A Look Back at Our Most Popular Patient Stories in 2018

By Meredith Whittemore This year, Memorial Hermann celebrated the resiliency of the human spirit. Many of our blogs highlighted patients who overcame serious medical conditions and found themselves smiling on the other side. As 2018 comes to a close, Memorial Hermann is taking a moment to look back at some of our blog posts that resonated most with [Continue Reading]

Getting “Back Up to Speed” with a New Kind of Pacemaker

By Meredith Whittemore William Spillman has lived in Houston for more than 75 years.  While the hustle and bustle of the city has only gotten faster, Spillman’s heart hasn’t kept up. “I hadn’t felt well in quite some time. I had no energy. I was tired and falling asleep at my desk,”said Spillman, who runs a [Continue Reading]

Follow-up Friday: Twins Born Two Weeks Apart are Thriving

By Lindsey Klingensmith   On January 17, 2017, Amara Woolridge was born at Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center at 24 weeks and four days gestation. Her twin brother, Arthur, stayed in utero and was born two weeks later, on January 31, 2017, at 26 weeks and four days gestation. Shortly after their birth, the twins’ mother blogged [Continue Reading]

Serving Others on the Frontline and Now at the Bedside

By Shannon Dillon Lakeisha Atkins Malone is a familiar face on the neurosurgical intensive care unit (NSICU) at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, where she’s worked as a nurse for nearly three years. But nursing wasn’t her first career. For almost a decade, Atkins Malone served as a cook in the U.S. Navy before training to become a [Continue Reading]

This Black Friday, Fill Your Cart with These Doctor-Approved Healthcare Essentials.

By Rhiannon Collette Planning on hitting the shops today to score some sweet Black Friday deals? While health and wellness products may not necessarily top your wish list, the busiest shopping day of the year is the perfect time to stock up on deeply discounted essentials to keep your family well. Along with the typical gifts that [Continue Reading]