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The Great Outdoors Is Great for Mental Health

Getting outside does more than expose us to the sights, sounds, smells and textures of mother nature. It’s more than walks in the park or quick games of flag football. More than wind in your hair and sun on your skin. Outdoor time has actually been shown to boost mental health – and even overall health.

Backpack Safety Tips

As our kids head back to school, they’re also heading back to busy schedules, learning opportunities, and fun get-togethers. But they’re also heading back to the risk for pain. This is because heavy backpacks, especially when worn improperly, can cause back, neck, and shoulders injuries.

Summer Safety Tips 2022

As the temperatures rise, so does our risk for summertime emergencies. From cook-outs and fireworks to simply staying out in the sun too long, the opportunities to become even seriously injured are all too common throughout the season. Fortunately, it takes just a little bit of planning and awareness to protect yourself from summertime risks. Here are our top summer safety tips.

Top 4 Reasons Why Kids Go to the ER

Between the trips and falls and the rapid spread of illnesses, children face many ailments that can be serious enough to justify a trip to Laredo Emergency Room. Here are the top four.

6 Ways to Keep Kids Safe and Healthy This School Year

We want our children to learn all they can in school — and have fun! — but we also want them to be as safe and healthy as possible. Fortunately, you can set your kids up for success and help them stay healthy, even at school. Here are our tips.

Diabetes and Our Community

Today, more than one in three U.S. adults have prediabetes, the precursor to type 2 diabetes. And according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Hispanic Americans have a greater chance of developing type 2 diabetes.