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16 August

Eat well for good health, even on a tight budget

Category: Adult Primary Care, Diabetes, Public Health

Regardless of your background, eating healthy is one major way to curb your risk of cardiovascular issues.

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Mental Health Mondays Domestic violence PSA graphic
06 August

PSA: “The Voice in Your Head”

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

Watch our new PSA and accompanying longer video to see what intimate partner violence is and how to stop it.

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Sleep and Mental Health
30 July

Get Your Zzzz’s: The Role of Sleep in Mental Health

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

About a third of all Americans get less than the recommended seven hours or more of sleep a night. While an occasional bout of sleeplessness may not be anything to worry about, chronic sleep problems have been linked to many mental health issues including depression, anxiety and bipolar disorder.

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18 July

American Cancer Society and the Houston Texans Award $100,000 Grant to Legacy Community Health to Help Reduce Breast Cancer Disparities

Category: Adult Primary Care, Development, Giving

The American Cancer Society (ACS) and the Houston Texans has awarded a grant to Legacy Community Health to address disparities in breast cancer mortality by providing access to breast cancer screening, follow-up of abnormal mammograms, and timely access to specialty care if needed. The grant funding was made possible through ACS’s partnership with the NFL…

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Stigma no more
21 May

Mental Health Mondays: Stigma no more.

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

“Mental health should be seen like any other health condition, like diabetes or hypertension,” says Dr. Chad Lemaire, Legacy’s medical director of behavioral health.

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Double Transplant patient photo
04 April

Health Care Team Rallies to Support Double Transplant Patient

Category: Adult Primary Care, Pediatrics

PHOTO: Left to right, Monica Ledesma, Hector Ramirez Moreno, Dr. Sarah Miller and Daisy Saucedo By Lisa Foronda Harper Monica Ledesma and her son, Hector, were simply looking for a family doctor when they came to Legacy’s Santa Clara clinic in 2016. But Legacy quickly became much more than a place to simply see the…

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National LGBT Health Awareness Week Out Front for LGBT Health
26 March

Legacy Champions 2018’s LGBT Health Awareness Week

Category: Adult Primary Care, Behavioral Health Services, Gender Health, LGBT, Public Health

Almost 40 years ago our roots began as a clinic for gay men during the AIDS crisis.  Then, as now, one of our guiding principles is diversity and inclusion.

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I think I'm OCD
19 March

Mental Health Mondays: I think I’m OCD

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

By Betsy Vasquez, Therapist Houston’s Gallery Furniture owner Jim McIngvale’s daughter, Elizabeth, had such an extreme case of obsessive compulsive disorder, or OCD, that she would wash her hands, repeatedly, until they became raw. Thankfully, she sought treatment and is now a public advocate for OCD and other mental disorders. Due to public advocates like…

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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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