Minimally Invasive Surgery Relieves 12 Years of Pain

By Evan Koch Omonike Adewole’s swollen midsection dominated nearly every aspect of her life for more than a decade. The large bump, often mistaken as a pregnancy, impacted Omonike’s energy level, self-esteem, mobility, sleep patterns and much more.   During the day, Omonike worked through pain and exhaustion to put her four children through college. [Continue Reading]

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Brown Eyes Giving You the Blues?

By Caryn Gebhard Following weeks of holiday gatherings, activities and celebrations, the month of January can leave you feeling blue, especially if you have brown eyes. According to a study published in the Open Access Journal of Behavioral Science & Psychology, individuals with dark eye colors may be more prone to depression than their lighter [Continue Reading]

Ali Vise

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]

Ali Vise

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]

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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]

Tashika Varma

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]

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