Mental Health Monday Change Your Thinking
12 March

Mental Health Mondays: Change Your Thinking

Category: Adult Primary Care, Behavioral Health Services, Mental Health Mondays, Pediatrics

Watch Legacy Therapist, Tierra Ortiz-Rodriguez, explain how to change negative thought patterns to improve your life, in three easy steps.

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Colon Cancer Awareness Month
07 March

It’s colon cancer awareness month. Have you been screened?

Category: Adult Primary Care

Every year, about 140,000 Americans are diagnosed with colorectal cancer, and more than 50,000 people die from it. Fortunately, this disease is often treatable, when caught early.

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Pregnant Ladies: Control Gestational Diabetes with These 7 Tips
22 February

Hey, Pregnant Ladies: Control Gestational Diabetes with These 7 Tips

Category: Adult Primary Care, Diabetes, OB/GYN & Maternity

If it’s uncontrolled, it can lead to complications; so, it’s important to know how to manage it.

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American Heart Month
01 February

7 Ways to a Healthy Heart

Category: Adult Primary Care

It’s American Heart Month, a time set aside to focus on preventing heart disease — the leading cause of death in adults. And here’s the good news: You don’t have to be a statistic. Here’s what our Director of Family Practice, Dr. Patricia Hayes, recommends for preventing heart problems.

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Felicia Sexton Commercial Break Exercise
30 January

No-Excuse, Commercial-Break Workouts

Category: Adult Primary Care, Diabetes, Exercise, Family Medicine, Geriatrics

If you’re a beginner, it’s a great way to start exercising, if you’re more advanced, try these moves for a longer period of time.

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29 January

Mental Health Mondays: Do You Have Constant Anxiety?

Category: Adult Primary Care, Behavioral Health Services, Family Medicine, Mental Health Mondays

Depression and bipolar disorder may be the most commonly talked about mental health conditions, but anxiety disorders are the most prevalent. Occasional anxiety is normal; constant or excessive anxiety is not. It could be the sign of an anxiety disorder — a serious medical condition.

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Can't Sleep No Sleep Better Sleep
22 January

Mental Health Mondays: How to Get More Sleep (hint: Get off your phone!)

Category: Adult Primary Care, Behavioral Health Services, Mental Health Mondays, Pediatrics

More than a third of adults aren’t getting enough sleep, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Medical research shows a lack of sleep affects your physical health, safety (think driving while drowsy), and mental health.

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Blog Images Part 3 (1)
18 January

Legacy Community Health is Now Offering Geriatric Services

Category: Adult Primary Care, Family Medicine

“Adding geriatric services allows us to better serve the needs of our aging communities,” says Dr. Patricia Hayes, Legacy’s Director of Family Medicine. “It’s a pressing need and another way for us to drive healthy change in our communities.”   

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Felicia Sexton
19 December

Legacy Community Health’s Wellness Manager Publishes New Book on Overcoming Addiction

Category: Adult Primary Care, Behavioral Health Services

“We’re all addicted to something,” Felicia Sexton said. “It could be food, negative thinking, overworking or drugs and alcohol. Because I’ve overcome addiction, and have been able to restore my health and body, I now want to help patients at Legacy do the same.”

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Legacy Community Health Beaumont Patient
14 December

Legacy volunteer loses health insurance, becomes patient

Category: Adult Primary Care, Pediatrics

Each time she prepares for a fitness class, Legacy volunteer Jennafer Hamilton looks out into the crowd of eager school-aged children and parents who renew her commitment to volunteer. “The smiles. It’s really just about the smiles,” she says.

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