Category Archives: Teen Health

RSV Season is Here

by Ashley Guidry, Communications Associate Coughs, colds, flu, oh my! Keep your family healthy this RSV season. Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) are cold-like symptoms that infect your lungs and respiratory tracts. The virus begins spreading around October and then all the way to the end of April. Although the virus can affect anyone, it is …

October Is Health Literacy Month!

By Barrett White Health literacy refers to someone’s ability to find, understand, and use information and services related to their health care. Health Literacy Month is a time for health care providers to recognize the importance of making health information easy to understand and the health care system easier to navigate. One way that health …

Understanding your poop doesn’t have to be messy business.

Stool Movement Doctors Houston

By Barrett White What does yours say about you? To find out, we had a little scat chat with a doctor.   Talking to your doctor about a sensitive topic like bowel movements can really stink. While we don’t think it’s fair to pooh-pooh your anxiety surrounding the topic as unfounded, we do want to …

Raising a teen: How can we meet their needs?

Teenager Communication Tips

By Barrett White We remember our teen years: What did we need? How do we provide for those needs for our kids?   There is probably no other time in our lives wherein so much change takes place in such a limited amount of time. Puberty (and everything that entails); budding relationships; preparation for college, …

Know the Warning Signs: Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

Teen Dating Violence Awareness

February is National Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. We spoke with a Legacy provider – who screens for teen dating violence during her visits – about what signs to look for. By Barrett White   According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Nearly 1 in 11 female and approximately 1 in 14 …