Baby Formula Shortage Crisis: What can concerned parents do?

By Dr. Victoria Regan, pediatrician, Children’s Memorial Hermann Pediatrics As a pediatrician, I understand the concerns that many parents face about the nationwide baby formula shortage. The shortage has put parents across the country on edge as they scramble to find ways to feed their children. The crisis, caused by ongoing supply chain issues during [Continue Reading]

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Addie’s Story: From NICU Nurse to NICU Mom

After being married for four years, Addie and Chase Adamek of Pearland were excited to learn that they were expecting in 2018. Addie was a NICU nurse at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital in the Texas Medical Center and Chase was a middle school PE teacher and coach. Ultrasound after ultrasound, they joyfully saw their baby [Continue Reading]

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A Former COVID-19 ICU Patient Credits Nurses at Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital for Saving his Life

Shortly after the holidays last December, 43-year-old Eddie Iniesta was admitted to Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital with severe complications from COVID-19. For the next few weeks, Iniesta’s condition flipped between slowly improving to steadily declining. He refused, however, to be intubated, instead telling his nurses that he would be one of their “miracle patients.” That [Continue Reading]

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Inspired By Those Who Cared for Her Mother, a Daughter Becomes a Nurse in Her Honor

Cristi Luque, a nurse with TIRR Memorial Hermann, pauses to remember her mother every year on Mother’s day. Judy Hoover was just 62 years old when she died of colon cancer. “She was so loving and compassionate and just really loved us,” said Luque, describing the woman who adopted her at two weeks old. “Mom [Continue Reading]

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Spotlight on Sexual Assault Awareness Month: A Q&A with Leaders of Memorial Hermann’s SANE Program

For several decades, Memorial Hermann has been a leader in advocating for victims of sexual abuse and assault throughout the Greater Houston area through their trailblazing SANE (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner) Program. In addition to providing a personalized and compassionate care experience for this patient population, the program is committed to community partnerships and educational [Continue Reading]

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Spotlight on National Donate Life Month: Memorial Hermann-TMC’s Donor Specialty Care Unit Honors Organ Donor Heroes

By Marla Carter Selph Each April, healthcare organizations across the U.S. recognize National Donate Life Month in an effort to spread awareness and information about the lifesaving impact of organ donation, including the incredible fact that just one organ donor can save up to 8 different lives. Dr. George Williams, vice chair for critical care [Continue Reading]

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