6 Factors that Lead to Drug Addiction

Today, people throw around the word ‘addiction’ to describe their obsession with their favorite hobby, relationship, or guilty pleasure. Before we explore the six factors that lead to drug addiction, let’s define what we mean by addiction. Addiction refers to continued use or behavior despite negative consequences, an inability to reduce or stop the use or

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TIRR Memorial Hermann Recognizes International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Over one billion people live with some form of disability – that’s 15% of the world’s population.  Since 1992, United Nations Enable has observed December 3 as the International Day of Persons with Disabilities in order to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights, and wellbeing of persons with disabilities.

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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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