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    You can still carry COVID-19 after receiving vaccine, Houston top doc says

    HOUSTON (March 30, 2021)

    Dr. Linda Yancey talks about how you can still spread the COVID-19 even after receiving the vaccine.

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    Memorial Hermann's COVID-19 vaccine waitlist process

    HOUSTON (March 30, 2021)

    Dr. James McCarthy talks about the Memorial Hermann vaccine waitlist.

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    Houston Matters - March 29, 2021

    HOUSTON (March 29, 2021)

    Dr. David Callender gives an update on vaccine distribution.

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    'It's fun to cheat death': This UT freshman had a blood clot the size of an apple in his skull

    HOUSTON (March 24, 2021)

    Dr. Manish Shah saves the life of a University of Texas at Austin student after discovering a blood clot the size of an apple in his skull.

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    Mother's instinct saves newborn baby with 'scrambled heart syndrome'

    HOUSTON (March 23, 2021)

    Dr. Jorge Salazar saves the life of an infant with a scrambled heart.

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    Dads share experiences as front-line workers 1 year into the pandemic

    HOUSTON (March 23, 2021)

    Father and son physicians Dr. Paul Torre and Dr. Michael Torre were featured on NBC’s Today Show about working together at Memorial Hermann Southeast during this pandemic.

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    DeJon Jarreau played through a hip pointer. The injury explained.

    HOUSTON (March 22, 2021)

    Brian Duncan, director of human performance at Memorial Hermann IRONMAN Sports Medicine Institute, spoke with the Houston Chronicle about hip pointers. The story was a feature on the injury that has affected University of Houston basketball player, DeJon Jarreau.

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    For twin born with half of a heart, Houston doctors perform life-saving string of surgeries

    HOUSTON (March 22, 2021)

    Dr. Donna Goff and Dr. Jorge Salazar talked to the Houston Chronicle about treating a twin born with half of a heart with a string of surgeries.

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    Doctors urge people to follow COVID safety precautions after returning from Spring Break trips

    HOUSTON (March 21, 2021)

    Dr. Linda Yancey advises people on what to do after returning home from Spring Break.

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    Colon Cancer: Signs, symptoms, and treatment options

    HOUSTON (March 1, 2021)

    National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month is every March, giving healthcare providers the opportunity to share valuable, life-saving information with the public regarding the importance of being screened. Colon and rectal surgeon with Memorial Hermann and UTHealth, Dr. Scott McKnight shares ever...

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    Surgical Weight Loss at Memorial Hermann

    HOUSTON (February 22, 2021)

    Dr Tanya Kajese, Bariatric Surgeon with Memorial Hermann, discusses bariatric surgery and how it can help you lose the pounds.

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    How you can get relief from joint pain

    HOUSTON (December 10, 2020)

    When you’re living with joint pain, simple activities become difficult or even impossible to accomplish. Luckily experts with Memorial Hermann Joint Centers are always on hand and ready to help relieve your pain.

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    Preventing injuries for student athletes

    HOUSTON (December 1, 2020)

    Dr. Randal Camarillo, an orthopedic surgeon with Memorial Hermann IRONMAN Sports Medicine Institute, shares tips to keep student athletes active at home and prevent injuries during the offseason.

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    What you need to know about prostate cancer

    HOUSTON (September 21, 2020)

    September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, a time to keep in mind that according to the American Cancer Society, about one out of nine men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime. To stress the importance of screenings and having the right treatment for this disease, urologist...

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    Houston's medical experts offer up 15 better ways to spend your time during the pandemic

    HOUSTON (July 15, 2020)

    The COVID-19 pandemic has taken its toll on our minds and bodies. Even if we've managed to stay active, the disruption to our daily routines — coupled with the threat and uncertainties surrounding the virus — has caused us to develop a number of bad habits. How can we better use our t...

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    Houston Teen Overcomes 16 Surgeries to Win Prized Baseball Scholarship

    HOUSTON (July 7, 2020)

    After enduring 16 surgeries, this Dobie High School star athlete, Gabriel Rojas, has emerged strong to recently clinch a prized baseball scholarship at Letourneau University in Longview for Fall 2020. It was a freak accident that could have sent any young boy's life into tailspin, but instead it...

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    Treating Arthritis

    HOUSTON (June 25, 2020)

    Dr. Zayde Radwan, orthopedic surgeon with Memorial Hermann Joint Center, shared treatment options for those suffering with arthritis.

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    Houston orthopedic surgeon explains how being the best at one sport can be hurting your child

    HOUSTON (June 15, 2020)

    While playing sports can be great way to encourage your kids to keep moving, there may be some risks you might not know about. Orthopedic Surgeon of Memorial Hermann Ironman Sports Medicine Institute Dr. Bonnie Gregory shares some ways you can prevent common youth sports injuries.

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    Determining the right treatment for Scoliosis

    HOUSTON (June 1, 2020)

    Scoliosis is an abnormal curve of the spine often diagnosed at early childhood. Dr. Shiraz Younas and Dr. Lindsay Crawford with Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital shared best treatment plans for the condition.

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    Treating ACL injuries at Memorial Hermann

    HOUSTON (May 27, 2020)

    Dr. Joshua Griffin, orthopedic surgeon at Memorial Hermann IRONMAN Sports Medicine Institute, discusses treatment options for ACL injuries.

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    What Every Parent Needs to Know About COVID-19 and Their Kids

    HOUSTON (May 26, 2020)

    Life will never be the same for children who grew up in the COVID-19 era — and that’s challenging. But parents can help their children understand and adjust to the new normal. “I encourage families to be creative about what they can do in lieu of prom and birthday or graduation parties and ask fo...

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    Spotting the Signs of a Stroke

    HOUSTON (May 21, 2020)

    Dr. Ankit Patel, Stroke Medical Director at Memorial Hermann Katy, discusses signs of a stroke and what you can do to help reduce your risk of having one. For more information on Memorial Hermann and their stroke centers, call 713-704-7100 or visit memorialhermann.org/stroke.

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    Heights hospital performs first robotic-assisted surgery

    HOUSTON (May 19, 2020)

    Rena Gerstenberg, 56, underwent a weight loss surgery to shrink her stomach. This heralded the first robotic-assisted surgery performed at the Greater Heights campus, and likely in all of the Heights area.

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    Summer safety tips for kid athletes

    HOUSTON (May 19, 2020)

    How about less screen time and more play time? How to keep your kids healthy and safe and what to keep an eye on to keep their stress levels low.

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    Why now is a good time to treat your orthopedic or sports-related injuries

    HOUSTON (May 15, 2020)

    If you are living with pain after a recent orthopedic or sports-related injury and you are hesitant to seek professional help -- there's no need to delay care because orthopedic services are back in business. Dr. Rehal Bhojani, primary care sports medicine physician with Memorial Hermann IRONMAN ...

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    Houston OB/Gyn explains why you shouldn’t postpone your well-woman exam due to coronavirus fears

    HOUSTON (May 13, 2020)

    In honor of National Women’s Health Week, Memorial Hermann OB/Gyn Dr. Carlos Perez-Cosio explains why women should not put their healthcare needs on pause.

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    Houston medical experts on how to be healthy during and after COVID-19

    HOUSTON (May 13, 2020)

    Although we are still in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, physicians are taking precautions to safely resume preventive care, both in their offices and virtually, with telehealth audio and video options.

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    Testing for COVID-19

    HOUSTON (May 13, 2020)

    Dr. Annamaria Davidson with Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital explains the type of tests for COVID-19 and the importance of getting tested.

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    May is Stroke Awareness Month, here’s everything you need to know to reduce your risk

    HOUSTON (May 7, 2020)

    Did you know that stroke is the nation’s fifth leading cause of death? While covid-19 may be on everyone's mind, May is Stroke Awareness Month, so we're dispelling common stroke myths and sharing what you can do to reduce risks.

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    Heart Surgery at Memorial Hermann

    HOUSTON (April 25, 2020)

    Learn the advancements and treatments offered for heart surgery at Memorial Hermann.

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    Have a family member or roommate with coronavirus? Houston’s doctors weigh in on how to care for them

    HOUSTON (April 16, 2020)

    Here are Houston doctors’ tips on caring for someone who contracts COVID-19, the illness caused by the new coronavirus.

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    Screening for Colon Cancer

    HOUSTON (March 10, 2020)

    Gastroenterologist Dr. G.S. Ramesh discusses the importance of screening for colorectal cancer.

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    New Memorial Hermann CEO David Callender’s vision: bring health care to the community

    HOUSTON (January 22, 2020)

    Dr. David Callender had barely settled into his new post as the CEO of Memorial Hermann Health System last fall when he announced the sprawling chain’s new vision: a commitment to broadening its reach beyond hospital and clinic walls by improving the neighborhoods where people live, work an...

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    The impact of weight loss surgery on pre-existing conditions

    HOUSTON (November 27, 2019)

    NewStart, Memorial Hermann’s surgical weight loss program, is a supportive program tailored to a patient’s individual journey, including pre-surgical counseling and post-surgery recovery and support. Surgery options for patients include gastric banding, gastric sleeve, gastric bypass,...

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    How to eat healthy after weight loss surgery

    HOUSTON (November 22, 2019)

    Dr. Tanya Kajese, bariatric surgeon with Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center, and one of her patients, Misty Hammond, share tips to adapt healthy eating habits after weight loss surgery.

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    New party drug leading to another overdose crisis

    HOUSTON (October 4, 2019)

    Recently, we've heard so much about opioids and their dangers. Now, we have a new drug to warn you about, and it could be just as deadly.

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    Healing a hole in the heart

    HOUSTON (October 4, 2019)

    Dr. Daniel Hermann with Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital discusses treatment for PFO which is also defined as a hole in the heart.

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    When should men get a prostate cancer screening?

    HOUSTON (September 11, 2019)

    Prostate cancer is the second most commonly diagnosed cancer in American men, and most prostate cancers are found before they ever cause any symptoms. Since September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, this is a good time to bring attention to the importance of an annual screening and t...

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    Cy-Fair area teen recovering after ejection from vehicle

    CYPRESS, TEXAS (July 24, 2019)

    Lacy Johnson, 17, has recently begun regaining function in the left side of her body thanks to TIRR Memorial Hermann.

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    At UTHealth, a Pioneering Prostate Cancer Treatment

    HOUSTON (July 22, 2019)

    Dr. Steven Canfield is conducting clinical trials on a procedure that could revolutionize prostate cancer treatment in the next decade.

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    AOSSM inducts Dr. Christopher Harner into hall of fame

    HOUSTON (July 15, 2019)

    The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine inducted orthopedic surgeon Christopher Harner, MD, into its hall of fame at the organization's annual meeting in Boston on July 14.

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    Don’t know what endometriosis is? A new Houston nonprofit wants to fix that

    HOUSTON (July 9, 2019)

    Yesenia Blancas, MD, an OB-GYN affiliated with Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center, discusses the challenges for patient and provider around endometriosis.

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    Young adult suicide rates rising

    HOUSTON (June 28, 2019)

    Suicide rates among all age groups in the United States rose 30 percent between 2000 and 2016, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, but experts are particularly concerned about the higher number deaths for adolescents and young adults.

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    Dad of 10's minimally invasive heart surgery cuts recovery time

    HOUSTON (June 25, 2019)

    Phil Sontag quickly returned to spending time with his family, thanks to a minimally invasive approach to repair his mitral valve performed by Dr. Tom Nguyen.

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    26-year-old discusses colon cancer rising in young people

    HOUSTON (April 1, 2019)

    Brittany Dodson was diagnosed with colon cancer at just 26 years old and doctors think her tumor began forming when she was much younger.

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    Mother, baby undergo simultaneous surgery during pregnancy

    HOUSTON (March 28, 2019)

    Pediatric neurosurgeon Stephen Fletcher, DO discusses addressing spina bifida through maternal-fetal surgery and how it has impacted 8-month old Elysia.

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    Houston gets first Nap Bar for a quick, daytime snooze

    HOUSTON (March 25, 2019)

    “Naps should be shorter. While it can be as little as five minutes, 20 to 30 minutes is ideal,” said Dr. Reeba Mathew, co-director of the Sleep Disorders Center at Memorial Hermann Hospital and UTHealth.

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    Holiday Bowl executive gives a gift that keeps on giving

    HOUSTON (March 22, 2019)

    On March 12, Mark Neville was announcing that the SDCCU Holiday Bowl and Navy/Notre Dame game funneled more than $75 million of economic benefit into the San Diego community. On March 21, the CEO of the Holiday Bowl Game Association was making a far different contribution. He was in a Houston hos...

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    This Guy's 200-Pound Weight Loss Began With a Hot dog Eating Challenge From Friends

    HOUSTON (March 21, 2019)

    After taking on a challenge to eat 18 hot dogs in one night, Amer Ismail realized he no longer garnered respect from those around him—or himself. So, he did something about it: He put down the hot dogs, learned to ski, almost died, and lost 200 pounds in the process.

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    Woman urges people to get screened for colon cancer after getting diagnosed at 26

    HOUSTON (March 14, 2019)

    It's a totally preventable disease, and yet the American Cancer Society anticipates more than 51,000 people will die from colorectal cancer this year. Patients are becoming younger and younger. In fact, one Houston woman, Brittany Dodson, was only 26-years old when she was diagnosed with stage 3...

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    Kenneth Moise, MD, honored with lifetime award from national Society of Maternal-Fetal Medicine

    HOUSTON (March 1, 2019)

    It is no surprise that Moise was the recipient of this year’s Society of Maternal-Fetal Medicine’s Lifetime Achievement Award, which is given to physicians who have made a lasting and significant impact in the field.

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    A Trauma Surgeon’s Plea to Houston Area Drivers

    HOUSTON (January 21, 2019)

    Physicians at Red Duke Trauma Institute at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center make a plea to Houston Area Drivers to put down their phones while driving.

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    HTown60: How to prep for the Houston Marathon

    HOUSTON (January 17, 2019)

    As hundreds of runners get ready for the Houston Marathon, we want to show you the best ways to prepare.

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    Vision Issue Leads to Surprising Diagnosis, Life-Saving Surgery

    KINGWOOD, TEXAS (January 16, 2019)

    A trip to the eye doctor ultimately led Jackie Purswell to a life-saving carotid artery surgery at Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital.

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    Humble red-light camera programs fund hospital trauma programs

    HUMBLE, TEXAS (January 15, 2019)

    Fines from red-light violations in Humble are reinvested in trauma services at Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital.

