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Blue Cross Blue Shield Won’t Cover the Cost of Some ER Visits

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Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) of Texas is putting some of its policyholders at risk and on the hook for Emergency Room visits. As one of the nation’s largest health insurance providers, other insurance carriers are likely to follow BCBS’ example by implementing similar policies of their own serving to increase your cost of healthcare. […]

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Safety in the Sun

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Summer is here and with it, long days under the sun. But as much fun as summer can be, it’s critical to monitor time in the heat. Heat related illnesses like heat stroke are preventable, but can be deadly if left untreated. And with weeks of 100+ highs common in Texas, where America’s ER is […]

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The scoop on why student athletes need a yearly physical

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It’s time for $35 SPORTS, CAMP & SCHOOL physicals America’s ER – Magnolia & Woodlands! Our Dr. Terry Letsinger shares an insight as to why getting a yearly physical is so important. “The beneficial traits gained from being a student athlete include teamwork, perseverance, responsibility, physical endurance, commitment, time management, and personal and emotional health. […]

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Swimming Safety Tips

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When school is out and the temperatures rise, it’s time to hit the water. Nobody wants a fun time at the beach or pool to head south. Swimming safety takes a bit of effort, but it’s worth it for summertime fun. Here are tips from the American Red Cross for swimming safety. Buddies are Best […]

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Boosting Veteran’s Health through Kayaking and Fishing

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“I don’t want people to look at that one thing that happened to me and judge who I am by that,” Bryan Anderson said in an interview with Heroes on the Water. Bryan Anderson’s appearance is striking. His energy dominates any situation he’s in with a bright smile and an intense yet warm gaze. But, […]

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PTSD: Symptoms and Truths

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PTSD is widely misunderstood. In honor of military appreciation month, we’re debunking damaging myths about this mental health issue. What is PTSD? There are a lot of myths and misconceptions surrounding the condition. According to The American Psychiatric Association, posttraumatic stress disorder “is a psychiatric disorder that can occur in people who have experienced or […]

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First Aid Kit Tips

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A well-stocked first-aid kit is handy for everyday accidents. Here’s what you need to keep in your first aid kit and where you should keep it. What to keep in your kit According to the American Red Cross, here is what a first aid kit for a family of four should contain: 2 absorbent compress […]

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Common Spring Accidents

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Spring; time for deep cleaning, yard work and, whoops, accidents. Here’s what to do if you are involved in any of these common spring accidents. Rusty Cuts Nick yourself on rusty garden shears or old fencing? You actually need to be more worried about the cut than the rust. You don’t need to worry about […]

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