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Advice for Healthy Living

April 13th, 2021

Occupational Therapy: Bringing the Best to Life

Sometimes everyday living is a chore. Most people don’t think twice about the ability to dress themselves or make a meal. For others, it’s a different story. When pain, injury […]

March 16th, 2021

Wear Masks A Little Longer

By George Rapier, M.D. As I write this, Texas and a few other states will no longer require people to wear a mask in public. In Texas, all businesses—including restaurants, […]

March 16th, 2021

National Sleep Month: Are You Running on Empty?

By James Huysman, PsyD With apologies to acclaimed singer-songwriter Jackson Browne, are you running on empty? There is plenty of evidence that sleep and happiness are closely linked. Sleep is […]

February 18th, 2021

Life-Saving Blood Supplies Critically Low

By Martha P. Ford, DO Most people don’t give much thought to donating blood. It’s only when they, or someone they love, need it that they realize how important a […]

October 6th, 2020

High Blood Pressure: a Silent Killer

By Paresh Bharodiya, M.D.   High blood pressure often presents with no symptoms, no warnings. Yet it increases the risk for heart disease and stroke, two leading causes of death […]

August 26th, 2020

Be a Flu Fighter! Schedule your flu shot today!

By Derick Young, M.D. Though COVID-19 is on everyone’s mind, it’s important to not forget that flu season is right around the corner. That means it’s time to become a […]

August 26th, 2020

A letter from our founder, Dr. George Rapier

Hello. I’m an internal medicine physician. I’ve been practicing for four decades. My good friend Doris Griffin from San Antonio, Texas, has spent nearly three decades being the voice for […]

August 21st, 2020

Labor Day Super Spread

My Fellow Americans, Another holiday weekend will be here before we know it. Labor Day is traditionally a time to gather one last time to celebrate the end of summer. […]

August 14th, 2020

Hunger Relief

My Fellow Americans, As we anxiously await a COVID-19 vaccine, the world faces another pandemic-related crisis. Communities are pushed to the brink as food supplies in some places dwindle. Distribution […]

August 5th, 2020

Get your flu shot

Fellow Americans,   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates fewer than half of all Americans received a flu shot last year. That number could be even worse […]