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    This App Has Made Me a Safer Driver

    HOUSTON (January 15, 2019)

    The SAFE2SAVE app, founded in 2016 by Marci Cory, works to combat distracted driving in Texas. Tom Flanagan, vice president of Trauma Service Line and System Integration at Memorial Hermann, thinks SAFE2SAVE can make a difference, particularly among younger drivers.

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    Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital expands cardiovascular surgery program

    HOUSTON (January 14, 2019)

    Hospital celebrates second anniversary and opens new cardiac ICU and operating rooms.

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    Community health workers embedded in emergency rooms improve patient health, cut costs

    HOUSTON (January 11, 2019)

    Community health workers in emergency rooms improve patient health and cut costs. A Memorial Hermann program led by the Community Benefit Corporation has resulted in a decline in ER visits.

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    Memorial Hermann to partner with new, non-profit generic drug company to lower costs

    HOUSTON (January 9, 2019)

    Memorial Hermann Health System has partnered with a new generic drug company formed to combat "artificially high" pharmaceutical prices and ease chronic drug shortages.

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    Sleep Apnea in Children: How to Keep Your Kids Safe and Sound

    HOUSTON (January 1, 2019)

    If you're like us, when you think of the typical sufferer of sleep apnea, you might imagine an older gentleman, perhaps with a beer belly. But the condition strikes all ages, and, in fact, Dr. Cindy Jon, a pediatric pulmonologist affiliated with Children’s Memorial Hermann, has seen an incr...

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    100 hospitals and health systems with great neurosurgery and spine programs 2018

    HOUSTON (December 31, 2018)

    To meet the needs of spine and neurosurgery patients, Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center developed the Memorial Hermann Orthopedic & Spine Hospital.

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    Hospitals to list service costs online Jan. 1 due to new federal rule

    HOUSTON (December 27, 2018)

    Hospitals will be required to post the cost of their standard services online, starting Jan. 1, 2019. Patients will be able to compare prices before seeking treatment.

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    CDC warns of cold-like virus that makes it hard to breathe

    HOUSTON (December 26, 2018)

    Christa Filak, MD, a pediatrician with Memorial Hermann Medical Group, said everyone can catch the respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), but especially babies and the elderly are susceptible.

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    Santa takes pictures with newborns in NICU at Memorial Hermann

    HOUSTON (December 25, 2018)

    Santa Claus stopped by the NICU at Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital to bring some joy to some newborns and families.

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    "Santa" Deryl McKenzie goes home for Christmas after a successful heart transplant

    KINGWOOD, TEXAS (December 25, 2018)

    One of Santa’s special helpers, Santa Deryl, is home for Christmas thanks to the physicians with Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute.

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    One girl’s special delivery to a children’s hospital for Christmas

    HOUSTON (December 19, 2018)

    Her mother knew Tonia wouldn't be happy until they'd been able to help the other kids. No matter how impossible it seemed.

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    How An 11-Year-Old Triathlete Gives Wins To Others

    HOUSTON (December 17, 2018)

    A promising young athlete from Iowa wise beyond her years recognizes the inner champion of patients at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital.

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    Memorial Hermann talks newer treatments for Afib

    HOUSTON (December 12, 2018)

    Dr. Saumya Sharma, an electrophysiologist affiliated with Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute, discusses newer procedures to aid in the treatment of an irregular heartbeat.

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    An app that rewards you for not texting and driving

    HOUSTON (December 12, 2018)

    Marci Corry, founder of Safe 2 Save, along with Tom Flanagan and Sarah Abbott with Memorial Hermann discuss their partnership that is helping save lives on the road.

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    Doctors made cars safer; guns are next

    HOUSTON (December 12, 2018)

    Dr. James McCarthy, EVP and Chief Physician Executive, shares his thoughts on how doctors can help curtail the epidemic of gun violence.

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    Fentanyl deaths on the rise; CDC reports it's the deadliest drug in the country

    HOUSTON (December 12, 2018)

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is now calling fentanyl the deadliest drug in the country. Dr. Mike Leath, director of the Memorial Hermann Prevention and Recovery Center, said it makes sense knowing how potent the drug is.

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    How genetics can affect your chances of developing breast cancer

    HOUSTON (December 12, 2018)

    Dr. Arthy Yoga with Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital stopped by to discuss how genetics can play a role in breast cancer diagnosis.

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    Choosing an urgent care center versus the emergency room

    HOUSTON (December 10, 2018)

    Facility Medical Director, Robert Carpenter, with Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital helps explain when it's vital to go to the emergency room or visit an urgent care center.

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    The Eisenhower Code: Happy to Serve, Reluctant to Lead

    HOUSTON (December 7, 2018)

    In 2015, Memorial Hermann began searching for a new chief executive. One of the first candidates the board approached was sitting in an office right down the hall.

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    Active Exercisers Should Fear the “Widowmaker”

    HOUSTON (December 6, 2018)

    Jonathon Coz doesn’t remember this happening to him in February, 2016. But his wife does. As a nurse, she’s well trained in CPR, and she performed compressions for about 10 minutes until the ambulance arrived to take Coz to Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center.

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    Out of Control: In Texas, the cost of one crash

    HOUSTON (December 5, 2018)

    The crash injured Anzaldua so badly that he initially could not speak or breathe on his own. It was weeks before he could swallow on his own. He spent almost two months at TIRR Memorial Hermann, one of the premier rehabilitation facilities in the country.

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    Remembering President George H.W. Bush's impact on the Texas Medical Center

    HOUSTON (December 3, 2018)

    Houston disability rights activist Lex Frieden, one of the ADA’s authors, told TMC News this year that working with Bush was a defining moment in his advocacy efforts.

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    Are You Drinking Enough Water? These Are the Health Risks of Dehydration

    HOUSTON (December 3, 2018)

    Kevin Coupe, MD, an orthopedic surgeon with Memorial Hermann Ironman Sports Medicine Institute and UT Physicians in the Woodlands, Texas, has seen numerous athletes — students, professionals, weekend warriors — suffer heat illness due to overexertion, particularly in warm weather.

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    Walmart to require travel for spinal surgeries

    HOUSTON (December 1, 2018)

    Walmart said it selected the approved facilities, including Memorial Hermann and all known in health care as designated "centers of excellence," for their demonstrated expertise in high-risk procedures.

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    6 healthcare leaders share their most innovative ideas

    HOUSTON (November 30, 2018)

    Executive Vice President of Acute Care Services and Chief Transformation Officer at Memorial Hermann Health System featured.

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    Community-Wide Scavenger Hunt raises 20K for Canopy

    THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (November 30, 2018)

    More than 300 attendees gathered at MINI of The Woodlands earlier this month for Canopy Quest, an inaugural fundraiser event for Canopy, a cancer survivorship center at Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center.

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    Memorial Hermann introduces new $70 million patient tower to Humble

    HUMBLE, TEXAS (November 27, 2018)

    Of the thousands and thousands of births that have taken place at Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital in Humble, no birth was quite like this one – the birth of a new patient tower.

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    Katy-area man doesn’t let cancer slow him down

    KATY, TEXAS (November 27, 2018)

    The bad news is that Wesley Moore has lung cancer. The good news is that drugs have been developed to treat his disease caused by a gene abnormality allowing him to continue his passion.

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    Late spring opening set for Memorial Hermann's Sports Park

    KATY, TEXAS (November 27, 2018)

    The Memorial Hermann Sports Park-Katy will offer a primary care clinic, a training center and an outdoor turf field when it’s expected to open late next spring.

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    Why you might face increased risk of heart attack during December and January

    HOUSTON (November 27, 2018)

    During cold weather, your core body temperature may start to drop, so to make up for that, you may shiver, your heart rate may increase and there may be more strain on your heart.  Scientists wanted to know if that put us at risk for heart attack. The American Heart Association found for the...

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    An inside job: Working construction in the Texas Medical Center

    HOUSTON (November 27, 2018)

    As a Fisk Electric superintendent, John Marra is helping construct the new Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center tower, slated to open in 2020. Tuyen Nguyen, M.D., has kept Marra on the job with a different construction project: rebuilding Marra’s leaky heart valve.

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    Memorial Hermann announces opening of Kingwood health center

    KINGWOOD, TEXAS (November 27, 2018)

    Rounding out the new services are outpatient imaging, including state-of-the-art equipment comprising X-ray, CT, ultrasound and 3D screening mammography, and a 24-hour Emergency Center.

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    After two years, Montgomery County child still recovering from polio-like illness that is now spiking in U.S.

    THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (November 25, 2018)

    On the Fourth of July in 2016, Braden Scott came down with what seemed like just a summer cold. But a couple of days later, when the 5-year-old couldn’t swallow and was having trouble walking, his parents took him to urgent care in Beaumont. But Braden continued to get worse, so his parents...

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    The story of Hiram, a Texas child who during his few years of life has struggled to overcome various disorders

    HOUSTON (November 20, 2018)

    Since the birth of little Hiram was diagnosed with Charge syndrome and, for this reason, had to undergo different treatments and operations that would allow him to continue alive. Today, at 4 years of age, he has managed to overcome medical prognosis, walks by his own means and communicates with ...

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    Carol Paret helps the medically illiterate

    HOUSTON (November 19, 2018)

    Perhaps more than most people, Carol Paret is well aware how intimidating our health care system can be. As Memorial Hermann Health System’s Chief Community Benefits Officer and CEO of its subsidiary Community Benefit Corporation, however, Paret oversees an organization that, despite the us...

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    Survey: More than half of parents save and share leftover antibiotics

    HOUSTON (November 19, 2018)

    Nearly half of parents say they've saved leftover antibiotics that were prescribed to their children, according to a new study - and of those, nearly three-quarters then gave those medications to someone else without consulting a doctor.

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    Teen dead for 45 minutes, alive today because of sister's CPR

    HOUSTON (November 17, 2018)

    Nathan was gone. His heart stopped beating. So how and why is he sitting here today? They got a pulse and got him to Memorial Hermann Southwest, where they discovered Nathan had a rare heart condition called Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome.

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    Red boots pay tribute to Red Duke, medical innovator and tall Texan

    HOUSTON (November 16, 2018)

    Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center is honoring the man who saved thousands of lives during his own time on earth with a special tribute. Vaughn Construction, overseeing the construction of the new Susan and Fayez Sarofim Pavilion at the hospital, has installed a large steel outline of red cowb...

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    Is your child bundled up enough for winter weather?

    HOUSTON (November 14, 2018)

    Children take longer to get acclimated to a sudden temperature drop, and that's why doctors say as the weather changes, so should your child's wardrobe.

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    Memorial Hermann Sugar Land explains treatment of scoliosis in adolescents

    SUGAR LAND, TEXAS (November 13, 2018)

    Dr. Terrence Anderson, orthopedic surgeon affiliated with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital discusses treatment options for children with scoliosis. Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital offers highly trained and affiliated doctors with leading-edge care in pediatrics.

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    Teen vaping can lead to regular cigarette smoking, experts say

    HOUSTON (November 12, 2018)

    Many tout vaping as a healthy alternative to cigarette smoking, but health experts are now saying, “Not so fast.” In fact, the head of the FDA is calling teen vaping “an epidemic”.

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    Memorial Hermann’s team approach makes woman a breast cancer survivor

    HOUSTON (November 12, 2018)

    Oncologist Dr. Michelina Cairo and Breast Surgeon Dr. Jamie Terry, affiliated with Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center, shares how a team approach was beneficial in helping Jenna D'Amico fight breast cancer and win!

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    ‘Charlie’s Angels’ star Jaclyn Smith gets candid on her 21-year marriage: ‘I’m still a lucky girl’

    HOUSTON (November 11, 2018)

    “Charlie’s Angels” star Jaclyn Smith is certain her husband Brad Allen was heaven sent. The actress and the heart surgeon have been married since 1997 and the pair is still happily in love. Smith previously told Closer Weekly she met Allen when he was working at Memorial Hermann...

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    Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital Again Awarded Pathway to Excellence® Designation

    KATY, TEXAS (November 11, 2018)

    Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital was again awarded the Pathway to Excellence® designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center.  The designation is given to healthcare organizations that create work environments in which nurses can flourish and feel empowered, and is a testament t...

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    Patient with spinal cord injury returns to military, school thanks to TIRR Memorial Hermann

    HOUSTON (November 9, 2018)

    The impact from the accident tore Sneed’s spinal cord from the base of her skull. Two weeks later, Sneed was transferred to TIRR Memorial Hermann in Houston—the No. 2 rehabilitation hospital in the nation—for in-patient care. Although she was unable to talk, walk, move her limbs...

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    See Houston’s top hospitals for fall 2018, according to Leapfrog

    HOUSTON (November 8, 2018)

    This year, 2018, is 50 years after I graduated from what is now TIRR Memorial Hermann, 40 years after we founded the Independent Living Research Utilization (ILRU) Program at TIRR and 30 years after the Metropolitan Multi-Service Center opened.

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    Memorial Hermann cardiologist Konstantinos Charitakis, MD, cycles his way to healthy living

    HOUSTON (November 6, 2018)

    As an Interventional cardiologist at Memorial Hermann and assistant professor of cardiovascular medicine at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, Konstantinos Charitakis, M.D., understands the importance of maintaining a healthy and active lifestyle. Whether he’s pedaling along the roads in ...

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    MINI Scavenger Hunt raises funds and awareness for Canopy

    HOUSTON (November 5, 2018)

    Volunteers, supporters, and the community came together on Sunday, November 4, 2018 for Canopy Quest, a community wide scavenger hunt around The Woodlands, that raised funds and awareness for Canopy, a cancer survivorship center at Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center.

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    Paralyzed just six weeks ago, A&M student gets back to walking

    HOUSTON (November 2, 2018)

    What started as minor numbness in her face, by the end of the day, she was completely paralyzed. “It’s a disease where the body, something causes it to attack itself. It attacks the nerves," said Dr. P. Jacob Joseph with TIRR Memorial Hermann/UT Health. Dr. Joseph says the exact cause...

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    On the front lines of health care

    HOUSTON (November 1, 2018)

    Medical Director of Memorial Hermann Life Flight; retired lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Air Force. Growing up in Fairbanks, Alaska, Joseph Love didn’t anticipate he would have a career in the military or in medicine. But after completing his master’s degree, his wife convinced him to...

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    Memorial Hermann Katy Earns Texas Ten Step Designation for Sixth Consecutive Year

    KATY, TEXAS (November 1, 2018)

    Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital has earned designation as a Texas Ten Step facility by the Texas Department of State Health Services for the sixth consecutive year. The Texas Ten Step program supports breastfeeding as the preferred feeding method for newborns and infants.

