A First-Time Mother Overcomes Breastfeeding Challenges

By Evan Koch Ashley Bingham was looking forward to breastfeeding her daughter, Cydnee. A prenatal breastfeeding class at Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital reinforced what Bingham had read about the health benefits of breast milk and why it was the globally accepted standard for nourishing infants. As a first-time mother, Bingham was especially optimistic that breastfeeding [Continue Reading]

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Follow-Up Friday: Back in uniform after being a trauma patient

By Jade Waddy Officer Nestor Garcia’s dream of being a police officer was tragically put on hold when he was struck by a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed during a routine traffic stop in 2017. Garcia underwent lifesaving surgery at the Red Duke Trauma Institute at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, where they [Continue Reading]

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Double-Knee Replacement Helps Quickly Restore 73-Year-Old’s Active Lifestyle

By Drew Munhausen When Ron Adams, 73, arrived for his two-week checkup after undergoing bilateral (double) knee replacement surgery, even his orthopedic surgeon was impressed with how well Adams was walking. Less than three weeks earlier, Adams could barely walk to his mailbox. His knees were in such bad shape, he couldn’t go grocery shopping, [Continue Reading]

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Breastfeeding Isn’t Always Easy. An Expert Shares Five Tips for Success

By Evan Koch Breastfeeding is recognized globally as a natural and healthy way to provide nourishment to newborns and infants. The numerous health benefits to mother and baby are well documented by public health organizations throughout the world. For LouAnne Wischer, BSN, RN, IBCLC, a certified lactation consultant at Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital and a [Continue Reading]

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A Pediatrician Shares the Top Five Things You Need to Do Before Your Child Goes Back to School

By Peter Jung, MD We know how you’re feeling. Just yesterday you were reading up on summer safety tips. Now, your kiddos will be back to school before you know it. Here are some tips to help parents and kids physically and mentally prepare for the upcoming school year. 1. Reduce the Risk of Germs [Continue Reading]

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Follow-Up Friday: Inspiring family and friends to have their own “new start”

By Jade Waddy Brenda Longoria still beams when she states her weight loss surgery was the best decision she ever made for her health. Longoria previously shared her weight loss journey with the EveryDay Well Blog. “After I shared my story, so many people approached me asking for advice,” Longoria said. “I told everyone the [Continue Reading]

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