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]

Nation’s Elite Sports Nutrition Training Program Selects Memorial Hermann

Recent graduate takes the career fast lane through Gatorade Sports Nutrition Immersion Program. Just last spring, Taylor Barros was finishing up her college degree at Florida State University. Now, only a few months later, she stands in front of the Houston Baptist University softball team to give them advice on their diets and nutrition. But [Continue Reading]

Follow-Up Friday: Triathlete who was struck by a car returns to compete

On Follow-Up Friday, we revisit one of our memorable patient stories previously featured on Memorial Hermann’s EverydayWell Blog and share an update on their road to recovery. Cheyenne Meyer doesn’t let anyone tell her she can’t. Her steely-eyed determination and unwavering intensity helped her get through the tough days after her accident in August 2016, [Continue Reading]