The Lumpless Breast Cancer You Should Know About

One of the most aggressive and deadliest forms of breast cancer is often mistaken by women as a rash or skin infection. Inflammatory Breast Cancer (IBC) is rare, accounting for only 1 to 5 percent of all new breast cancer cases in the United States, but it is also one of the hardest to diagnose. [Continue Reading]

5 Tips for Getting Your Nutrition Back on Track After Harvey

By Molly Wong Vega, MS, RDN, LD Sports Dietitian, Memorial Hermann IRONMAN Sports Medicine Institute Hurricane Harvey not only caused destruction to our property but also our daily routines. Don’t let it ruin your health too. As with any event that turns your life upside down, sometimes our usual meal patterns and food selections are [Continue Reading]

Cancer Screenings 101: Learn About the Tests That Can Save Your Life

The statistics are alarming.  The American Cancer Society estimates there will be 1.6 new cancer diagnoses and nearly 600,000 cancer-related deaths in the U.S. in 2017. Every cancer is different and for some types, preventive screenings or tests can help detect cancers early, improving treatment outcomes. Dr. Julie Rowe  is an oncologist affiliated with Memorial [Continue Reading]

The Harvey Hack: Upper Respiratory Infections on the Rise a Month After Storm Strikes Houston

A month after Harvey swamped Greater Houston, leaving a trail of moldy debris in its wake, residents across the region are continuing to flood into clinics, urgent cares and doctors’ offices complaining about stuffy noses and coughs that just won’t go away. Family medicine doctors at Memorial Hermann Medical Group clinics across the metro area [Continue Reading]

Nation’s Elite Sports Nutrition Training Program Selects Memorial Hermann

Recent graduate takes the career fast lane through Gatorade Sports Nutrition Immersion Program. Just last spring, Taylor Barros was finishing up her college degree at Florida State University. Now, only a few months later, she stands in front of the Houston Baptist University softball team to give them advice on their diets and nutrition. But [Continue Reading]

Our Harvey Heroes: Caring for Our Patients Through the Storm and Beyond

It was before daybreak on Sunday when Josh Mascorro rose from bed and grabbed the suitcase he’d stuffed with clothes the day before. Forecasters had been predicting that Tropical Storm Harvey would deliver torrential downpours and widespread flooding that would bring life in the Greater Houston area to a standstill. But when Mascorro left his [Continue Reading]