Is Your Toddler Eating Too Much Sugar?

By Lauren Ladd, MS, RD, LD When it comes to overconsumption, Americans typically take the cake.  Unfortunately, our young ones are no exception. A recent study found that toddlers in the United States are consuming too much added sugar, putting their health and wellbeing at risk.  According to the World Health Organization, increased sugar intake [Continue Reading]

Cypress Man Saves His Leg Using Treatment Designed for Deep Sea Divers

Huey McCoulskey nearly lost his leg after developing an infection from a small wound on his toe. But the Cypress man, who has diabetes, was able to save himself from an amputation thanks to an advanced wound care treatment originally designed to treat deep sea divers suffering from decompression sickness, or “the bends.” “Ever since [Continue Reading]

Becoming a New Mom Again, 19 Years Later

As a mother of three girls, Noor Alam knew a thing or two about pregnancy. But when she and her husband found out she was pregnant at age 44 with their fourth child, 19 years after the birth of their first, she knew things would be a little different this time around. “I think our [Continue Reading]

Thankful for My (Cancer-free) Dad This Father’s Day

By Melissa Stephenson The thick silence filled the car as my sister, Amanda, and I drove to pick up our brother and his wife from the airport. Everyone’s New Year’s Day plans had been drastically changed, and my brother managed to reroute his flight to be with us during one of our family’s hardest nights. [Continue Reading]

A Special Father’s Day for a Dad Who Survived a Widowmaker

Bobby Galvan only remembers collapsing and later waking up  at Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital. The 50-year-old father of two had suffered a massive heart attack while  doing yard work. “I would consider myself a pretty active person,” said Galvan. “Leading up to the heart attack, I don’t remember feeling any of the warning signs.” [Continue Reading]

My Daughter’s Life Changed in the Blink of an Eye After Being Shot and Left to Die

By Jessica Hogland My 19-year-old daughter, Jamie Richards Hogland, was shot in the face on the night of Dec. 10, 2017, and left to die in her apartment. After four long hours, she was eventually found by a neighbor. Jamie was airlifted to John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth, where we were informed that [Continue Reading]