Taking A Stand Against Child Abuse

The statistics are sobering. Last year, more than 66,000 Texas children became victims of child abuse and neglect, according to the latest report from the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services. The Houston area alone counted more than 6,000 victims, the agency found. And the consequences are dire. Survivors of maltreatment face lifelong emotional, [Continue Reading]

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]