Do You Know the New Number That Could Save Your Life?

It’s 130/80. It’s part of the new blood pressure guidelines released by the American Heart Association. These new medical guidelines mean nearly half of Americans could be diagnosed with hypertension, also known as high blood pressure. Cardiologists affiliated with Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute say this should serve as a wakeup call for many [Continue Reading]

Turning the Tables on Diabetes

  Dustin Hopson knows firsthand the impact diabetes can have on someone’s life. “I’ve seen diabetes slowly take away my mother’s quality of life over time. As a severe diabetic, she takes multiple shots a day and has even lost vision in one of her eyes. When I was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, I [Continue Reading]

Follow-up Friday: James Burke’s Having a Ball

It’s Follow-Up Friday, when we check in on our former patients.  Today, we are reintroducing you to a patient you first met back in 2013. Wait until you hear what he’s up to now! James Burke doesn’t remember the exact date of his first seizure. He does remember the six seizures he experienced while at [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]

A Non-Smoker Diagnosed with Lung Cancer: Glenna’s Story

In 2013, 79-year-old Glenna Stoecker was hospitalized with pneumonia under the care of  Mohammad Siddiqui, M.D., a pulmonologist affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital. Dr. Siddiqui followed Stoecker with chest imaging every six months after her hospitalization. After noting changes in her right upper lung lobe in late 2015, he ordered a CT-guided biopsy that [Continue Reading]

Astros are World Series Champions! Here are some other historic firsts for Houston and Texas.

For the first time ever, the Houston Astros have earned history and are now World Series Champions! Memorial Hermann couldn’t be more proud of our hometown team. In honor of this historic milestone, we’re taking a look back at a few of Memorial Hermann’s many firsts, dating all the way back to 1925. Join us [Continue Reading]