Community Health Blog

Health topics for Deer Park, LaPorte, Pasadena, Houston and Baytown

5 Things to Know About Benzene Exposure

Since the ITC fire event, the fears of Benzene Levels from the fire affecting our community’s health have grown. Deer Park, Pasadena, and LaPorte issued Shelter In Place for extended periods of time. Community Health 1st has the facilities to access your healthcare related worries.

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When Is Chest Pain Dangerous?

Introduction Chest pain is an extremely common presenting complain in virtually all healthcare settings and can be caused by a […]

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Out Of Breath – When To Seek Help

Introduction Shortness of breath, or dyspnea is a common symptom that affects almost 25% of patients who present to the […]

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What In the Blazes?

Introduction The stubborn blaze at International Terminals Co. (ITC) in Deer Park has been raging for the past 4 days, […]

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It’s All In Your Head! When Is A Headache Dangerous?

This article will delve deep into each of these 5 types of acute headaches, and delineate the warning signs, or “red flags” which should prompt urgent medical attention.

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The Health Effects of Smoke Exposure: What You Need to Know

Inhaling smoke of any type should always be avoided, but if you find yourself in a situation where you’re unable to remove yourself from the smoke, here are some guidelines that you can put into play to protect yourself as much as possible until the threat has been contained:

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How to Manage the Stress of Modern Life

Stress is our ‘fight or flight’ response preparing for battle or a quick exit. The heart beats faster, muscles become […]

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When Abdominal Pain Is and Is Not an Emergency Community Health 1st ER

6 things you may not have known about abdominal pain.

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Tips to Stay Healthy While Traveling Community Health 1st ER

From your trips for work to family vacations, travel has become a part of life for every American, and travel […]

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