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February 2018

Healthy Living Starts at Home: Eliminating Health Hazards

By |February 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Diet and exercise are a big part of healthy living, but what about the things in our immediate environment that can also impact our health? Modern day living comes with a lot of things that have become somewhat second nature to us. Cleansers, deodorizers, and appliances help us achieve a clean and comfortable home, but [...]

4 Breast Cancer-Fighting Foods

By |February 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|

To close out Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Hospitality Health ER wants to leave you with some food for thought—and your body. That’s because what you eat has a direct impact on your health. Cutting out processed meats, like hotdogs and cold cuts, is a huge start. But you also want to make sure you eat [...]

Get Your Child to Eat Vegetables with 3 Everyday Meals

By |February 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|

When your child will not eat vegetables, what should you do? As much as you want to, you can’t force spinach down their digestive systems. Or then again, maybe you can without them knowing? Although you want your kids to know what they’re eating and the benefits of healthy foods, sometimes they’re just not that [...]

How to Encourage Your Child to Sleep Alone

By |February 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|

You finally got your baby to sleep six hours straight through the night. Yay, no more sleepless nights and the worst is really over, right? Well, if you’re one of the lucky ones. Though you may be in the clear for some time, it’s very common for toddlers to start climbing into your bed. That [...]

National Cherry Month & the Many Health Benefits of Cherries

By |February 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|

We already know the health benefits of some of the most popular fruits we eat—bananas for potassium, citrus fruits for Vitamin C, and apples for fiber. But what benefits do we get from cherries? Just the joy of eating these delicious yet nutritious globes of fruit is satisfying enough that you probably never cared to [...]

Celebrate Heart Health Month in February

By |February 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Did you know that 25% of deaths in the US are caused by heart disease? This translates to a person dying from a heart-related condition every 40 seconds. Coronary heart disease (CHD) accounts for the majority of cardiovascular deaths, followed by stroke and heart failure. In hopes of saving lives, Hospitality Health ER in Tyler [...]

What the Blood Clot! Should I Be Worried?

By |February 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Blood clotting can actually be a good thing. Your body naturally clumps up your blood to stop the bleeding when you’re injured. But when a blood clot form inside your veins, it can be life threatening. Although we hear about blood clots more often in adults, it can happen at any age. It’s important to [...]

How to Safely Mingle With Shingles

By |February 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|

It’s natural to feel uneasy and on guard when you know that someone in your home or at work has a case of the shingles. Just the sound of the word “shingles” can make anyone’s skin crawl. But half the battle is knowing where the condition comes from and how to live or work with [...]

January 2018

Is it a Cold, Sinus Infection, or Allergies?

By |January 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|

Hospitality Health ER in Longview and Tyler has encountered many patients that have mistaken a cold for a sinus infection, a sinus infection for a cold, and allergies for a cold. That’s because they can actually be difficult to tell apart—even by a doctor. A headache and stuffy nose are symptoms of all three, so [...]

Can You Really Catch Pneumonia from Getting Wet?

By |January 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|

“Don’t go out in the rain...you might catch pneumonia.” Thanks to our parents and grandparents, that all-too-familiar phrase rings through our minds each time we step out into cold, rainy weather. But just as you’re about to parrot back that same exact reminder to your kids as they walk out into the rain, you pause [...]