World Diabetes Day: Diagnosis, Risk Factors and Treatment

Nearly 25 million people in the United States have diabetes. It is one of the most common chronic medical conditions in our country and affects nearly 10% of the population. Diabetes is a metabolic and hormonal disorder that affects the way our bodies use the blood sugar absorbed from our diet. Patients with diabetes are

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Tips and Tricks for Halloween Safety

From costume parties to trick-or-treating for candy, Halloween is a holiday that’s made for kids. However, it can also pose some real dangers - and we’re not talking about ghosts or goblins! Below are some tips to keep Halloween fun and safe for your kids: Costumes: Swords, knives, and accessories should be short, flexible, and soft. Use reflective tape

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HISD Teachers get Three Days of Learning with Memorial Hermann

Last month, 30 teachers shadowed healthcare professionals, construction crews and business professionals as a part of the Houston Independent School District’s “Linked Learning” program connecting classroom content to real world, industry experiences. Memorial Hermann was the lone healthcare representative to participate in the program, with Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital hosting four teachers from the Health

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Raising an Athlete: Preventing Sports Injuries in Children

Sports-related injuries are the leading cause of injury among adolescents. Dual-fellowship trained pediatric orthopedic and sports medicine surgeon, Alfred Mansour, M.D., team physician for the NBA Houston Rockets, little league coach, parent of three and former NCAA All-American athlete, shares his tried-and-true advice for parents of kids with big dreams. How do you choose a

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