• El Paso LTAC Hospital

    El Paso LTAC Hospital treats every patient as family not a number

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    El Paso LTAC Hospital is based inside the Historic Landmark Southwestern General Hospital.

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    Care provided is more individualized and resource-intensive

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    We look for individuals who will follow our mission statement and are willing to provide the best of healthcare to our patients.

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5 Ways to Beat Spring Allergies !

Allergies can make life tough

At last, the first warm days of spring! Time to open the windows, pack away the winter coats, get out in the garden — and head to the pharmacy to stock up on allergy medications. If you greet the arrival of spring each year with a stuffy nose and watery eyesinstead of a happy heart, it’s time Continue Reading

Heart-Healthy Valentine’s Day Tips

Health Valentine's Day

Your sweetheart may have the key to your heart, but a proper diet and regular physical activity can be the key to a healthy heart. This Valentine’s Day, indulge your sweetheart with a heart-healthy gift or date. Rather than tempting your beloved with chocolates, consider a gift that has more permanence. Search for a poem Continue Reading

New Year’s Eve Safety Tips by Donna Cardillo, RN, MA


Whatever your plans are for New Year’s Eve, here are some important tips to keep you and your loved ones safe and healthy as you ring in 2014. On New Year’s Eve: Stay off the roads if possible – even if you’re sober. To some folks, New Year’s Eve – day and night – is an Continue Reading

Easy Tips for a Healthier Thanksgiving

The holiday season is here! My favorite time of the year, and same for most people. It’s a time that you get to usually have time off of work and spend cozy days with your family. Whether we like to admit it or not, we get a little lazy during this time, and we also Continue Reading

Who Knew Something So Simple Could Do So Much: Avoiding the Cold and Flu Through Handwashing Experts increasingly believe handwashing to be the most important element of germ control and disease prevention. Cold and flu viruses are more likely to permeate the immune system when the weather turns bitter. Besides getting an annual flu shot (available to Continue Reading

How to Improve Your Immune System this Fall

How to Improve Your Immune System The common cold is highly contagious — it can be inhaled or picked up from tainted surfaces and rubbed into an eye or the mouth or a nostril. But beyond frequent hand washing, there are a number of ways you can raise your immunity. Getting enough zzz’s is crucial Continue Reading

What is a Healthy Diet?

          A healthy diet is a way of eating that that reduces risk for complications such as heart disease and stroke. Healthy eating includes eating a wide variety of foods including: vegetables whole grains fruits non-fat dairy products beans lean meats poultry fish There is no one perfect food so including Continue Reading

The Warning Signs of a Stroke

Act Fast

    Act FAST and CALL 9-1-1 IMMEDIATELY at any sign of a stroke. Use FAST to remember the warning signs: FACE:Ask the person to smile. Does one side of the face droop? ARMS: Ask the person to raise both arms. Does one arm drift downward? SPEECH: Ask the person to repeat a simple phrase. Is their speech slurred or strange? Continue Reading

Summer Hydration – Keeping Your Cool

Hydration is the key to summer fun!

As the mercury rises, do you typically have trouble keeping your cool during exercise?  Heat exhaustion is a real concern during the summer months, especially in the South, where the heat index can push well above 100° Fahrenheit, plus humidity. Don’t sweat it; there are ways to protect yourself through summer hydration and still get Continue Reading