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  • Radiology Technologists Week – The People Behind Our Patients

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    The science of radiology is profound as its more than just X-rays. It is high-energy radiation that helps physicians with diagnosis and treatment during illness or after injury. But all that science doesn’t just happen on its own. It is the Radiology Technologists that masters the controlling of the equipment so the radiographs are of…

  • Breast Cancer Prevention Tips

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    The statistics are alarming and hopefully they get your attention, or the attention of a woman you love. One in eight women in the U.S. will be diagnosed with breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. Over 300,000 new cases of invasive and non-invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed this year alone.…

  • Emergency Nurses Week – The People Behind Our Patients

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    Dedicated. Compassionate. A lifesaver. There are not enough words to describe the exceptional type of person that chooses to be an Emergency Room nurse. It takes a special individual that wants to help someone, usually a stranger, when they are sick or injured. Easily, ER nurses are superheroes in scrubs. Nurses in the Neighbors family…

  • September Is Self-Improvement Month

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    “Be a better you, for you.” – Sonya Teclai September is Self-Improvement month. Sometimes we are so focused on our hardships and weaknesses that we forget we are only human. During this month we should take time to reflect and focus on which areas of our lives need improvement. Our own well-being is important for…

  • Back to School Safety Tips

    Back to school The school year is right around the corner, and while you’re sharpening pencils and planning lunches it is important to make sure your child has the most important back to school essential, safety. Make sure your child stays safe this coming August. Transportation Safety We tell our children to “look both ways,” but we need…
  • Why We Hire Board-Certified Doctors

    board certified physicians At Neighbors Emergency Center we take pride in only hiring board-certified physicians to care for our patients. This allows them to serve with the dedication and knowledge patients expect from their physicians. We want you to feel confident and trust the patient-focused experience we have created to embody and comfort everyone who walks through our…
  • Affordable Family Vacations

    family vacations For most families, summertime means vacation time! So where can you go for a fun, affordable family vacation? The possibilities are endless. From amusement parks and beaches to nature and museum excursions, there is something for the whole gang to enjoy together. Let’s begin planning your 2017 summer vacation. Where should you go? You should…
  • Memorial Day Getaways in Texas

    MemorialDayBlog_opt Sitting around wondering what you’re going to do with your three day weekend this Memorial Day? Netflix all day sounds fantastic, but how about sprucing up the weekend with a day trip? The great state of Texas offers numerous opportunities for getaways that are fun and won’t empty out your entire wallet. These are some…
  • National Stroke Awareness Month

    NEC_Blog_Stroke600x600_050217HW May is National Stroke Awareness Month. Supported by the National Stroke Association, the ultimate goal is to help ‘Save A Life’ by educating the public about the risks, symptoms, and preventive measures associated with strokes. There are a variety of symptoms that occur when someone is experiencing a stroke. These include: Sudden numbness and tingling,…
  • When To Choose an Emergency Center

    NEC_MayBlog_Updates_Thumb Most injuries and medical emergencies take us by surprise. Whether it’s chest pain, or severe flu symptoms, we can sometimes be uncertain of where to go. Although urgent cares can handle a variety of medical problems, they should not be considered true emergency rooms. There are many symptoms that  require rapid and advance treatments, and…
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