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From Near-Fatal Brain Bleed to High School Graduation – A Survivor’s Story

Pediatric neurosurgeons at UH Rainbow help a high school senior recover from a life-threatening brain hemorrhage and look forward to the future.

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When to Take Your Child to the Emergency Room for Gastrointestinal Illness

How do you know if your child’s GI symptoms are caused by COVID-19 or gastroenteritis? And when should you seek emergency care for your child’s stomach illness?

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Should You Go to the Emergency Room After a Mild Head Injury?

You just hit your head on that low, pesky doorframe in your basement. As a result, your head hurts, and you already feel a bump forming. But when does a bump on the head warrant a visit to the emergency room?

Raheem Stanfield stands outside SoFi Stadium

Browns Player with Heart for Cardiac Patients Sends Survivor to Super Bowl

Raheem Stanfield had no idea going into cardiac arrest would be his ticket to the Super Bowl, but that’s exactly how his story unfolded.

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How To Treat and Prevent Burns -- and When To Seek Care

While the summer months bring fun, they can also be a time when injuries occur -- including burns.

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Urgent Care, Orthopedic Injury Clinic or ER: Where To Go For Care

When serious injury or illness occurs, it can be tough to figure out the most appropriate place to get medical care. Many people would head straight to an emergency room. But that may not be the best choice for your condition – or your wallet.

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Serious Symptoms? The ER Is Still the Best for Medical Emergencies

Many emergency departments, such as those at UH, have procedures in place to screen and separate COVID-19 patients to eliminate the risk of spreading the virus to staff and other patients.

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5 Winter Health Hazards and How To Avoid Them

Winter can carry -- with slippery ice, snow-filled driveways and overheated indoor air -- the potential for health concerns, both major and minor. Find out how to avoid these safety hazards.

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