Traveling Overseas This Summer? Read This First.

If your summer plans include any international travel, physicians with Memorial Hermann Medical Group (MHMG) hope you’ll put ‘getting vaccinated’ at the top of your to-do list. How do you know if you need a vaccine and, if so, which vaccine/s to get? Dr. Juan Montoya, M.D., a family medicine physician practicing at Memorial Hermann [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]

From a Traumatic Brain Injury Patient to a Memorial Hermann Employee

By Barre Morris, PMP,CSM, ITIL  Becoming Universal Studio’s biggest franchise of all time, the Fast and the Furious is a series of action films about illegal street racing. Driving on the highways and roads of Houston sometimes seems no different from being among the fast and furious either. Houston’s population growth and suburban sprawl has [Continue Reading]

“Falling out of love with heroin and in love with recovery”

Joshua Steenburg’s life started out like any other – a happy home with a loving and supportive family.  Unfortunately, he got caught up in an epidemic that experts say is his generation’s HIV crisis – opioid addiction. Joshua opened up about his journey in a poem he wrote on Sept. 25, 2014, when he was [Continue Reading]

Six Reasons to Become a Blood Donor.

Sadly, tornadoes, terrorist attacks and traffic accidents are in the news once again.  These events and other disasters put tremendous pressure on a community’s emergency response teams. A critical component is having a reliable blood supply when caring for injured victims. We talked with Dr. Christopher Langan, Chief Medical Officer at Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital, named [Continue Reading]

Nation’s first-of-its-kind center aims to improve the health of moms and babies.

For Dr. KuoJen Tsao, the journey started with a single question: How do you improve the outcomes for newborns and their mothers, not just in the hospital, but before and after pregnancy, as well? That query started a process that spanned several years, a handful of organizations, and eventually resulted in the creation of the [Continue Reading]