Striking Back at Cancer: Susan’s Story

When author and healthcare activist Elizabeth Edwards lost her battle with breast cancer in December 2010, it was a stark reminder for Susan Kramer to schedule her yearly mammogram.  Just weeks later, she walked into the Bobetta Lindig Breast Care Center at Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center fully expecting to leave with a clean [Continue Reading]

When Juvenile Arthritis Strikes Your Child

Allie Guerino was just 9 years old when she was diagnosed with juvenile idiopathic arthritis. After suffering with extreme swelling in her joints, her family initially thought it would take months to get an appointment because of the shortage of pediatric rheumatologists. Anxious to get his daughter quick treatment, Allie’s father sent an email to [Continue Reading]

Facing the World

Reyli Hernandez is a fun-loving, 10-year-old boy who enjoys running and playing with his friends and family. He dreams of becoming a doctor when he grows up, maybe because Reyli has spent much of his young life surrounded by doctors, having undergone more surgeries in 10 years than most will experience in a lifetime. Born [Continue Reading]

Flesh-eating Bacteria: Experts Weigh In

With several reports in the news of people infected with “flesh-eating bacteria” recently,  Gulf Coast area residents are asking if they should be concerned. Infectious disease specialists affiliated with Memorial Hermann want to make sure people have the facts. We took the most frequently asked questions about this disease straight to the experts. Q: What [Continue Reading]