Healthy Brain Recipes from Monica Pope

In honor of Stroke Awareness Month, Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Institute at the Texas Medical Center teamed up with Top Chef Masters competitor Monica Pope to provide free entertaining and educational cooking classes throughout the month of May at Sparrow Bar + Cookshop. Monica is known for her ability to transform local farmers’ ingredients with [Continue Reading]

Making Every Day Earth Day

Today is Earth Day, an event commemorated worldwide annually to show support for protecting the environment. First celebrated in 1970, Earth Day is recognized in more than 192 countries. At Memorial Hermann, helping people to heal is not inconsistent with helping to minimize our environmental footprint. In fact, Memorial Hermann’s energy efficiency goal closely aligns [Continue Reading]

Memorial Hermann Pearland: By the Numbers

It’s an exciting time at Memorial Hermann as the doors to our 14th hospital open March 29. “We want our campus to be a comprehensive, full service medical center for Pearland and the surrounding communities,” says Mario Garner, Sr. Vice President and CEO, Memorial Hermann Pearland. “The hospital completes our vision and builds on the [Continue Reading]

Ten Easy Steps & Recipes for an Anti-cancer Diet

‘You are what you eat’ – which could mean life or death if you’re not careful. “A third of the most common cancers in the United States can be prevented through diet,” says Erika Jenschke, R.D., oncology dietitian at the Memorial Hermann Cancer Center -Texas Medical Center, citing American Institute for Cancer Research data. If [Continue Reading]

Identical Female Triplets Are One of a Kind

They say that good things come in threes. For the past month, the Harris family of League City, Texas, has been buying everything in threes. Three cribs, three car seats, three swings and three times the number of diapers most parents need. Their all-girl identical Harris triplets, Addison, Kinsley and Savannah Harris, arrived on December [Continue Reading]

HMO vs. PPO. Which is better for you?

It’s crunch time – and not just for holiday shopping. As the annual open enrollment for health insurance dwindles, you must decide: Should you stay or should you switch? You may lean toward the latter, as a rising number of insurance companies hike rates and whittle options for 2016. Whether you rely on your employer-sponsored [Continue Reading]