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]

Champion Swimmer Back in the Pool After Knee Replacement

As a Master’s Swimmer for the past 23 years, Rebecca Buckner of Alaska expects top performance from her body. “Swimming is a very important part of my life. I used to compete and I wanted to still be able to do the breaststroke since that’s my preferred stroke,” Buckner said. When the pain in her [Continue Reading]

Following in Dad’s Footsteps at Memorial Hermann

This weekend, families will come together to honor and celebrate “dad” on Father’s Day. While fathers and father-like figures wear many hats, a number of dads at Memorial Hermann are creating family legacies in health care by inspiring their children to also devote their careers to advancing the health of patients and the community. To [Continue Reading]

Husband & Wife Experience “Widowmaker” Heart Attacks and Live to Tell About It.

Imagine surviving a lightning strike. Now imagine your spouse surviving a lightning strike several months later. That’s the rarity of the Greenbaums’ story. Except instead of having high-voltage electricity coursing through their bodies, they each survived a widowmaker heart attack within months of one another. Robert Greenbaum was the first to survive the potentially deadly [Continue Reading]

Answering the call: Free pediatric nurse triage line after hours & on weekends

Any parent will tell you that kids always get sick after hours or on weekends, when the pediatrician’s office is closed. Whether it’s a fever, an earache, a swollen ankle or stomach pain, mom Lisa Pugh knows what it’s like to have a child in pain. When her daughter was running a fever on a [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]