Category: LSCC Blog

Bucks to the Bus Celebration

The Big Pink Bus is getting a boost to support its life saving mission! During the Bucks to the Bus celebration in Georgetown last week, the  Texas Mamma Jamma Ride presented a big check to the Big Pink Bus team. Fundraising proceeds from the 2023 Texas Mamma Jamma Ride held…

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A New Era for the Big Pink Bus

Lone Star Circle of Care (LSCC) is excited to announce a major milestone in our commitment to women’s health. In February 2024, we anticipate welcoming a brand-new Big Pink Bus! This state-of-the-art mobile mammography unit will replace our current unit and continue to provide breast cancer screening services to our…

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Marketplace Open Enrollment 2024

Marketplace Open Enrollment begins November 1, 2023, and lasts until January 16, 2024. Lone Star Circle of Care will be offering in-person application and enrollment assistance at multiple locations with extended hours to better serve you. Reserve your appointment now by calling 512 686-0534. We will not have benefits appointments…

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Wellness Wednesday: Calcium

Bone and Joint Action Week takes place from October 12 through October 20. The purpose of this campaign is to bring awareness about the importance of prevention, management, and treatment of bone diseases. When most people think of bone health, they think of calcium. We can think of our bones…

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Prebiotics and Probiotics

Most of us have heard of prebiotics and probiotics, but what exactly are they? You can think of probiotics as tiny bacteria living in our intestines. There are both good and harmful bacteria living in our gut. The types of foods you eat dictate the gut profile you have. You…

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Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month takes place from September 15th through October 15th. During this time, many Hispanic countries celebrate the anniversaries of their independence. These countries include Mexico, Chile, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua. Festivities include parades and festivals celebrating these countries, cultures, and traditions and of course…

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Wellness Wednesday: Chopsticks

Did you know that chopsticks were originally created as a cooking utensil but are now highly regarded as a popular dining utensil? The advancement in cooking methods required utensils to prevent injuries and burns. Roughly one-fifth of the world’s population uses chopsticks on a regular basis and often preferred over…

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Wellness Wednesday: Supplements

With so much conflicting nutrition information out there, it may be difficult to know which supplement to choose. I'm here to offer one rule of thumb to follow. If the supplement seems too good to be true, then it probably is. Many supplements are not reviewed by the FDA prior…

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Wellness Wednesday: Eating Disorders

Did you know that about 1 in 4 adults suffer from a diagnosable mental health disorder in a given year? This includes eating disorders which affect at least 9% of the population worldwide. Common eating disorders include anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, and eating disorder not otherwise specified.…

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