Five Tips to Help Kids, Teens Avoid Heat-related Illness

Although fall is just around the corner, the heat in Southeast Texas is still in full effect.  Over the next several weeks, it’s as important as ever to keep an eye on active kids and teens, paying special attention to the signs and symptoms of heat-related illness. “Heat-related illness is big right now, especially here [Continue Reading]

Expanding Health Care in Sugar Land

More than two years in the making, the $93 million expansion project at Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital  is now complete. “It’s not easy to add 255,000 square-feet to a campus and still continue to operate as normal but our team did it,” says Greg Haralson, Sr. Vice President and CEO, Memorial Hermann Sugar Land. [Continue Reading]

Here’s to a Healthy & Safe Labor Day Weekend

As the last holiday of summer, Labor Day Weekend is the perfect time for firing up the grill, camping, river tubing, splashing in the pool or just hanging out with family and friends. Whatever your plans may be this weekend, Memorial Hermann wants to help you stay safe and healthy. Travel Safety Tips More than 35 [Continue Reading]

Keeping Kids Hydrated and Healthy

The start of the school year doesn’t mean an end to the heat in Houston.  Physicians with Memorial Hermann Medical Group want to remind parents of the importance of encouraging kids to stay hydrated. “Just because they’re in school doesn’t mean they’re not sweating. They could be outside for recess, participating in a gym class, [Continue Reading]

Remembering Our Dr. Duke

As Eric von Wenckstern browsed Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center’s newest gallery display, he said, “Wow, it’s great to hear his voice again.” The voice von Wenckstern referred to was that of the late UTHealth trauma surgeon, Dr. James H. “Red” Duke, Jr.  A video showcasing highlights of Dr. Duke’s nationally syndicated news program, Texas Health Reports, [Continue Reading]