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07 December

Seven Ways to Stay Healthy During Pregnancy

Category: OB/GYN & Maternity

By India Ogazi A healthy pregnancy is a key to a healthy baby (and mom). Pregnancy takes a heavy toll on a woman’s body, which can lead to health complications such as high blood pressure, diabetes and even miscarriage. But by following doctor’s recommendations, you can have good outcomes. Dr. Vian Nguyen, director of OB/GYN…

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Dental Hygene
05 December

The importance of good dental hygiene

Category: Adult Primary Care, Dental Care, Pediatrics

Maintaining your teeth isn’t only about looking good. As Legacy’s Director of Dental Care Dr. Mark DeAnda explains, poor dental hygiene can lead to problems bigger than an unpleasant smile. Tooth decay and gum disease can affect other parts of your body, including your heart.

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Depression Child and Teenager
04 December

Mental Health Mondays: Youth and Depression

Category: Behavioral Health Services, Mental Health Mondays

When it comes to depression, we often think of it as an adult disorder. However, the National Institute for Mental Health indicates that more than two percent of children experience major depressive disorder.

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World AIDS Day
01 December

Legacy honors those lost to HIV/AIDS as Houston continues fighting the epidemic

Category: Adult Primary Care, HIV/STD Screening & Treatment, LGBT, Public Affairs, Public Health

The event will honor the clinic’s roots in Houston’s AIDS crisis of the 1980s and outline next steps the city must take to end the HIV epidemic.

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A Guide to Living with Diabetes Cover Image
30 November

Announcing Legacy’s new diabetes program: Take Control of Diabetes

Category: Adult Primary Care, Diabetes, Pediatrics

Untreated and/or uncontrolled diabetes can cause blindness, amputation, kidney failure, heart attack and more. The disease affects almost 10 percent of all Americans, according to the American Diabetes Association.

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Blog Alzeimers
29 November

Alzheimer’s explained

Category: Geriatrics

There are many different kinds of dementias but the most common one is Alzheimer’s disease, which causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior.

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MHM Mental Health by the Numbers
27 November

Mental Health Mondays: Mental Health By the Numbers

Category: Behavioral Health Services

1 in 5 adults in America experience a mental illness.

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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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Mental Health Mondays When Kids Misbehave The Five Rs of Consequences
20 November

Mental Health Mondays: When Kids Misbehave

Category: Behavioral Health Services, Mental Health Mondays, Pediatrics

Kids will misbehave, but effective consequences can help them improve. Legacy’s director of therapy services shares a proven technique to help parents cope.

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Venita Ray World AIDS Day Legacy Community Health
17 November

HIV Advocacy Week and World AIDS Day

Category: Adult Primary Care, Advocacy, LGBT, Public Health

For the first time, on the week of Nov. 27, END HIV Houston (END) will be leading a local advocacy week to bring more urgency to ending the HIV epidemic in Houston.

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