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The Signs of Heat Stroke and What To Do

Heat stroke is a serious emergency that occurs after extreme heat exposure. In this life-threatening event, the body is unable to cool itself down. In the harsh Texas heat, any outdoor activity can quickly lead to the failure of the body’s cooling systems, where sweating and releasing heat through...

General Health & Wellness
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Diet & Fitness
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Swimming Safety

Warmer weather sends many people into the water for a refreshing dip, which makes summer a high time for drowning incidents. Although most drownings happen in residential pools, children can drown in even just one inch of water. Learn the facts and follow our swimming safety tips to keep you and...

Emergency Care
Children's Health
General Health & Wellness

What to Do If You Break a Bone

Fractures are common, especially in the young and the elderly. Some breaks are more severe than others, but all fractures require emergency medical attention. Is It Broken? Sometimes you will know immediately that a bone is broken. If you suspect an injury to the head, neck, or back or if a bone is...

Emergency Care
Bone & Joint Health
Healthy Aging
Children's Health
Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
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When to Go to the ER with Arthritis

As the number one cause of disability in America, arthritis is a debilitating condition that is surprisingly prevalent. Over 50 million adults in the United States suffer with arthritis. If you or someone you know has a form of arthritis, be aware of these symptoms that may require emergency...

Bone & Joint Health
Healthy Aging
Rheumatology
Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
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Avoiding Heat Stroke and Dehydration This Summer

As the summer months begin to warm up, there is an increased risk of becoming dehydrated, especially for people who have prolonged exposure to sunlight and people who exercise outdoors. Severe dehydration can be a life-threatening condition for people of any age, but it is especially dangerous for...

Diet & Fitness
General Health & Wellness
Emergency Care