November 2023

Understanding Hives: Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment

By |2023-10-31T08:36:31-05:00November 9th, 2023|Daily Living|

Around 20 percent of Americans know what it feels like to get hives. You’re going about your day, and all of a sudden, you’re overcome with itchiness. Then, when you look in the mirror, you notice red bumps have randomly appeared on your body. Hives can be an uncomfortable and sometimes distressing skin condition, but [...]

Understanding ADHD in Children: Signs, Diagnosis, and Supportive Strategies

By |2023-10-31T08:29:13-05:00November 2nd, 2023|Children & Youth, Daily Living|

If your child has difficulty focusing, feels hyperactive, or acts impulsively, they may have an undiagnosed medical condition. Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a common condition that affects both children and adults and can have a significant impact on their everyday lives if left undiagnosed or untreated.  With the right resources and a supportive environment, children [...]

October 2023

Lyme Disease Awareness: Recognizing the Symptoms and Seeking Timely Care

By |2023-09-29T18:13:01-05:00October 24th, 2023|Daily Living, Emergency Medicine, External Health|

In recent years, Lyme disease has become a growing concern across the United States, including cities in Texas such as Longview, Tyler, and Galveston. As summer approaches and people begin to hike, camp, and spend more time in nature, it's essential to raise awareness about this tick-borne illness.  Hospitality Health ER, a local emergency room [...]

Less Screen Time, More Play Time

By |2023-08-31T11:40:21-05:00October 10th, 2023|Children & Youth, Daily Living|

It’s hard to know how much screen time is too much, especially when technology is all around us.  Are you unsure of what parameters you should set around screen time with your children? Are you concerned there’s a correlation between screen time and behavioral issues? And, of course, are you frustrated because your children won’t [...]

September 2023

5 Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

By |2023-08-27T22:38:41-05:00September 28th, 2023|Daily Living, Internal Health, Wellness & Nutrition|

Apple cider vinegar has been used for centuries as a natural remedy for a variety of ailments. It is made by fermenting apples with yeast and bacteria, creating a vinegar that contains acetic acid, vitamins, and minerals. Advocates of apple cider vinegar claim that it has a wide range of health benefits, from aiding digestion [...]

Fall Harvest Adventures: Teaching Kids About Farms and Agriculture

By |2023-08-31T11:41:30-05:00September 21st, 2023|Children & Youth, Daily Living|

It’s natural for kids to be curious about the changing world around them. When summer becomes fall, you may find yourself answering questions about why the leaves change colors or why the air becomes crisp and cool.  If your little ones have ever wondered where all their yummy fruits, vegetables, and other delicious foods come [...]

An Overlooked Superfood: 6 Benefits of Pistachios 

By |2023-08-08T14:49:54-05:00September 14th, 2023|Daily Living, Wellness & Nutrition|

Pistachios are a popular snack food that are enjoyed by people all over the world. These delicious nuts are not only tasty, but they are also incredibly nutritious, offering a wide range of health benefits. In this blog post, we will explore some of the key benefits of pistachios and explain why they are a [...]

Reclaiming Balance: Timeless Health Trends to Combat Burnout

By |2023-08-08T14:49:20-05:00September 7th, 2023|Daily Living, Wellness & Nutrition|

In today's fast-paced and demanding world, finding balance and maintaining good health can often feel like an uphill battle. Many individuals struggle with burnout, a state of chronic physical and emotional exhaustion caused by prolonged stress. However, there is hope. Prioritizing self-care, holistic well-being, and sustainable lifestyle choices can help overcome burnout and revitalize your [...]

Your Child’s Next Adventure Awaits!…on National Read a Book Day

By |2023-08-27T23:00:02-05:00September 5th, 2023|Children & Youth, Daily Living, Holidays|

Remember the very first time you opened up a book and went on an adventure? There’s nothing quite like journeying to a brave new world inside of your imagination and meeting fascinating characters along the way. The people and places we discover in stories stick with us long after we’re finished reading them—sometimes for a [...]

Celebrate the Magic of Handwritten Messages on World Letter Writing Day

By |2023-08-31T11:46:59-05:00September 1st, 2023|Children & Youth, Daily Living, Holidays|

If you’ve ever received a handwritten letter from a loved one, you know how uplifting it can be to open the envelope and read their words on the page. It’s like opening a treasure chest filled with love! And chances are, you kept that letter and still cherish it from time to time. Now that [...]