February 23, 2018

MRSA: The Flesh Eating Bacteria

MRSA stands for Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. MRSA is a bacterium that is very different from other types of germs that cause infections. MRSA is often referred […]
February 20, 2018

CTs and X-Rays 101

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 […]
February 16, 2018

The Flu Files: One ER Physician Gets the Flu and Tells Us His Story

Dr. Marco Coppola is an emergency physician at The Colony ER Hospital. He’s been practicing medicine for over 30 years. He is certified by the American […]
February 6, 2018

Patient Recognition Week

The Colony ER Hospital was opened on February 1st, which makes our anniversary the first day of National Patient Recognition Week. As a freestanding ER hospital, […]
February 3, 2018

What You Need to Know About ER Hospitals

With a name like ‘ER Hospital’ it can be easy for people to get confused about what exactly these facilities are. What kind of medical services […]
January 29, 2018

Wound Care 101

A lot of us know when it’s time to visit the emergency room. Shortness of breath, pain in the chest, head or abdomen, high fevers and […]
January 25, 2018

What You Need to Know About Sepsis

It may be one of the more common emergency medical conditions you’ve never heard of: sepsis. Sepsis is a clinical syndrome caused by an abnormal inflammatory […]
January 24, 2018

The ABCs of a Broken Bone

Buckle, greenstick, sprain, and transverse! These terms are just some of the many ways that doctors diagnose a broken bone. But what do they mean? Whether […]
January 18, 2018

Facts About Fevers

Fevers can be uncomfortable, especially when accompanied by body aches and other symptoms. When a fever strikes, it causes us to feel cold, to shiver, and […]
January 10, 2018

When Abdominal Pain Strikes

It’s hard to pinpoint and may even go away after a minute or two, but it is painful, making you very uncomfortable and concerning. What do […]
January 4, 2018

Tips to Stay Fit in the New Year

It’s a New Year, so it’s time for new resolutions, lifestyle changes and creating a healthier, more active you! Holiday indulging is over and now it’s […]
December 21, 2017

3 Holiday Health Myths

“Remember to take your vitamins!” “Go to bed early, you want to get plenty of rest this time of year.” “Don’t drink any sweet drinks, only […]