Emergency Care For You

Cats, Dogs and Dander....Oh My!

Do you have pet allergies? Perhaps you have had to visit relatives with pets, or fly on an airline that allows pets on the plane? Maybe you love animals, but you are very allergic to cats and dogs?

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Abdominal or belly pain can have many causes. It may be due to food poisoning, an intestinal or gall bladder obstruction, an infection or inflammation. It could also be appendicitis, a kidney stone or peptic ulcer disease.

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Regreso a la escuela: es hora de actualizar la información de salud de su hijo

Mochilas están reemplazando a las bolsas de playa, ya que rápidamente se convierte en tiempo para que los alumnos vuelvan a la escuela. (Back-to-school safety)

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Happy 50th Anniversary ACEP!

Most people today understand that emergency physicians are medical specialists. This wasn’t true 50 years ago, before the development of specialty began. Nearly 80 percent of those who had been patients in the past year indicated they trust emergency physicians and were satisfied with care they provided.

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Dear Patient: A Letter from Your Emergency Physician

I’m sorry I had to meet you tonight. I know that just by ending up in my ER, you’ve had a bad day, perhaps even the worst day of your life. Thank you for trusting me to share in that day.

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Your Summer Guide to Bug Bites & Skin Rashes

Summer is here, the sun is out, and so is our skin. It’s important to know when to treat at home, when to see a doctor, and keep in mind some basic prevention tips.

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Heat Stroke and Hot Cars

Since 2017, the total number of children in the US that died from heatstroke after being left in a car is 72. Most of these children are under 3 years of age.

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Why We Do What We Do: Love, Leadership and Gunga Din

You may wonder, with all that’s going on, how can these doctors have any feelings left for me? Or, into whose emotionally calloused hands am I entrusting my sprained ankle, my laceration, my life? We are here because the emergency department is where we want to be. This is where we have chosen to be.

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