Move More, Sit Less: New Exercise Guidelines for 2019

By Drew Munhausen If you’re still solidifying your resolutions for 2019, you may want to consider this simple one: move more, sit less. New exercise recommendations were recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association – the first time the Physical Activities Guidelines for Americans have been updated since 2008. The new changes aren’t [Continue Reading]

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Behavior Issues at Daycare Led to a Surprising Diagnosis: Tyler’s Story

By Jade Waddy When teachers told Leah Cole her then three-year-old son, Tyler, was having behavior issues at daycare, she was caught off guard by the information. “It just wasn’t how we raised him or his sister and we really didn’t know what was going on,” said Cole. “We were told he was hitting and [Continue Reading]

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Houston Oilers Legend Dan Pastorini Isn’t Slowing Down Thanks to New Mini Hip

By Drew Munhausen NFL legend Dan Pastorini was quarterback for the Houston Oilers during the iconic “Luv Ya Blue” era that originated in 1978. Now, on the 40-year anniversary of the movement, Pastorini, 69, will be inducted in the second class of the Houston Sports Hall of Fame, an honor that includes the likes of Earl [Continue Reading]

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From Iowa to Houston: A Young Champion Delivers Medals To Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital

By Evan Koch Gracie stepped down from the front seat of Spring Fire Department (SFD) engine No. 78 with pleasant conviction upon her arrival at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center. The 11-year-old had just traveled more than 900 miles from Ankeny, Iowa, to Houston, Texas, to make a very special delivery. [Continue Reading]

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A Look Back at Our Most Popular Patient Stories in 2018

By Meredith Whittemore This year, Memorial Hermann celebrated the resiliency of the human spirit. Many of our blogs highlighted patients who overcame serious medical conditions and found themselves smiling on the other side. As 2018 comes to a close, Memorial Hermann is taking a moment to look back at some of our blog posts that resonated most with [Continue Reading]

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Getting “Back Up to Speed” with a New Kind of Pacemaker

By Meredith Whittemore William Spillman has lived in Houston for more than 75 years.  While the hustle and bustle of the city has only gotten faster, Spillman’s heart hasn’t kept up. “I hadn’t felt well in quite some time. I had no energy. I was tired and falling asleep at my desk,”said Spillman, who runs a [Continue Reading]

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