Spotlight on World Prematurity Day: Joymesha and Sutton’s Story

Two-year-old Sutton Jones loves to play and learn like any other toddler her age. She brandishes a wide smile while saying her A-B-C’s and 1-2-3’s. She is just learning to write her name on paper and trying her hand at sports. Each of these milestones are especially meaningful to her mother, Joymesha, considering the way [Continue Reading]

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In Lauryn’s Memory: Raising Awareness about Childhood Cancers

By Alexandra Becker As a seasoned nurse and now, a clinical coordinator for Women’s Services at Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital, Danielle Criswell has always prided herself on her ability to be both empathetic and professional, helping guide countless families in their health journeys. But when her five-year-old became ill in 2018, Danielle was faced with [Continue Reading]

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Tricks (and Treats!) to Keep Halloween 2021 Safe and Fun

By Alexandra Becker Last year, Halloween night was especially ghoulish as families struggled to keep traditions alive while also protecting their children and themselves from COVID-19. From ingenious contraptions for safely distributing candy to socially distanced costume contests to altogether cancelled plans, it was certainly a grave evening compared to Halloweens past. But this year, [Continue Reading]

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The CDC Has Updated Its Guidance for Back-to-School: Here’s What You Need to Know

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently updated its guidance for COVID-19 prevention in K-12 schools. According to the CDC, students benefit from in-person learning, and safely returning to in-person instruction in the fall of 2021 is a priority. “These updates take into account many of the things we have learned over the [Continue Reading]

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Keeping a Close “Eye” on Your Vision Health

With screen time up more than ever before, eye safety and health should be at the top of everyone’s priority list.  As society slowly re-emerges back into normalcy, a lot more people are catching up and scheduling routine health care appointments. One you shouldn’t miss is visiting the eye doctor, as eye exams at every age and life stage can help you maintain good vision.  [Continue Reading]

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Spotlight on National Cancer Survivors Day: Expert and Compassionate Care Help Lillian as she Battles a Glioblastoma

By Alexandra Becker Mike and Erin Callahan can recall the date without hesitation: September 10, 2019. It was the day their daughter had a seizure during class. Prior to that Monday, Lillian, who was just nine years old at the time, had been a picture of health. Active, happy and social, her parents would sometimes [Continue Reading]

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