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World Hepatitis Day

By mflores | July 24, 2018

When children are getting vaccines, some people might hear the name ‘Hepatitis’ and wonder what exactly it is. The condition ranges from Hepatitis A to Hepatitis E, and that can make it hard for some patients to understand. You might wonder what the differences are between so many kinds of Hepatitis and which ones you…

Youth Sports Week

By mflores | July 13, 2018

As the new school year approaches, many kids are looking forward to school sports or starting to play in local recreational leagues. As parents, we all want our children to get excited about group sports, as it can promote a healthy lifestyle and help our kids make new friends. Youth sports, though, can be far…

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

By mflores | June 14, 2018

At some point in their lives, many people go through difficult moments. It can be going to war, a major car accident, an abusive relationship, or sexual trauma. Living through a traumatic event means that you will experience stress related to the event after it is over, even while you are healing from it. It…

Signs of a Stroke

By mflores | May 9, 2018

Whenever we hear about someone having a stroke, it is always a frightening story. There are usually serious health conditions in the aftermath and strokes themselves can be life threatening. But what exactly is a stroke? How do you know if one is happening to someone you love? Being able to identify a stroke as…

National Hand Hygiene Day

By mflores | May 2, 2018

We have been taught all our lives to wash our hands—before we eat, after using the restroom, while we are cooking, and so on. Washing our hands can be such an important part of our daily health and hygiene, yet sometimes it is easy to forget how and when to wash our hands thoroughly. To…

5 Common Symptoms of IBS

By mflores | April 12, 2018

One way or another, everyone has heard of Irritable Bowel Syndrome, but do you know what this common condition is? Let’s look into IBS some more, and see what the symptoms are, to learn more about how this condition affects some of the patients we see at The Colony ER Hospital. What is IBS? Irritable…

All About Organ Donors

By mflores | April 6, 2018

April is National Donor Month, but a lot of people don’t understand what the process of organ donation is, nevertheless how important it is to the medical field today.  Without organ donors, many patients wouldn’t survive, and, as medical professionals, we are grateful that so many people sign up to be organ donors every year.…

The Serious Symptoms of a Concussion

By mflores | March 28, 2018

We worry every time our children hit their heads in a sports game, or whenever we fall while doing household chores and bonk the backs of our heads. We always cringe and we might even get a big bump on our foreheads. But there is always that worry in the backs of our minds. Is…

Poached Salmon with Yogurt Dill Sauce

By mflores | March 12, 2018

This week is Brain Awareness Week, and we wanted to share one of The Colony ER Hospital’s favorite Mind Diet recipes to celebrate. The Mind Diet is a series of guidelines for your family’s diet that promote brain health and help to prevent conditions like Alzheimer’s later in life. Incorporating some of these techniques into…

CTs & X-Rays 101

By NutexMarketing | February 18, 2018

Here at The Colony ER Hospital, we are proud to offer our in-house CT-scans and x-rays as part of our impressive Imaging and Laboratory services. If you’ve never had a serious physical injury, you might not know what exactly CTs or x-rays are. We hear the names of these tests tossed all over the place…