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    Innovation boosts recovery from battlefield and gridiron injuries

    HOUSTON (November 1, 2018)

    Four years ago, Walter Lowe, MD, the team physician for the Houston Texans, watched as outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney—the No. 1 NFL draft pick in 2014—injured his knee in the first game of the season. Lowe is the chairman of the department of orthopedic surgery at McGovern Medica...

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    Memorial Hermann Joint Center performs hip replacement on man who battled Leukemia

    HOUSTON (October 29, 2018)

    Dr. Houston Braly with the Memorial Hermann Joint Center performs hip replacement on patient Kyle Martin McGowan who had battled Leukemia.

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    500,000 teens with autism will become adults in next 10 years. Where will they work?

    HOUSTON (October 26, 2018)

    When Olivia Shanks landed in the hospital, it changed her life. She didn’t arrive as a patient, though — she came to work. The 21-year-old, who has high-functioning autism, has struggled to get places on time. Some basic workplace tasks stressed her out. Her work in Memorial Hermann S...

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    Walk of Respect for Organ Donors held at Memorial Hermann

    HOUSTON (October 25, 2018)

    A quiet, solemn moment with family, friends, and hospital staff lining the hallways to honor the sacrifice made by 33-year-old Juanita Deluna. Deluna -- known for her kindness and love -- was declared brain dead last week after suffering a seizure and losing oxygen to her brain.

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    Consumers have more choices when needing immediate or urgent medical care

    HOUSTON (October 23, 2018)

    According to Jennifer Zimmerman, vice president of operations for the Memorial Hermann Medical Group, the new emergency room landscape can be broken down into a few categories. The most familiar is the traditional emergency room at a hospital, such as Memorial Hermann Hospital-Texas Medical Cente...

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    Memorial Hermann reunites FedEx Employee with hospital team, EMS and coworkers who saved his life

    THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (October 22, 2018)

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    Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital Now Offers TCAR Procedure

    KINGWOOD, TEXAS (October 19, 2018)

    Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital now offers a minimally invasive stroke prevention procedure for people with carotid artery disease. It’s called transcarotid artery revascularization, or TCAR. Carotid artery disease develops when fatty deposits, or plaque, clog the blood vessels deliveri...

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    Record-breaking Year for Memorial Hermann In the Pink of Health Luncheon

    HOUSTON (October 19, 2018)

    The 2018 Memorial Hermann In the Pink of Health Luncheon was a record-breaking event, not only in terms of fundraising but also attendance. Canopy, the crown-jewel of our fundraising efforts, is a Cancer Survivorship Center at Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center that provides services ...

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    Young Katy Dad’s Hardest Job Ever: Coming Back from a Stroke

    KATY, TEXAS (October 18, 2018)

    Keith Smith, a 40-year-old father of two, spent four weeks in the Memorial Hermann Katy ICU following a stroke last February. Once discharged from the acute care hospital, Keith began intense rehabilitation at Memorial Hermann Rehabilitation Hospital – Katy, part of the Memorial Hermann Reh...

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    Boy from Honduras receives lifesaving heart surgery in Houston

    HOUSTON (October 18, 2018)

    Within a month, 2-year-old Jose Gabriel traveled to Tomball and received surgery that changed his life before heading back home. Gabriel and his mother, Kerly Gabriela, were flown into Houston by HeartGift, a nonprofit organization providing lifesaving heart surgery for children around the world ...

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    Texas Reads: Biography tells story of Dr. Red Duke

    HOUSTON (October 18, 2018)

    Dr. Brian Boutwell, who sat down with Dr. James “Red” Duke Jr. several times in his final months for extensive interviews has written an engaging and inspiring biography titled, naturally, “I’m Dr. Red Duke.”

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    2 years later, Montgomery County child still recovering from polio-like illness

    HOUSTON (October 12, 2018)

    The Texas Department of State Health Services announced Thursday that at least two cases of a polio-like illness were reported in Southeast Texas this year. About one in a million people will be diagnosed with acute flaccid myelitis, also known as AFM, according to the Centers for Disease Control...

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    Losing nearly half his bodyweight, Houston man has no plans to stop

    HOUSTON (October 10, 2018)

    Life is now incredibly different for the software engineer — and burgeoning athlete — since he has dropped down to 260 pounds, a testament to his determination and the power of self-improvement.

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    Local teen back home after life-saving heart surgery

    HOUSTON (October 10, 2018)

    Abigail Franklin was born with a rare congenital heart defect called Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries and is now at home recovering after that surgery. Abigail had her "Double Switch" surgery two weeks ago at Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston. “Abigai...

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    Lake Houston-area breast cancer patient finds peace by removing negative thoughts

    HOUSTON (October 4, 2018)

    Alyia Wasi inadvertently noticed a lump in her breast as she walked down the stairs one morning. Tests revealed Wasi had breast cancer. She received treatment at Memorial Hermann Northeast from oncologist and McGovern Medical School professor, Julie Rowe. Wasi’s first round of chemotherapy ...

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    Back from the dead: How one man survived sudden death syndrome

    HOUSTON (October 4, 2018)

    An hour after Karl Wiggins arrived at a local hospital near his home in Liberty following his first encounter with sudden cardiac death, he was transferred via Life Flight to Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, where sudden cardiac death struck him again.

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    Cypress woman survives cancer with a positive attitude

    HOUSTON (October 4, 2018)

    In Cecilia Argueta’s arsenal to fight breast cancer, two of her biggest weapons are her proactive stance and positive attitude. At her most recent appointment, however, doctors located a mass they wanted to investigate further. Argueta returned to MD Anderson Breast Care with Memorial Herma...

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    3-D mammography paves way for early detection of breast cancer

    HOUSTON (October 3, 2018)

    The two-dimensional mammogram is still the “gold standard” in breast cancer detection but the head of imaging at Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital doubts that will be the case in a few years.

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    BCA: 'Cooking together' class at Memorial Hermann Canopy facility helps with healing

    HOUSTON, TEXAS (October 3, 2018)

    When 10-year-old Ashleigh Gramss found out that her mom, Catherine, had breast cancer last year, she said she didn’t want to tell any of her friends about it — she was worried that they would tease her. But, in a cooking class, of all places, Ashleigh said she felt safe enough to let ...

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    Keeping his heart in the game

    HOUSTON (October 3, 2018)

    At birth, Ethan weighed 9 pounds 14.6 ounces—larger than the average newborn. After a difficult delivery at Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital, Julie Page and her husband, Brent, were told that their baby boy was born with a heart defect.

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    Keeping busy helps woman fight breast cancer

    HOUSTON (October 3, 2018)

    “I sat down with my doctor to come up with a plan to allow me to continue to teach class as I went through chemo. My doctor said, ‘You’re not sick. You might have cancer, but you’re not sick.’” Her medical oncologist is Dr. Michelina Cairo. Her breast surgeon i...

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    Men also susceptible to breast cancer

    HOUSTON (October 2, 2018)

    Breast cancer is about 100 times less common in white men than among white women and about 70 times less common in black men than black women. Nadya Hasham-Jiwa, a medical oncologist affiliated with Memorial Hermann, said only about 1 percent of breast cancer patients are male.

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    Memorial Hermann Nurse Christina Wells Advances to Semifinals in ‘America’s Got Talent’

    HOUSTON (October 2, 2018)

    The self-described “very dorky, friendly, really chill girl” belted out lyrics she had sung for more than a decade. Filling the theater with her rich, orotund voice, Wells—a registered nurse for Memorial Hermann Health System—surprised celebrity judges Simon Cowell, Heidi ...

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    Volunteering brings light to dark cancer diagnosis at Memorial Hermann The Woodlands

    THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (October 1, 2018)

    Barbara Frisbie greets visitors with a smile every week at Canopy – A Cancer Survivorship Center at Memorial Hermann - The Woodlands Medical Center. What you wouldn’t realize at first glance is that she’s been battling ovarian cancer for more than 10 years.

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    Memorial Hermann: Planning for the future of your health

    HOUSTON (October 1, 2018)

    Dr. Kristyn Greifer with Memorial Hermann Health Plan and Memorial Hermann ACO stops by to share the importance of Medicare Advantage plans.

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    Lack of sleep could increase your risk of Alzheimer’s disease

    HOUSTON (September 27, 2018)

    An Alzheimer's study found that excessive daytime sleepiness may cause plaque buildup in the brain that's considered a hallmark of the condition. A leading Houston sleep doctor said this study should be a wake-up call to everyone. "This should be something you think about and one of the many reas...

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    Photos: Memorial Hermann’s Susan and Fayez Sarofim Pavilion tops out

    HOUSTON (September 27, 2018)

    Memorial Hermann Health System celebrated the topping out of its new tower in the Texas Medical Center Sept. 24. The 17-story tower is named for Susan and Fayez Sarofim, who donated $25 million for the project. It’s the largest gift Memorial Hermann has ever received. Susan Sarofim was the ...

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    Boy uses Siri to save life of grandmother having stroke

    HOUSTON (September 26, 2018)

    A 7-year-old boy is being credited with helping save his grandmother's life by using Siri. Noble Koontz was with his grandmother, Evon Pruitt, on a business trip on Sept. 17 when Pruitt suffered a stroke. Koontz realized something wasn't right with his grandmother because she was unable to use he...

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    What you need to know about prostate cancer awareness

    HOUSTON (September 19, 2018)

    September is National Prostate Health Month and millions of men get the diagnosis every year. One in 7 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer. Dr. Adam Hollander, with Memorial Hermann Medical Group Greater Heights, said that because of those high numbers he could probably diagnose a new pati...

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    Breathe Easier: Monitoring Children's Asthma

    HOUSTON (September 11, 2018)

    If you don't know a child with asthma, chances are, you don’t know many kids. According to a recent report from the Houston/Harris County State of Health Committee, 96,000 Harris County children have been diagnosed with asthma. Nationwide, the disease is responsible for a third of hospital ...

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    Frank Billingsley talks about his prostate cancer diagnosis

    HOUSTON (September 5, 2018)

    “Don't wait," Billingsley said. "When you go for a regular blood screening, it's very simple, just one more vial of blood, and they test it and see what your PSA is. That doesn't guarantee you have cancer, that just means something is going on and they need to check, and you need to see a u...

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    Out of Control: Houston's roads, drivers are country's most deadly

    HOUSTON (September 5, 2018)

    Personal stories and statistics reveal what is often at the root of Houston's growing fatality count: a pervasive, ingrained culture of speeding.

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    Out from Under: How one surgeon survived two tragedies

    HOUSTON (September 4, 2018)

    After Eugene Alford suffered six broken ribs, a broken collarbone and a broken shoulder blade from the accident, he went through rehabilitation at TIRR Memorial Hermann.

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    Volunteer event gives Memorial Hermann employees a chance to give back

    THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (September 4, 2018)

    Almost a year to the day after Hurricane Harvey dumped 51 inches of rain on the greater Houston area, a sea of blue-clad Memorial Hermann employees went into the community to give back. To commemorate the anniversary of the devastating hurricane, more than 1,400 Memorial Hermann employees system ...

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    Heart attacks during pregnancy on the rise

    HOUSTON (September 4, 2018)

    Dr. Diana Racusin, a maternal-fetal medicine physician  at  Memorial Hermann, said due to more women coming into pregnancy with high blood pressure, obesity and older age, there is a higher risk of heart attacks happening in those cases.

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    HOUSTON (August 31, 2018)

    “In our 50s and 60s, we start to rapidly lose strength unless we’re providing the body a stimulus, and if we do that, then the body reacts based on the amount and the intensity of our stimulus.”

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    Pink's husband parent-shamed over taking son with hand, foot and mouth disease out in public

    HOUSTON (August 29, 2018)

    According to Dr. Michael Chang with Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital and UT Health, this is the time of year when cases of the illness spike, especially when kids go back to schools and day cares.

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    Catsuits, compression socks and Serena Williams

    HOUSTON (August 28, 2018)

    Bernard Giudicelli, president of the French Open, said  the catsuit Serena Williams wore to compete in May was not appropriate tennis attire.

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    Heroes of Harvey: Neonatal nurse works through Harvey... until her own baby came

    HOUSTON (August 26, 2018)

    Someday, when Reid Thomas Dolan is old enough, he'll hear the story of his birth. It will have hurricanes and flooding, evacuations and emergencies. There will be a monster — and, of course, a hero, his mother Jessica Dolan, a nurse at Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center’s n...

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    Doctors seeing spike in contagious hand, foot and mouth disease as school returns in Houston

    HOUSTON (August 24, 2018)

    “Enteroviruses are more common in children," said Dr. Michael Chang, with Children's Memorial Hermann and UT Health. Dr. Chang said this time of year there is always a spike when kids go back to school and daycares.

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    Humble-area foundation uses $10k grant to help Harvey-affected breast cancer patients

    HUMBLE, TEXAS (August 23, 2018) Project Mammogram, a program sponsored by The Northeast Hospital Foundation and Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital, was one of several organizations chosen  to receive a $10,000 grant to help Harvey-affected patients.

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    Spring Fire Delivers Joy to hospitalized kids

    HOUSTON (August 23, 2018)

    The Spring Fire Department raised over $2000 with their Lip Sync Challenge Video that the firefighters decided to use to buy toys for hospitalized kids at Children’s Memorial Hermann.

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    Most Admired Nonprofit CEO: Chuck Stokes

    HOUSTON (August 23, 2018)

    The Houston Business Journal named 48 business leaders as honorees for the 2018 Most Admired CEO Awards, including Chuck Stokes, president and CEO, Memorial Hermann Health System.

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    Canopy Cancer Survivorship Center’s Amanda Poole

    THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (August 23, 2018)

    Canopy is a first-of-its kind cancer survivorship center at Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center.

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    Health systems launch collaboration to improve care for Medicaid patients

    HOUSTON (August 22, 2018)

    Seventeen health systems have launched a national collaboration through the Avia innovation network to develop more effective ways of serving their Medicaid populations.

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    Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital turns cleft patients into photo models

    HOUSTON (August 17, 2018)

    Nearly one out of every 700 kids has the birth defect, but many are teased by others who don't understand it.

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    Texas Medical Center hospitals recognized among the nation’s best

    HOUSTON (August 14, 2018)

    TMC institutions named among Top 10 hospitals nationwide in several medical specialties by U.S. News & World Report’s 2018-2019 “Best Hospitals” rankings.

