Category: Health & Wellness

Back 2 School

It's that time.......SPORTS PHYSICALS! At Lone Star Circle of Care we are cheering your family on! If you are an established patient and current with your well child check, come and see us for a special Saturday Sports Physical Clinic at one of the participating locations. If you are not…

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Stress and Compassion

written by Kathleen Moore, LPC Stress can get the better of us. People can often experience burn-out, low self-esteem, relationship conflict, financial pressure, and medical problems. Often, it is not the lack of coping skills or relaxation techniques that lead to stress but according to Dr. Brene Brown, a research professor and author:  “We…

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Screen Time For Kids

In today's culture, children are immersed in digital media. Fornite, Minecraft, Facetime, Tik Tok, many school programs issue laptops to middle school and high school students  in lieu of books, elementary students learn power point in 1st grade, college students have access to computers on campus if they don't carry one…

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Stroke Know Your Risk Factors

Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the United States and is a major cause of serious disability for adults. Approximately, 795,000 people in the United States have a stroke each year. 87% of strokes are ischemic strokes in which blood flow to the brain is blocked. Many risks…

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Summer Sun

written by Helio Zapata, MD It’s that time of year again! While the summer is a great opportunity to enjoy the outdoors, it is important to be aware of the risks of sun exposure to prevent its potentially harmful effects. Background --Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the…

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National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month

Each year, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America declares May to be "National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month."  Asthma affects more than 26 million Americans. More than 6 million children under the age of 18 have asthma. At Lone Star Circle of Care, we can help get asthma under…

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Water Safety

Swimming is a popular summer activity. As the end of school begins approaching this month we wanted to share some YMCA water safety tips for you to share with the family:

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Immunization Schedule

In parent circles you often hear "When are they due for shots again?" From newborn doctor visits, infant immunizations, middle school shots, the meningitis vaccine for college- it is all, a lot for a parent to remember. The U.S. Health and Human Services, Center for Disease and Prevention provides a…

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Diabetes Risk and Diagnosis

Diabetes is a serious health condition. Your genetic makeup, age, family history along with other factors can all have an impact.  Lone Star Circle of Care can help diagnose if you are at risk or have diabetes. Together we can create a health plan. If you have concerns about diabetes, we…

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