As The Leader reported in last week’s issue, wet conditions and plenty of standing water means good conditions for more mosquitoes in our area and, unfortunately, the potential for more West Nile Virus infections beyond the first case reported by Harris County several weeks ago. Minesh Desai, an internist with Memorial Hermann Medical Group of […]
As most people who live in Houston can attest to, the upcoming summer months won’t be getting particularly cooler any time soon. That means plenty of chances for sunburn, heat exhaustion and even heat stroke. Heat related illnesses are caused primarily by two factors, says Shilipa Pankaj, a pediatrician affialiated with Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital […]
There’s a new Tai Chi class on Wednesdays at Proctor Plaza Center, 803 W. Temple.
John and Marisol Denson have always been interested in fitness, so it was a natural fit to open a chain of six Koko FitClub franchises in Greater Houston, including one at 189 Heights Blvd.
Caught early, slow-growing colorectal cancer is treatable. It’s also preventable.
But many adults delay – or ignore – being screened for polyps, abnormal tissue or other indicators of this disease, which can grow undetected until more serious, later-stage symptoms draw attention, explains Joseph R. Cali, M.D., a colorectal surgeon affiliated with Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital.
An expanded, state-of-the-art Memorial Hermann Northwest Emergency Center means even more health care services and experts are now available to meet the healthcare needs of the community – including a real-time online reservation tool called ScheduleNow. Memorial Hermann Northwest Emergency Center has been the area’s accredited trauma center for 12 years. The expansion project’s completed […]
Welcome Heydi Sherylyn Hernandez to the Leader area. Hernandez was the first baby born in 2013 at Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital at 5:53 a.m. New Year’s Day. Proud parents of the 6-pound, 14-ounce baby girl are Evaristo Hernandez and Alma Valdez.
The average pregnancy lasts 40 weeks. Some babies arrive right on time, others show up early and a few more wait a while longer to make their first appearance.
Heights doctor explains why she thinks Medicaid should be expanded in Texas
Entrepreneur discusses “supplemental” method to weight loss