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    This is the trick to prevent leaving your child in a hot car

    HOUSTON (August 14, 2018)

    This summer, we have reported on hot car deaths involving kids and in the last 30 years, Texas leads the total number of deaths in hot cars by dozens more than the next highest state, according to kidsandcars.org. Robert Lapus, MD, a pediatric emergency physician with Children’s Memorial He...

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    Veteran scuba diver walking again after therapy at TIRR Memorial Hermann-The Woodlands

    THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (August 14, 2018)

    For Katie Sorrentino, her Mother’s Day scuba dive started off as normal as the hundreds of dives she had completed over the last 35 years. The veteran, licensed diver was on vacation with her family in the Bahamas when she experienced symptoms of decompression sickness or “the bends.&...

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    Stratford football player Ben Miller battles back after traumatic injury

    HOUSTON (August 5, 2018)

    A Stratford High School football player, excelling in the sport he loves, saw his life flash before his eyes. The end result - an appreciation for everything we all sometimes take for granted.

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    Produce Rx: A Hospital and a Family’s Fight Against Food Insecurity

    HOUSTON (August 3, 2018)

    At 12 years old, Joseph weighs 230 pounds, and at 5 feet, two inches is classified by the CDC as obese. Esparza decided it was time to get help and took her family to the Lamar Health Center—one of Memorial Hermann’s 10 school-based clinics.

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    Three Myths About Kids and Pet Allergies, Explained

    HOUSTON (August 3, 2018)

    The issue of when and if pets should be introduced to kids has been up for debate among allergists for years, but recent studies lead many to believe that the family unit can and even should include pets. Dr. Dat Tran, an allergist and immunologist at Innovative Allergy Clinic and in affiliation ...

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    Warning signs of back to school drug use

    HOUSTON (August 3, 2018)

    About two-thirds of students have tried alcohol by 12th grade. About half of ninth through 12th grade students reported ever having used marijuana and 4 in 10 say they've tried cigarettes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Prevention specialist with the Lovett Center, X...

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    New assisted living community center VibraLife of Katy now accepting patients

    KATY, TEXAS (August 1, 2018)

    As of Aug. 1, VibraLife of Katy, a new post-acute care and assisted living community, is now accepting patients.

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    Saving Beau: 3-month-old with hole in his heart now healthy

    HOUSTON (July 31, 2018)

    A 3-month-old baby who underwent surgery at Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital for a congenital heart defect is now back home with his family.

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    Sean Gamino, 13, continues fighting through brain tumor

    HOUSTON (July 27, 2018)

    When taken to a Memorial Hermann, the doctors immediately ordered a CAT scan that revealed a mass in Sean's brain and transferred him to Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital.

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    Osteoporosis can't slow down 55-year-old weightlifter

    HOUSTON (July 22, 2018)

    Osteoporosis makes your bones brittle, so many stay away from weights, but Sharon's doctor recommended weightlifting to add to her bone density.

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    Alarming number of women not receiving prenatal care

    HOUSTON (July 18, 2018)

    Alarming percentages of pregnant women between Houston and Galveston receive no prenatal care, according to a new report that shows a dramatic variance in maternal risk factors in Texas.

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    The benefits of Bariatric Surgery

    HOUSTON (July 9, 2018)

    We stopped by Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital to talk with Bariatric Surgeon Dr. Brandon Fadner on the best options "fit" for you and help you get the body you have always wanted.

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    A life-changing tackle for Woodlands teen

    THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (July 6, 2018)

    Camp Berryman was taken to Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center where a carotid dissection was discovered. Later, a stent was placed in his carotid artery by neuro interventionist Gary Spiegel, MD.

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    Houston family welcomes home quadruplets on Fourth of July

    HOUSTON (July 4, 2018)

    One family in southwest Houston had four reasons to celebrate this Fourth of July. Linda and Thomas Agi welcomed home their newborn quadruplets Wednesday, four weeks after they were born.

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    Texas Medical Center dietitians weigh in on ways to curb the obesity epidemic

    HOUSTON (July 3, 2018)

    Dietetic experts in the Texas Medical Center have a two-pronged plan to help Houston’s health community treat patients: Educate to overcome nutrition barriers and tackle health challenges.

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    From bikes to bites, Memorial Hermann The Woodlands offers summer safety tips

    THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (July 3, 2018)

    It’s equally important for both parents and children to remember the potential dangers that come with many summertime activities.

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    Spotlight: Lex Frieden

    HOUSTON (July 2, 2018)

    This year, 2018, is 50 years after I graduated from what is now TIRR Memorial Hermann, 40 years after we founded the Independent Living Research Utilization (ILRU) Program at TIRR and 30 years after the Metropolitan Multi-Service Center opened.

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    Fasting: How this ancient practice could lead to a slimmer waistline

    HOUSTON (July 2, 2018)

    Intermittent fasting is a diet that's starting to receive a lot of attention. People have been fasting for centuries, sometimes for religious reasons, but now different forms of fasting are becoming a popular way to lose weight.

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    Memorial Hermann Southeast cardiac program impresses

    HOUSTON (June 28, 2018)

    Last December, Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital announced the launch of its new cardiac surgery program and the appointment of Dr. Cesar Nahas as the program’s medical director.

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    Doctors warn about Fentanyl's potentially fatal effect

    HOUSTON (June 27, 2018)

    Doctors at Memorial Hermann Prevention and Recovery Center say any exposure to the drug, whether you touch it or breath it in, can be fatal because it is so powerful.

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    The Medical Center next door: Cy-Fair hospitals leading charge to boost level of local care

    CYPRESS, TEXAS (June 20, 2018)

    As population growth generates greater demand for health care services in the Cy-Fair area, community hospitals are finding ways to provide higher levels of care to residents closer to their homes.

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    Q&A with Newly Promoted Memorial Hermann CFO Brian Dean

    HOUSTON (June 14, 2018)

    After five years at Memorial Hermann, including time spent as CEO of their flagship medical center, Dean discusses his future goals with HealthLeaders Media.

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    Baytown teen accidentally shot in head walks at graduation with senior class

    BAYTOWN, TEXAS (June 14, 2018)

    A Baytown teen who suffered from a gunshot wound due to an accidental shooting was able to walk the stage with his senior class.

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    Make kids healthier and watch them soar

    HOUSTON (June 13, 2018)

    Carol Paret, chief community health officer with Memorial Hermann Health System, penned an op-ed about how school-based clinics can help move the needle on education reform.

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    Children's Memorial Hermann Announces New Partnership with Blue Fish Pediatrics

    HOUSTON (June 13, 2018)

    Children's Memorial Hermann and Blue Fish Pediatrics are excited to announce a new partnership  in the Greater Houston area.

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    The Woodlands poised as next ‘Medical Center of the north’

    THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (June 12, 2018)

    Health care has long been one of the fastest-growing industries in the Greater Houston area, and with The Woodlands’ rising population, a high rate of insured residents and a steadily increasing number of seniors, officials said the community has positioned itself to be the next major medic...

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    Memorial Hermann Southwest Doctors Share Heart Treatment Procedures

    HOUSTON (June 11, 2018)

    Electrophysiologists, Dr. Sohail Jalal and Dr. Amir Azeem, with Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital share treatment procedures for those suffering with Afib.

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    Electrophysiologists share treatment procedures for those suffering with AFIB

    HOUSTON (June 11, 2018)

    Electrophysiologists, Dr. Sohail Jalal and Dr. Amir Azeem, with Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital share treatment procedures for those suffering with AFIB.

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    Mass shootings prompt survival training event in Houston

    HOUSTON (June 10, 2018)

    National health initiative Stop the Bleed wants to educate civilians to help save lives in emergency situations before medics arrive.

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    World Cup health: from heart attacks to baby booms

    HOUSTON (June 8, 2018)

    The World Cup is here and while it brings a ton of excitement and joy -- it can also present a scary effect on our health. As fans across the world prepare for their national team to fight for the trophy, they should prepare for a possible trip to the hospital. Men had a higher risk at 3.26 times...

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    Houston singer Christina Wells embraces her talent to fulfill a lifelong dream

    HOUSTON (June 8, 2018)

    Christina Wells says watching herself on “America’s Got Talent” was an out-of-body experience. The registered nurse and mother earned a standing ovation from the judges and the crowd...

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    Treatment for SI Joint Dysfunction

    HOUSTON (June 7, 2018)

    Dr. Ashley Amsbaugh with Mischer Neuroscience Institute at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center discusses treatment for SI Joint Dysfunction.

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    The Rise of HPV-Related Cancers in Men

    HOUSTON (June 6, 2018)

    “What makes this cancer interesting is that it’s one of the only cancers in the body that we’re actually seeing more cases of year over year,” explained Ron J. Karni, MD, who serves as chief of the division of Head and Neck Surgical Oncology at McGovern Medical School at U...

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    The sports injury females suffer more than males and how to prevent it

    HOUSTON (June 6, 2018)

    Girls are five times more likely to suffer anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries, according to Memorial Hermann IRONMAN Sports Medicine Institute. They said a female’s risk skyrockets after puberty and while girls are young and active, soccer and basketball are sports that increase the ...

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    How to identify grief, PTSD in children

    HOUSTON (May 22, 2018)

    Grief is different for everyone. Some may move forward without any problems, others might need therapy to get back on track and some may appear to be fine but have a delayed reaction.

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    Should Businesses Help Employees Pay off Their Student Loans?

    HOUSTON (May 18, 2018)

    Memorial Hermann Health System started offering student-loan repayment in 2015 to attract employees with one to three years of experience. The health system makes 270 loan payments each quarter.

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    HBJ names 2018 Health Care Heroes as outstanding practitioners

    HOUSTON (May 18, 2018)

    With hundreds of doctors and medical practitioners serving the Houston community, the Houston Business Journal set out to find some of the best in the business for our 2018 Health Care Heroes awards.

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    HBJ names 2018 Health Care Heroes as rising stars

    HOUSTON (May 18, 2018)

    Great doctors have to start somewhere, and the Houston Business Journal has identified Houston's health care scene's rising stars as part of our 2018 Health Care Heroes awards. Dr. Matthew Greives was honored.

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    DAPT Helps Secondary Prevention After Minor Strokes

    HOUSTON (May 16, 2018)

    Adding clopidogrel (Plavix) to aspirin therapy in the immediate days following a minor stroke prevented more ischemic events, but at the cost of increased bleeding risk, a randomized trial suggested.

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    Meet the Montgomery County medical power couple who has delivered thousands of babies

    HOUSTON (May 15, 2018)

    Dr. Eckhardt has delivered more than 5,000 babies since he started practicing medicine in the early 1990s and his wife has also assisted in bringing countless numbers of new lives into the world.

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    A mother’s day story of heroism and daring

    HOUSTON (May 12, 2018)

    Figueroa sought second opinions from doctor after doctor, but none offered any real hope until she found her way to a Texas Medical Center cardiologist daring enough to propose a cutting-edge, minimally invasive procedure not exactly envisioned for expectant young mothers.

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    Warning signs of an unhealthy gut

    HOUSTON (May 4, 2018)

    Unhealthy guts are a result of built-up toxins. Gabriela Gardner, clinical dietitian with the Ertan Digestive Disease Center at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center and UT Health, said “toxins” is really just a term implying processed, high in fat or high-sugar foods. “That can...

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    'The human body is not designed for 140 miles a day': Memorial Hermann doctor on athletic strain of Ironman

    HOUSTON (April 27, 2018)

    With the Memorial Hermann Ironman North American Championship just around the corner, we sat down with Dr. Kevin Coupe, an orthopedic surgeon with Memorial Hermann IRONMAN Sports Medicine Institute - The Woodlands and UT Physicians who gave us a quick guide into how triathlons impact one’s ...

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    'We’ve never seen posture as bad as it is today'

    HOUSTON (April 27, 2018)

    Americans are slouchy people these days, and it triggers everything from back pain to bad moods. But there’s hope: Even adults who’ve been slouching for decades can turn the bad habit around.

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    Learn the advancements and treatments offered for heart surgery at Memorial Hermann

    HOUSTON (April 25, 2018)

    Dr. Marwan Jumean and Dr. Sukhdeep Basra share the advancements and treatments that Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute has to offer for open heart surgery.

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    In a bid to promote stem cell therapies, health officials open a new door for promising contenders

    HOUSTON (April 13, 2018)

    When someone experiences a severe head injury, it’s not just the initial blow that batters the brain. The body’s immune response can go haywire, overwhelming and sometimes continuing to damage the brain for months.

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    Athlete recovers from serious bicep injury, trains for Ironman Triathlon

    HOUSTON (April 6, 2018)

    "It did not hurt that much," says Lawrence Waldron of the moment his bicep tore off his tendon. "It just made a loud popping noise and I knew something was wrong."

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    While undergoing brain surgery, patient plays her flute

    HOUSTON (April 2, 2018)

    Doctors at a Houston hospital shared video of a woman playing the flute while on the operating table during a brain surgery procedure. The Texas Medical Center said Anna Henry, 63, was undergoing a procedure known as "deep brain stimulation" in the hopes of treating a condition known as essential...

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    Learn how robotics is helping doctors treat colorectal cancer

    HOUSTON (March 28, 2018)

    Dr. Scott McKnight With Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center shares how robotics is helping doctors treat colorectal cancer.

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    Brazos Middle School staff saved man's life during heart attack, thanks to AED

    HOUSTON (March 23, 2018)

    A group of educators are being hailed as heroes after all coming together to revive a man who suffered a heart attack in their school gym.

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    FDA Will Move Forward with Plans to Reduce Nicotine in Cigarettes

    HOUSTON (March 19, 2018)

    Dr. Pushan Jani, pulmonologist with Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center and UTHealth, discusses the effects of reducing nicotine in cigarettes.

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    Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital launches new robotic surgical system

    SUGAR LAND, TEXAS (March 15, 2018)

    Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital is providing an updated surgical experience for patients with the addition of a new robot, the da Vinci Xi.

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    A father’s heart disease sparks a son’s lifelong commitment to stopping the no. 1 cause of death

    HOUSTON (March 2, 2018)

    Dr. Maniar was only 9 years old when his dad fell ill, went to the doctor for a check-up and discovered that he had blockages in nearly every blood vessel leading to his heart. His situation was so dire that his medical team refused to let him return home and instead, rushed him to a nearby hospi...

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    TAVR procedure saves 'Great Day Houston' host’s mother from congestive heart failure

    HOUSTON (February 19, 2018)

    After being told she had congestive heart failure and aortic stenosis, Dr. William Ross Brown, an interventional cardiologist affiliated with Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center recommended Esther Duncan undergo the TAVR procedure.

