Putting an End to Pediatric Brain Cancer

During the summer of 2017, Shamon Ampey noticed her 2-year-old son, Ahmon, was having some strange symptoms. He had problems swallowing and occasionally experienced nose bleeds. When Ahmon started having issues with his balance, Ampey knew something was really wrong. Ampey went to Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital where experts discovered a cancerous mass in Ahmon’s brain. [Continue Reading]

Preventing Traumatic Injuries from Becoming Deadly: What You Can Do

A tourniquet and some basic knowledge can prevent a traumatic injury from becoming a deadly one. Memorial Hermann is joining other trauma care providers in Stop the Bleed, a national prevention campaign to educate the public and save lives. Trauma occurs every 4 seconds in the United States and is the leading cause of death [Continue Reading]

Back on Track After Reconstructive Knee Surgery: Nolan’s Story

When Nolan Durham was just 12 years old, he was playing with his sister, when he jumped over something and felt a “pop” when he landed. “I didn’t know how serious it was. I just felt like something was moving inside my knee and it would hurt when I ran,” remembers Nolan, now 14. Nolan, [Continue Reading]

Chronic Hip Pain Left High School Student on the Bench

High school senior Delaney Workman didn’t plan to sit out of all of her favorite sports for her final year of high school. However, after enduring four surgeries in less than two years, she made the tough decision. “I remember when it happened, I was playing volleyball and I felt a pop during the game [Continue Reading]