“My son just wanted to be a kid again.” A mother’s quest to find an answer to her son’s pineal cyst.

By Jessica Large, mother of Brayden Large As a mother, I know things about my children that no one else on earth knows. I felt them move in my body before anyone else. I know them each by smell, a primal instinct God imbedded in my DNA. As babies, I could pick out their cry [Continue Reading]

Air Force Veteran Defies the Odds and Survives a Ruptured Brain Aneurysm

As a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, Danisha Henry is trained to handle high pressure, high stress situations.  What she didn’t realize was the life-threatening situation she’d have to battle through after putting the combat zone behind her. “Back in March, I was in the kitchen, and the next thing I remember is being [Continue Reading]

A severe headache or a stroke? Would you know the difference?

Rex Brown doesn’t remember collapsing at his job, but he does remember the EMS crew showing up and rushing him to Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital in March 2016. What he thought was a bad headache turned out to be much more serious. “EMS was asking me questions and I could tell I was slurring my [Continue Reading]

When a stroke strikes, do you know where to go?

When Marshall Handy had his first stroke in 2007, he did not receive care from a certified Primary Stroke Center. What he received was an injection, discharge papers and the challenge of teaching himself to walk and write again. Fast forward to 2017 when Handy had his second, more severe, stroke at age 67. This [Continue Reading]

Battling a Brain Tumor While Pregnant

By Danielle Endres In 2012, I was given news that would change our lives. I was diagnosed with Acoustic Neuroma, a benign tumor on the acoustic nerve in the brain. It was already large at about 3 cm and I was to have surgery as soon as possible. Within the next few weeks I would [Continue Reading]

Do certain noises drive you crazy? You may have a health disorder.

Imagine sitting down with a friend or loved one for a nice meal and not being able to tune out the sounds of their chewing. The sound sends you into a state of uncontrolled annoyance, provoking anxiety and anger. These are the symptoms of misophonia, also known as “selective sound sensitivity syndrome,” which is a [Continue Reading]