Heart Attacks in Women

By Ali Mustafa | February 12, 2019

In recent news, there have been reports about women’s heart health in the celebrity world. While stories of sudden heart failure might seem random and unpredictable, for women, there are often symptoms that go unchecked. There are lots of warnings about heart attacks, such as feeling chest pain, tightness in your chest and arm or…

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Keep Texoma WarmER

By Ali Mustafa | December 19, 2018

Since Red River ER opened its doors earlier this year. We have worked to get involved with numerous community outreach events. From our food drive in August to last month’s sock drive. We have been engaging with our generous Sherman and Texoma communities to help those in need. Now, with the cold weather, and families…

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Red River ER's Socktober Success

By Ali Mustafa | November 12, 2018

October is known for spooky ghost stories and trick-or-treating, but for Red River ER, last month was known for something other than Halloween costumes. For our facility, it was Socktober, a month-long charity drive for people in need. Taking part in this world-wide event was heart warming for our staff, as we help Sherman’s generous…

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Preventing Sudden Cardiac Arrest

By Ali Mustafa | October 25, 2018

When it comes to severe, unexpected conditions like Sudden Cardiac Arrest, you might wonder if you are at risk, and what that can mean. For anyone with family history of heart issues, seemingly random heart attacks can be something that might loom over your head. While there are many different causes and risks involved in…

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How to Prevent Traumatic Brain Injuries

By Ali Mustafa | September 17, 2018

When we hear the term ‘Traumatic Brain Injury’ we tend to imagine serious injuries with permanent damage. TBIs, for short, can often be frightening but they are usually very treatable and more common than you might think. Many people get hit on the head in their lives by one accident or another, and sometimes a…

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Back To School Immunization Awareness

By Ali Mustafa | August 16, 2018

Immunization Awareness As school comes back in session, many parents will be sending their young children off to school for the first time. Finding the right pencil cases, folders, and backpacks are all essentials on a family’s list, but for young children preparing for their first days of school, there might be something special they…

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The Successful "Make A Splash Against Hunger" Food Drive

By Ali Mustafa | August 14, 2018

As we all get ready for back-to-school shopping and the last days of vacation, some families in our community are worrying about more than just their child’s upcoming quizzes. There are families in need in Sherman, and Red River ER is proud to have hosted the “Make a Splash Against Hunger” Food Drive this summer.…

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Hollie Bernhard |Staff Spotlight

By Ali Mustafa | July 30, 2018

Hollie Bernhard is one of Red River ER’s talented front-desk registration coordinators, and in honor of this month’s National Parents Day, we wanted to celebrate Hollie’s work at our facility. When Hollie isn’t providing concierge-level service for all of Red River ER’s patients, she is taking care of her three children at home. “Being a…

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Youth Football Safety

By Ali Mustafa | July 20, 2018

There are a few things the state of Texas is known for. Rodeos, good barbeque, and, of course, our love for football. Nowhere is that appreciation for sports truer than here in Sherman, where many families are preparing for the upcoming football season. Sherman’s own Youth Sports Association has just finished their summer football camp…

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Blood Drives at Red River ER

By Ali Mustafa | June 26, 2018

Every day, approximately 36,000 units of blood are used in U.S. hospitals alone, with an average of 21 million blood components, total, transfused each year. This means that approximately every 2 seconds, someone in the country needs blood. With this great need for blood donations, it is concerning to find out that only 38% of…

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How to Stay Safe from the Sun

By Ali Mustafa | June 11, 2018

In Texas, hot summers are normal. Everyone expects the heat and the sun, but are you preparing your family for it? When every summer is a scorcher, it can be easy to forget some of the precautions we all have to take when going out in the sun this summer. To get ready for a…

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Summer Safety Tips

By Ali Mustafa | May 31, 2018

Summer is nearly here! The time for neighborhood kickball games, outdoor cook-outs, and playing at the lake is coming right around the corner, and as the school year inches closer and closer to its close, our kids are hungry for adventures. But as families get ready to make the most of their break, let’s go…

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