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Summer Fun at the Beach

boy playing in the sand at beach

Americans take nearly two billion trips to the beach each year according to the Environmental Protection Agency. As summer approaches and temperatures rise, more people will be planning their trips for a beach getaway. Jumping in the water to escape the heat is a great way to cool off and burn a few calories while…

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All About Antibiotics

This week is National Antibiotic Awareness Week, and Grand Parkway Emergency Center, a division of Oakbend Medical Center, wants to celebrate the importance of these modern medical marvels. Anyone who has had bronchitis or strep throat will be familiar with antibiotics—you were probably prescribed some at some point—but do you know what antibiotics can do?…

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Home Eye Safety

When it comes to arts and crafts or household chores, we don’t often think about eye injuries. When we are cleaning or fixing things around the house, we usually assume that we are safe, because everyone feels more secure in their own home. While it might be easy to prevent arm or leg injuries at…

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How to Help Head Injuries

With school sports back in session and holiday decorations just around the corner, some families might notice a rise in household accidents and injuries. Some kids might trip on the field while parents might run the risk of getting hit on the head while trying to put Halloween decorations on the house. No matter how…

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The Importance of Immunizations

As kids go back to school and a new flu season looms ahead, many parents might be wondering about which vaccines they and their children should get. In recent years, there have been news reports about harsh flu seasons and new outbreaks of dangerous diseases, like Measles, which can be very concerning to many parents.…

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Why Sports Physicals are Important for Your Kids

As your child starts trying out for school sports, there might be a term coming up that you don’t recognize. Your child’s coach might require them to get something called a PPE (Pre-participation Physical Exam) before they can play. If you’re new to youth sports, then you might be wondering what a PPE is. How…

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Managing Migraines

We all know what it is like to have a headache. We all know the familiar pounding in our head caused by allergies, lack of sleep, or a cold. Most times, with a little self-care and some medicine, we’re able to get rid of them and we can move on with our daily tasks. There…

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How to Spot Drowning

With temperatures rising and summer vacation coming up, children and adults alike will want to head into the water. Whether it is to cool off or to have fun under the sun, swimming and other water-related activities can be a great way to spend the day. However, being in the water does not come without…

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Do You Have an Insect Allergy?

As spring arrives, so do the bugs. We’re all swatting at mosquitoes in the evenings and avoiding honeybees that we see gathering around flowerbeds. But what if you have a severe bug allergy and don’t know it? Let’s discuss these allergies and figure out how to watch for severe allergic reactions. What are the most…

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Mind Diet Recipe: Southwest Chicken Soup

About the Mind Diet This week is Brain Awareness Week, and we wanted to share one of Grand Parkway Emergency Center’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…

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