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    Memorial Hermann Southeast expands cancer, cardiac services

    HOUSTON (February 18, 2018)

    Shortly after launching a new cardiac surgery program, Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital has expanded cancer treatment services, renovated its facilities and augmented its team of specialists.

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    What is a widowmaker heart attack?

    HOUSTON (February 16, 2018)

    Dr. Tuyen Nguyen, cardiovascular surgeon with Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute and UTHealth, defines a widowmaker heart attack and the describes the signs and symptoms. Dr. Nguyen also discusses what viewers should know about modern heart care.

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    Woman saves husband of 50 years from "Widowmaker" Heart Attack

    HOUSTON (February 16, 2018)

    It’s a milestone that many couples dream of achieving: 50 years of marriage. The Turners agree that the biggest challenge they’ve ever faced came recently, when Edward suddenly experienced a cardiac arrest. “I remember waking up for work, and then nothing,” he says. For Lo...

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    Walmart steps up and into the health care fray

    HOUSTON (February 15, 2018)

    There are now 12 sites around the country used by Walmart, with marquee names like Mayo and Johns Hopkins. Last May Memorial Hermann's Mischer Neuroscience Institute was added to the roster.

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    Couple married 52 years celebrates life-saving miracle

    HOUSTON (February 15, 2018)

    Edward's heart stopped and his wife of 52 years, Lonna, jumped into action. In the treatment and recovery that followed, a patient at Memorial Hermann Medical Group Memorial City Cardiology.

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    Saving Her Valentine from a Deadly ‘WidowMaker’ Heart Attack

    HOUSTON (February 14, 2018)

    Dr. Hermann calls Edward a “miracle” patient because not many people survive a cardiac arrest without some degree of brain injury. “I can’t stress enough how important it was that his wife began CPR within minutes of his collapse. For each minute blood isn’t pumping ...

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    ¿Qué diferencia hay entre un ataque y un paro cardiaco?

    HOUSTON (February 7, 2018)

    El doctor Amílcar Avendaño, del Memorial Hermann Medical Group, explica cómo identificar los síntomas en ambas situaciones y qué medidas se pueden tomar en el momento.

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    13 things you shouldn't do when you're pregnant, according to two doctors

    HOUSTON (January 31, 2018)

    Finding out that you're pregnant is exciting, but also nerve-wracking, considering the hundreds of lists out there telling mothers-to-be what not to do.

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    Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center offers new procedure for recurring strokes

    THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (January 29, 2018)

    As part of Hellard’s recovery plan, he was referred to TIRR Memorial Hermann-The Woodlands for inpatient rehabilitation. During treatment, Hellard was referred to an interventional cardiologist/heart disease specialist.

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    The Skin Infection All Parents Should Know About

    HOUSTON (January 26, 2018)

    Keno may never remember the week he spent in the hospital as an infant but his mother, Mimi, won’t forget. At just four months old, Keno spent five days at Children’s Memorial Hermann at Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital where doctors treated him for staphylococcal scalded skin syn...

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    Officials confirm 5 flu-related deaths in Houston area this season

    HOUSTON (January 12, 2018)

    Within the halls of Houston ISD schools, nurses reported 421 cases of students with flu-like illness since the beginning of the school year.

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    Memorial Hermann Doctors Discuss Joint Pain

    HOUSTON (January 10, 2018)

    Dr. Victor Van Phan and patient Sherry O’Neal shares how you can get relief from joint pain.

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    Dr. Tanya Kajese and patient Donald Grabill shares his story on how he lost 202 lbs with Bariatric surgery

    HOUSTON (January 10, 2018)

    After having a baby Donald Grabill realized he needed to do something to lose weight and change his life for himself and his family.

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    What's bugging you? How to tell if you have the flu - and what to do about it

    HOUSTON (January 10, 2018)

    The weather has been messing with people all around Montgomery County, but it's also the peak of flu season. How do you know if you have flu, cold, allergies or simply a stomach bug?

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    Flu spreading faster than usual in Texas

    HOUSTON (January 8, 2018)

    The Center for Disease Control says Texas is one of the 26 states reporting "high flue activity." In Houston, the health department says 10 percent of all emergency room visits are due to flu-like symptoms.

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    Alive inside: How a Houston hospital restores patients with severe brain injuries

    HOUSTON (December 11, 2017)

    Across the country, thousands of people with severe brain injuries are wrongly labeled as unconscious each year. Among them, a small number make it to a Houston rehab hospital, where those with even the worst injuries get a shot at recovery.

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    Kothari: It’s time to talk about life, death and brain trauma

    HOUSTON (December 11, 2017)

    Thousands of people are wrongly labeled unconscious after severe brain injuries each year. Some have their life support withdrawn; some are sent to nursing homes and left to lay in bed, aware but unable to show it. A fortunate few make it to a Houston rehab hospital, where those with even the wor...

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    What Do Your Keystrokes Say About Parkinson’s?

    HOUSTON (December 5, 2017)

    By the time Parkinson’s disease is diagnosed, the damage is likely already done. What if a smartphone app or computer keyboard could pick up Parkinson’s just from the way someone swiped or typed? Mya Schiess, MD, has been working with Giancardo for the past year and said this technolo...

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    Harvey's health toll only now starting to be realized

    LEAGUE CITY, TEXAS (December 5, 2017)

    In Harris County and the other hardest-hit regions of Texas, 17 percent of those who had houses damaged or suffered income loss report that someone in their household has a new or worsening health condition.

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    HOUSTON (December 5, 2017)

    People arrive at the hospital most frequently on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Years with burns caused by Christmas trees and candles.

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    Making Muscles: Doctors and physical therapists are demystifyng pelvic floor care

    HOUSTON (December 5, 2017) Following the birth of her second child, Vanessa Schlitzkus had horrible back pain, well beyond typical post-delivery aches.

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    Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital obtains robotic surgical system

    CYPRESS, TEXAS (December 5, 2017)

    Surgeons at Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital performed the first surgery with the new da Vinci Xi robotic surgical system.

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    Houston man free of epileptic seizures months after surgery

    HOUSTON (December 5, 2017)

    Imagine going about your life one minute—then losing all control in the next. That'a reality for the more than three million Americans living with epilepsy.

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    The Gift of a Healthy Heart

    HOUSTON (December 5, 2017)

    Participating physicians and medical practices contribute 100 percent of their fees and services to HeartGift. In Houston, HeartGift works with doctors affiliated with Memorial Hermann Health System and The University of Texas Health Science Center (UTHealth). This year, Ilhan was HeartGift-Houst...

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    Trouble conceiving? A simple at-home test might help

    HOUSTON (December 1, 2017)

    It can be a long and emotional process for women trying to conceive, but a simple over-the-counter ovulation predictor kit is helping some women get pregnant and teaching them about their bodies.

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    Stroke physical therapist finds himself in need after health scare

    HOUSTON (November 24, 2017)

    Rudy Pijnnaken worked with stroke patients for years before finding himself in need of high-level care after tests showed that he had a blood clot which was starving his brain of oxygen.

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    Local job market continues to heat up

    THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (November 24, 2017)

    The job market in The Woodlands and Montgomery County continues to heat up, fueled by the ongoing expansion of some of its largest employers, and just as the busy holiday hiring season arrives.

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    DentaQuest's $10,000 donation to Memorial Hermann Foundation Supports Mobile Dental Program in Houston Area Schools

    HOUSTON (November 20, 2017)

    DentaQuest recently announced their support of Memorial Hermann’s Mobile Dental program, which is part of the Memorial Hermann Health Centers for Schools program.

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    Enjoy the food this holiday season - just not too much

    HOUSTON (November 20, 2017)

    Brett Singer, sports dietitian with Memorial Hermann IRONMAN Sports Medicine Institute, acknowledges that feasting one day of the year will not make you unhealthy.

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    Cy-Fair officials examine national opioid epidemic

    CYPRESS, TEXAS (November 18, 2017)

    Joshua Steenburg grew up in Canada with dreams of becoming a hockey player, but after his family moved to the Greater Houston area, he said his friends pressured him to start smoking marijuana around age 15.

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    Doctors use cutting-edge technology to restore confidence to Houston-area woman with severe facial deformity

    HOUSTON (November 18, 2017)

    Over the years, other surgeries have helped to improve her jawline and most recently, her 19th surgery that made and implanted cheekbones to protect her face and eyes.

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    Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital serves as wedding venue for couple

    CYPRESS, TEXAS (November 18, 2017)

    Life is unpredictable. Kelly Bailey Blomberg did not expect to change her wedding plans, but after a trip to the emergency center at Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital, she found herself saying "I do" in a hospital chapel.

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    Memorial Hermann Recognized Nationally for Adoption of Electronic Clinical Quality Measures

    HOUSTON (November 17, 2017)

    The Joint Commission last week recognized Memorial Hermann Health System as a 2017 Pioneers in Quality™ Expert Contributor for its contributions to electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) data.

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    Grant-A-Starr Foundation presents Cure for Tomorrow Gala

    HOUSTON (November 16, 2017)

    One of the Grant-A-Starr Foundation's key fundraising events, the annual Cure for Tomorrow Gala is a special evening and dinner benefiting the advancement of diagnostic testing to save children’s lives.

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    Cy-Fair ISD, Memorial Hermann Cypress launch partnership to promote physical activity in elementary classrooms

    CYPRESS, TEXAS (November 15, 2017)

    Memorial Hermann Cypress launched a partnership with Cy-Fair ISD this fall sponsoring GoNoodle Plus, a collection of more than 300 three- to five-minute interactive videos that promote physical activity while reinforcing concepts being taught in classrooms.

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    Local health care providers work to match growth in Pearland

    PEARLAND, TEXAS (November 14, 2017)

    Starting in early 2018, Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital will expand its pediatric and OB/GYN services as a response to the growth in the city.

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    Correa brightens kids' day at Houston hospital

    HOUSTON (November 14, 2017)

    Astros shortstop Carlos Correa  made a huge impact on a few dozen young patients at Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital when he took some time to visit with them and take pictures and sign autographs.

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    How prescription vegetables are changing kids' lives

    HOUSTON (November 14, 2017)

    A program offered through Memorial Hermann is helping low-income families get access to fresh produce that they cannot afford.

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    Harvey Heroes: Nurses kayak through flooded streets to work

    HOUSTON (November 13, 2017)

    Two Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center nurses were so determined to get to work during Hurricane Harvey, they would've done just about anything -- including kayak.

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    Sugar Land clinic adds urologist

    HOUSTON (November 13, 2017)

    Urologist Kyle Keyes, MD, has joined Memorial Hermann Medical Group Sugar Land Multi-Specialty Clinic.

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    Quicker and more comfortable treatment options for patients with prostate cancer

    HOUSTON (November 8, 2017)

    Radiation Oncologist Dr. Shariq Khwaja with Memorial Hermann discusses quicker, and more comfortable treatment options for patients with prostate cancer.

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    List of genes linked to breast cancer grows, enabling patients to take control of their health

    HOUSTON (November 3, 2017)

    At 32 years old, Kristen Adams has made a big decision. She has taken on all the risks of major surgery and opted to remove both breasts, even though she's perfectly healthy.

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    Katy woman cuts down on salt, loses 109 pounds

    KATY, TEXAS (November 2, 2017)

    We all know what we eat can affect our health, but a Katy woman learned this the hard way.

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    Let's Talk: Improving the way doctors deliver bad news to patients

    HOUSTON (November 2, 2017)

    Cancer treatment is advancing thanks to innovations like personalized medicine and immunotherapy, but some doctors are working to improve treatment through a low-tech technique: stronger communication.

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    How to avoid back pain during the holidays

    HOUSTON (November 2, 2017)

    A UTHealth doctor said 80 percent of the population will have back pain at some point in life. From activities like hanging Christmas lights to lifting heavy luggage, the holidays can be a treacherous time to injure your spine.

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    Houston couple names baby girl after Astros MVP George Springer

    HOUSTON (November 2, 2017)

    When lifelong Houston Astros fan Dustin Harbert found out his wife was pregnant, he told her he wanted to name the baby after the MVP. When he found out the baby was going to be a girl, he stuck to the plan and named her Zoe Georgia.

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    Meet Chuck Stokes

    HOUSTON (November 1, 2017)

    The fly-fishing paintings and golf course photos in Chuck Stokes’ office are there to remind him that he should take time to relax - but there hasn’t been much down time.

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    Meet Deborah Gordon, CLO of Memorial Hermann

    HOUSTON (November 1, 2017)

    Memorial Hermann is one of the largest integrated health care delivery systems in Texas, with more than $5 billion in total operating annual revenue and more than 25,000 employees.

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    Astros fans stress the World Series

    HOUSTON (November 1, 2017)

    This World Series taking quite an emotional toll on Astros fans across the city. Doctors say it’s just a game, but that stress can have real consequences.

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    World Series leaves Astros fans fatigued

    HOUSTON (November 1, 2017)

    Many people are reaching for that extra cup of coffee after days of staying up late. Local doctors say that lack of sleep mixed with alcohol and unhealthy foods may be the perfect recipe for disaster.

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    Where are the 59 Leapfrog straight-A hospitals?

    KATY, TEXAS (October 31, 2017)

    The Leapfrog Group has assigned letter grades to hospitals based on their patient safety performance twice annually since spring 2012. Fifty-nine of those hospitals have earned an A in every update, including the fall 2017 update released Tuesday. These 59 straight-A hospitals have maintained the...

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    Astros fan heading back to baseball after stroke

    KINGWOOD, TEXAS (October 31, 2017)

    “He’s already back to fishing. But his big hope is to go back to baseball, which we’re very very excited about," Dr. Shah said. Kingwood boy on a mission to get back to baseball after stroke.

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    Memorial Hermann offering laughing gas to women in labor

    THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (October 30, 2017)

    Every mother knows labor pain is no laughing matter, but Memorial Hermann The Woodlands disagrees. They are the first hospital in Houston to offer nitrous oxide during labor.

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    League City mayor buoyed by fighting spirit and good friends after heart attack

    HOUSTON (October 30, 2017)

    League City Mayor Pat Hallisey suffered multiple heart attacks and previous surgical bypasses failed. Blood flow to the lower half of his body was cut off.

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    Midwives Can Now Help Deliver Babies in Houston Hospitals

    HOUSTON (October 30, 2017)

    Ralph DeAyala walks in to Elyse Cho’s office bearing good news: The hospital that his obstetrics and gynecology practice is affiliated with, the Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center.

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    Even Houston's newborns are rooting for the Astros

    HOUSTON (October 24, 2017)

    On Tuesday, the staff from the hospital system released a set of special photos of some of the newest Houstonians decked out in Astros gear.

