Tips for Helping Baby Sleep Safe & Sound

Bringing home a new baby is an exciting time for a family.  Nothing is more important than doing everything possible to keep baby safe and sound – when  awake and asleep. New expanded guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) are bringing the risks of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) to the forefront in [Continue Reading]

Just a Dream?

Many of us have experienced a truly terrifying nightmare. One minute you’re in a deep sleep, and the next you’re jolted awake and overcome with fear or panic. It might even take a while for your mind to process what happened and attempt to ease back into sleep. But what is really taking place in [Continue Reading]

On the Sidelines for Friday Night Lights

To say football is “big” in Texas is an understatement.  SBNation ranks Texas in the top five recruiting states for top high school talent.  Part of training powerhouse players includes keeping them safe and healthy during the season. Memorial Hermann serves as the official health care provider for many of the school districts’ athletic programs [Continue Reading]

Making Healthcare More Accountable for Patients and Payers

Carol Robicheaux describes herself as a “very young 70.” These days, she’s feeling better because she’s more knowledgeable, more engaged and more empowered about her health. A year ago, her outlook wasn’t so positive. Back then, life for her was a revolving door of emergency room visits and hospital stays to address blood pressure, pneumonia [Continue Reading]

2-D or 3-D Mammography, Which is Right for You?

Everyone agrees that early detection of breast cancer leads to early treatment and cures.  Starting at age 40, yearly mammograms can detect tumors before they can spread outside the breast. For breast cancer screening, there are different types of mammography available. Breast tomosynthesis or 3-D mammography takes multiple images at different angles and then the [Continue Reading]