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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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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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Eat Healthy | Ideas for starters

It's never too late to start eating better and making good food choices. Balanced nutrition and regular exercise are good for your health. Doctors suggest making healthy eating habits. Here are a few tips to consider.    

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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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Thank you State of Texas Employees

Lone Star Circle of Care recognizes all State of Texas employees who are dedicated to improving the futures of Texas’ families. We are especially thankful to those employees who generously donated to our health center through the State Employee Charitable Campaign – Capital Area. Their contributions allow us to continue…

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