Prostate Cancer: The Second Most Common Cancer in Men Can Spread Without Symptoms, But Screening Can Save Lives

Chris French’s prostate cancer diagnosis stemmed from a pain in his knee. A remodeling contractor and competitive equestrian, French had suffered for years from joint problems related to an old martial arts injury. He was set to undergo knee replacement surgery last March, but after doing the pre-surgery bloodwork, he got surprising news from his [Continue Reading]

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Inspiration: Single mother who suffered spinal cord injury in attack doesn’t let that stop her from achieving great things

Shows her children the importance of persistence in the face of adversity Brittany Morris remembers playing dead in 2019 while she was being attacked with a knife by an ex-boyfriend. Her two toddlers watched, frozen with fear. “I was just praying that God didn’t allow me to die in front of my children,” she says. [Continue Reading]

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Frequent Flyers: In Its 46th Year, Life Flight Is Saving Lives. Sometimes the Same Life Twice.

Most people go their whole lives without having the kind of catastrophic medical emergency that puts them in a Memorial Hermann Life Flight helicopter. Brian Bremser has had two. In 1979, just three years after Life Flight was founded, 15-year-old Bremser was critically injured in a car wreck. The accident killed his 17-year-old friend, who [Continue Reading]

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Daksten’s story: From South Dakota to Texas, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital gave us hope during our son’s struggle with a rare brain tumor

It doesn’t take much to entertain 5-year-old Daksten Zeller. Playing outside is his favorite thing to do. He loves exploring nature, riding his bike, playing games with his 6-year-old sister in the back yard, and he enjoys all kinds of sports. His favorite pastimes are watching football on TV with his dad and heading out [Continue Reading]

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