Your Best Shot at Protecting Your Family Against the Flu

Parents may have a harder time finding a tear-free way to protect their kids against the influenza virus this year. With flu season fast approaching, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has announced that a nasal spray flu vaccine frequently administered to children has not worked as effectively as expected for several years [Continue Reading]

Cancer Survivors Use Yoga for Healing Mind, Body and Spirit

Yoga is a physical, mental, and spiritual discipline that originated in ancient India.  In recent years, it has become a mainstream practice offered at gyms, schools and even hospitals. It’s becoming increasingly beneficial for cancer survivors at Memorial Hermann hospitals to help counter the side effects of cancer treatments and boost recovery. Yoga was first [Continue Reading]

Building a Healthier Community Starts with Healthier Kids

In 1996, when Carol Paret oversaw the launch of the Memorial Hermann Health Centers for Schools program at the WAVE and Kruse Health Centers in the Pasadena Independent School District, her rationale was simple, but poignant: “There was a need.” Now celebrating 20 years of keeping uninsured and underserved students healthy and in school where they can [Continue Reading]

Five Tips to Help Kids, Teens Avoid Heat-related Illness

Although fall is just around the corner, the heat in Southeast Texas is still in full effect.  Over the next several weeks, it’s as important as ever to keep an eye on active kids and teens, paying special attention to the signs and symptoms of heat-related illness. “Heat-related illness is big right now, especially here [Continue Reading]

Expanding Health Care in Sugar Land

More than two years in the making, the $93 million expansion project at Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital  is now complete. “It’s not easy to add 255,000 square-feet to a campus and still continue to operate as normal but our team did it,” says Greg Haralson, Sr. Vice President and CEO, Memorial Hermann Sugar Land. [Continue Reading]

Here’s to a Healthy & Safe Labor Day Weekend

As the last holiday of summer, Labor Day Weekend is the perfect time for firing up the grill, camping, river tubing, splashing in the pool or just hanging out with family and friends. Whatever your plans may be this weekend, Memorial Hermann wants to help you stay safe and healthy. Travel Safety Tips More than 35 [Continue Reading]