Author Archives: Brashear Family Medical

How to Protect Yourself from Mosquitoes and Ticks in Texas Summers

Mosquitoes and ticks are common in Texas, especially during the summer time. Most bug bites are harmless. However, some mosquitoes and ticks spread viruses and bacteria that can make you sick. Therefore, we have put together a few tips on … Continue reading

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How to Beat the Heat in Texas and Protect Yourself from the Sun this Summer

Summer is here in Texas! This means lots of sunshine, pool time and enjoying the fresh air. However, Texas summers can be extremely hot. Therefore, it’s essential to stay cool, hydrated and safe while enjoying the sunshine during the summer. … Continue reading

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National Asthma & Allergy Awareness Month

May is National Asthma & Allergy Awareness Month. It’s peak season for people with asthma and allergies. Therefore, it is the ideal time to educate our patients about these diseases.

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Stroke Awareness Month: Risk Factors and What to Do if You Have Symptoms of Stroke

Knowing the risk factors for stroke, signs and symptoms of stroke and what to do if you have symptoms of stroke is important to lessen the severity.

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Importance of Colorectal Cancer Screenings and Early Detection

Colorectal cancer is a cancer that begins in the colon or the rectum. Age is a common risk factor for colorectal cancer. Therefore, we recommend regular colorectal cancer screenings for anyone over the age 50.

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March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the U.S and the second leading cause of death from cancer. This type of cancer affects individuals in all racial and ethnic groups. It’s most … Continue reading

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Raising Awareness for Heart Health Month

February is Heart Health Month. This makes it the perfect time to learn about your risk for heart disease and tips to help your heart. Heart disease can happen to both older adults and younger adults. This is partly because … Continue reading

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Heart Health Month: Go Red For Women

Support Go Red For Women by participating during American Heart Month and donating to help fund research during this month. We will discuss Go Red For Women and Heart Health Month.

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Common Thyroid Problems to Discuss During Thyroid Awareness Month

January is Thyroid Awareness Month. The thyroid is a critical part of your overall health. However, many don’t have an adequate understanding of this gland. Therefore, we will explain what the thyroid is and common thyroid problems.

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January is Thyroid Awareness Month: Contribute in Reaching the Goal

January is Thyroid Awareness Month. This is a public health and awareness campaign that aims to educate about the different thyroid diseases and their symptoms. Also, Thyroid Awareness Month raises awareness of the common endocrine disorder, which is actually more … Continue reading

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