Striking Back at Cancer: Susan’s Story

When author and healthcare activist Elizabeth Edwards lost her battle with breast cancer in December 2010, it was a stark reminder for Susan Kramer to schedule her yearly mammogram.  Just weeks later, she walked into the Bobetta Lindig Breast Care Center at Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center fully expecting to leave with a clean [Continue Reading]

Sunburn & Skin Cancer: What You Should Know

Despite the heat and humidity during the summer, most Houstonians find themselves at the pool, on the bike trails, at the beach or on the lake. While summertime is meant for outdoor activities, sunburns happen far too often. While some sunburns are treatable with at-home remedies, some are serious enough to seek immediate medical attention, [Continue Reading]

When Juvenile Arthritis Strikes Your Child

Allie Guerino was just 9 years old when she was diagnosed with juvenile idiopathic arthritis. After suffering with extreme swelling in her joints, her family initially thought it would take months to get an appointment because of the shortage of pediatric rheumatologists. Anxious to get his daughter quick treatment, Allie’s father sent an email to [Continue Reading]