Football Pro Devon Still Surprises New Dad at Hospital

This Father’s Day was already guaranteed to be extra special for Ibrahim Khawaja. Nestled in a room with his wife on the sixth floor of Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, the Houston attorney was still celebrating the birth of his third child and first son, an occasion so momentous that Khawaja brought a box of monogrammed [Continue Reading]

Breast Cancer in Men

When 54-year-old Realtor Vern Oakum first noticed a pebble-size lump near his left armpit, he disregarded it. “But it never went away,” says Oakum. Over six months, the lump grew to golf-ball size and was sore when he lay on his side. “I was a typical man,” he admits. “I procrastinated about going to the [Continue Reading]

5 Things Everyone Should Know About Opioids

The intended purpose of prescribed opioids  to provide pain relief has been overshadowed by their widespread misuse and position as the center of what some are calling the worst drug epidemic in United States history. The topic recently grabbed national headlines when the death of musical icon Prince was officially attributed to an accidental overdose [Continue Reading]

Summer Safety for Kids and Adults

Houston has seen its fair share of rain this spring, leading to a lot of time spent indoors. Naturally, kids and adults alike are excited to spend some long overdue time outside and have some fun in the sun. In order to help everyone enjoy their summer to the fullest, experts affiliated with Memorial Hermann Red [Continue Reading]