After a Sudden Stroke, a Family’s Beloved Dog Rushes to the Rescue

By Alexandra Becker The dogs had been acting strange for a few days, but Sheryl Stofel and her husband, Tony, hadn’t given it much thought. Perhaps they were just tired, or a little bored, either of which could have explained their peculiar, needy behavior. The way Sheryl remembers it, they wouldn’t leave Tony’s side, especially [Continue Reading]

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Celebrating Donate Life Month: A Living Kidney Donation forms an Unbreakable Bond

By Alexandra Becker Cheri Longan and Jessica Palomarez have been best friends for more than two decades, working side-by-side as Labor & Delivery nurses at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital. They’ve been together through some of life’s biggest triumphs and greatest challenges, but neither could have predicted the surgical procedure that would bring them even closer [Continue Reading]

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Teen survives being ejected from single car motor vehicle collision to return to school

Late last year, Sam Mills was living the carefree life of a teenager. He was active in school, he worked a part-time job that he loved and spent his free time with his four siblings, parents and friends. However, the day after Christmas 2020, the 17-year old’s life changed in an instant. Sam was heading [Continue Reading]

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Houston icon avoids amputation with help from Memorial Hermann

Fred Haas has had a successful career serving the automotive needs of Houstonians for many, many years. At 90 years old, Haas is an active traveler, so when he noticed a wound on his ankle in June 2019 that wouldn’t heal, he started to get concerned. After multiple weeks dealing with constant pain and swelling, [Continue Reading]

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Celebrating Women’s History Month: Michelle Hanna’s Courage Through Multiple Storms

By Hannah Pietsch In 1991, Michelle Hanna was a busy young mom. Her husband owned his own business, and Hanna managed their retail store while caring for two young sons until a June evening changed the course of her life. “I was going to a friend’s house when a drunk driver hit me from behind,” [Continue Reading]

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