An Especially Meaningful Mother’s Day After Surviving Cardiac Arrest

By Meredith Whittemore This year’s Mother’s Day could’ve been a tough one for Janet Mendoza. Several months prior, she was at risk of losing her mother, Amada Mendoza, after she experienced cardiac arrest. “She was complaining of chest pain and feeling ‘burpy.’ I just thought it was acid reflux or something,” Janet Mendoza said. She [Continue Reading]

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Equipping Civilians on How to “Stop the Bleed” One Training at a Time

By Jade Waddy In 2018, Red Duke Trauma Institute at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center and Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital partnered with area trauma care providers to provide free bleeding control training to more than 1,300 people throughout the Greater Houston area. “It is important for those who are on scene first or those who witness [Continue Reading]

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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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