Early Detection Matters When It Comes To Breast Cancer

By: Dr. Jessica Jones, oncologist with Memorial Hermann Cancer Center Before you read this blog, I need you to know that this isn’t going to be your run-of-the-mill “go get your mammogram” post. No ma’am. I will talk about more than just mammograms, which are critically important. I will also delve into breast MRI and [Continue Reading]

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Three Things You Need to Know about the Flu and Pregnancy

While contracting COVID-19 is still a concern for communities nationwide, health experts are also expecting to see more winter flu cases. Severe illness from the flu can present itself in certain individuals, including the elderly, immunocompromised, and women who are pregnant. In fact, pregnant women have a much higher risk for developing complications from the [Continue Reading]

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A Tale of Twos: How Two Heroic Security Officers Helped Deliver Two Babies Outside Two Memorial Hermann Hospitals Late Last Year

Memorial Hermann Health System delivers thousands of Houston-area babies each year, but rarely do those deliveries happen just outside the hospital walls. Late last year, however, and in two separate occurrences, two heroic Memorial Hermann security officers stepped in to help deliver two healthy baby girls in the parking lots outside Memorial Hermann Sugar Land [Continue Reading]

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Five Things Families Need to Know about the COVID-19 Vaccines

By Alexandra Becker Recently, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) to two vaccines for COVID-19—the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine and the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine. Both use a well-established mRNA technology to combat the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes COVID-19 disease, and both require two doses administered weeks apart to deliver maximum [Continue Reading]

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Esbedy’s Journey: Battling COVID-19 while pregnant

by: Jade Waddy Esbedy Reyes’ journey to become a mom for the third time was one she looked forward to. When the COVID-19 pandemic began, she practiced caution in order to protect herself and her unborn daughter. “I knew I was considered high-risk so I was very careful about where I was going and who [Continue Reading]


Helping Families Cope with Cancer

By Drew Munhausen Canopy is a unique cancer survivorship center located at Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center. Kate Mahan, a licensed professional counselor, is an added complimentary resource available to Canopy guests who is shedding additional light on her work in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness month. “I am honored to work with survivors, [Continue Reading]