After a Sudden Stroke, a Family’s Beloved Dog Rushes to the Rescue

By Alexandra Becker The dogs had been acting strange for a few days, but Sheryl Stofel and her husband, Tony, hadn’t given it much thought. Perhaps they were just tired, or a little bored, either of which could have explained their peculiar, needy behavior. The way Sheryl remembers it, they wouldn’t leave Tony’s side, especially [Continue Reading]

Ali Vise

Celebrating Women’s History Month: Michelle Hanna’s Courage Through Multiple Storms

By Hannah Pietsch In 1991, Michelle Hanna was a busy young mom. Her husband owned his own business, and Hanna managed their retail store while caring for two young sons until a June evening changed the course of her life. “I was going to a friend’s house when a drunk driver hit me from behind,” [Continue Reading]

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“A Second Chance At Life” UTHealth Surgeons at Memorial Hermann are First in Texas to Perform Double Lung Transplant on Patient Whose Lungs Were Damaged by COVID-19

by: George Kovacik Francisco Medellin is a retired construction worker who was going about living his life, enjoying his nine children and 32 grandchildren and taking care of his wife. Back in June, however, life threw him a curve ball. The 70-year old began experiencing breathing problems. He went to his primary care doctor and [Continue Reading]


“You Are All Warriors” – COVID-19 Survivor Believes Doctor’s Attitude Helped Pull Him Through

By George Kovacik One day in late June, Danny Davis felt like he had the flu. He had the chills, a mild fever and felt very tired. His doctor prescribed some antibiotics and he began to feel much better. However, a couple of nights later, he woke up and was having trouble breathing. It got [Continue Reading]

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Victoria Duran’s experience as a patient on Memorial Hermann Life Flight led her to pursue a career in emergency medical services

By Jade Waddy Victoria Duran’s excitement for meeting the men and women who played a role in saving her life could be seen on her bright smile. A terrifying Easter Sunday On Easter Sunday 2012, Duran and her family were involved in a serious motor vehicle collision in Baytown, 26 miles south of Houston. The [Continue Reading]

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5 Important Reminders This Holiday Season

There is a lot on everyone’s minds during the holidays and safety should be at the top of the list. Here are some important and safe reminders this holiday season. Check your airbag’s status as part of your travel plans. The United States Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) issued the Takata [Continue Reading]

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