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]

Why We Come to Work: For These Four Women, It’s Personal

Did you know oncology nurse navigators are critical in helping cancer patients through their most difficult times? Not only do they aid with the transition from diagnosis to treatment, but navigators also provide emotional and educational support while helping coordinate care. Memorial Hermann Health System has a team of oncology nurse navigators who service all [Continue Reading]

Celebrating Cinco de Mayo? Try these healthy alternatives.

Cinco de Mayo, or the fifth of May, is a holiday that celebrates the Mexican Army’s 1862 victory over France at the Battle of Puebla.  While not widely celebrated in Mexico, Cinco de Mayo has evolved into a celebration of Mexican culture and heritage here in the United States. If you are looking for a [Continue Reading]