How Do Nurses Impact Your Emergency Care Experience?

Did you know that nurses make up the biggest professional group in this country? Considering all that they do for their patients, including providing the majority of general and long-term care, it makes sense. So for National Nurses Week, we’re […]

3 Facts About Alcohol Abuse That May Surprise You

Alcohol abuse is the fourth most common preventable cause of death in the U.S., but do you know what exactly is considered abuse? While this number can vary slightly depending on factors like your weight, the CDC defines alcohol abuse, […]

Hear from One of Our Physicians on National Doctor’s Day

As the need for emergency care increases, so does the need for emergency physicians and at Lufkin ER, we’ve got some of the best of these doctors practicing at our facility. Since it’s National Doctor’s Day, we’re going to hear […]

How You Can Reduce Your Risk of Colorectal Cancer

28% of the men and women who develop colorectal cancer will die from this disease. This makes colorectal cancer one of the most fatal cancers. And while there’s no completely proven method of cancer prevention, there are ways in which […]

What To Do During A Heart Attack

1 in every 4 deaths in the U.S. are caused by heart attack and other complications of heart disease. While we can’t predict a medical emergency, we can educate ourselves about what to do in the case of one, like […]

Banish the Flu With Tips From Our Doctors

Up to 20% of the U.S. population will get the flu each year. That means millions of people will be walking around, touching doorknobs, sneezing without covering their mouths, and potentially spreading the flu to you. But with a few […]

Safety Tips for the Holidays

A sprained ankle, a bruised arm, a blistered palm. During the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, it can be easy to forget basic safety and even risk injury. Don’t miss out on making any memories with your loved […]

3 Natural Remedies to Help Beat the Flu

The holiday season is upon us once more and with all of the twinkling lights, crackling fires and roasted chestnuts also comes coughs, sniffles and sneezes. Don’t miss out on making any memories this winter because you’re stuck in bed […]

Keep Germs Away for the Holidays

The holidays are a time for family, friends, and nights spent by a crackling fire with hot cocoa. Don’t miss out on any memories with loved ones because you’re sick and stuck in bed. Keep reading for tips on how […]