News Feed - Hospitality Health ER

September 2016

Torn ACL Injuries: What To Expect

By |2021-04-23T16:51:15-05:00September 2nd, 2016|News Feed|

Our knees allow us to do some pretty great things. Without knees, how would we walk, propose to the love of their life, beg for forgiveness, sit ‘criss-cross applesauce’, shoot a three-pointer from 28 feet away, or kick a game-winning field goal?  But, unfortunately, these miracle joints have their weaknesses and vulnerabilities that can make [...]

August 2016

Zika Virus. Zika Symptoms: On Alert

By |2021-04-23T16:47:59-05:00August 21st, 2016|News Feed, Physician Blog|

As the summer heat continues, the desire to seek solace in cool water areas such as pools, ponds, and lakes increases. The outdoors is a great way to enjoy the summer, however, in light of the media's recent reports of the Zika virus and its detection in individuals who have not traveled abroad, I thought [...]

5 Kids Activities for a Rainy Day

By |2021-04-23T16:42:35-05:00August 21st, 2016|Creative, News Feed|

Rainy day? Too hot to go outside? Rather than letting your kids retreat into TV zombie land, there are many creative kids activities you can do to keep their minds and bodies active. Instead of spending money on new games or toys for them, challenge the kid inside of you to come up with activities [...]

Electrolyte Imbalance 101 For the Knowledge Thirsty

By |2021-04-23T16:40:45-05:00August 9th, 2016|News Feed|

What’s the first thing your little athletes go for after a straight 30-minute sprint in 90-degree Texas weather? Just like a commercial ad, they reach for their Gatorade (or Powerade), guzzle it down, and breathe a sigh of relief. Gatorade was created in 1965 when a head football coach from University of Florida sought to [...]

Sleep Right, Sleep Tight: 3 Tips for Good Rest

By |2021-04-23T16:38:14-05:00August 9th, 2016|News Feed|

Sleep should come naturally— you would think. But tell that to the 40 million people in the U.S. that suffer from sleep disorders, or the 70 million baggy-eyed Americans dealing with insomnia. According to recent statistics, a vast majority of Americans, 62% to be precise, experience  problems a few nights per week. So, if you’re [...]

Safety Rules 101 By a Less-Than-Supermom

By |2021-04-23T16:32:36-05:00August 2nd, 2016|Guest Blog|

When I was pregnant with my first child, I relied on my daily visits to to prepare me for the little bean growing inside of me. I read all the baby literature I could get my hands on: Pregnancy from A to Z, What to Expect When You're Expecting , etc. With the proliferation of [...]

Emergency Room Stats for Safe Parenting

By |2021-04-23T16:30:03-05:00August 1st, 2016|News Feed, Uncategorized|

It’s easy to get overwhelmed by advice and horror stories from other parents: “Cameron fell off his scooter and broke his arm” or “Be careful at the beach…Olivia got stung twice by jellyfish and we had to take her to the ER.” 25.5 million children between the ages of 0 and 17 visit the ER [...]

July 2016

Allergies in Texas: A Few Solutions for “Achoo!”

By |2021-04-23T16:27:49-05:00July 26th, 2016|News Feed, Uncategorized|

Many of us Texans share a common enemy - big time allergies! We have become all too familiar with the yearlong effects of Texas mold spores, ragweed, and other notorious allergy mongers. Allergies that come with body aches, foggy brain, and sinus headaches disrupt your A game at work, while allergies that cause asthma attacks, [...]

3 Heat Exhaustion Questions Answered For Parents

By |2021-04-23T16:25:10-05:00July 12th, 2016|News Feed|

Parents: do you have heat exhaustion questions? Did you know that kids are more prone to heat exhaustion because they have fewer sweat glands? If you have active kids that love to spend time outdoors, brushing up on a little first aid knowledge can’t hurt. If you’re looking for preventative measures, symptoms, and treatment for [...]

What does SPF mean? Facts and Myths About SPF Numbers on Sunscreen Lotions

By |2021-05-13T14:40:05-05:00July 9th, 2016|News Feed|

No wants to walk away from a family vacay or a relaxing day at the pool looking and feeling like a red hot lobster. So how do we go about preventing sunburn or even skin cancer? We buy the highest SPF sunscreen at $9.00 a pop. But is the cost of SPF 100 really worth [...]