Top 3 Dangers to Watch for This Holiday Season

Most folks look forward to the holiday season. It’s a time for family and friends, parties and gatherings, treats and delights. But Dr. Robert Lapus M.D., UTHealth emergency medicine physician and medical director of emergency services at Children’s Memorial Hermann Memorial City and Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital in the Texas Medical Center, urges everyone to keep [Continue Reading]

Spinal Cord Injury Recovery: The Will to Walk Again

Where there’s a will, there’s a way.  That adage has special meaning to Daquan Minor, whose life was forever changed on the evening of February 9, 2013. A typical teenager, Daquan was hanging out after school with a group of friends at Summer Creek High School in Humble, Texas. “We were leaving the gym, it [Continue Reading]

Toy Safety Tips for Happier Holidays

If you’ve got kids on your holiday shopping list, there are a few safety tips you should know before heading to the toy store or mall.  In 2014, more than 251,000 toy-related injuries were treated in U.S. hospital emergency rooms. With such an alarming statistic, it’s important to remember that a majority of these injuries [Continue Reading]

HMO vs. PPO. Which is better for you?

It’s crunch time – and not just for holiday shopping. As the annual open enrollment for health insurance dwindles, you must decide: Should you stay or should you switch? You may lean toward the latter, as a rising number of insurance companies hike rates and whittle options for 2016. Whether you rely on your employer-sponsored [Continue Reading]