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
My baby is not sleeping through the night? What can I do? Groggy eyes, a feeling of exhaustion and the most important question of when does a baby start sleeping through the night. These are just a few of the signs that set new parents apart from the more seasoned ones. According to the American Association of Pediatrics, babies do not have regular sleep cycles until about 6 months of age. … [Read more...] about My Baby Is Not Sleeping
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
With the end of the Texas legislative session coming on May 27, 2019, it’s time to take a stand. Insurance companies are doing what they do best…delaying and denying to avoid covering their patients. We are fighting for several bills that protect patients and hold insurance companies accountable. Time Is Running Out! Tell your legislators insurance companies need to honor their contractual … [Read more...] about It’s Time To Take A Stand For Emergency Care
You’re chopping food for dinner and slice your finger by accident, but how bad is it really? Or maybe your child steps on a sharp object while on the playground and has a large gash on his foot. Can you just clean it up and wrap it in a bandage or is it severe enough to require stitches? Basic scratches are easily taken care of at home with simple cleaning and first aid, but you may not be … [Read more...] about Stitches. When Do You Need Them?
By Eric McLaughlin, M.D. & Board Member, Texas Association of Freestanding Emergency Centers (TAFEC) Texas consumers increasingly have their access to emergency medical care delayed or altogether thwarted, and their coverage for legitimate care denied. After witnessing this alarming trend, Texas’ freestanding emergency room community is taking action to better protect and inform … [Read more...] about HOW THE TEXAS LEGISLATURE CAN FULFILL “OUR PROMISE TO PATIENTS” THIS SESSION
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
As a parent, what can be done to avoid common dance injuries? Dance, in all its form, beauty and grace, is a physically demanding activity. Do not be fooled by how simple and effortless a dancer may make it seem. Dancing involves hours of practice and rigorous rehearsals. It requires stamina, strength, endurance, and flexibility. Exertion levels are comparable to those of professional … [Read more...] about Common Dance Injuries
Jeremy Brynes, CEO Kingwood, TX, Jan 28, 2019 – Kingwood Emergency Hospital, a Facilities Management Group enterprise, opened in January of 2018 to provide both emergency room and in-patient services to the residents of Kingwood, Porter, New Caney, Humble, Atascocita and neighboring communities. The hospital is pleased to announce the recent addition of Jeremy Brynes as Chief Executive … [Read more...] about Jeremy Brynes – New CEO