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19 February

Affordable Diabetes Care in Your Own Backyard

Category: Adult Primary Care, Diabetes, Exercise, Pediatrics, Pharmacy

By Barrett White Diabetes care can be such a pain. With the cost of insulin at an all-time high, it’s not uncommon to hear ghastly news stories like the artist in Houston who tragically lost his life when he couldn’t afford it, or the government employee rationing her insulin when her paychecks stopped during the…

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02 January

Getting and Staying Fit in the New Year

Category: Adult Primary Care, Exercise, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Health News

Happy New Year! Like many people, chances are you made a resolution to get fit in 2019.  The beginning of the year is a great time to re-focus on exercise. To get you on that road to better health, check out Legacy’s Wellness Manager Felicia Sexton video highlighting some simple chair exercises you can do…

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31 December

New Year, New You!

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

By Carolina Boyd A new year is fast approaching and with it—the promise of a fresh start. January 1st of each year provides us with a chance to cast out the clutter and regrets of the old year. As is often tradition, many of us will make New Year’s resolutions to welcome in 2019. “People…

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24 September

Mental Health Mondays: Exploring the Relation Between Depression and Fatigue

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

By Meg Duke, Behavioral Health Consultant, Legacy Fifth Ward Living with depression can be tough, especially when it comes with fatigue, one of the most common depression symptoms. Fatigue can disrupt a person’s day-to-day routine as well make it difficult to get depression under control. People often know what they need to do to see…

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10 September

Mental Health Mondays: The Pet Effect

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

After a long day at work, nothing compares to the joyful feeling of coming home to your dog or cat. But the love of a furry friend can do more than just provide company. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, owning a pet is good for your overall health.

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09 August

Back-to-School Means Time for Sports Physicals

Category: Exercise, Family Medicine, Pediatrics

By Carolina Boyd The beginning of the new school year is just around the corner and Legacy Community Health, Houston’s largest non-profit community health system, wants to remind parents that now is the time to schedule their children’s sports physicals. The state of Texas requires annual sports physicals (or pre-participation exams) for any student who…

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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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