MHM Back to School Anxiety
13 August

Back to School, Back to Anxiety

Category: Behavioral Health Services, Family Medicine, Mental Health Mondays, Pediatrics

By Dr. Teandra Gordon, LMFT-S, Clinical Director of School Based Behavioral Health The last days of summer vacation are coming to a close for students across the Houston area. Many will be headed back to school soon. It is an exciting time, but for many kids it is also a time of great anxiety. The…

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Legacy Pediatrics Sports Physicals
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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02 August

Pregnancy to Pediatrics: Legacy’s New Program for New Moms and Their Babies

Category: Behavioral Health Services, Family Medicine, OB/GYN & Maternity, Pediatrics

By Carolina Boyd The journey to parenthood can be both a joyous and stressful time for many women. To help our patients on that journey, Legacy launched a new initiative focusing on that crucial period when a woman finds she is pregnant, through her pregnancy and delivery, and the baby’s first year of life. The…

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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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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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22 November

5 Focus Areas for Diabetes Self-Care During the Holiday Season

Category: Adult Primary Care, Dental Care, Family Medicine, OB/GYN & Maternity, Pediatrics

As we enter full-force into the holiday season, it’s a great time to focus on your diabetes self-care and also remind yourself that there are many things that you can do to prevent or delay diabetes symptoms.

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band aid shot
09 November

Get Your Flu Shot

Category: Adult Primary Care, Family Medicine, Gender Health, LGBT, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Public Health, Vaccination & Immunization

 By Legacy Communications  Flu season is here. Here’s what you need to know. What is the Flu Vaccine? The flu vaccine is updated each to protect against the most common influenza issues. Why vaccinate? Influenza can lead to hospitalization, sometimes death. The best flu protection is to vaccinate each year. When? Flu season is between October…

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04 October

Improving the health of Legacy patients

Category: Adult Primary Care, Behavioral Health Services, Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Public Health

“We’re constantly looking for ways to improve our patients’ health outcomes, not because it’s a policy mandate, but because it’s the right thing to do for our patients.” – Dr. Ann Barnes

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Childhood Obesity Month
26 September

September is childhood obesity month: Here’s what you should know to keep your child healthy

Category: Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Public Health

September is childhood obesity month. And although the month is coming to a close, preventing childhood obesity is still a health-care priority.

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