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    Live-stream app helps families connect with NICU babies

    HOUSTON (October 20, 2017)

    When about-to-be parents rush to the hospital for delivery full of the joy and terror, there is almost never the thought that when they leave their newborn will not be with them.

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    Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital pursues Level 4 trauma designation

    PEARLAND, TEXAS (October 19, 2017)

    Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital is in the beginning stages of applying for Level IV trauma designation, which will qualify the hospital to treat and transfer trauma patients more effectively.

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    Stay healthy! 35 ways doctors never get sick

    THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (October 19, 2017)

    Top medical professionals reveal how they stay healthy all throughout cold and flu season. Megha Tewari, MD, a family medicine doctor affiliated with Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center, comments.

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    Katy woman calls herself a 'thriver' after cancer

    KATY, TEXAS (October 16, 2017)

    "I'm a thriver not a survivor. Cancer gave me more than it took," Iris Gerken said.

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    Heart attack victim and Texas football coach reunites with cardiologist

    HOUSTON (October 12, 2017)

    After a massive heart attack, Rick Owens' arteries were 99 percent clogged and had to be reopened with four heart stents.

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    The No. 1 Harvey-related ailment now: respiratory problems

    HOUSTON (October 4, 2017)

    Doctors with Memorial Hermann Health System, Baylor College of Medicine and Kelsey Seybold Clinics said this week they have been seeing more patients, particularly those from areas hit hard by flooding, whose asthma or allergies has flared up lately.

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    The flu shot: The myths, the facts and why doctors recommend it

    HOUSTON (October 3, 2017)

    It's not unreasonable to have such questions when a stranger in a lab coat asks you to sign a waiver and then comes at you with a needle. And many of us have had experiences that warrant skepticism about the flu vaccine.

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    Nurses who 'navigate' - a new field emerges in cancer care

    HOUSTON (October 3, 2017)

    In her 20 years as a practicing nurse, they've all been spent as an Oncology Nurse where she helps patients with cancer overcome, and sometimes cope with succumbing to, the disease.

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    A rash of acute bronchitis cases since Harvey inundated the area

    HOUSTON (September 28, 2017)

    A month after Harvey swamped Katy and the Greater Houston area residents across the region are continuing to flood into clinics, urgent cares and doctors’ offices complaining about stuffy noses and coughs that just won’t go away.

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    Hurricane Heroes Helping Others During Harvey

    HOUSTON (September 20, 2017)

    Neonatologist Dr. Carla Collado and Chef Steven Cantu with Memorial Hermann braved the storm to make sure their patients were cared for.

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    HOUSTON (September 20, 2017)

    As residents work to clean out their flooded homes, they may not realize the risks that remain in their streets.

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    Nurses step up during Hurricane Harvey

    HOUSTON (September 19, 2017)

    Nurses who were on duty during the storm continued to care for patients, slept on cots, delivered hot meals and put aside worries about how their own homes would fare during Harvey.

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    Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital receives new Level III NICU designation

    THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (September 18, 2017)

    Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital announced Monday the Texas Department of State Health Services designated the hospital as housing the first Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in Montgomery County.

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    UTHealth Works to Bring Awareness, Education to Mitochondrial Diseases

    HOUSTON (September 18, 2017)

    Mitochondrial disease was put in the spotlight earlier this year when the parents of Charlie Gard, an infant from London, sought a way to treat his mitochondrial DNA depletion syndrome, a genetic disorder that causes progressive brain damage and muscle weakness.

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    Tips for mattress-buying from a sleep specialist

    HOUSTON (September 15, 2017)

    For the thousands of people whose houses and belongings were damaged by floodwaters from Hurricane Harvey, mattresses are just one more necessary expense. Since mattresses can cost thousands of dollars, it is important to consider priorities, such as health and finances, before making an investme...

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    A man’s inspirational story after bypass surgery

    HOUSTON (September 15, 2017)

    Rivera went into surgery almost immediately. He then made a picture perfect recovery, thanks to Dr. Donald Gibson, a cardiothoracic surgeon affiliated with Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center.

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    You snooze, you lose? The majority of Americans wake up thinking about money

    HOUSTON (September 14, 2017)

    What's the reason you get out of bed in the morning? If it's money, you're in good company. A new survey found that money and work are the first things on the minds of most Americans (56 percent of men and 48 percent of women, respectively) when they wake up in the morning.

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    Flooding leads to increased skin, respiratory and GI infections

    HOUSTON (September 12, 2017)

    The floodwater has receded, but chances of getting sick from it are still very high.

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    Surgeon rescued after using boat to save more than 100 people during Harvey

    HOUSTON (September 8, 2017)

    It wasn't just first responders, but everyday citizens who rescued hundreds of people during Harvey. One of them is a neurosurgeon at Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital. When the water started to rise in Meyerland, Dr. Joseph Cochran became a hero.

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    Texas mom drives into Hurricane Harvey to get son to hospital for brain surgery

    HOUSTON (September 8, 2017)

    While Houstonians were evacuating before the arrival of Hurricane Harvey, San Antonio mom Lilliana Castro was doing quite the opposite. She hopped in the car with her four children and headed straight into the storm’s path.

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    She worked six straight days in the NICU during Harvey, then she went into labor

    HOUSTON (September 8, 2017)

    For six days during Hurricane Harvey, Jessie Dolan knew one speed: hyper drive – or at least as fast as her nine-month pregnancy  allowed her to move.

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    Tips for catching up on sleep

    HOUSTON (September 8, 2017)

    After Harvey, you may be finding it hard to sleep. The floods created a disruption from which we're still recovering, said Elizabeth Haberer, a psychotherapist in private practice. But in this post-Harvey period, there are a few things you can do to sleep better.

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    5 Kegel Exercise Mistakes You're Probably Making

    HOUSTON (August 30, 2017)

    “Patients say they’ve been doing their Kegels, and it turns out they’re doing them backwards,” says April Dominick, with Memorial Hermann Pelvic Floor Health Center – Memorial City.

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    Interview With A Cardiovascular Disease Specialist: Dr. Nilay Mehta, DO

    HOUSTON (August 10, 2017)

    Take a break from studying for your Cardiology Certification or MOC exam; here’s an interview with Cardiologist, Dr. Nilay Mehta, for inspiration.

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    Allergy symptoms point to more serious diagnosis for Memorial Hermann Northwest patient

    HOUSTON (August 10, 2017)

    Joe Chapman felt all the usual symptoms associated with allergies, except he also felt shortness of breath, chest pressure and bit of heart fluttering. Prompting the doctor to consult Dr. Nilay Mehta, a cardiovascular disease specialist at Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital.

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    How Houston hospitals fare in new U.S. News rankings

    HOUSTON (August 8, 2017)

    TIRR Memorial Hermann again ranked as the second best hospital for rehabilitative care in U.S. News & World Report's annual survey of the nation's best hospitals, released Tuesday.

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    I Ditched Screens in Bed But That’s Not The Only Reason I Sleep Better

    HOUSTON (August 7, 2017)

    Reporter Nicole Spector explores what’s good and bad for your brain if you’re hoping to catch those zzz’s.

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    Cancer survivor dedicated to inspiring others in their battle

    HOUSTON (August 4, 2017)

    A Houston woman, Clara Lambert, who survived an aggressive form of cancer, hasn't left the hospital where she was treated. She's turned her medical struggle into inspiration for others.

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    Demystifing Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

    HOUSTON (August 3, 2017)

    Sarrah Hannon, 30, lives with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS), a group of genetic connective tissue disorders. The most abundant protein in her body, collagen, is failing her.

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    Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital Teams Up with Harris County Attorneys for Life-Saving CPR Classes

    HOUSTON (August 2, 2017)

    Houston attorney Rand Mintzer and his colleagues recently partnered with Memorial Hermann Heart &Vascular Institute-Southwest to bring certified CPR training to Harris County attorneys, prosecutors and court workers.

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    Houston History Life Flight: Saving lives for four decades

    HOUSTON (August 1, 2017)

    At a time when Houston didn't even have an official ambulance system, the idea of medical helicopters swooping into urban mayhem and whisking away patients fighting for their lives might have seemed impossible.

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    Why You Should Still See Your GYN Every Year, Even If You Don’t Always Need a Pap

    HOUSTON (July 28, 2017)

    Some women don't need a pap test every year, thanks to new official recommendations. But do those recommendations apply to you? And does it mean you can skip your checkup altogether? Not so fast.

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    New Zika Testing Recommendations for Pregnant Women: What You Need to Know

    HOUSTON (July 26, 2017)

    The Zika virus and the birth defects it could inflict have struck fear in pregnant women since the disease spread to the Americas two years ago.

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    This mysterious disease makes people laugh even when nothing is funny

    HOUSTON (July 26, 2017)

    One second you're fine, the next moment you're crying hysterically. Then just as suddenly, the crying stops, and you're laughing uncontrollably. That’s what it’s like for people with PseudoBulbar Affect (or PBA), a condition that causes uncontrollable crying and/or laughing.

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    Texas Senate wants to know why so many mothers are dying after child birth

    HOUSTON (July 24, 2017)

    The state would expand its investigation into why so many mothers are dying after delivering babies in Texas under legislation that won initial approval from the Senate Monday and could win final passage as early as Tuesday.

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    High-Risk Pregnancy Center opens at Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital

    CYPRESS, TEXAS (July 24, 2017)

    A new High-Risk Pregnancy Center, also known as a maternal-fetal medicine—or MFM—clinic, opened at Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital July 10.

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    Growing shortage of ob-gyn doctors threatens women’s health

    HOUSTON (July 20, 2017)

    Nathan and the four other full-time ob-gyn doctors at the Los Angeles clinic are all fully booked for the next two months.

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    Memorial Hermann Medical Group The Woodlands Cardiology Welcomes New Physician

    THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (July 12, 2017)

    With training in the latest technology, Dr. Agan sees patients for a variety of conditions including evaluation of chest pain, basic arrhythmias, coronary and peripheral artery disease, valvular heart disease and congestive heart failure.

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    Girl from Mongolia comes to Houston for heart procedure

    HOUSTON (July 6, 2017)

    Sarangoo Menjargal, 11, traveled all the way to Texas from Mongolia just to get proper treatment for the atrial septal defect she has.

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    Weight-loss procedure offers patients relief from food cravings

    HOUSTON (July 6, 2017)

    “I've lost, like, right at 200 pounds. When I started I weighed around 415, and I'm around 215 right now,” said Nick Bone after undergoing weight loss surgery with Dr. John Primomo.

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    'Life vest' designated to save heart attack victims

    HOUSTON (June 15, 2017)

    Imagine being home alone and your heart stops. It would typically lead to sudden death, however, a man is alive today because his doctor suggested he use something called a life vest.

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    Memorial Hermann offers tech remedy for those lost in hospital's maze

    HOUSTON (June 8, 2017)

    Memorial Herman Health System has launched a pilot program called Find My Way, which lets users turn their phone into a tracking device that takes them from their front door to the parking garage closest to their appointment.

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    Sponsored Roundtable Discussion: How New Technologies Can Facilitate Surgical Mitral Repair

    HOUSTON (May 31, 2017)

    In a roundtable discussion filmed at the 2016 EACTS Annual Meeting in Barcelona, Spain, Song Wan of the Chinese University of Hong Kong and Rüdiger Lange of the German Heart Center share their opinions on current and future trends in mitral valve repair while Tom Nguyen of the University of ...

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    College shots: Woodlands doctor answers common college vaccine concerns

    THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (May 24, 2017)

    Woodlands Online spoke with Dr. Batista about vaccines for college-bound students and how to prevent several possibly life-threatening diseases.

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    Katy teen develops massive blood clot after long flight

    HOUSTON (May 22, 2017)

    A Katy teen survived a massive blood clot that developed after long flight from Asia. Annie Beirne share her story along with Dr. Stuart Harlin, a surgeon affiliated with Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital.

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    Midwives in demand at local Houston hospitals

    HOUSTON (May 10, 2017)

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    An increase in Houstonians with respiratory infections after flooding

    HOUSTON (May 10, 2017)

    About a month after the flood waters receded, Harvey is still finding a way to do harm to Houstonians as more people make their way to the emergency room because of respiratory infections.

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    Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital Now Serving the Community

    CYPRESS, TEXAS (May 1, 2017)

    The Memorial Hermann Health System welcomed a new hospital in the Cypress/Northwest Houston area. The Hospital offers numerous services and specialty expertise with state-of-the-art technology.

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    Donor's mum writes heartwarming letter to heart transplant recipient

    HOUSTON (April 30, 2017)

    A heartwarming video has gone viral on social media this weekend, in which a heart transplant recipient reads an emotional letter from the mother of his donor.

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    What's Best For Brayden

    HOUSTON (April 27, 2017)

    A mother's quest for her son’s recovery from a pineal cyst leads her to Dr. Dong Kim, Director of the Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Institute at the Texas Medical Center and McGovern Medical School at UTHealth. Pineal cysts, fluid-filled sacs that form near the center of the brain, ...

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    Cyclists Ride to Austin to Raise Money, Awareness About Multiple Sclerosis

    HOUSTON (April 27, 2017)

    Carol Ruiz was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) when she was 32 years old. It's been a swift change of life in two years.

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    Humble man's heart failure reversed through innovative treatment

    HOUSTON (April 26, 2017)

    Stanley Botten underwent a surgery to repair a hiatal hernia in January 2017 only to return to the hospital to learn he'd been hit with his second pulmonary embolism.

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    New recommendations for baby sleeping safety

    HOUSTON (April 17, 2017)

    She keeps the crib empty. No toys, no blankets, no bumpers, and that’s exactly how baby Jackson should sleep, says Dr. Rita Muthappa, the NICU Medical Director.

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    Medical Group Memorial City welcomes new physician

    HOUSTON (April 4, 2017)

    Family medicine physician Charles "Chase" Whitehead, MD, has joined Memorial Hermann Medical Group Memorial City.

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    Cypress booming, new Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital addition and more

    CYPRESS, TEXAS (March 28, 2017)

    From the expansion of the Grand Parkway to new business openings, the Cypress area is experiencing quite a boom.

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    New LifeVest lowers risk for death post heart attack

    HOUSTON (March 27, 2017)

    A heart attack can be scary, and often deadly. Now a new, wearable device is helping to lower the risk of this deadly condition.

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    Memorial Hermann set to open $168 million hospital in Cypress

    CYPRESS, TEXAS (March 23, 2017)

    The 81-bed Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital will be opening on Friday, March 31.

