Flu and COVID Fall 2020 – It’s a Double Whammy!

COVI9-19 has changed our lives for the foreseeable future. Wearing masks is the new normal, social distancing is the new catchphrase, and gathering in crowds is no longer acceptable....



6 Things You Need to Know About this Flu Season Fall 2019

Flu season is upon us. This is a true health concern for our community. Just two years ago, over 80,000 Americans died of complications of the flu, including about...



Health Care – A Guide for College Students

As a student, it is likely you are living away from home and away from your doctor or usual access to medical care. So, if you need medical care...



When Should You Be Concerned About Abdominal Pain?

Abdominal pain is common, and everyone experiences it at times.  In fact, it is the most common reason people are evaluated in most emergency rooms.  While most abdominal pain...



Honey for a Cough? Sweet Solution for Some Children, Dangerous for Others

Does your child have a cough? You might consider Winnie the Pooh’s favorite food – honey – to soothe your child’s cough. Be careful, though, as honey is not...



What Should You Do When Your Child Says, “My Ear Hurts?”

Earaches are an early sign of ear infections and other ear problems. If your child is not old enough to tell you that his or her ear hurts, you...



Everything You Need to Know about Asthma

Asthma is a common respiratory problem that makes it hard to breathe. If you have asthma, you are not alone. More than 25 million people in the United States...



Chest Pain: Is it a Heart Attack or Something Else?

“Heart attack” is the first thing that goes through people’s minds when they think of chest pain, but several medical conditions make your chest to hurt. While some causes...



Salvation Army Angel Tree

December 10th CapRock Emergency Room was at Post Oak Mall collecting donations for the “Forgotten Angels” in the Brazos Valley. The staff spent the afternoon hanging out the remaining...