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Fun and Active Ways to Keep Your Family Healthy
Week 1: Community Challenge: Let’s GO! Do you want to ensure that your children develop healthy habits and stay active? Let’s explore some fun exercises and games that can be enjoyed as a family and encourage physical activity.    Physical activity…
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January 8, 2024

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Transform Your Health in 2024
A Guide to Successful New Year’s Resolutions through Accountability and Community Challenge. As we embark on a new year, the promise of a fresh start often leads us to set ambitious resolutions aimed at improving our lives. At It’s Time…
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January 4, 2024

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Forming healthy habits and setting goals that stick
  As we approach the end of the year, it’s the perfect time to reflect on the health goals we set for ourselves at the beginning of the year. Have you managed to stay on track, or have the challenges…
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December 28, 2023

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Embrace Winter Wellness: A Guide to Thriving in the Cold Season
  As the chill of winter sets in, maintaining our health and wellness becomes more crucial than ever. At It’s Time Texas, we understand the importance of preventive care and health access, especially during the colder months. Join us on…
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November 30, 2023

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Celebrating Health, Creating Memories
As the holiday season approaches, It’s Time Texas eagerly anticipates Giving Tuesday, a global day dedicated to generosity. Our statewide nonprofit health organization, committed to diminishing the risk of preventable diseases and enhancing health access in Texas, invites you to…
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November 27, 2023

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Family Health History Day: How Talking to Family Can Help Your Health
During the holidays, when families come together, is a great time to talk about something very important – your family’s health history. As a statewide public health nonprofit, we’re all about providing support and resources to improve health and wellness.…
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November 23, 2023

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Diabetes: Understanding the Risk, Prevalence, and Prevention 
Diabetes is a widespread health concern affecting millions of lives across the nation. In this blog, we’ll unravel the complexities of diabetes, its prevalence in Texas compared to the U.S., and the steps you can take to manage and prevent…
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November 2, 2023

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Finding Ways to Put Yourself First: Getting Healthy as a Parent When Time and Energy Are Limited
Parenthood is a beautiful journey, but it can also be an incredibly demanding one. Between the school runs, work commitments, and endless to-do lists, taking care of yourself might seem like a distant dream. Rest assured, It’s Time Texas is…
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November 1, 2023

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7 Stretches to Keep You in the Game
Here are some stretches you can do from the couch to help relieve tension and improve flexibility while your’re cheering for the Texas Rangers and watching the World Series! Couch Neck Stretch: Sit on the edge of your couch with…
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October 27, 2023

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Decoding Food Labels and Making Informed Choices!
As we embark on our health improvement journey, it’s essential to decipher the seemingly obscure language of food labels. Let’s unravel the truth behind common claims found on our favorite products: “All Natural”: While products labeled as “all-natural” can’t have…
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October 19, 2023

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5 Tips for a Healthier Back to School, Texas Edition
*Written by our Lead Telehealth Coach, Natalie Richardson, sharing valuable insights on improving your health and wellness. Happy back-to-school days! With school back in session, you’re probably getting the hang of the school schedule and getting back in the routine,…
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September 25, 2023

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The 2022 Community Challenge Came at Just the Right Time for Theresa Schoultz
Theresa Schoultz, from San Antonio, Texas, is no newbie to the It’s Time Texas Community Challenge. An annual participant and supporter, the retired physical education teacher shared with It’s Time Texas that this year’s Community Challenge looked a little different…
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July 8, 2022

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Collaborative Innovations for Community Health, Meet the Grantee: Galveston County Health District
The Collaborative Innovations for Community health funding is primarily supporting the Galveston County Health District’s HEAL (Healthy Eating, Active Living) program. The main focus of HEAL is to prevent disease as much as possible, instilling healthy habits in children to…
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July 5, 2022

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Collaborative Innovations for Community Health, Meet the Grantee: Fuerza Unida
Through the generosity of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas’ Healthy Kids, Healthy Families grant, It’s Time Texas awarded the community-based, San Antonio organization: Fuerza Unida sub-grant funding through the It’s Time Texas Collaborative Innovations for Community Health (CICH)…
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June 28, 2022

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Collaborative Innovations for Community Health, Meet the Grantee: Galveston’s Own Farmer’s Market
Through the generosity of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas’ Healthy Kids, Healthy Families grant, It’s Time Texas awarded the community-based, Galveston County organization Galveston’s Own Farmers Market sub-grant funding through the It’s Time Texas Collaborative Innovations for Community…
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June 21, 2022