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By Kathryn on 5/25/2016 11:31 AM

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There are many aspects to consider when you’re shopping for a new doctor. In this CTMC Health Tip, Dr. Risa Curtis with Live Oak Women’s Care gives tips for finding the right OB-GYN to meet your needs. 





By Kathryn on 5/23/2016 11:03 AM

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CTMC Clinical Dietitan Stephanie Burns shares how a plant-based diet can benefit your heart. Recipes included!





By Kathryn on 5/20/2016 10:29 AM

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Add these helpful smartphone applications to your health toolbox.




By Kathryn on 5/20/2016 10:22 AM

Live Oak Team

With Hays County’s rapid growth, walk-in care and free standing emergency clinics are becoming more prevalent. Tourists, students and the expanding population are looking for convenience and value when it comes to health care. Our expert panel answers the top questions you may have about these facilities. 

By Kathryn on 5/20/2016 10:17 AM

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Depression is not “one size fits all,” particularly when it comes to genders. Not only are women more prone to depression than men, but the causes and patterns of female depression are usually different.




By Kathryn on 5/20/2016 10:08 AM

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Our bones are a framework of 206 changing structures, always changing from the set we started with. Today, a new technology is available to measure bone health.




By Kathryn on 5/20/2016 10:01 AM

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Do you feel greater strain in your joints or find it harder to complete exercise routines? It’s not only you. After 40, all women lose elasticity in connective tissues like ligaments and tendons and muscle mass declines.


By Kathryn on 5/20/2016 9:49 AM

The Montgomery Family

When baby's first days are in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. 


By Kathryn on 5/20/2016 9:45 AM

Coach Karen Chisum

How Texas State Volleyball Coach Karen Chisum creates her own health game plan.


By Kathryn on 5/17/2016 11:38 AM

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One in 10 children will get lice, and it can be a very frustrating experience for parents and kids. Use these methods to treat lice safe and effectively.


By Kathryn on 5/17/2016 11:27 AM

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Put the CREATION Health principles to work in your living space.


By Kathryn on 5/17/2016 11:17 AM

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When you’re on the go, a little liquid energy hits the spot. Energy drinks, teas, coffees, sodas and milk shakes can each have their appeal, but which help and which hurt? 


By Kathryn on 5/12/2016 1:16 PM

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Statistics show that almost half of kids in the United States are overweight to some degree. In this CTMC Health Tip, Dr. Stephen Richardson explores weight management strategies for children. 




By Kathryn on 5/5/2016 1:06 PM

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If you have hernia symptoms, you shouldn’t delay seeing your doctor for an evaluation, especially if you are a woman in the childbearing years. Dr. Robert Duran, a general surgeon with Live Oak Health Partners, explains more in this CTMC Health Tip.




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