Champion Swimmer Back in the Pool After Knee Replacement

As a Master’s Swimmer for the past 23 years, Rebecca Buckner of Alaska expects top performance from her body. “Swimming is a very important part of my life. I used to compete and I wanted to still be able to do the breaststroke since that’s my preferred stroke,” Buckner said. When the pain in her [Continue Reading]

This isn’t your Grandma’s parenting advice.

What every grandparent needs to know about today’s recommendations to keep babies and kids safe and healthy. As any new parent can attest, there is no shortage of sage advice that arrives with a bundle of joy. From the proper way to burp a baby to expert insight on soothing teething pain, nearly everyone seems [Continue Reading]

Following in Dad’s Footsteps at Memorial Hermann

This weekend, families will come together to honor and celebrate “dad” on Father’s Day. While fathers and father-like figures wear many hats, a number of dads at Memorial Hermann are creating family legacies in health care by inspiring their children to also devote their careers to advancing the health of patients and the community. To [Continue Reading]

Husband & Wife Experience “Widowmaker” Heart Attacks and Live to Tell About It.

Imagine surviving a lightning strike. Now imagine your spouse surviving a lightning strike several months later. That’s the rarity of the Greenbaums’ story. Except instead of having high-voltage electricity coursing through their bodies, they each survived a widowmaker heart attack within months of one another. Robert Greenbaum was the first to survive the potentially deadly [Continue Reading]

Is your little one ready for potty training?

When it comes to potty training, timing is everything.  Just ask mother of two, Leslie Snelgrove.  “My oldest son Charlie started showing signs around 18 months,” says Snelgrove.  “He wanted to copy us. But then he regressed and stopped, so we didn’t push it.” Snelgrove and her husband Andy decided to wait until Charlie was [Continue Reading]

Answering the call: Free pediatric nurse triage line after hours & on weekends

Any parent will tell you that kids always get sick after hours or on weekends, when the pediatrician’s office is closed. Whether it’s a fever, an earache, a swollen ankle or stomach pain, mom Lisa Pugh knows what it’s like to have a child in pain. When her daughter was running a fever on a [Continue Reading]