Ease Anxiety with These Steps to Car Seat Safety

Wrestling a car seat into its proper position is easier said than done, as countless parents can attest. It’s no wonder that questions and anxiety can quickly mount when searching for, installing and putting a car seat to use. “There is a lot for parents to consider and process when it comes to car seat [Continue Reading]

After Surviving World War II, Ruptured Esophagus Threatens Veteran’s Life

To say 97-year-old retired Air Force Major Glenn Martin has had an interesting life sorely understates the many life-threatening experiences he has survived to be where he is today. Now settled in his Cypress-area home with his daughter, Martin says his faith and his military training sustained him through dangerous military missions during World War [Continue Reading]

The Dreaded Knee Injury More Likely to Sideline Female Athletes

Niya Mitchell, 21, knew immediately that something had gone wrong with her left knee when she came down from a rebound during a Texas Southern University basketball game in November 2017. This was not the first time Mitchell had torn her ACL, so she had a good idea of what was happening. Mitchell is now [Continue Reading]

Are You Ready? Perfecting Your Hurricane Plan in a Post-Harvey World

In the aftermath of Harvey, the arrival of Houston’s first hurricane season will undoubtedly stoke some trepidation from Houstonians still reeling from last year’s unprecedented storm, but there’s no reason to panic if you have a proper plan in place. While June 1 marks the official start of Hurricane Season, the Gulf of Mexico has [Continue Reading]

“Embracing My New Normal After My Stroke”

By: Toi Robinson Normal is such a subjective word, as it can mean many things for different people. In the past four years, my “normal” has evolved as I’ve overcome many challenges and celebrate my daily triumphs. Saturday, July 5, 2014, started as a typical day for me.  I’d spent the morning busying myself with [Continue Reading]

3-Year-Old Hospital Patient Becomes a Firefighter for a Day

Edison, age 3, loves all things related to firefighting. His room in his Dallas-area home is decorated with fire engines and posters of firefighters; he has his own electric ride-on fire truck; his favorite color is red; and he wants to be a fireman when he grows up. He’s a curious, outgoing little boy, who [Continue Reading]