MHM-New Year New You
31 December

New Year, New You!

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

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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MHM-Gearing Up for Cold and Flu
18 December

Gearing Up for Cold and Flu Season with Walk-In Appointments Available at Select Locations

Category: Family Medicine, Health News, Pediatrics, Uncategorized

By Carolina Boyd The month of December is so closely tied to the holiday season that it’s easy to forget that it marks the start of another kind of season…the peak of cold and flu season. Both the common cold and the flu are contagious, but cold symptoms are usually milder and usually improve within…

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14 December

Have You Enrolled in Marketplace Insurance for 2019? Deadline is tomorrow (Saturday)

Category: Advocacy, Public Affairs, Public Health, Uncategorized

By Barrett White Have you signed up for health insurance for 2019 through the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) yet? December 15 is the last day to enroll in a health care plan on the marketplace.   Marketplace insurance is for those who don’t already have insurance through their employer, Medicaid, Medicare, or the Children’s Health…

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STREET VIEW
10 December

Legacy Community Health to Break Ground on $10 Million Campus in Southwest Houston

Category: Health News, Public Health, Uncategorized

By Kevin Nix Legacy Community Health has announced the groundbreaking ceremony for its new clinic in the Gulfton/southwest area of Houston. The 33,500 sq. ft. campus replaces the health center’s existing location that specializes in OB/GYN and pediatrics. “The demand for quality, affordable health care in southwest Houston is very high,” said Katy Caldwell, CEO…

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04 December

Healthy for the Holidays: Keeping Control When the Family Gathers ‘Round the Kitchen

Category: Uncategorized

By Barrett White   Through November and December, there are 14 holidays observed by the world’s major religions. While each belief and culture is different, one thing remains mostly the same across the board: Food. This is the time of the year when families gather for prayer, harmony, and a good meal. These meals are…

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Lettuce and Recalls
03 December

Is it safe yet to eat Romaine lettuce?

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

By Carolina Boyd Has 2018 turned into the year of eating dangerously?  This year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has already investigated 22 foodborne outbreaks, including the recent E-coli investigation linked to California-grown Romaine lettuce. That’s the highest number of investigations in more than decade. The CDC says it is OK to eat…

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