Memorial Hermann Pearland: By the Numbers

It’s an exciting time at Memorial Hermann as the doors to our 14th hospital open March 29. “We want our campus to be a comprehensive, full service medical center for Pearland and the surrounding communities,” says Mario Garner, Sr. Vice President and CEO, Memorial Hermann Pearland. “The hospital completes our vision and builds on the [Continue Reading]

Ten Easy Steps & Recipes for an Anti-cancer Diet

‘You are what you eat’ – which could mean life or death if you’re not careful. “A third of the most common cancers in the United States can be prevented through diet,” says Erika Jenschke, R.D., oncology dietitian at the Memorial Hermann Cancer Center -Texas Medical Center, citing American Institute for Cancer Research data. If [Continue Reading]

Abusing prescription painkillers in the workplace: Is there a cure?

The statistics are staggering.  Abuse of prescription painkillers is on the rise and reaching epidemic levels. According to the National Center for Health Statistics, 37 percent of the 43,982 drug poisoning deaths in 2013 involved prescription painkillers. And of the 2.5 million ER visits in 2011, more than half were related to prescription drugs. Of [Continue Reading]