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Why I Chose to Get the COVID-19 Vaccine While Pregnant

By: Kristin Malaer During pregnancy and afterwards, mothers are faced with making tough decisions. Each has its own set of challenges, as every pregnancy is unique, and this is certainly the case with being pregnant during the COVID-19 pandemic. As a first-time mom, I was faced with decisions about how much to share, who to [Continue Reading]

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Celebrating Black History Month: Spotlight on Dr. Gary Sheppard

By Alexandra Becker As early as the seventh grade, Dr. Gary Sheppard knew he wanted to become a physician. He’d always enjoyed science, and the idea of helping people at the same time appealed to him. There were no doctors in his family and no life-altering events that shaped this decision: he simply knew it [Continue Reading]

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#Shot of Hope: Debbie’s Story

By Jade Waddy On Dec. 15, Memorial Hermann received its first shipment of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. To date, the system has vaccinated tens of thousands of employees and members of the community following the State’s guidance for COVID-19 vaccine distribution, which prioritizes vaccination in its Phase 1A and Phase 1B. The COVID-19 pandemic has [Continue Reading]

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On the Frontlines of COVID: “They’re asking for my help, and I’m willing to give it”

By Daniel Wingard, PT, DPT It’s my job to help patients recover from neurological illness or injury. COVID-19 makes that much more complicated. The No. 1 priority of most of my patients is to improve their balance, strength and endurance. They’re asking for my help, and I’m willing to give it, even during a pandemic. [Continue Reading]

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On the Frontlines of COVID: “My whole life is built on helping others”

By Kaye Robertson For the past 20 years, I’ve worked alongside doctors and therapists, providing a second pair of hands to help our patients regain their abilities after life-changing illness or injury. We still provide that same high-level service, but some things have changed. When patients come in for their therapy appointments, we give them [Continue Reading]

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