From the basketball court to the operating room: Jerry Ashworth reflects on health scare after facing emergency heart surgery

By: Natasha Barrett Most of us gathered around our TV for the biggest game of the year.  Either to see those big-money commercials.  The always gossiped about half-time performances.  Or, the actual showdown on the field.  But, this year, watching the Super Bowl was different for Jerry Ashworth.   Hometown football hero Patrick Mahomes was playing [Continue Reading]

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She’s There To Help, But So Many People Help Her

By: Natasha Barrett The man walked through the door of the gift shop and seemed a little lost. He stopped, looked around, almost overwhelmed with his head looking down. The woman behind the counter politely asked if she could help him find what he was looking for. He quickly replied, ‘no’ without even looking up. [Continue Reading]

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One dad’s fight to have a walk to remember with his daughter, after months of health challenges

By Lindsey Klingensmith Roberto Guzman celebrated the start of 2020 with zeal.  With a few exceptions, his daughter’s wedding being one major exception, 2019 was not a great year and he was relieved to see it come to an end. 2019 Health Struggles It started in early January when Guzman experienced dizziness while walking his [Continue Reading]

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Polio survivor returns to TIRR Memorial Hermann as adult for post-polio treatment

By Jade Waddy Dana Cowey vividly remembers when she first arrived at TIRR Memorial Hermann at the age of 3 in 1966 for treatment of polio. Over the next decade, Cowey would come back to TIRR Memorial Hermann once a month for treatment of her polio conditions. TIRR Memorial Hermann can trace its roots back [Continue Reading]

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