Category Archives: Adult Medicine

Your favorite comfort foods with a healthy twist

Food has a deep connection to culture. Beyond that, sometimes it just makes you feel good! By Barrett White We didn’t give certain dishes the name “comfort foods” for nothing. It’s food that has deep emotional ties to you: Maybe the dish has cultural significance It reminds you of your childhood, or otherwise simpler times …

Get connected to your community!

Both Legacy and the City of Houston are sponsoring community events this spring. By Barrett White Throughout February and into the springtime months, Legacy will be hosting our own community events, as will the City of Houston. With the season just a couple months ahead, so what better time to start penciling fun community events …

Can watching sports put you in time-out?

By Ashley Guidry In honor of the big game this weekend, let’s answer the real questions sports fans are curious about. Whether football, soccer, baseball, or hockey, nothing gets the blood pumping like good ol’ sports. Fans of all ages can relate to the euphoric feeling of game day, yet have any of us really …

Lonely on Valentine’s Day?

By Ashley Guidry If you’re living the single life and don’t have a partner to keep you company, expand your options! Spend Cupid’s holiday your way! According to the Census Bureau, about 50% of adults are single in the U.S. That’s about 126.9 million people who are unmarried. When Valentine’s Day rolls around most singles …

Legacy to Observe Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

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February 7 is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.  By Barrett White Tuesday, February 7 is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, a day to help stop HIV stigma and increase HIV prevention, testing, and treatment in Black communities. Black communities made up the second highest percentage of new HIV cases in Houston in the most recent …

What are the health benefits of a board game night?

Board Game Health Benefits

Unplugging and enjoying a good card or board game could come with mental and social benefits. By Barrett White Board game sales are up and it’s easy to see why. More and more, people are unplugging and enjoying the familiar comforts of tabletop board games. As we break into 2023, it only becomes clearer each …

How much caffeine is too much caffeine?

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Most of us love a good cup of coffee to start the day. Then maybe another when we get to work. Another in the afternoon slump. How much is too much? By Barrett White According to Dr. Vandana Shrikanth, up to four cups a day can be appropriate for the average adult, though body types …

New Year, New Nails!

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by Ashley Guidry Strong nails are a sign of good health. But what steps can we take to ensure we maintain our nail health? Drink water: This is a given since water is vital to our health as a whole. It helps to retain moisture and stay strong. Without moisture, your nails can become brittle …

Why Finishing Your Antibiotics Is Crucial

Just because your symptoms stopped doesn’t mean you should stop taking the medication. By Barrett White Antibiotics are medications utilized to treat bacterial infections by either killing the bacteria or keeping it from reproducing. However, we contain numerous bacteria throughout our bodies and different bacteria are sensitive to different antibacterial drugs.   Antibiotics are a medicine …

Take care of your mental health by making a spa out of your bathroom – on a budget

While we work through falling temperatures, holiday fatigue, and the stress of budgeting, we can still relax and reset our mindset. By Barrett White Holiday fatigue is real. While we can make changes in our lives to make the holidays less stressful for ourselves – like sticking to boundaries with difficult family and friends, setting …