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Surviving the Flu Epidemic – Complications & Signs of Alert

Surviving the Flu Epidemic - Complications & Signs of Alert How to Fight the Flu Epidemic! The flu epidemic this year is hitting the United States harder than predicted, as some circulating strands of the influenza virus were not included in the annual recommendations report, this means these strands were not contemplated when creating the [...]
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Safe Toys and Gifts Month – Avoid a Trip to the ER

A Guide for Safe Toys and Gifts Month Avoid Injuries Associated With Unsafe Toys Tis the season for giving, December is a special month as there are many religious and cultural celebrations this time of year. Because of this, the tradition of gifting our loved ones this time of year as a way to show [...]
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Fun Handwashing Tips for Kids

Fun Handwashing Tips for Kids Tricks to Show Your Kids How to Wash Their Hands Correctly This is the final day of National Handwashing Awareness Week. For adults who don't spend a lot of time with children, this celebration might seem a little unnecessary, but to parents who are constantly trying to get their kids [...]
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How to Avoid the Flu

Bypass the Misery of Flu Season How to Avoid the Flu The dreaded flu season is fast approaching, and we know nobody wants to feel miserable for 2 whole weeks, and if you are a parent then you know it is going to be a domino effect, one by one everyone in the household will [...]
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Thanksgiving Safety Tips

Thanksgiving Safety Tips Turkey Day is Here! Be Thankful and Stay Safe This has been a challenging year for most, and some of us are still recovering from the devastation hurricane Harvey caused, but, it is because of all these challenges that we have so much to be thankful for this year. Altus Emergency Centers [...]
ACL Injury Prevention Tips

ACL Injury Causes and Prevention

Inside ACL Injuries ACL injuries are an ever-present threat to the health of professional athletes who participate in high demand sports like football, basketball, and soccer. The latest victim being the Houston Texans rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson, who suffered a torn ACL during practice this weekend. However, this type of injury does not only target [...]
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10 Deer Hunting Season Safety Tips

Deer Hunting Season Safety According to the latest Texas Parks and Wildlife hunting incident analysis, the number of hunting accidents across the state has significantly decreased since the hunter education program became mandatory in 1988. Last year, there were 24 reported hunting accidents involving either a firearm or a bow and another 3 non-firearm/bow hunting-related [...]

Trick-or-Treating Safety Tips

Trick–or–Treating Safety Tips Halloween is by far the most fun filled night of the year for children and yes, for adults too, let's face it, what can be better than dressing up, staying up late and eating a ton of yummy treats? But, there is a scary side to Halloween that tops any ghost, goblin, [...]
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National Sudden Cardiac Arrest Month – Help Us Save More Lives

Help Us Save More Lives National Sudden Cardiac Arrest Month Sudden Cardiac Arrest claims the life of a person every two minutes, and yet most people don't understand the difference between sudden cardiac arrest and a heart attack. Mortality rates for patients who suffer a Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) outside of the hospital or emergency [...]