The CDC Has Updated Its Guidance for Back-to-School: Here’s What You Need to Know

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently updated its guidance for COVID-19 prevention in K-12 schools. According to the CDC, students benefit from in-person learning, and safely returning to in-person instruction in the fall of 2021 is a priority. “These updates take into account many of the things we have learned over the [Continue Reading]

Ali Vise

Happily Ever After: Memorial Hermann Sonographer Shares Weight Loss Surgery Success Story

By Alexandra Becker The bride beamed as she walked down the aisle, clutching her bouquet of wildflowers. Today, she was marrying the love of her life, their combined four children were officially becoming siblings, and she was, in every sense of the word, happy. Had her wedding taken place just a few months earlier, however, [Continue Reading]

Ali Vise

A Letter of Appreciation

By: Aaron “Russell” Knapp After an unexpected open-heart procedure, a patient at Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute at Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center penned the following letter of appreciation to the physicians and staff who saved his life. I have a story about my visit to your hospital that I strongly feel needs [Continue Reading]

Ali Vise

A Son’s Quick Action and Bravery Saves his Father’s Life

By Alexandra Becker Looking back, 11-year-old Byron Mathews will always have a heroic story to tell. Even more, he will grow up knowing that in times of crisis, his bravery will far outweigh fear. After all, just this past February he saved his own father’s life. The Mathews family had recently relocated from Tucson to [Continue Reading]

Ali Vise

Five Things You Need to Know as Hurricane Season Arrives

By McKenna Gazzier With hurricane season already here, it is imperative that people throughout the Greater Houston area take a closer look into safety precautions. Hurricanes like Ike and Harvey impacted the city of Houston immensely, leaving residents underprepared and, in turn, picking up the pieces of devastating loss. According to forecasters, the 2021 season [Continue Reading]

Ali Vise

Keeping a Close “Eye” on Your Vision Health

With screen time up more than ever before, eye safety and health should be at the top of everyone’s priority list.  As society slowly re-emerges back into normalcy, a lot more people are catching up and scheduling routine health care appointments. One you shouldn’t miss is visiting the eye doctor, as eye exams at every age and life stage can help you maintain good vision.  [Continue Reading]

Ali Vise