Why I Decided To Give Back

Six years ago, Kel Mabatah sustained a traumatic brain injury after being brutally attacked while in Nigeria. Mabatah was in a coma for nearly a week, and the incident left him completely paralyzed on his right side and unable to speak. After undergoing emergency surgery in Nigeria, he returned to Houston and was admitted to [Continue Reading]

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A National Clinical Trial Bolsters Efforts to Develop Treatments for COVID-19

By: Alexandra Becker As experts across the globe race to advance measures to combat COVID-19, researchers and clinicians at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) are leading a clinical trial at Memorial Hermann-TMC aimed at preventing progression of the disease. In August, a team of physician-scientists at UTHealth received a multimillion-dollar [Continue Reading]

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Safety Needs To Be Added To The Menu This Holiday Season

By: George Kovacik When the COVID-19 pandemic started in March, none of us thought we would still be dealing with it during the 2020 holiday season, but here we are. With the number of cases rising throughout the United States, it’s important to take certain precautions when getting together with family and close friends, especially [Continue Reading]

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This Is the Year to Quit

By: Drew Munhausen Every year on the third Thursday of November, the American Cancer Society encourages smokers to participate in the Great American Smokeout by quitting tobacco. According to the American Cancer Society, by quitting – even just for a day – tobacco users take an important step toward a healthier life and help reduce their risk of developing [Continue Reading]

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“Different Than Anything in My Career”

Amabir Mattewal, M.D., Medical Director of the ICU, Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center, Describes His Life Treating Patients During COVID-19 Working in the ICU I thought I had seen everything. However, when COVID-19 hit Houston extremely hard in mid-June, it was nothing like anything I have experienced in my career. We were fortunate by [Continue Reading]

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