COVID-19: Alternatives to Handshakes to Avoid Swapping Germs

Looking for ways to stop the spread of infection? While washing your hands thoroughly and consistently is absolutely important, one of the easiest things you can do to avoid germ spread is to stop making unnecessary physical contact with other people. No handshakes. No high fives. During this time of caution, we’re sure your friends, [Continue Reading]

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Local teacher’s passion for teaching helps in her recovery after brain tumor

By Jade Waddy Kindergarten teachers play a crucial role in introducing children to the world of learning. Local kindergarten teacher Robin Nichols loves taking on that important task. In fact, it served as her motivation during her recent rehabilitation journey at TIRR Memorial Hermann Outpatient Rehabilitation-The Woodlands Medical Center.   While teaching one day last [Continue Reading]

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Memorial Hermann’s Community Resource Center Addresses Health Needs in Greater Houston

By Jade Waddy Memorial Hermann Health System recently unveiled its first Community Resource Center, an innovative new concept that is part of a broader expansion of efforts aimed at better addressing the holistic needs of the southwest Houston community. “Our mission is to improve health, and we know that health care is only 20 percent [Continue Reading]

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Here’s what you should know from the experts

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently issued a public health warning regarding the novel virus, COVID-19. Memorial Hermann’s Chief Medical and Quality Officer, Dr. Angela Shippy, took the time to answer questions regarding the infectious disease COVID-19. Read below to learn more about the virus and what you can do to protect yourself.  What is Coronavirus (COVID-19)? [Continue Reading]

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After Years of Battling Epilepsy, Cathy Gets Her Life Back with Minimally-Invasive Surgery

By Jade Waddy Cathy Streuding’s love for travel has taken her and her family across the globe. In September 2007, Streuding had just completed a 9-week course of anti-malaria medication to prepare for a family trip to Africa when she began experiencing breakthrough epileptic seizures. “I remember reading the side effects of the medication and [Continue Reading]

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Training for the Ironman after heart surgery.

By: Natasha Barrett  Jason Dragon travels a lot for work. At The Department of Homeland Security, his career as a Supervisory Special Agent combating violent crime and dangerous criminal gangs in Houston brings him to places located all over the world. Though he enjoys going overseas, he recently experienced considerable jet lag and had difficulty [Continue Reading]

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