Category: Health & Wellness

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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School Starts Soon – Are Your Child’s Vaccines Up To Date?

[embed]https://youtu.be/_2_ueslLZ8E[/embed] Immunizations are important at every age from childhood through adulthood.  August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM).  Just in time - as a reminder of how important immunizations are for your children. Did you know every year, your child's school nurse or daycare provider goes through all the immunization records of registered children…

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Exercise: Moving Past Excuses

Exercise! We know it is good for us but sometimes excuses can get in the way. Walking brings increased energy, better cardiovascular health and reduces the risk of heart disease and stroke.  According to the American Heart Association, 80% of American's do not make exercise a regular habit. Here are some…

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Back 2 School: Yearly Well-Child Visit

At Lone Star Circle of Care we care about your child's health and education. The back-to-school season is a good time to put their annual exam on your family schedule: Shop for school supplies Fill out permission forms Schedule yearly pediatric well-child visit 877-800-5722 A yearly physical exam by your family's pediatrician…

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