Category Archives: Public Health

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.

6 Ways to Protect Your Health after Harvey

Repairing your home and returning to your normal routine can place a toll on your body and mind. To stay healthy after Harvey, Dr. Ann Barnes, Legacy Community Health’s chief medical officer, offers the following tips.

Houston’s Health Care Heroes During Harvey

Houston Health Care Harvey Heroes

In the midst of Harvey, one of the worst disasters in U.S. history, Houston’s medical community rose above the storm to bring healing. It’s not surprising since Houston is home to the largest medical center in the world, the Texas Medical Center — world renowned for its superior patient care.

A Health Care Policy Without a Plan for HIV is Incomplete

American Health Care Act HIV

Last week’s mayhem over new health care legislation, now dead for the time being, highlights how decisions made in Washington impact the lives of people living with HIV. It’s worth looking at the federal role in HIV care in the United States.

Blueberry Spinach Breakfast Smoothie – National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month. We have some healthy recipes for you to try at home.

If you would like to talk about better nutrition for you or your family, ask your Legacy provider about seeing one of our dietitians or patient educators.

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National Nutrition Month Recipes – Rice Cake Snacks

Ingredients: 1 Brown rice cakes (you can find it the the bread and tortilla aisle) ¼ avocado ½ small tomato, sliced Salt and pepper to taste or 1 Brown rice cake 1 tablespoon of peanut butter ¼ of banana, sliced Instructions: Spread avocado onto brown rice cake Top it with tomato slices and add a …