5 Tips for Getting Your Nutrition Back on Track After Harvey

By Molly Wong Vega, MS, RDN, LD Sports Dietitian, Memorial Hermann IRONMAN Sports Medicine Institute Hurricane Harvey not only caused destruction to our property but also our daily routines. Don’t let it ruin your health too. As with any event that turns your life upside down, sometimes our usual meal patterns and food selections are [Continue Reading]

Cancer Screenings 101: Learn About the Tests That Can Save Your Life

The statistics are alarming.  The American Cancer Society estimates there will be 1.6 new cancer diagnoses and nearly 600,000 cancer-related deaths in the U.S. in 2017. Every cancer is different and for some types, preventive screenings or tests can help detect cancers early, improving treatment outcomes. Dr. Julie Rowe  is an oncologist affiliated with Memorial [Continue Reading]

Quadruple Heart Bypass Patient Runs into his Surgeon 17 Years Later at Katy Triathlon

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but a photo from a recent triathlon in Katy can’t even begin to tell the story of a very special reunion 17 years in the making. Sometimes You Can’t Outrun Genetics Back when he was 60 years old, Joe Rivera underwent quadruple bypass surgery. He says [Continue Reading]

The Harvey Hack: Upper Respiratory Infections on the Rise a Month After Storm Strikes Houston

A month after Harvey swamped Greater Houston, leaving a trail of moldy debris in its wake, residents across the region are continuing to flood into clinics, urgent cares and doctors’ offices complaining about stuffy noses and coughs that just won’t go away. Family medicine doctors at Memorial Hermann Medical Group clinics across the metro area [Continue Reading]

“My brain tumor was removed, and I was awake for it.”

Blog by Rebecca Hunter Ever since I was little and learned about the 50 states, there was a small part of me that always wanted to live in Texas. Even when applying for colleges, Texas A&M University was one of my top choices.  In the end, I went where most of my friends were going: [Continue Reading]