Category: Health & Wellness

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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Need Glasses | Vision Month

March is National Vision Month.  Getting an eye exam is part of being healthy and Lone Star Circle of Care has a vision center to serve you. Everyday we use our eyes and count on our vision. More than 23 million American adults have never had an eye exam. Call us…

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Learn about cholesterol

High cholesterol is one of the major controllable risk factors for coronary heart disease, heart attack and stroke. When was the last time yours was checked? Most Americans with high cholesterol have no symptoms. So it is important to have your blood cholesterol levels checked. Your healthcare provider can determine how often.…

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American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month! According to statistics, approximately one in five Americans get enough exercise. Poor eating habits contribute to 45 percent of U.S. deaths in 2012 from heart disease, stroke and Type 2 diabetes.  Cardiovascular diseases remain the leading cause of death in the world, claiming nearly 18…

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Lone Star Circle of Care recognized as a national leader in the Million Hearts initiative

Million Hearts is a national movement with an ambitious goal of preventing 1 million heart attacks and strokes over 5 years. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), a partner in Million Hearts, recently recognized Lone Star Circle of Care as a national Million Hearts leader based on the organization's…

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