This isn’t your Grandma’s parenting advice.

What every grandparent needs to know about today’s recommendations to keep babies and kids safe and healthy. As any new parent can attest, there is no shortage of sage advice that arrives with a bundle of joy. From the proper way to burp a baby to expert insight on soothing teething pain, nearly everyone seems [Continue Reading]

Is your little one ready for potty training?

When it comes to potty training, timing is everything.  Just ask mother of two, Leslie Snelgrove.  “My oldest son Charlie started showing signs around 18 months,” says Snelgrove.  “He wanted to copy us. But then he regressed and stopped, so we didn’t push it.” Snelgrove and her husband Andy decided to wait until Charlie was [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]

What Every American Should Know About PTSD.

Summertime in the U.S. is kicked off by Memorial Day, a holiday to remind us all what it means to be an American. It evokes feelings of  patriotism and love of country and underscores the importance of honoring those patriots who made the ultimate sacrifice for freedom. But what about the patriots who return from [Continue Reading]

Six Reasons to Become a Blood Donor.

Sadly, tornadoes, terrorist attacks and traffic accidents are in the news once again.  These events and other disasters put tremendous pressure on a community’s emergency response teams. A critical component is having a reliable blood supply when caring for injured victims. We talked with Dr. Christopher Langan, Chief Medical Officer at Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital, named [Continue Reading]

“How I found my calling as a nurse, caring for critically ill children.”

By Melissa Evans, RN, BSN, CPN Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Pediatric Intensive Care Unit My first time in nursing school, I brought my Barbie dolls. I was four years old and my mom was the nursing school student. I’d sit back with plenty of Barbie accessories to swap out and keep me occupied. I’d like [Continue Reading]