September 2020

Caregiver to the Sick: 5 Musts for Survival

By |2022-03-23T09:25:04-05:00September 10th, 2020|Daily Living, Physician Blog|

As a caregiver to the sick or aging, what do I need to know to get through this challenging time? Caring for a loved one is one of the most selfless and rewarding jobs you can ever do. However, tending to someone else’s needs minute to minute can wear on even the strongest of people. [...]

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August 2020

How to Strengthen Your Immune System

By |2022-03-23T09:40:03-05:00August 13th, 2020|Covid-19, Daily Living, Physician Blog|

How do you strengthen your immune system? Your immune system is designed to protect you from microorganisms that cause disease. Unfortunately, there are times when your system isn’t strong enough to fight germs. Is there anything you can do to make your immune system fight better? Something you can eat? What should you start or [...]

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July 2020

Types of Anemia

By |2022-03-25T11:07:07-05:00July 30th, 2020|Daily Living, Internal Health, Physician Blog, Wellness & Nutrition|

You’ve been feeling tired and weak for months. You’ve even had fainting spells. After running some tests, your doctor tells you that you are anemic. Anemia is a condition in which your body’s tissues aren’t getting enough oxygen, because you lack healthy red blood cells. Iron deficiency is the most common cause of anemia worldwide. [...]

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April 2018

A Walk and Talk With Doctor Beers of Hospitality Health ER Tyler: Emergency Preparedness

By |2022-04-07T13:36:14-05:00April 6th, 2018|Local Tyler, Physician Blog|

Hospitality Health ER Tyler is excited to present Walk With a Doc, sponsored by TMA Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization committed to connecting the charitable concerns of physicians with the people of Texas. With this free health education program, East Texas residents can hear firsthand about different health topics and emergency room experiences from real ER [...]

March 2018

Hospitality Health ER in Galveston Talks Motion Sickness Management

By |2022-04-07T13:38:10-05:00March 24th, 2018|Emergency Medicine, Local Galveston, Physician Blog|

Just a couple of hours in Galveston can have your head spinning. Cruise ships, boat excursions, and a few twirling amusements at Pleasure Pier can lead to nausea and dizziness that could ultimately ruin your day. The good news is that Hospitality Health ER in Galveston is close by to help you feel better quickly. [...]

August 2017

Traveling with Diabetes: Handy Dandy Tips from an ER

By |2022-04-07T13:32:41-05:00August 22nd, 2017|Children & Youth, Daily Living, Emergency Medicine, Physician Blog|

Ten percent of diabetics experience complications while traveling. If you’re feeling a bit hesitant about traveling with diabetes, just know that you can reduce your risks with proper planning and preparation. Here are some travel tips from Hospitality Health ER in Tyler and Longview that can potentially save your life and your vacation. Hospitality Health [...]

June 2017

Accidental Poisoning: Tips from Emergency Room Doctors

By |2022-04-07T12:49:35-05:00June 2nd, 2017|Children & Youth, Emergency Medicine, Physician Blog|

When you hear the word “poison”, the first thing that may come to mind is an episode of True Crime. But intentional poisoning — thank goodness — isn’t as great a concern as accidental poisoning. If you’re a parent, chances are you probably have caught your child chewing or swallowing something they weren’t supposed to, [...]

The Freestanding ER: 3 Things You Didn’t Know

By |2022-04-07T12:49:49-05:00June 1st, 2017|Emergency Medicine, Physician Blog|

With our freestanding emergency rooms in Tyler and Longview, Hospitality Health ER is often asked about what our capabilities are compared to a hospital ER. Because freestanding ERs are a fairly new concept, patients aren’t quite sure what to expect or what level of care they would receive from this type of emergency room. Can [...]

April 2017

Parent Pain: Child Bumps Head

By |2021-03-31T16:42:24-05:00April 3rd, 2017|Physician Blog|

“My child always bumps his head on something…should I be worried?” As fellow parents and as ER doctors who work with plenty of families on a daily basis, we hear this question many times each week.  Watching your kid continually bonk their head on walls, floors, toys, and even other toddlers can make any parent’s heart [...]

November 2016

Inside Look: MRIs, CT Scans, and X-Rays

By |2022-04-07T12:52:13-05:00November 21st, 2016|Emergency Medicine, Physician Blog|

Diagnostic imaging, like MRIs, CT Scans, and X-Rays, allow doctors to see what’s going on inside of us, but have you  ever wondered what the difference is between an X-ray, a CT scan, and an MRI? What determines which one the doctor will use? Like anything, there are advantages and disadvantages to each imaging type, [...]