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By Kathryn on 2/1/2017 4:29 PM

three womenHeart attack symptoms often present differently in men and women. Roger DeHoyos, Cardiac Cath Lab Director at Central Texas Medical Center, explains more in today’s CTMC Health Tip. 

By Kathryn on 11/15/2016 4:27 PM

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Ladies, you have a new partner in your wellness and health care. Live Oak Women’s Care is proud to introduce obstetrician/gynecologist Dr. Risa Curtis to the Hays County community.

By Kathryn on 7/25/2016 1:28 PM

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There are many different options available when it comes to birth control. Dr. Risa Curtis with Live Oak Women’s Care explains more in this CTMC Health Tip.

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 5/20/2016 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


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 4/28/2016 12:56 PM

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Data shows early prenatal care improves outcomes for expecting moms. Dr. Stephen Richardson, a family doctor at the Live Oak Health Partners Community Clinic, explains more in this CTMC Health Tip.

By Kathryn on 6/1/2015 3:15 PM

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A woman who has a normal pre-pregnancy weight should gain around 25 to 35 pounds during pregnancy. However, if she starts out overweight, she should gain a little less. On the flip side, if a woman is underweight when she conceives, we want her to gain a little bit more.

By Kathryn on 5/5/2015 3:33 PM

da Vinci robot arm holding diamondAging gracefully? Healthy living will add joy and longevity to your life, but it might not ward off the need for gynecological surgery at some point.

By Kathryn on 5/4/2015 12:06 PM

kaleIf you think you’ve waited too long to incorporate a healthy diet and physical activity into your daily routine, you can still start today. In this article, CTMC Dietitian Stephanie Burns, RD, LD, provides some helpful guidelines that apply to women’s nutrition.

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