Teen survives being ejected from single car motor vehicle collision to return to school

Late last year, Sam Mills was living the carefree life of a teenager. He was active in school, he worked a part-time job that he loved and spent his free time with his four siblings, parents and friends. However, the day after Christmas 2020, the 17-year old’s life changed in an instant. Sam was heading [Continue Reading]

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Houston icon avoids amputation with help from Memorial Hermann

Fred Haas has had a successful career serving the automotive needs of Houstonians for many, many years. At 90 years old, Haas is an active traveler, so when he noticed a wound on his ankle in June 2019 that wouldn’t heal, he started to get concerned. After multiple weeks dealing with constant pain and swelling, [Continue Reading]

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For National Nutrition Month, Memorial Hermann Dietitians Focused on Respecting Cultural Preferences While Meeting Nutritional Needs

By Alexandra Becker In an effort to promote healthy food choices and beneficial eating habits, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics created a campaign to observe National Nutrition Month each March. Every week of the month, the organization sends out key messaging and guidance for professionals and the general public to promote healthier habits year-round. [Continue Reading]

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Celebrating Women’s History Month: Michelle Hanna’s Courage Through Multiple Storms

By Hannah Pietsch In 1991, Michelle Hanna was a busy young mom. Her husband owned his own business, and Hanna managed their retail store while caring for two young sons until a June evening changed the course of her life. “I was going to a friend’s house when a drunk driver hit me from behind,” [Continue Reading]

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What is Safe after Spring Break Travel?

By Alexandra Becker Whether it was to hit the slopes, frolic in the waves or visit family out of state, a large number of Houstonians travelled far and wide during Spring Break last week. With the majority of those vacationers now back home, many wonder what’s safe when it comes to COVID-19 protocols, especially with [Continue Reading]

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Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month: An Important Reminder to Schedule Your Screening

Colorectal cancer is found in the colon or rectum and typically develops from abnormal growths known as polyps. It’s also the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths and the third most common cancer diagnosed in the United States for men and women according to the American Cancer Society, yet many don’t recognize that it’s one [Continue Reading]

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