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NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition

The St. Hope Foundation was recently awarded the National Committee for Quality Assurance’s (NCQA) recognition as a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH). The PCMH is a healthcare setting that facilitates partnerships between patients and their primary care providers (PCP). The PCPs foster an ongoing relationship with their patients in order to help them stay healthy and prevent illness. They […]

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COVID-19: What You Need to Know About the Coronavirus

    Turn on any news channel or browse any website and you’ll see people talking about it — the coronavirus. There are articles written about it, bans on travel because of it, and even memes poking fun of it, but the real question on your mind is whether or not you should be worried. What are […]

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Houston AIDS Walk 2020

Each year, for the last 20 years, St. Hope has participated in the Houston AIDS Walk. Watch this short video to see why!

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Eat Right Bite by Bite

March is National Nutrition Month. The theme this year is “Eat Right Bite by Bite”. I consistently tell my patients that living a healthy lifestyle is a journey and not something that can be accomplished in one day or even a week. I encourage my patients to make small steps to improve their nutrition every […]

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SHF 2020 Coronavirus Screening

Are you currently experiencing these symptoms (flu like symptoms)? Please check all that apply:⬜ Fever ⬜ Cough ⬜ SoreThroat ⬜ Shortness of Breath Have you been exposed to anyone that has been self-isolating for Coronavirus (COVID-19)?⬜ YES Where______________________Date________________________⬜ NO Have you been to any areas where the virus has been diagnosed in the population?⬜ YES⬜ […]

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How Often Should You Visit the Dentist?

Going to the dentist is hardly on anyone’s list of favorite things to do. After all, dental procedures often require sharp metal objects poking around some of the most sensitive areas in your mouth. However, dental health has an impact on your overall health, and scheduling regular dental cleanings or checkups can prevent complications down the […]

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30 More Fun Facts About The Eyes

Blog by Ivan J. Srut, O.D. Chief of Optometry for St. Hope Foundation First of all I would like to welcome the newest member of our Vision family, Dr. Sabrina Charrier! As a department we are proud to be able to provide more available doctor days in order for our clients to be able to […]

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Updated Hours Of Operation – New Friday Hours

Effective March 9th, 2020, St. Hope Foundation Friday clinic hours at all Health Center locations will be 9:00 am – 2:00 pm. If you have any questions, feel free to contact your Health Center for more information. Thank you for your understanding in advance!

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Glaucoma

Glaucoma: Causes, Symptoms, & Treatment Options

Humans tend to take a lot of things for granted. Someone who’s used to seeing rarely stops to think about how wonderful it is to enjoy having good vision. But, when something starts affecting eyesight, it all becomes worrisome — understandably so. Such is the case with glaucoma. A condition that often goes undetected until […]

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Sweet Treats To Keep You On Track

Sweet treats to keep you on track Sugar cravings are extremely common and can sometimes get in the way of our health goals. Reaching for something fruity may be helpful to take the edge off during these strong cravings! Whole fruit is naturally sweet and full of nutrients. By eating more fruit, you will increase […]

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