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2Sep, 2016

Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), childhood obesity has more than tripled in children and adolescents over the past 30 years. Today, obesity affects one in six children and one in three are overweight, which poses greater risks for a number of health problems such as type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and some cancers. A family that changes together gets healthy together — building a culture of health that helps families adopt healthy habits is key to reducing childhood obesity rates. If families […]
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26May, 2016

Good Neighbor Cy-Fair Project Underway

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On Tuesday, May 24, bulldozers began clearing the land for Good Neighbor Health Center – Cy-Fair.  The land, located on the Cypress Park High School Campus (7777 Westgreen Blvd Cypress, TX 77433), is being prepared for a 10,000 sq. ft. modular building which will be delivered later this summer.  This new school-based clinic will provide medical, dental and behavioral health services to the students, faculty and staff of CFISD, as well as the entire surrounding community.  It is scheduled to open during the 2016-17 academic school year.
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9Feb, 2016

Zika Virus

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Para ver este articulo en Español, haga clic en esta pagina Zika is a mosquito borne virus which has been found in the following countries: Mexico The Caribbean Central and South America The Pacific Islands Cape Verde Warning: Zika might be linked to birth defects.  There is no vaccine to prevent Zika infection. Pregnant? Trying to Become Pregnant? The CDC recommends the following precautions: Pregnant women should postpone travel to areas where Zika virus transmission is ongoing.  If you must travel, talk to your doctor first and strictly follow steps […]
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4Feb, 2016

February is Heart Health Awareness Month

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Be True to Your Heart In recognition of Heart Health Awareness Month, here are a few tips to help you control your risk of heart disease Get active If you get at least 30 minutes of moderate physical activity (like brisk walking), five days a week, you can almost guarantee yourself a healthier and more satisfying life while lowering your risks for heart disease, stroke and diabetes. Eat better Let Food be Your Medicine. Healthy foods are the fuel our bodies use to make new cells and create the energy […]
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9Dec, 2015

Building Better Health – Mental/Behavioral Health

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Good Neighbor Healthcare Center now offers mental/behavioral health services 5 days a week.  Sessions last 60 minutes and can be scheduled by calling 713-529-3597. Good Neighbor is located in the Houston, Heights area. Good Neighbor welcomes Noemi Chenu, LCSW, who provides individual and family therapy. Ms. Chenu graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with a Master of Science in Social Work and has experience treating a variety of mental health issues, including depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress, grief, and more. Ms. Chenu provides a caring and nonjudgmental environment to […]
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12Oct, 2015

Project Saving Smiles: October Mission

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Volunteers prepare for the first Project Saving Smiles of the 2015-2016 academic school year.  During the week of October 12, over 1,200 2nd graders will come to Good Neighbor to have their teeth checked and a fluoride sealant applied to their teeth.  For many HISD students, this is their first visit to a dentist.
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2Oct, 2015

October: National Dental Hygiene Month

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From the Desk of Dr. Angela F. Filzen, D.D.S., GNHC Chief Dental Officer Oral health is a part of one’s overall health. In recognition of National Dental Hygiene Month this October, we would like to encourage you to see your dentist, at least twice a year, for a regular checkup. Dental Hygienists play an important part of the dental team and work cooperatively with the dentist to help meet the oral health needs of patients.  We support the four components of good oral health maintenance shared by The American Dental […]
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19Aug, 2015

Houston ISD Requires Marching Band members to have a Physical Exam.

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With the school year upon us, Houston ISD recently announced that all prospective marching band members must have a physical exam before participating.  This will help ensure the safety of marching band students, by screening for medical conditions and medications that increase the risk of heat exhaustion, blood pressure issues, and muscle strain. Good Neighbor Healthcare Center’s same day appointment can accommodate your marching band student back.  Performed by our qualified medical providers, GNHC’s pre-participation band and sports physical exams are fast, easy, and affordable. Conveniently located in The Heights, […]
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1May, 2015

We Wish You Well and Thank You

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GNHC bids a fond farewell to Veronica, and Drs. Burch and Gainey.  We wish them well in all their future endeavors; your commitment to being a Good Neighbor will be missed.  Visit their Picture Galleries: Veronica, Dr. Burch, and Drs. Burch’s and Gainey’s Years-of-Service Pinning.
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