Has the Flu Hit Your Household? Here’s How to Stop It from Spreading

In recent weeks, the number of reported influenza cases has increased in Texas, and doctor’s offices and hospitals in the Greater Houston area have also seen an increase in diagnosed cases. With flu activity on the rise, there’s an even greater likelihood that illnesses could spread within households. What can you do to help protect [Continue Reading]

Spread Cheer, Not the Flu

Flu is on the rise across Greater Houston, with multiple Memorial Hermann hospitals and Memorial Hermann Medical Group clinics reporting a recent increase in diagnosed cases of influenza. Not only is Texas reporting high flu activity, more people are also visiting the physician’s office with influenza-like illnesses now than at the same time during the [Continue Reading]

Moving to Houston? Add this checklist to your suitcase.

Packing your belongings and moving across the country, state or even the city can be stressful enough on its own, even before you take into consideration finding a new healthcare provider. Luckily, newcomers to the Houston area quickly discover that the Bayou City has one of the most extensive and expansive healthcare networks in the [Continue Reading]

Traveling Overseas This Summer? Read This First.

If your summer plans include any international travel, physicians with Memorial Hermann Medical Group (MHMG) hope you’ll put ‘getting vaccinated’ at the top of your to-do list. How do you know if you need a vaccine and, if so, which vaccine/s to get? Dr. Juan Montoya, M.D., a family medicine physician practicing at Memorial Hermann [Continue Reading]

Don’t Let “Illness Grinch” Spoil Your Holiday Fun: Help is a Phone Call Away.

It’s the holiday season. You’ve planned. You made a list and checked it twice. The decorations are up; the shopping is done; the table is set and relatives are en route. The fun starts, then the unexpected happens – a sick child, a faint relative or even you fall ill. What to do? Emergency center [Continue Reading]