encourage everyone to come out [...]