When it comes to New Year's resolutions, it’s easy to get stuck on the same old things we want to change every year. Maybe you're going to start working out more, want to focus on becoming involved as a volunteer in a community organization, connect more with family members, etc. It's easy to let those goals fall by the wayside. Whatever your usual resolutions are, consider committing to more … [Read more...] about 9 Easy Achievable New Year’s Resolutions
Cold and flu symptoms are similar to many of us. A cold usually starts with a runny or stuffy nose, sneezing or sore throat. Both can last for 7-10 days or more. The symptoms are common and hard to tell apart. The flu is worse than a regular cold and more likely to cause complications that require an immediate visit to doctor, medications or hospitalization. Here are some basic guidelines for … [Read more...] about Flu Symptoms or a Cold? What do I have?
Heart attack and cardiac arrest— often used interchangeably but they are not the same. Most times, you might not even know what's actually going on in your body during these events. They, irrespective, are two serious conditions involving the heart and require immediate medical attention. To throw more light to this health issue, we spoke to Kingwood Emergency Hospital's Dr. Kim Waaso who … [Read more...] about The Difference Between Heart Attack, Cardiac Arrest and Stroke
Kingwood Emergency Hospital offers free American Heart Association CPR and CPR + First Aid to local schools, organizations and sports team coaches. If you are interested in scheduling a private group session at our facility, please complete the form below. Loading... … [Read more...] about CPR Class Request
Sports team seasonal play brings us spring training and summer fun. It's how families in Kingwood, Porter, New Caney, Atascocita, Huffman, Valley Ranch, and surrounding communities spend quality family time together. We're excited right along with you! We want the season to be healthy and uneventful for everyone. No one likes to see a child injured during gameplay. That is why we are bringing you … [Read more...] about Sports Team Emergency Action Plan
Kingwood Emergency Hospital Pool Safety Tips Swimming safety is such an important topic for young families. Community pools and backyard pools require special vigilance when it comes to our children. Make sure your child’s swimming activities are safe as well as fun by following these basic tips. Hard Facts about Swimming Safety Among preventable injuries, drowning is the leading cause of … [Read more...] about Family Pool Safety Tips
Sun safety should always be top of mind for families. We live in Texas because we love sunshine and warm temperatures. Outside activity such as team sports and swimming pools are great ways for families to have fun and stay fit. So what do we need to do to stay safe? The ozone layer in the atmosphere provides a blanket of protection from the sun's damaging rays. Air pollution has thinned the … [Read more...] about Family Summer Sun Safety Tips