Tag Archives: Montrose

The Story of the Live Oak Trees

Oak Tree Outside Legacy Community Health Montrose Clinic

When Legacy Community Health purchased the land that would eventually become the home of the Montrose Clinic, three majestic, giant oak trees lived on the property. Arborists told us this trio of grand, old oaks had sprouted from the ground nearly a century ago, growing along with Houston’s rapid, city-wide expansion, population explosion and cultural …

The Pulse: Medical Marijuana Legalization

cannabis leaf

On The Pulse this week, we discuss marijuana legalization and medicinal benefits with Heather Fazio, the Texas Political Director for the Marijuana Policy Foundation and CBDOil with Stephanie Fokas, board chair for the Epilepsy Foundation of Texas. Discover where support for legalization is coming from and hear more from advocates of how this could be so …

The Pulse Radio – The Honorable Dr. Alma Allen on Connecting Health and Literacy; Dept. of Health’s Marlene McNeese on Turnaround Houston and Fighting HIV Incidences

On this week’s episode, we talk with Rep. Dr. Alma Allen about the link between health and literacy in children, as well as her interest in the HISD Superintendent position. Joining us from the City of Houston Department of Health and Human Services, HIV/STD Bureau Chief, Marlene McNeese, discusses Mayor Turner’s pilot initiative – Turnaround …

Dr. Barnes, Chief Medical Officer of Legacy, Receives YWCA Honor

The YWCA released their 2016 honorable nominations this past week regarding Houston’s Outstanding Women. These nominations recognize immense leadership in fields throughout Houston and our very own Dr. Ann Barnes was one of the recipients. The Houston Chronicle profiled the nominees this week and offered their congratulations to all the winners.  Dr. Barnes will be …

LGBT Health Awareness Week Focuses on Whole Health & Mind

LGBT Health Week Logo

This week is LGBT Health Awareness, which is celebrated around the country by organizations and groups, community advocates, and elected officials. The annual event is in its 14th year and is focusing its efforts on whole health and mind.

Autism Disorder: What to Know

Brothers Sitting Under a Tree

Autism spectrum disorder is a lack of social interaction, combined with problems in communication, speech and non-verbal means, as well as problems with needing things to be routinized—expressing order, sameness or routines as part of their daily structure.