Helping Students Live Their Dreams by Stopping Distractions Behind the Wheel

By Kelly Kilpatrick, School Counselor at Kingwood Park High School, Humble Independent School District Distracted driving is a dangerous issue we continue to battle in our schools and with our students. For years, drinking and driving was the main focus, but recently a new danger has emerged. The popularity of and dependence on cell phones [Continue Reading]

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How One Moment of Distracted Driving Delayed Sierra by Four Months

By Jade Waddy Nearly three years ago, Sierra Tobia, then 20 years old, was driving to College Station to return to work after a weekend with friends in League City. Although she left on time, morning traffic in the area began piling up on the two-lane road she was traveling along. Moments later, her journey [Continue Reading]

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Army Sergeant Fights to Run Again After Horrific Accident

By Jade Waddy U.S. Army Sergeant First Class Nick Laye was riding around Houston on his motorcycle with his fiancée, Megan, when the unthinkable happened. A pick-up truck unexpectedly crossed into their lane, causing the motorcycle to slam into the side of the truck.  In an instant, their lives were changed forever. “The impact pinned [Continue Reading]

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Preventing Traumatic Injuries from Becoming Deadly: What You Can Do

A tourniquet and some basic knowledge can prevent a traumatic injury from becoming a deadly one. Memorial Hermann is joining other trauma care providers in Stop the Bleed, a national prevention campaign to educate the public and save lives. Trauma occurs every 4 seconds in the United States and is the leading cause of death [Continue Reading]

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Ali Vise