Posts Tagged ‘hospital’
Am I Dehydrated?
Learn the tell-all symptoms of dehydration and how to treat the medical condition The summertime means sunshine, longer days, outdoor activities, and so much more. While being outdoors is great for the health of the mind and body, it is essential to remember the importance of hydration to ensure you do not become dehydrated. What…Read More
Let’s Have Fun in The Sun
Discover the health benefits of sun exposure and find the safest way to enjoy your time in the sun As families gear up and head to the beach or prepare their backyard BBQ for Memorial Day weekend, it is important to remember that health and safety come first. Discover the healthiest and safest way to…Read More
The Perfect Stitch
When do you need to get stitches, how to care for them, and when to remove them Accidents happen all the time. No matter the age, no matter the place – accidents are expected. Sometimes a simple trip or fall can have a more disastrous effect than a minor cut or scrape that can heal…Read More
The Power of Flowers on Feelings
Discover how the gift of flowers can evoke feelings of happiness and promote well-being Mother’s Day is around the corner, and as you grab some last-minute items to celebrate mom with, you may think flowers are too typical or are something she has received too many times. It’s important to note that flowers are the…Read More
Why did I faint for no reason?
Learn why you may pass out and what to do when it happens When someone faints, it can be alarming and shocking to those around and the person to whom it occurs. Most of the time, fainting is not a major cause for concern, however, sometimes, it can be caused by an underlying medical condition.…Read More
Do IV Medications and Fluids work better than a pill?
Discover how IV medications and fluids can get patients feeling back better quicker than ever Most visits to the emergency room due to injury or illness are life or death. A physician must quickly initiate a treatment plan to ensure a patient gets well while eliminating the chance for other challenges on the road to…Read More
The True Effects of Alcohol on the Body
Discover the actual effects, long and short-term, that alcohol has on the body Most of us are aware that excessive use of alcohol over a long period has extremely harmful effects on the body. This Alcohol Awareness Month, it is important to uncover the impact of the most widely used social drug – alcohol –…Read More
The Relationship Between Allergies and Asthma
Find out why those diagnosed with allergies are commonly diagnosed with asthma and the triggers to stay away from Over the years, we have seen that many people diagnosed with asthma also suffer from chronic allergies. The two chronic diseases share many of the same triggers and can even affect the onset attack of each…Read More
Kid-Friendly & Safe April Fool Pranks
Parents, discover some physician-approved pranks to play on your kids this April Fool’s Day April Fool’s Day is around the corner, and there is a way for everyone to get in on the laughs. Below is a list of harmless pranks for parents to pull on their kids this year – approved by your local…Read More
Prepare for Allergy Season
Prepare for this year’s allergy season with some tips and things to remember to manage your allergies this Spring Many prepare for the Spring season with a traditional cleaning as we “wash away the old” – saying goodbye to the cold weather and welcoming spring flowers and showers. Unfortunately, Springtime also means the peak season…Read More
Help! Should I take my child to the ER?
When is it time to take your child to the ER and what parents should know before going It eventually happens to all parents – their child becomes suddenly sick or injured, and fear and anxiety begin. Should you bring them to the emergency room, or is that too extreme? Sometimes, the answer is not…Read More
The Sweet Truth About Artificial Sugars
Learn The Sweet and Not-So-Sweet Facts About Artificial Sugars You’re looking for a healthier alternative to your usual diet, so when you go to lunch with your friends, you order a diet coke as your beverage. But is this really healthier? Discover the facts about adding artificial sugars or sugar substitutes into your diet. Artificial…Read More
The Pregame: Concussion Safety and Protocol
Discover the four-step protocol every athlete and close family members should know for concussion safety As we enter the spring season, the sports world for high school and college-level athletes comes alive! Most of the world’s popular sports will be in season, from basketball finals to spring camps for footballers and soccer tournaments around the…Read More
The Signs You’re Having a Severe Allergic reaction and it’s Time to go to the Hospital
Learn the signs of a severe allergic reaction and when it is time to go to the hospital Allergic reactions vary in severity from person to person. What may show up as a mild reaction in one person could be life-threatening to the next, even if they are exposed to the same amount of the…Read More
Oh No, I Broke a Bone! What’s next?
The Immediate Steps to Take When You or a Loved One Breaks a Bone If you have luckily never broken a bone, when faced with the question “is my bone broken or not,” it can be more difficult to determine than expected. In many cases, most people who think their bone is broken have only…Read More
The Key Differences Between a CT Scan and MRI
What type of imaging exam do you need? If you ever had an injury or even a certain type of disease, it might have required an imaging exam. Imaging exams use advanced technology to help physicians get a closer look into the body to help diagnose the issue. There are multiple types of imaging exams…Read More
Tips to Keep Your Heart Healthy in the Month of Love
Learn the essentials to ensure one of the most vital organs in the body, the heart, remains healthy. It is only fitting that February is noted as American Heart Month and the Month of Love – the month symbolized by a heart, where Valentine’s Day is celebrated, and we take time to remember and emphasize…Read More
Essential Home Medical Items Needed During a Freeze
Ensure your home first-aid kit is prepared for the next winter freeze with the right medical supplies. During times of extremely cold weather or a winter freeze, staying healthy and safe may present a challenge. Slippery roads, power outages, freezing temperatures, and so much more are what some people face once their area is under…Read More
Food That Boosts Mental Health
Implement food that boosts mental health into your daily life for a simple way to participate in National Self-Love Month this year. For many, a new year marks new beginnings – a time for a fresh start and alignment in day-to-day life. Many do this by setting goals and resolutions to implement into their life…Read More
Difference Between Outpatient and Inpatient Medical Services
Will your hospital procedure require you to stay overnight? In a hospital, the terms inpatient and outpatient are often used when referring to the type of procedure or services a patient receives. It is essential for you to know the difference between the two types of care to understand what to expect during and after…Read More
Emergency Room vs. Urgent care: Where should I go?
Determine if an ER or Urgent Care is the right choice for you in a sudden medical situation. When you’re suddenly feeling sick or have an unexpected injury, you have many options for “immediate” care – the emergency room, an urgent care facility, or a free-standing clinic. Do not let the challenge of choosing what…Read More
What Are Emergency Room Laboratory Services
Explore the benefits of on-site laboratory services in micro-hospitals. Did you know you could visit your neighborhood emergency room for just laboratory services only? There is no denying the vital component laboratory services play in an emergency room. Emergency rooms provide a wide range of medical services and treat various illnesses with different levels of…Read More
Emergency Room Services
Providing the care you deserve When thinking of a hospital, it may be hard to remember a time when anything other than COVID-19 came to mind. And although our healthcare workers on the frontlines continue to give this pandemic their all, hospital and emergency room care extend far beyond the coronavirus. Our incredible team of…Read More