Water vs. Coconut Water vs. Sports Drink

During the warm summer months, athletes participating in physical activity will experience large amounts of sweat loss. Without proper hydration, athletes may experience symptoms related to dehydration, such as: fatigue, lightheadedness, headaches, dark urine or an increased heart rate. It is important to hydrate well and with the appropriate fluids. With the large variety of

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Lightning Safety Tips

“When thunder roars, go indoors!” Weather can be unpredictable. The risk of injury and death increases when severe weather unexpectedly occurs. According to the National Weather Service, when you hear thunder, immediately seek shelter indoors. Did you know? If you can hear thunder, this indicates that you are within striking distance of lightning.   Water and

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Tune Up for Life Men’s Health Expo

June is National Men’s Health Month and Memorial Hermann Sugar Land is teaming up with the Sugar Land Skeeters and Classic Chevrolet to present the 3rd annual Tune up for Life, a men’s health event. Come enjoy rock ‘n roll music while viewing classic cars and tune up your body with free health screenings. There are over

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Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital’s Lung Cancer Screening Program Combats Lethal Statistics With Early Diagnosis

Lung cancer will be responsible for 27 percent of all of cancer-related deaths this year, according to the American Cancer Society. This shocking statistic makes lung cancer the most lethal cancer – even above breast and colon cancers. Because lung cancer is rarely diagnosed early, survival has traditionally been poor. When lung cancers are diagnosed

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Staying Sun-Safe this Summer

The predictions are already in: plenty of blue skies and lots to do outdoors. While you’re enjoying the lazy days of summer, don’t forget about that sunscreen. Yes, we’ve all heard it over and over – use sunscreen.  But are you familiar with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) labeling rules for sunscreen? There are two

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