Category Archives: Pediatrics

Get Your Flu Shot

 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 …

Mental Health Mondays: 5 Tips to Destress

Between hurricane Harvey, back to school and a busy work schedule, life can get stressful. Learn how to unwind with this quick video.

Mental Health Mondays: Understanding ADHD

Understanding ADHD Title Adult Child

Approximately 11 percent of all children are diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the disorder affects adults, too. With diagnoses on the rise, most have heard of ADHD. But do you really understand it?

Improving the health of Legacy patients

“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

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

Childhood Obesity Month

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

New Survey Reveals How Texans Feel About Health Care

This week, Texas Medical Center released results of their “Nation’s Pulse” health care survey, which showed most consumers feel health insurance is important yet too expensive.