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What Causes Cuts on Eyelids?

September 24, 2021 | Jersey Village

Cuts on eyelids, or eye lacerations, are alarming and potentially very painful injuries that can lead to serious complications if left untreated. However, small cuts on eyelids are minor injuries that may be treated at home. But how […]

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What Causes Bleeding from the Mouth

August 12, 2021 | Jersey Village

Throat bleeding can result from minor health problems, such as a scratch or brushing your teeth too harshly. However, it could be a severe illness that requires immediate medical attention. Spitting blood from your mouth implies bleeding originating […]

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When To Go To ER for Concussion

June 23, 2021 | Jersey Village

Head injuries are notorious for causing alarm with excessive bleeding and swelling, but what happens when there is no evident external damage? It’s important to remember that, even if everything looks normal after taking a bump to the […]

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Shoulder Pops When Rotating: Causes, Treatments, & Why It Shouldn’t Be Ignored

April 16, 2021 | Jersey Village

Snap. Crackle. Pop. Nope, it’s not the cereal you’re eating—it’s your shoulder. If a shoulder pops when rotating, it can cause discomfort and pain and may lead to serious issues. No matter what you’re feeling in your shoulder, […]

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What Is an Asthma Flare-Up?

March 18, 2021 | Jersey Village

According to the CDC, over 19 million people have asthma. But because not everyone presents with traditional asthma symptoms, some people have asthma and don’t even know it until they experience a severe flare-up. To keep asthma under […]

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Is Ibuprofen Bad for Kidneys?

February 19, 2021 | Jersey Village

Everyone experiences pain, and consequently, painkillers have become a part of everyday life. And although many people assume that over-the-counter pain relievers are safe because they’re easily accessible, abusing these medications can cause serious health problems down the […]

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Treating a Head Injury in Children

January 8, 2021 | Jersey Village

When it comes to our children, no injury is small enough not to cause worry. And although head injuries are common in teens and young children, there is still plenty of cause for concern. A head injury in […]

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Coronavirus Symptoms vs Flu Symptoms

November 25, 2020 | Jersey Village

Because we are in the midst of flu season and the rapid spread of COVID-19 is showing no signs of waning, many people are preoccupied with finding ways to differentiate between the two viruses. As the two share […]

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How to Treat Red Swollen Eyes

October 16, 2020 | Jersey Village

Everyone experiences a swollen eyelid or eye at some point in their lives. And because the eyes are one of the most sensitive and relied-upon organs of the body, and it can be scary when they suddenly swell […]

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Coronavirus Causing Sudden Loss of Taste and Smell

September 8, 2020 | Jersey Village

With the COVID-19 pandemic still impacting people all over the world, there is still much discussion on the symptoms and signs associated with the virus. Because many of the early symptoms are also associated with common ailments like […]

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COVID-19: Kids Getting Sick at Daycare

July 20, 2020 | Jersey Village

The coronavirus pandemic has caused many businesses to close down in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19. As months go on, many cities in the United States are now allowing these businesses to reopen. But with the […]

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Should You Go to the ER For a Sty on the Eye?

June 22, 2020 | Jersey Village

When it comes to eye issues, it can be tempting to panic and rush to an emergency room or doctor. A sty is one eye condition that commonly causes alarm. A sty is a red bump that forms […]

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Boosting Your Immunity During COVID-19

May 26, 2020 | Jersey Village

Coronavirus continues to be a worldwide concern and in response to its spread, the internet has seen a large influx in searches for boosting your immunity during COVID-19. Aside from social-distancing, washing your hands, and getting tested, boosting […]

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Is Getting Coronavirus Twice Possible?

April 20, 2020 | Jersey Village

As the days drag on and the number of people infected with COVID-19 around the world rises, so do the questions that the public has about the mysterious virus. With conflicting reports about how you can get the […]

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Is Houston Prepared For A Coronavirus Outbreak?

February 28, 2020 | Jersey Village

Since its emergence in Wuhan, China in December of 2019, the hysteria and fear surrounding the coronavirus outbreak have risen almost as quickly as the death toll. So the question on everyone’s minds; is the U.S. prepared for […]

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When To Take Your Child To The ER For A Fever

January 21, 2020 | Jersey Village

When we first have a baby, that child is an endless source of joy and love, but they always come with something else: limitless reasons to worry. As parents, we’re hypersensitive to every cough, every sneeze, every cry, […]

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4 Items to Consider for New Year’s Eve Safety

December 31, 2019 | Jersey Village

2020 is almost upon us, and we want to make sure everyone rings in the new year right by staying safe on the last day of the decade. Known for its wild parties and increased alcohol usage, New […]

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Top 7 Reasons for Thanksgiving Emergency Room Visits

November 27, 2019 | Jersey Village

The holiday season is an exciting, festive time of year, with Thanksgiving heading it all off for most. With all of the usual staples of turkey, ham, fried foods, stuffing, and greens, this holiday centers around family and […]

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Most Common Crossfit Injuries & How to Prevent Them

October 25, 2019 | Jersey Village

Crossfit is one of the best ways to get in shape which is why most turn to this fitness regimen. Unfortunately due to its popularity, it has accumulated many injuries. Keep reading to find out the most common […]

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How to Treat a Fall Injury

September 25, 2019 | Jersey Village

It’s important to take the proper measures when a fall occurs. Depending on the severity of the fall, every movement and step is critical. To prevent a bad situation from becoming worse, here is a guide on how […]

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Can You Get Sunburn on a Cloudy Day? Plus More Sun Myths Exposed

August 26, 2019 | Jersey Village

Fall may be right around the corner for some, but not for Houston. The sun will still be stinging us with its UV rays for a couple of more months, so keep your guard up by staying protected. […]

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Should You Go to the ER for Pneumonia?

July 25, 2019 | Jersey Village

Pneumonia is treatable but can become serious if not taken care of in time. Should you go to the ER for Pneumonia? It all depends on your symptoms. More than 250,000 ER visitors are diagnosed with pneumonia. Learn […]

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The Drownings in the Houston Area Are Heartbreaking: Learn How to Prevent Them

June 25, 2019 | Jersey Village

Drownings in the Houston Area In the last month of May 2019, we have seen several heartbreaking stories about children drowning in bodies of water surrounding the Houston area. As of June 16th, 2019, the count is 6 […]

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