Every June, we celebrate Men’s Health Month. It is a time to take a moment and remember and recommit to things that can lead to a longer, more productive, and happier life for men around the world. Let’s face it, the average man avoids talking about health and going to see their doctor like the … [Read more...] about Let’s Talk About Men’s Health
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Everyone knows that last full season was one for the books and began to strike fear in most of us and we hoped and prayed that we and our family members were not next. But the truth is there are several things you can do to help prevent the flu. Hi, I'm Dr. Lambert Pitt, ER physician here locally … [Read more...] about Flu Prevention Tips
With football season in full-swing, concussions and head injuries are in the front of a lot of parents’ and coaches’ minds. With advances in protective gear along with increased awareness and legislation surrounding the need to remove injured athletes from play, athletes are being kept safer. But … [Read more...] about Concussion Diagnosis & Treatment
Many health concerns have been raised following the devastating floods that hurricane Harvey brought to Texas. Civilians and first responders have been wading through debris ridden flood waters which increase the possibility of disaster-related injuries. Due to the contaminated flood water, the … [Read more...] about Tetanus Vaccinations and Flood Cleanup
We continue with our Back To School series as Drs Short and McLaughlin present part III, "Fall Basics." Fall is finally here. With it comes cooler weather, football, and “colds”. While we enjoy the fall colors and tailgating events, we want to keep our friends and family in good health. Below are … [Read more...] about Back to School Checklist – Part III
Dr. McLaughlin is joined by Dr Patty Short, MD as they continue with "Part II of the Back to School Checklist" Part II: Encourage and Maintain Healthy Habits." School is back in session. The dinner table is strewn with homework assignments and textbooks. It seems that the clothes you just … [Read more...] about Back to School Checklist – Part II
by Dr. Eric McLaughlin, M.D. and Carlos I. Sosa -- Part I: Get off to a healthy start With less than two weeks to go before your student(s) are back to school, the pressure is increasingly present to supply your child with the “latest” and “coolest” gear, from fashion to electronics. Although … [Read more...] about Back to School Checklist – Part I