Therapy dogs bring joy to patients

As Angel, Moose and Andie make their rounds through Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, people stop and smile. Frowns transform into wide grins. Eyes light up. Patients struggling with the overwhelming weight of sickness and pain suddenly find themselves breaking into giggles. Some of the best healers don’t have medical degrees or wear scrubs. Instead, these [Continue Reading]

Under Attack from Seasonal Allergies?

While the colors and sounds of spring are a welcome change from the cold of winter, what we don’t welcome with open arms is the start of spring allergy season. Experts are predicting that spring allergy season may be lasting longer now due to climate change. We talked with Cary Moorhead, M.D., an otolaryngologist with [Continue Reading]

Memorial Hermann Pearland: By the Numbers

It’s an exciting time at Memorial Hermann as the doors to our 14th hospital open March 29. “We want our campus to be a comprehensive, full service medical center for Pearland and the surrounding communities,” says Mario Garner, Sr. Vice President and CEO, Memorial Hermann Pearland. “The hospital completes our vision and builds on the [Continue Reading]

Ten Easy Steps & Recipes for an Anti-cancer Diet

‘You are what you eat’ – which could mean life or death if you’re not careful. “A third of the most common cancers in the United States can be prevented through diet,” says Erika Jenschke, R.D., oncology dietitian at the Memorial Hermann Cancer Center -Texas Medical Center, citing American Institute for Cancer Research data. If [Continue Reading]