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    Memorial Hermann Medical Group The Woodlands welcomes new endocronologist

    THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (March 7, 2017)

    Board certified in endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism, endocrinologist Navneet Kainth, MD, has joined Memorial Hermann Medical Group The Woodlands.

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    Marathon runner who collapsed reunites with those who saved his life in Houston

    HOUSTON (March 7, 2017)

    A runner who suffered a major heart attack within sight of the finish line of a Houston race lived to run again thanks to physicians at the race and Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute.

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  • The Paper

    Memorial Hermann Medical Group The Woodlands Welcomes New Endocrinologist Physician

    THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (March 7, 2017)

    Dr. Kainth joins family medicine physician Monica Martinez, MD, and certified physician assistant Larry Long, MPAS, PA-C, as part of Memorial Hermann Medical Group The Woodlands Suite 101.

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    Ways to Prevent Blood Clots and Save Your Life

    HOUSTON (March 1, 2017)

    Close to 1 million people are affected by blood clots each year. If not caught in time, it could travel to your heart and kill you. Vascular surgeon Arash Keyhani and interventional radiologist doctor Dean Chauvin with Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute- Memorial City discuss.

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    Health care options expand across northwest region

    HOUSTON (February 17, 2017)

    Memorial Hermann has opened a new Convenient Care Center in Spring and plans to build a new hospital in Cypress.

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    Chest pain? Might be one of these 7 things

    HOUSTON (February 16, 2017)

    The mention of chest pain conjures up images of a heart attack, but there are plenty of other diseases that can trigger this symptom. Here are seven conditions that can cause chest pain

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    The many reasons behind the increase in twins

    HOUSTON (February 16, 2017)

    The CDC says the twin birth rate has been increasing for the last three decades. In the 1980s, one in 53 pregnancies resulted in twins. Now, the statistic is one in 30.

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    Treating Heart Valve Disease

    HOUSTON (February 15, 2017)

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    Treating Heart Valve Disease

    HOUSTON (February 15, 2017)

    Dr. Tuyen Nguyen discusses treating heart valve disease on Great Day Houston.

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    Minimally Invasive Heart Valve Surgery

    HOUSTON (February 15, 2017)

    Dr. Tom Nguyen, cardiothoracic and vascular surgeon with Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-Texas Medical Center discusses a variety of minimally-invasive techniques to cure heart valve disease.

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    What you need to know to avoid sports injuries

    HOUSTON (February 15, 2017)

    If it's been a while since you've worked out -- or if you're trying a new fitness regimen -- chances are good you might have some aches and pains afterward. Enny Audu went to the Memorial Hermann Ironman Sports Medicine Institute-Memorial City and UT Health and found out she had a lumbar annular ...

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    What new moms need to know about hair loss

    HOUSTON (February 14, 2017)

    As a parent, there are a lot of moments that make you panic, from the first fever, to the first fall. Babies make new parents worry. However, new moms in particular, experience hair loss for a completely different reason than worry. Dr. Pamela Berens, of Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital, expl...

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    Houston patient receives dissolvable heart stent

    HOUSTON (February 13, 2017)

    Nearly 600,000 metal stents are inserted into patients in the US each year. But a new kind of stent is being implanted by Dr. Prakash Balan, cardiologist with Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute.

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    Willis teen pushes through paralysis, set to walk in May

    THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (February 10, 2017)

    A Willis teenager paralyzed from the waist down in a serious auto accident last year is on track to walk across the Sam Houston State University stage for his high school graduation in May. "Walking honestly wasn't even a goal (in the beginning)," said Matthew Haynes, TIRR Memorial Hermann The Wo...

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    Restoring Your Heartbeat

    HOUSTON (February 6, 2017)

    Dr. Sunil Reddy, a cardiac electrophysiologist affiliated with Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital, talks about how to treat an irregular heartbeat.

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    Royal Luncheon Sells Out in Houston as a Fashion Star Answers the Tough Questions

    HOUSTON (February 6, 2017)

    “Sold out.” What sweeter words could a chairwoman hear? That was the happy news reported by Bobbie Nau, chair of the Memorial Hermann Razzle Dazzle “Goes Royal” luncheon. The ninth annual fundraiser for the Bobetta C. Lindig Breast Center at Memorial Hermann Memorial City ...

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    Rare medical procedure helps young ball player return to field

    HOUSTON (February 6, 2017)

    A rare, innovative open-heart surgery performed by Dr. Ali Dodge-Khatami at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital fixed an 8-year-old’s heart and had him back on the baseball diamond a month later.

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    Two Houston doctors will have authority to bench Super Bowl players with head injuries

    HOUSTON (February 2, 2017)

    The two most powerful men on the sidelines during the Super Bowl on Sunday might not be the ones calling plays. Two Houston doctors will have the authority to stop play. Pull a player out of the game. Tell him he can't return.

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    Featured Profile and Interview With Tom C. Nguyen, MD

    HOUSTON (January 8, 2017)

    Dr Tom C. Nguyen is an Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Director of Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston.

     

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    Combating Twin Twin Transfusion Syndrome

    HOUSTON (December 12, 2016)

    Dr. Anthony Johnson, Co-Director of The Fetal Center at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, shares a procedure and treatment that helps save a set of twins.

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    Why You Don't Live With Joint Pain

    HOUSTON (November 14, 2016)

    Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital is at the forefront of Orthopedic Care. Find out more about how they are revolutionizing hip and knee replacement surgeries -- and how they can help you get back on your feet the very same day!

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    Medical Hot Topics

    HOUSTON (November 14, 2016)

    Deborah Duncan chats with a panel of medical experts on some of the latest hot topics making medical news. On the panel are Family & Cosmetic Dentist Dr. Terri Alani, Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Trenton Carlyle... And Head And Neck Surgeon Dr. Ifepo sofola.

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    Memorial Hermann accommodates continued growth in Lake Houston area

    HOUSTON (October 10, 2016)

    With the opening of the Kingwood Convenient Care Center and construction of a new tower at Memorial Hermann Northeast, the Memorial Hermann Health System continues to work toward accommodating population growth and medical needs in the community.

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    Dr. Dhiekson Silva answers questions about flu season

    HOUSTON (September 21, 2016)

    We're coming up on flu season. Memorial Hermann Medical Group, Dr. Dhiekson Silva joins us live to answer your questions on what we can expect this season.

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    Doctors say flu mist doesn't work, more will have to endure "a little pinch" this year

    HOUSTON (September 21, 2016)

    Doctors across the nation are getting ready but the CDC advisory committee has recently made a big recommendation that will affect many of you who dread "the needle".

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    Health officials offer tips for childhood obesity awareness month

    HOUSTON (September 19, 2016)

    Childhood obesity awareness month takes place in September, shedding light on the fact that one-third of American children and teens are overweight or obese.

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  • The Paper

    Memorial Hermann Medical Group The Woodlands Welcomes New Physician

    HOUSTON (August 30, 2016)

     Dr. Martinez sees patients ages newborn and up, providing focused care for a number of illness including diabetes and hypertension.

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    All parents must be alert for concussions, doctor says

    HOUSTON (August 25, 2016)

    As your kids begin to settle in to their back to school routine, a warning to parents about concussions. On the field, one powerful hit "results in metabolic changes, chemical changes," and can change your kid forever, without you even knowing it, according to a Houston sports neuropsychologist. ...

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    Doctor Offers Tip for Back to School Sleep Schedule

    HOUSTON (August 14, 2016)

    Dr. Toni Odumosu, a physician with Memorial Hermann Medical Group and Memorial Hermann Convenient Care Center in Cypress offers some tips that could prove to be helpful for students’ transition to a routine sleep schedule for the new school year.

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    Community welcomes new Memorial Hermann Medical Group Pediatrics primary care center in Atascocita

    HOUSTON (August 10, 2016)

    Situated along West Lake Houston Parkway near the intersection of Will Clayton Parkway, the Memorial Hermann Medical Group Pediatrics primary care center will serve as a medical option for families needing pediatric medical care in the neighboring communities.

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    Worker suffers heat exhaustion at top of HS stadium lights

    HOUSTON (August 9, 2016)

    Firefighters were called to Aldine ISD's WW Thorne Stadium in north Harris County for a high angle rescue. A worker suffered heat exhaustion while working on lights at the stadium at 1865 Aldine Bender Road and called for help to get down.

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    Cooling off is a real challenge during Houston's dangerous heat

    HOUSTON (August 9, 2016)

    In every part of the city you can find people working hard in the heat and doing what they can to cool off.

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    The Future of Aortic Stenosis Treatment: Sternotomy, Minimally Invasive, or TAVR?

    HOUSTON (July 28, 2016)

    Filmed at the 2016 STS Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona, a group of experts discuss the future of aortic stenosis treatment. The panelists weigh the advantages and disadvantages of the standard sternotomy, right mini-thoracotomy, and TAVR treatment options.

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    New physician joins Memorial Hermann Medical Group

    HOUSTON (July 12, 2016)

    Patlan sees patients of all ages and treats a variety of conditions, ranging from chronic diseases such as hypertension and diabetes, to acute medical conditions like pneumonia and sinusitis.

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    Managing Crohn's Disease

    HOUSTON (June 25, 2016)

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    Fifteen Years of Publication: Then And Now Where Advances Are Revolutionizing Stroke Treatment

    HOUSTON (June 23, 2016)

    James Grotta, MD, FAAN, director of stroke research and the mobile stroke program at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center in Houston, Texas and other leading stroke experts look back at the research advances over the last 15 years in diagnosis and treatment — from the emergence of novel an...

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    Memorial Hermann Medical Group opens pediatrics practice in Katy

    HOUSTON (May 11, 2016)

    Pediatrician’s Krystal Batchelor, D.O., Linda Dang, M.D., Lisa Ecroyd, M.D., Lauren Shepard, D.O., and Brooke Swearingen, M.D., are anchoring the Memorial Hermann Medical Group’s newest primary care location in Katy.

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    Despite medical progress, a baffling birth defect is on the rise

    HOUSTON (April 25, 2016)

    Federal and state health officials are warning about a steady and unexplained rise in the number of babies born with gastroschisis, a birth defect in which a length of intestines protrudes through an opening in the abdominal wall.

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  • The Paper

    Memorial Hermann Medical Group Cardiology The Woodlands Welcomes New Physician

    HOUSTON (April 8, 2016)

    Dr. Bassett graduated from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and provides skilled cardiovascular care for patients ages 18 and up.

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    Memorial Urology Associates in Memorial City and Katy will join Memorial Hermann Medical Group

    HOUSTON (March 25, 2016)

    Beginning Friday, April 1, Memorial Urology Associates in Memorial City and Katy will join Memorial Hermann Medical Group and become Memorial Hermann Medical Group Urology.

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    Researchers connect stroke symptoms to Daylight Saving Time

    HOUSTON (March 11, 2016)

    During the first two days after everyone springs forward one hour for daylight saving time, research shows the rate for a common type of stroke is eight percent higher.

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    Simple lifestyle changes can bring heart health

    HOUSTON (March 10, 2016)

    Each year, the incidence of heart disease rises, and for as long as I can remember, heart disease has been America's No. 1 killer.

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    Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital cardiologist offers heart healthy advice

    HOUSTON (February 12, 2016)

    Not smoking is the obvious place to start but taking part in a vigorous exercise program three to four times a week is also important,” says Dr. Marcin Bujak, M.D., interventional cardiologist, affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital .

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    Memorial Hermann Medical Group Firethorne Welcomes Family Medicine Physician

    HOUSTON (February 5, 2016)

    Rafael Moncayo, MD, a board certified family medicine physician, recently joined the Memorial Hermann Medical Group (MHMG) Firethorne in Katy.

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    Stem cell treatment could help paralyzed patients move

    HOUSTON (January 15, 2016)

    Paralyzed from the neck down, 20-year-old Louis Tontodonato has enrolled in the first clinical trial testing the ability of stem cells to repair spinal cord injuries and restore sensation and movement in quadriplegics.

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    Ben Roethlisberger confirms on radio show he tore ligaments in throwing shoulder

    HOUSTON (January 11, 2016)

    Dr. Walt Lowe weighs in on Ben Roethlisberger's injured shoulder after a game against the Cincinnati Bengals.

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    Mobile stroke units bring treatment to patients, potentially improving long-term outcomes

    HOUSTON (January 1, 2016)

    At least three U.S. medical centers are evaluating the benefits of deploying specially equipped mobile stroke units to respond to emergency calls for patients with suspected strokes.

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    Expert: Andy Dalton's thumb likely a 4-week recovery in best-case scenario

    HOUSTON (December 14, 2015)

    Dr. Matthew Koeplinger estimates when the Cincinnati Bengals can expect quarterback Andy Dalton to return to the field after suffering a fractured thumb.

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    Memorial Hermann Medical Group Alvin welcomes new physician

    HOUSTON (November 30, 2015)

    Family medicine physician Dr. Ryan Jennings, MD, has joined Memorial Hermann Medical Group and is anchoring the newest primary care location in Alvin.

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    New physician joins Memorial Hermann Katy CCC

    HOUSTON (November 29, 2015)

    Family medicine physician, Prasuna Sajja, MD, has joined Memorial Hermann Katy Convenient Care Center.

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    Doctor's painful journey gave him strength to succeed

    HOUSTON (November 25, 2015)

    Victor Phan has learned a valuable life lesson: "It's not how hard you fall. It's how fast you get up."

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    New physician joins Memorial Hermann Katy

    HOUSTON (November 25, 2015)

    Family medicine physician, Prasuna Sajja, MD, has joined Memorial Hermann Katy Convenient Care Center. Dr. Sajja received her medical degree from Stanley Medical College in Madras, India.

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    Family medicine physician joins Memorial Hermann Medical Group Pearland Convenient Care Center

    HOUSTON (October 22, 2015)

    Dr. Talati graduated from the University of Texas Health Sciences Center in San Antonio and provides highly personalized care for patients of all ages.

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    Rare Disease Tough to Diagnose

    HOUSTON (October 21, 2015)

    Guillain-Barré syndrome missed three times in woman until she was reffered to Philip Blum, a neurologist at Patient Centered Neurology in Houston.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Medical Group welcomes interventional cardiologist

    Memorial Hermann Medical Group welcomes interventional cardiologist

    HOUSTON (October 20, 2015)

    Interventional Cardiologist Marcin J. Bujak, MD, PhD, has joined Memorial Hermann Medical Group (MHMG) and will see patients at MHMG Cardiology Southwest and MHMG Sugar Land Multi-Specialty Clinic.

