A First-Time Mother Overcomes Breastfeeding Challenges

By Evan Koch Ashley Bingham was looking forward to breastfeeding her daughter, Cydnee. A prenatal breastfeeding class at Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital reinforced what Bingham had read about the health benefits of breast milk and why it was the globally accepted standard for nourishing infants. As a first-time mother, Bingham was especially optimistic that breastfeeding [Continue Reading]

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Follow-Up Friday: Back in uniform after being a trauma patient

By Jade Waddy Officer Nestor Garcia’s dream of being a police officer was tragically put on hold when he was struck by a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed during a routine traffic stop in 2017. Garcia underwent lifesaving surgery at the Red Duke Trauma Institute at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, where they [Continue Reading]

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Double-Knee Replacement Helps Quickly Restore 73-Year-Old’s Active Lifestyle

By Drew Munhausen When Ron Adams, 73, arrived for his two-week checkup after undergoing bilateral (double) knee replacement surgery, even his orthopedic surgeon was impressed with how well Adams was walking. Less than three weeks earlier, Adams could barely walk to his mailbox. His knees were in such bad shape, he couldn’t go grocery shopping, [Continue Reading]

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Follow-Up Friday: Inspiring family and friends to have their own “new start”

By Jade Waddy Brenda Longoria still beams when she states her weight loss surgery was the best decision she ever made for her health. Longoria previously shared her weight loss journey with the EveryDay Well Blog. “After I shared my story, so many people approached me asking for advice,” Longoria said. “I told everyone the [Continue Reading]

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Looking to the Future after a High School Football Career Ends Too Soon

By Drew Munhausen Dion Pinkard will never forget Sept. 7, 2018. It was the day his high school football career came to an end. Pinkard is an extremely versatile athlete who often played both offense and defense for the Legacy Preparatory Christian Academy (LPCA) football team. He was a senior captain of the team and [Continue Reading]

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Rising 6th Grader Uses Attitude and Resilience to Overcome Genetic Condition

By Evan Koch Angeliz Del Valle has a Texas-sized smile and an even bigger personality. The soon-to-be 11-year-old is unabashed when it comes to her aspirations of being a gymnast, equestrian, ballet dancer or actress. “I am going to be able to do everything I want to do one day,” Angeliz said. There’s good reason [Continue Reading]

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