May 2021

World Blood Donor Day: All You Need To Know About Giving Blood

By |2022-03-15T16:10:19-05:00May 31st, 2021|Holidays, News Feed|

Every 2 seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood. Here’s how you can help. With World Blood Donor Day on Monday, June 14th, we wanted to compile a go-to list for all the things you might want to know about giving blood. Many people know why blood donations are needed, but where do you go? [...]

February 2021

World Cancer Day is February 4th

By |2022-03-16T10:49:51-05:00February 2nd, 2021|News Feed, Physician Blog|

What is cancer exactly? Where did it start? How can you help? Few individuals are lucky enough to not be negatively impacted in one way or another by cancer. Whether you’ve participated in a local fundraiser in support of a neighbor with a recent diagnosis, or helped a family member through their cancer struggle, or you [...]

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January 2021

Is Dry January Worth It? Here are 8 Benefits

By |2022-03-16T11:16:19-05:00January 4th, 2021|Daily Living, News Feed|

The combination of the holidays and the changes that 2020 brought all Americans caused many individuals to drink more regularly. In fact, alcohol consumption increased by 14% during the coronavirus pandemic.  With a new year finally here, people are thinking of ways they can kick off 2021 in the healthiest way possible. One way that [...]

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December 2016

Appendicitis or Bad Stomach Ache?

By |2021-09-15T17:30:07-05:00December 2nd, 2016|News Feed|

Your 12 year-old daughter is curled up on the bed complaining of stomach pains. You think it may just be a bad case of gas and to monitor her overnight. So you grab some ginger ale and gas relief tablets from the pharmacy and hope for the best. Eight hours and four Pepto tablets later, [...]

November 2016

Holiday Events in Longview and Tyler: Making and Keeping Traditions

By |2022-03-17T10:44:56-05:00November 20th, 2016|Holidays, Local Longview, Local Tyler, News Feed|

The holidays—the time to create lasting memories and enjoy year-end traditions with friends and family—are just around the corner. Whatever your traditions are—baking special holiday cookies, attending church, or tearing open gifts with out-of-town visitors —you may want to add a new dynamic to your festivities by attending some of the holiday events in Longview [...]

Bleeding During Pregnancy: What Causes It and How Much is OK?

By |2021-04-23T17:37:46-05:00November 19th, 2016|News Feed|

Nothing scares an excited mommy-to-be more than the sight of blood on her undergarments. But bleeding during pregnant is actually pretty common: 20% of women experiencing bleeding in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy. Bleeding can happen at any point during a pregnancy— sometimes there isn’t any cause for concern, and sometimes the bleeding is [...]

New Skin Patch for Peanut Allergy Proves Effective for Children

By |2021-04-23T17:29:05-05:00November 18th, 2016|News Feed|

There might be good news for the 3.2 million Americans who have a peanut allergy. The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) sponsored an ongoing trial of different experimental approaches for peanut tolerance. One of the experiments involved epicutaneous immunotherapy, used to increase the immune system’s tolerance against peanuts and thereby protect your [...]

The Picky Eater: 3 Pieces of Advice You Never Thought You’d Hear

By |2021-04-23T17:17:24-05:00November 18th, 2016|News Feed|

Think you know the pickiest eater in the world? Here’s some food for thought that’ll make you feel better: Between 20% to 50% of kids are described by their parents as picky eaters, which means a lot of parents are facing the same challenges you do during meal time. As with any parent, your instincts [...]

Healthcare Heals, But So Can Pink! Hospitality Health ER Longview Supports Pink Heals of Gregg County

By |2021-04-23T17:15:42-05:00November 11th, 2016|News Feed|

In October, Hospitality Health ER (HHER) made a big pink splash on the community in support of Pink Heals of Gregg County, a program that brings awareness to all illnesses and needs within the local community. Who could miss those big pink ribbons on our Longview ER center- especially at night when we are lit [...]

3 Bug Bites in Texas That Can Land You in the ER

By |2021-04-23T17:13:31-05:00November 10th, 2016|News Feed|

Autumn can start to feel a little creepy with fewer daylight hours, scary Halloween decorations, spooky corn mazes, chilly weather… and spiders. Yes, spiders. As this creepy crawlies come out of hiding from the dry summer heat, you’ll probably see a few sneaking across your bathroom floor or busy building a web right outside of [...]

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