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A Special Thank You to Our Doctors

By jsmith | March 28, 2022

March 30 is National Doctors’ Day, a time to recognize the heroic measures doctors take to keep their communities safe and healthy. We would like to personally thank the remarkable physicians at The Colony ER Hospital! Our incredible team of emergency physicians go above and beyond to put our patients first. We appreciate each of…

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Protecting Your Brain: TBI Awareness

By jsmith | March 14, 2022

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month. Each year, this initiative aims to raise awareness of the growing prevalence of traumatic brain injuries and how we can better protect ourselves. First, let’s review how our brains work! The brain is a part of your body’s central nervous system, and it functions by sending and receiving vast…

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Understanding Endometriosis

By jsmith | March 4, 2022

March is Endometriosis Awareness Month, a topic that brings women, families, and medical communities together in solidarity. The Endometriosis Awareness movement began in 1993 when Mary Lou Ballweg and seven other women decided that endometriosis, and all the women around the world suffering from it, deserved to be recognized. As with all health issues, the…

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Tips for a Healthy Relationship

By jsmith | February 9, 2022

When you love someone, your feelings extend far beyond one day of the year. Roses and chocolate are always nice, but there are many meaningful ways to express how much you care about someone past February 14th! A thoughtful way to show your love is by caring for your significant other’s health. When you encourage…

Understanding the Thyroid Gland

By jsmith | January 26, 2022

What is your thyroid capable of? Although small, the thyroid is mighty, and it can cause a variety of health issues. Many symptoms connected to thyroid conditions go ignored or undiagnosed, but they’re probably more common than you think. According to the American Thyroid Association, over 200 million people in the U.S. struggle with a…

10 Fresh Approaches to the New Year

By jsmith | December 27, 2021

In a few days, we’ll be watching the ball drop and welcoming 2022! For some, a new year brings a chance to have a fresh start. For others, the pressure of “starting over” every January can feel overwhelming. We’re discussing a few healthy intentions you can take with you into the new year, and how…

Christmas Coloring Book

By jsmith | December 13, 2021

Need a festive way to keep your little elves busy? Print our coloring book, “Comet’s Case of Reindeer Flu,” for a fun-filled coloring experience and read how The Colony ER Hospital helped save Christmas! Click the image below to download the book.

It’s that time of year again!

By jsmith | December 1, 2021

Time to break out the hot chocolate, Christmas lights, and your child’s favorite—Elf on the Shelf! We understand that during the hustle and bustle of the holidays, it can be hard to keep up. That’s why we’re offering a unique way to give parents a break during the busy season. We’re giving you a week…

Diabetes: Risks and Warning Signs

By jsmith | November 12, 2021

November is American Diabetes Month (ADM), a time to raise awareness and talk about preventing and managing diabetes. More than 30 million Americans have diabetes, and an additional 84 million people in the U.S. are at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes. This month, we’re reviewing how to maintain a healthy lifestyle while living…

The Best and Worst Candy for Kids’ Teeth

By jsmith | October 28, 2021

During October, grocery store aisles are lined with candy corn, festive cookies, frosted cupcakes, and every type of candy under the sun. Thanks to all the gooey goodness, it’s only appropriate that October is National Dental Hygiene Month! Types of Candy Let’s talk Halloween candy—what’s okay, and what you may want to skip on buying…