October 2018

2018 Fall Festivals and Pumpkin Patch in Galveston

By |October 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|

Just because summer is over doesn’t mean Galveston Island dies. In fact, you can still find a lot of life around the island in Autumn. So, if you’re looking for kid-friendly activities or some fall fun for grown-ups, here’s a pumpkin patch in Galveston to check out as well as some other fall-tastic events to [...]

October is National Pumpkin Month: How Are Pumpkins Good For Your Health?

By |October 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|

Pumpkins are a huge part of American culture, so much that every year about 655,765 US tons of them are produced. Yes, our nation is obsessed with these orange globular squashes of all sizes, especially in the month of October. Why wouldn’t we be? They’re great for tossing contests, carving contests, and Halloween decorations. But [...]

September 2018

Hurricane Safety Checklist: Evacuation Routes, Supplies, and More

By |September 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Hurricane season is here, and if you haven’t been in Galveston for long, you’ll quickly learn that the most important thing you can do before hurricane season is to get your family and home prepared. Natural disasters can lead to an influx of medical emergencies, and Hospitality Health ER wants to help minimize those situations [...]

Street Smart Parenting: What Every Parent Should Teach Their Kids

By |September 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Have you prepared your kids for today’s world and taught them how to navigate all the unknowns? At Hospitality Health ER in Galveston, we believe one of the most important parts of parenting is preparing your child to make safe choices. Parents, remember how much freedom you had way back when? We’d run to the [...]

Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease: What Is It?

By |September 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|

You’re picking up your child from their daycare classroom, and boom, you’re greeted with a warning sign that says, “There have been three cases of Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease reported in this classroom…” followed by a list of preventative measures. Hand, Foot, and Mouth? Just the name of the disease alone makes you cringe, [...]

Where Does Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Come From?

By |September 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|

You’ve probably heard the medical term “irritable bowel syndrome” before. Someone you know complains of gas, rumbling in their tummy, constipation, diarrhea, or all of the above. But what causes this gassy condition? Contrary to popular belief, irritable bowel syndrome isn’t primarily caused by something you’ve eaten. What Causes Irritable Bowel Syndrome? Although the medical [...]

3 Good Reasons to Take CPR Classes

By |September 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|

You can potentially save someone’s life by knowing CPR, yet only 20 percent of Americans do. Even if you aren’t a lifeguard, coach, or teacher, you can take CPR classes and become one of the few Americans that are equipped with the skills to save a life. We at Hospitality Health ER in Galveston encourage [...]

Top 5 Foods That Cause Food Poisoning

By |September 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|

When you think of food poisoning, what foods are typically to blame? A burger made from old meat or undercooked chicken probably comes to mind. But you might be surprised to learn that chicken, pork, and beef did not even make the top five list of the most frequent causes of food poisoning. So which [...]

Hospitality Health ER in Galveston Announces Three Winners of The Spirit to Succeed Scholarship Award

By |September 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|

Hospitality Health ER in Galveston recently announced the winners of the first annual Spirit to Succeed Scholarship Award. Three students, all from Galveston, were selected based on video submissions demonstrating their determination and drive to succeed in school despite facing obstacles and/or financial setbacks. With that said, a hearty “Congratulations!” is in order for Myrioh [...]

A Big Helping of How To Keep Family Dinners Interesting

By |September 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|

There’s something beautiful about coming together and sharing a family meal. Not only does it just feel right, but participating in regular family dinners has many benefits according to multiple studies. Children who participate in consistent meals with family are associated with higher self-esteem, better grades, and better food choices. They are also less likely [...]