“A Second Chance At Life” UTHealth Surgeons at Memorial Hermann are First in Texas to Perform Double Lung Transplant on Patient Whose Lungs Were Damaged by COVID-19

by: George Kovacik Francisco Medellin is a retired construction worker who was going about living his life, enjoying his nine children and 32 grandchildren and taking care of his wife. Back in June, however, life threw him a curve ball. The 70-year old began experiencing breathing problems. He went to his primary care doctor and [Continue Reading]

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Determined to sail again after a spinal cord injury

By: Jade Waddy For months, Tom White was in Houston dreaming of getting back out on the water and going sailing in his hometown of Corpus Christi. It’s one of things he loves most in life. But first, he had to work hard to recover from an incomplete spinal cord injury that left him paralyzed [Continue Reading]

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“You Are All Warriors” – COVID-19 Survivor Believes Doctor’s Attitude Helped Pull Him Through

By George Kovacik One day in late June, Danny Davis felt like he had the flu. He had the chills, a mild fever and felt very tired. His doctor prescribed some antibiotics and he began to feel much better. However, a couple of nights later, he woke up and was having trouble breathing. It got [Continue Reading]

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Road to recovery: One doctor’s journey in rehabilitation after battling COVID-19

By Jade Waddy Dr. Grant Lashley spent nearly six weeks in the TIRR Memorial Hermann COVID-19 Rehabilitation Program. Dr. Lashley spent 37 days on a ventilator in the ICU at a Louisiana hospital before coming to TIRR Memorial Hermann where he would relearn to walk and so much more. Watch his story. To learn more [Continue Reading]

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