An Open Letter to Those in the Midst of Florence, From Those Still Recovering from Harvey

Those of us in Houston are with you. Our hearts break while seeing the footage of the devastation caused by Hurricane Florence. The images of destruction and unimaginable loss are all too familiar to those of us affected by Hurricane Harvey just last year. While we know the focus right now may be on meeting [Continue Reading]

The Struggle is Real: Television Finales Can Trigger “End of Season Blues”

Have you ever found yourself reaching for a tub of ice cream after a series or season finale?  Feeling sad or depressed that your favorite program is coming to an end? (“Scandal”, anyone?) If so, you’re not alone. In the era of binge-watching and the growing popularity of streaming services like Netflix and Hulu, those [Continue Reading]

Do You Know the Top Five Health Threats to Men?

November is Men’s Health Month and knowing the top health issues for the man in your life could save his life. Physicians affiliated with Memorial Hermann Health System are highlighting some of the most common diseases they see affecting their male patients. Learn about these illnesses and how they can be prevented. Click on the [Continue Reading]

Navigating the Stages of Grief Following Hurricane Harvey

In the days and weeks following a natural disaster like Hurricane Harvey, it is common for emotions to run high as many experience anxiety and grief over personal and widespread loss. However, acknowledging these feelings is often put on the backburner while individuals address immediate needs, such as cleaning out flooded homes, returning to work [Continue Reading]

What Every American Should Know About PTSD.

Summertime in the U.S. is kicked off by Memorial Day, a holiday to remind us all what it means to be an American. It evokes feelings of  patriotism and love of country and underscores the importance of honoring those patriots who made the ultimate sacrifice for freedom. But what about the patriots who return from [Continue Reading]

Parents: Do you know the warning signs of suicide?

There has been a lot of talk about the Netflix original series “13 Reasons Why,” in which a teen girl leaves behind pre-taped messages for her classmates explaining what led her to take her own life. Her devastated parents are left to piece together why the tragedy happened and how they could have stopped it. [Continue Reading]