It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of renowned surgeon James H. “Red” Duke, Jr., a true Texas legend and educator whose innovative approach to trauma medicine saved countless lives. Help us honor his memory and celebrate his life by sharing your #DrRedDuke stories and comments below.
Each of us has some kind of personal challenge that stands in the way of reaching an amazing goal. Each of us also has the ability to overcome these challenges by tapping into our own inner IRONMAN. Finding your own IRONMAN will prove to you that anything is possible when you begin your journey of [Continue Reading]
We’re currently celebrating National Social Work Month. It is an opportunity to show our appreciation for everything that social workers do throughout the year for our patients and their families. Let’s take a closer look at the role of a social worker in health care and how they help people. What does a social worker [Continue Reading]
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. [Continue Reading]
Houston, like many cities on the Gulf Coast, is prone to flooding and vulnerable to tropical weather such as hurricanes. It’s easy to remember the impact of storms like Hurricane Ike in 2008 and Tropical Storm Allison in 2001. Storms such as these are capable of destroying homes, leaving people stranded, and forcing evacuation. Here [Continue Reading]
An estimated 32% of fatal car crashes involve an intoxicated driver or pedestrian, according to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc, but sometimes numbers and statistics don’t accurately convey the harsh reality. One must witness the events first hand to truly understand the grave outcomes of drinking and driving. That’s the goal [Continue Reading]