Preventing ACL Tears in Young Athletes

It happens in a split second, the result of a direct blow to a planted foot, a sharp directional change to juke a defender, a sudden stop, or an awkward landing that hyperextends the knee. Although the “how” varies, most athletes are universal in describing what happens when they injure their anterior cruciate ligament, or [Continue Reading]

Traveling Soon? Here’s What You Should Know About the Zika Virus.

The Zika virus continues to make headlines as it spreads through Latin America and the Caribbean. The Zika virus has been linked to illness, temporary paralysis and birth defects.   Dr. Luis Ostrosky, infectious disease expert with Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center and McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, answered our questions about the Zika virus and how [Continue Reading]