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Male Complete Anatomy

By Ali Mustafa | February 4, 2020

The human body is a complex structure made of thousands of distinct parts. These components can be organized based on region, such as head, neck, thorax, abdomen, and limbs, or based on similar functions, such as respiration or circulation. By working together, these structures enable humans to survive and reproduce. Red River ER supports you and your…

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What is Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)|Causes|Risk Factors

By Ali Mustafa | January 16, 2020

Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) A transient ischemic attack (TIA) is a stroke that lasts only a few minutes. It happens when the blood supply to part of the brain is briefly blocked. The Symptoms are like other strokes, but do not last as long. They happen suddenly, and include, Numbness or weakness, especially on one side of…

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What is Diabetes & Types| National Institute of Diabetes

By Ali Mustafa | November 14, 2019

Diabetes is a disease that occurs when your blood glucose, also called blood sugar, is too high. Blood glucose is your main source of energy and comes from the food you eat a hormone made by the pancreas, helps glucose from food get into your cells to be used for energy. Sometimes your body doesn’t make enough or…

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Food Allergy-Causes & Symptoms-Foods That Causes Allergy

By Ali Mustafa | November 12, 2019

An allergic reaction occurs when the body’s immune system overreacts to an allergen.A food allergy is an immune-mediated adverse reaction to a particular food. For someone with a food allergy, eating or swallowing even a tiny amount of a particular food can cause symptoms such as skin rash, nausea, vomiting, cramping, and diarrhea. Reaction is often called a hypersensitivity reaction. Rarely, a severe allergic reaction can cause a…

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Why is The Flu Serious? When To See A Doctor?

By Ali Mustafa | November 5, 2019

If you get the flu, you’ll likely experience a high fever, sore throat, cough, and lots of aches and pains. You might feel like you don’t need to see a doctor, and opt to treat yourself with extra rest and fluids. But in certain cases, seeing a doctor will help you get better faster and…

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Basal Cell Carcinoma-Symptoms and causes-Red River ER

By Ali Mustafa | October 30, 2019

Basal cell carcinoma is the most common and easiest-to-treat skin cancer. Because basal cell carcinoma spreads slowly, it occurs mostly in adults. Basal cell tumors can take on many forms, including a pearly white or waxy bump, often with visible blood vessels, on the ears, neck, or face. Tumors can also appear as a flat,…

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month | Signs and symptoms

By Ali Mustafa | October 1, 2019

Breast cancer is cancer that forms in the cells of the breasts.After skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in women in the United States. Breast cancer can occur in both men and women, but it’s far more common in women. Substantial support for awareness and research funding has helped created advances…

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National Breastfeeding Month

By Ali Mustafa | August 30, 2019

While mothers are obviously the central figure when it comes to breastfeeding a baby, there’s a considerable amount of teamwork that the rest of a family unit, family friends, and the community at large can contribute to making it a safe, comfortable, and memorable experience for mother and child. Helping out is not only a…

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Sunburns – Skip the Sunburns this Season

By Ali Mustafa | August 1, 2019

Everyone enjoys spending time in the sun when summer comes around, but no one enjoys a sunburn. Even though sunburns may seem harmless when they happen, repeatedly sustaining sunburns can lead into more serious threats such as skin cancer. It is not anything to just shrug off your shoulders, so we want to share with…

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Migraine and Headache Awareness Month

By Ali Mustafa | June 20, 2019

According to the Migraine Research Foundation, there are 39 million Americans living life with debilitating headaches and migraines.  Most sufferers experience attacks once or twice a month, but 4 million people have chronic daily migraines. Of those individuals experience migraines, 18% are women, 6% are men, and 10% are children suffering from this neurological disease.…

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5 Water Safety Tips to Keep Your Family Safe

By Ali Mustafa | May 24, 2019

There was an average of 3,536 drownings in the United States, every year, from 2005-2014 according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The National Safety Council reports drowning is the second leading cause of death among children under 15, with boys drowning two times more likely than girls. It is important to remember…

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Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

By Ali Mustafa | April 15, 2019

April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, and while this is a subject that many families find difficult to talk about, it is an issue that affects thousands of people every day. Red River ER wants to show support for victims of sexual assault and help our local communities address this important issue. From…

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