Think you’re safe from fatty liver disease? Think again.

An excerpt from “The Overlooked Organ” by Anissa Anderson Orr. It was the fall of 2015 when Jeff Lake had his first inkling something was wrong. The normally energetic husband and father of twin teenage girls couldn’t sleep at night. He started taking naps. And he began gaining weight, so much so that a pair [Continue Reading]

“My name is Mary and I’m an alcoholic.”

April is Alcohol Awareness Month.  According to the National Council on Alcohol and Drug Dependence, it was established in 1987 to increase awareness and understanding of alcoholism, its causes, effective treatment and recovery. Often, the best way to raise awareness and inspire others is by sharing a personal story, which is what Mary, a former [Continue Reading]

Lighten things up with our Fennel and Cumin Crusted Cod with Roasted Corn Salsa.

It’s #FoodieFriday around here at Memorial Hermann!  We’re continuing our tradition of blog posts featuring healthy recipes created by our affiliated chefs and dietitians.  This week’s creation is Fennel and Cumin Crusted Cod with Roasted Corn Salsa.  Delicious and nutritious, cod is a low-fat, flaky, white-meat fish that is available year-round. It’s also a great [Continue Reading]

Getting back in the swing after Golf Elbow

Between the Shell Houston Open and the upcoming Masters Tournament, a lot of people have golfing on their mind. While you may not play golf like the pros, it’s possible to get injured like them. It’s called medial epicondylitis, commonly referred to as “golfer’s elbow” or “tennis elbow.” “If you follow golf closely, you may [Continue Reading]

Cypress, you have a new hospital!

Cypress-area residents woke up today with a new healthcare option right in their neighborhood. The 81-bed Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital opened on March 31, 2017, making high-quality health care now available in one of the country’s fastest-growing communities. Located just east of Grand Parkway on 290 West between Mason and Mueschke, Memorial Hermann Cypress is [Continue Reading]

Fishing for the perfect seafood recipe?

It’s #FoodieFriday again and it’s also the season of Lent. This week we’d like to share a healthy fish recipe from one of our Memorial Hermann dietitians. Isabel Vasquez is a clinical dietitian at Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital who also loves to cook for her family. Her recipe for salmon with vegetables is flavorful, colorful [Continue Reading]