From Diaper Dashes to 1-Mile Sprints, Children Race for Good Health

By Drew Munhausen Every year, The Woodlands hosts IRONMAN competitors during the week of the Memorial Hermann IRONMAN Texas. However, the adults weren’t the only ones training for the race. More than 500 kids of all ages had also been preparing for the 5th annual Children’s Memorial Hermann IRONKIDS Texas Fun Run that kicked off [Continue Reading]

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A Family’s Journey With Cleft Inspires Them To Help Others

By Evan Koch Katherine and Richard Rose responded directly to the diagnosis their son, Luke, would be born with cleft palate.  “We decided to tackle the issue head-on and find the best care and the best plastic surgeon possible for Luke,” Katherine Rose said. One of the most common birth defects, cleft palate can severely [Continue Reading]

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“Warrior Baby” Overcomes Onslaught of Health Challenges before Her First Birthday

By Evan Koch Peyton McNeel is a happy baby. She loves talking to elephants at the zoo, watching her family’s dog and cat, and listening to her dad, Andrew, play guitar. Behind Peyton’s glowing smile, dimpled chin and dark hazel eyes is a fighting spirit as innate as her affability. “Peyton is my miracle,” said [Continue Reading]

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Angelina’s Angry Outbursts Were Baffling. A School Clinic Helped Make Sense of Them.

By Rhiannon Collette It all started with a simple ear infection. After spending a vacation swimming with her family, Angelina, 13, developed a nagging ear pain that wouldn’t go away. Her parents, self-employed small business owners, couldn’t afford insurance for their children, so Angelina’s mom, Brooke Loveless, searched fruitlessly to find a clinic that would [Continue Reading]

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Brain Surgery Saves Darren and Keeps A Family Dream On Schedule

By Evan Koch Belinda Everett and her grandson, Darren Martinez, have been looking forward to August 2019 for years. That’s when Darren will finally be a student in Everett’s fourth grade math class at Benavides Elementary School in South Texas. “He began talking about it when he was in first grade,” Everett said. “Darren would [Continue Reading]

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Searching for the Other Half of Daniel’s Heart and Finding Our Miracle, Our Team

By Staci Geiger I sat in the chair in the conference room, hands clasped, lips pursed. The tension that radiated from my head and shoulders was almost palpable among the three of us. My husband, Brian, my mom, and I had driven four hours in the early morning for a fetal echocardiogram at The Fetal [Continue Reading]

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