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    Friendswood Chamber of Commerce hosts Community Awards Luncheon

    HOUSTON (October 8, 2015)

    The Galveston County Food Bank, Kam Hasinukh of The Goddard School, State Rep. Dr. Gregg Bonnen and Dr. Deepti Mishra of the Memorial Hermann Medical Group were recognized with Honorable Mention Awards.

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    Doctors try deep brain stimulation to treat chronic depression

    HOUSTON (September 29, 2015)

    Gregorio Lozano is on the operating table at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, wide awake though mildly sedated, with two small holes in his skull. Holding his head in place is a framing contraption topped by a semi-circular metal piece that gives Lozano the air of an Aztec king.

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    Champions of Change: Winning the Future Across America

    HOUSTON (September 14, 2015)

    Dr. Pacheco  was among a group of individuals recently honored by The White House as “Champions of Change” for her work to protect public health from carbon pollution.

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    Infant's rare aneurysm gives surgeons unusual challenge

    HOUSTON (August 20, 2015)

    A test revealed a large aneurysm, one that, Dannenbaum says, would have been difficult to operate on conventionally.

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    The Medical Edge For A Former No. 1 NFL Pick

    HOUSTON (July 19, 2015)

    Dr. Walt Lowe explains blood flow restriction training for Houston Texans linebacker Jadeveon Clowney.

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    Memorial Hermann Medical Group Sterling Ridge welcomes new physician

    HOUSTON (July 15, 2015)

    Dr. Batista graduated from Tufts University and provides highly personalized care for patients of all ages. Among the many conditions she treats, her special interests include women’s health, preventive medicine and cultural competence.

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    Memorial Hermann Medical Group Opens New Location

    HOUSTON (July 1, 2015)

    Memorial Hermann Medical Group recently moved its Cypress clinic to a new location, offering patients access to additional, specialty services.

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    Cypress Clinic relocated to be closer to residents

    HOUSTON (June 9, 2015)

    Memorial Hermann Medical Group has moved its Cypress clinic to a new location, 13114 FM 1960 West, where it will offer experienced family doctors and specialists and advanced medical technology to residents.

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    High local premature birth rates linked to obesity, care access

    HOUSTON (May 11, 2015)

    Dr. Blackwell discusses risk factors for preterm birth. Houston has one of highest rates of premature births in the nation, a problem experts say could reflect a lack of access to care and high levels of obesity.

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    UTHealth celebrates ceremonial planting of Hippocrates Tree cutting

    HOUSTON (April 28, 2015)

    A cutting from the 500-year-old Tree of Hippocrates, which stands in the center of Kos Island in Greece, will now grow in the center of the Texas Medical Center at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School.

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    Memorial Hermann Medical Group Webster welcomes family medicine physician

    WEBSTER, TEXAS (February 9, 2015)

    Dr. Generillo graduated from De La Salle University and provides highly personalized care for patients of all ages.

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    Keep Your Guard Up

    HOUSTON (February 1, 2015)

    “Staying healthy requires stretching, proper footwear and training, resting and seeing a trainer, if indicated,” says William C. McGarvey, MD, an orthopedic surgeon affiliated with the Memorial Hermann IRONMAN Sports Medicine Institute.

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    Overhead Ouch

    HOUSTON (November 1, 2014)

    Athletes who participate in sports that require overhead throwing or hitting are at a higher risk for shoulder pain and injuries.

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    Pediatrician Gina Viktorin Potts, MD, has joined Memorial Hermann Medical Group Rosenberg

    HOUSTON (November 1, 2014)

    Dr. Potts graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and provides highly personalized care for newborns to age 18.

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    Close Call: Caring nurse makes life-saving connection with Huffman woman

    HUMBLE, Texas (August 21, 2014)

    On a river tubing vacation in New Braunfels, the Fourth of July holiday and her 17th wedding anniversary, stay-at-home mom Betty Currier was having a great summer with family and friends, but she was putting her health on the backburner.

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    Surgeon takes on the tough cases

    HOUSTON (August 20, 2014)

    Dr. Dong Kim is nothing if not efficient. On this day at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Kim, director of the hospital's Mischer Neuroscience Institute and professor of neurosurgery at UTHealth Medical School, has patients in adjacent operating rooms, allowing for a smooth transition from ...

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    Kyle woman to undergo complicated brain surgery

    KYLE, TEXAS (July 15, 2014)

    A Kyle woman tackles a brain disorder. An act of kindness that led the family to Texas has paid off in finding a surgeon.

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    Good intentions, unintended consequences

    HOUSTON (July 6, 2014)

    A short-term solution may inadvertently lead a patient into a lingering struggle with addiction or a slide back into substance abuse.

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    Construction ramps up at Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital

    KATY, TEXAS (May 16, 2014)

    Construction on the new six-story patient tower and second medical plaza is now underway at Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital, and officials are encouraging visitors to plan ahead and utilize on-site resources, including directional signage, to navigate around the campus.

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    Figure skating's high-flying beauty blurs a hazardous side effect

    HOUSTON (April 14, 2014)

    Dr. Walt Lowe, medical director of the Memorial Hermann IRONMAN Sports Medicine Institute in Houston, has worked with superstars like Tara Lipinski, who won gold at the 1998 Winter Olympics.

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    Memorial Hermann tries Google Glass to speed stroke treatment

    HOUSTON (April 11, 2014)

    Dr. James Grotta, director of stroke research in the Clinical Institute for Research & Innovation at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, recently began using Google Glass to communicate medical information with colleagues at the hospital as he responds to 911 emergency calls involving poss...

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    Nation's First Mobile Stroke Unit Successfully Transports First Patient

    HOUSTON (April 6, 2014)

    The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School, in partnership with Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center (TMC), is proud to announce that the UTHealth Mobile Stroke Unit has successfully transported and helped save the life of its very first patient.

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    Nation's first mobile stroke unit unveiled in Houston

    HOUSTON (March 4, 2014)

    The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School, in partnership with Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, are unveiling the country's first Mobile Stroke Unit Monday.

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    New study will look at teen athlete concussions

    HOUSTON (February 8, 2014)

    In 2009, Grady Hefley was 13 and playing summer baseball in West University. He got hit in the head a few times with a hardball and sat out the rest of those games - and his parents watched him for a couple of days each time - but nobody thought much of it. When the almost-straight-A student wen...

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    New specialized ambulance is one-of-a-kind for possible stroke victims

    HOUSTON (February 7, 2014)

    A first of its kind ambulance in the United States, the UTHealth mobile stroke unit, in partnership with Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, is now on the streets of Houston.

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    Microseismic, Inc. Gives Pediatric Patients at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital the Gift of Hearing This New Year

    HOUSTON (January 7, 2014)

    Thanks to a generous $50,000 gift, MicroSeismic, Inc. will help Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and the department of Otorhinolaryngology at UTHealth Medical School provide hearing aids to a number of underprivileged pediatric patients in the greater Houston area this January and for m...

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    Childhood Glaucoma: Parents Are First Line of Defense

    HOUSTON (January 1, 2014)

    Glaucoma is a disease where damage to the optic nerve can lead to blindness. Most of the time, it is discussed as affecting adults, but children can also be diagnosed with glaucoma.

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    Best Of 2014 Winners

    HOUSTON (January 1, 2014)

    Check out the 2014 Best in Health Care winners in north and south Texas.

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  • Read about Nasal Congestion with Dr Cong Nguyen

    Nasal Congestion with Dr. Cong Nguyen, MD

    HOUSTON (November 11, 2013)

    Aryn was constantly struggling to breathe while on the baseball field. After visiting Dr. CT Nguyen at Houston Sinus and Allergy, Aryn learned his deviated septum was a cause for his inability to breathe. Watch Dr. Nguyen talk about how Aryn's surgery helped change his life.

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    Hospital live-tweets ACL surgery

    HOUSTON (October 24, 2013)

    Ever wondered what an ACL surgery looked like? Wonder no more! On Wednesday, Memorial Hermann live-tweeted an ACL surgery. The surgery -- "patellar tendon ACL reconstruction" -- was performed by Dr. Walt Lowe, the head team physician for both the Houston Texans and Rockets. Experts in treatment a...

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    Memorial Hermann Hospital live tweets ACL surgery on teen girl

    HOUSTON (October 23, 2013)

    Memorial Hermann Hospital live tweets ACL surgery performed by orthopedic surgeon Dr. Walt Lowe.

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    An Inside Look at How Doctors Fix Sports' Most Notorious Injury

    HOUSTON (October 23, 2013)

    Mashable describes Memorial Hermann's inside look at how doctors fix sports' most notorious injury. Dr. Walt Lowe performed the surgery featured in the live tweet of an ACL reconstruction surgery.

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    Social surgeries: Why Memorial Hermann is tweeting from the OR

    HOUSTON (October 23, 2013)

    The Houston Business Journal discusses Memorial Hermann's live tweet of an ACL surgery, performed by orthopedic surgeon Dr. Walt Lowe.

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    Memorial Herman live tweets ACL surgery and it was amazing

    HOUSTON (October 23, 2013)

    CW39 covers Memorial Hermann's play-by-play of an ACL reconstruction surgery.

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    New family medicine physician named at Memorial Hermann Medical Group

    HOUSTON (September 27, 2013)

    Naureen Ahmeduddin has been named family medicine physician of Memorial Hermann Medical Group in the Heights.

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    Robot Leg Gives Near-Normal Mobility

    HOUSTON (September 25, 2013)

    Dr. Danielle Melton's opinion on robotic control systems for prosthetic legs in Michael Smith's article, "Robot Leg Gives Near-Normal Mobility" in MedPage Today.

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    Brain surgery gives toddler with epilepsy new chance at life

    HOUSTON (September 24, 2013)

    Read about how Dr. Gretchen Von Allmen gave a toddler with epilepsy a new chance at life.

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    Smokers turn to 'vaping' to give up the habit

    HOUSTON (August 20, 2013)

    In August 2013, the Houston Chronicle interviewed Dr. Gidwani about 'vaping,' or use of battery-powered e-cigs.

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    Designating obesity a disease may lead to better care

    HOUSTON (July 26, 2013)

    Houston doctors say a recent decision by the American Medical Association to designate obesity as a disease could improve treatment options for patients.

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    Memorial Hermann Katy welcomes Joshua DeFriece, MD, and Prasuna Sajja, MD

    HOUSTON (July 2, 2013)

    Board certified family medicine physicians Joshua DeFriece, MD, and Prasuna Sajja, MD, have joined Memorial Hermann Medical Group in Katy.

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    Houston school bombing victim shares perspective on Boston explosions

    HOUSTON (April 16, 2013)

    Director of the Amputee Program at TIRR Memorial Hermann, discusses the psychological implications of losing a limb on KPRC.

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    Electrode procedure does wonders for Parkinson's symptoms

    HOUSTON (February 7, 2013)

    Sixty-eight-year-old Jeffrey Day underwent an operation at Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Institute, where doctors place electrodes in the brain to fight “misfiring cells” that cause Parkinson’s symptoms, with a higher frequency.

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    Memorial Hermann Medical Group names family medicine physician

    THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (September 18, 2012)

    Dr. John C. Rogers has been named family medicine physician at Memorial Hermann Medical Group in The Woodlands.

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    Three physicians join Memorial Hermann Medical Group

    HOUSTON (August 3, 2012)

    Dr. Suhatha Anand, Dr. Hajin Lim and Dr. Kent Erickson are three new physicians at the Memorial Hermann Medical Group.

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  • Read about Summer Ott - Memorial Hermann Hires the Michael Jordan of Preventing and Treating Youth Concussions

    Summer Ott: Memorial Hermann Hires the Michael Jordan of Preventing & Treating Youth Concussions

    HOUSTON (April 2, 2012)

    Memorial Hermann now boasts the Michael Jordan of concussion expertise: Neuropsychologist Summer Ott, Psy.D., has been brought on board to head up the Sports Concussion Program at the IRONMAN Sports Medicine Institute at Memorial Hermann. Along with her deep knowledge of head trauma caused during...

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    Leading sports concussion expert joins IRONMAN Sports Medicine Institute

    HOUSTON (March 29, 2012)

    Neuropsychologist Summer Ott, Psy.D., one of the nation’s foremost authorities on sports concussion, has joined Ironman Sports Medicine Institute at Memorial Hermann as its Sports Concussion Program Director. Ott was a catalyst behind Texas Senate Bill 2038 that established proper management and ...

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    Memorial Hermann Clinic SL welcomes pediatric gastroenterologist

    HOUSTON (November 25, 2011)

    Pediatric gastroenterologist Kalpesh H. Thakkar, M.D., has joined Memorial Hermann Medical Group Multi-Specialty Clinic Sugar Land.

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    Doctors Detail Giffords’s Progress

    HOUSTON (November 3, 2011)

    Dr. Kim said that Ms. Giffords had no memory of the shooting, but that that was normal for someone with this kind of injury. The rest of her memory seems to be intact, he said, including her long-term memories of things past and her ability to remember new events and people.

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    Indira Vanguru joins Memorial Hermann Medical Group in Katy

    HOUSTON (October 21, 2011)

    Board-certified family medicine physician Indira Vanguru, MD, has joined Memorial Hermann Medical Group on the campus of Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital.

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    Giffords' neurologist finds poetry in gray matter, blue skies

    HOUSTON (May 22, 2011)

    Kim spoke with Houston Chronicle medical reporter Todd Ackerman about the wonders of the brain, his feigned childhood proficiency in kung fu, and why he likes Houston better than more celebrated cities he's lived in.

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  • Read about Drug therapy shows significant benefit in treating a leading cause of childhood blindness

    Drug therapy shows significant benefit in treating a leading cause of childhood blindness

    HOUSTON (February 17, 2011)

    A readily available, inexpensive drug therapy showed a significant benefit in treating premature infants with the worst and historically most difficult-to-treat cases of retinopathy of prematurity.

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    Memorial Hermann's Pilot Program Re-Introduces the Perks of Laughing Gas to Expecting Mothers

    THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (December 3, 2007)

    Lococo, who delivered a healthy 7-pound boy that June day, became Memorial Hermann - The Woodlands' first patient to get the gas as part of a pilot program now being offered at The Woodlands hospital.

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    Dr. Anil Thaker joins Memorial City Medical

    HOUSTON (March 8, 2007)

    Internal Medicine Specialist Anil Thaker, MD, R Ph, has joined Memorial City Medical, an affiliate of Memorial Hermann Medical Group, which is a physician-led subsidiary of Memorial Hermann Healthcare System.

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