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National Childhood Obesity Awareness Monthaaaaaa

One in 5 children in the United States are obese. Childhood obesity puts kids at risk for health problems that were once seen only in adults, like type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease. The good news is that childhood obesity can be prevented. In honor of National Childhood

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U.S. Army and MEHOP Join Forcesaaaaaa

The U.S. Army and MEHOP are scheduled to sign a partnership agreement on August 28, 2018, as part of the U.S. Army Partnership for Youth Success (PaYS) program at 1pm at the Bay City Service Center, 2105 Ave. M, Bay City TX. The ceremony is open to the public and

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Mens Mental Health & Well-beingaaaaaa

Depression is under-diagnosed in men. Why? To start with, men make about two-thirds as many healthcare provider visits as women do. And even when we do see a healthcare provider, we’re often reluctant to talk about what’s really bothering us, especially if it has anything to do with feelings or mood.

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Free Breast & Cervical Cancer Screeningsaaaaaa

MEHOP, offers free breast and cervical cancer screening services through the BCCS grant from the Texas Health and Human Services Commission. The grant program provides quality, no-cost, accessible breast and cervical cancer screenings and diagnostic services to women in MEHOP’s service area. Regular screenings by medical professionals is the best

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MEHOP Patient Advisory Committeeaaaaaa

Our Patient Advisory Committee is dedicated to the improvement of quality care for the communities we serve. The Advisory Committee is comprised of staff and patients/patient representatives at MEHOP. Patients/representatives are often the most knowledgeable members of the care team, and can offer unique perspectives and valuable feedback regarding the standard of

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Fitness #4Mind4Bodyaaaaaa

This May is Mental Health Month; MEHOP is raising awareness about the connection between physical health and mental health, through the theme Fitness #4Mind4Body. The campaign is meant to educate and inform individuals about how eating healthy foods, gut health, managing stress, exercising, and getting enough sleep can go a

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Make Your Child’s Shots Less Stressfulaaaaaa

Vaccines help protect babies and young children against 14 serious diseases. Even though you are keeping her safe from diseases, it’s hard to see your child cry when she gets her shots. But you can take some steps before, during, and after a vaccine visit to ease the pain and

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Five Important Reasons to Vaccinate Your Childaaaaaa

You want to do what is best for your children. You know about the importance of car seats, baby gates and other ways to keep them safe. But, did you know that one of the best ways to protect your children is to make sure they have all of their

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Supporting your local non-profit health centeraaaaaa

As a non-profit company, health centers such as MEHOP are not focused on treating as many patients as possible, but instead focus on working with each patient to get well, be well and live well. By intent, health centers are located in medically under-served communities such as Matagorda County. Medically

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