Suffer from snoring? Some important things to know about sleep apnea
Does your partner snore? Or do you? Snoring can not only affect your relationship -- it can also affect your health. Dr. J. Cary Moorhead, Otolaryngologist and Sleep Medicine Specialist affiliated with Memorial Hermann provides more information about sleep apnea.
Shooting victim drives Maserati to ER in southwest Houston after alleged altercation at gentlemen’s club
A man with a gunshot wound to his abdomen drove himself to a Memorial Hermann emergency room in southwest Houston after an altercation at a gentlemen’s club Thursday, the Houston Police Department said.
How to safeguard your personal information in wake of recent cyberattacks
Memorial Hermann, St. Luke’s, the Houston Health Department and Oak Bend Medical Center, are among the local healthcare systems hit by cyberattacks in 2022, potentially putting patients at risk by exposing their protected health information.
Waller County Sheriff’s Office K9 back on duty after overheating and collapsing while responding to scene
Choas the K-9 has been to a lot of scenes, but it’s likely neither he nor his handler ever imagined ending a shift at an emergency vet clinic, but when things got a little too heated earlier this month, that’s where he landed, thanks to quick action.
Memorial Hermann announces new vice president, chief medical officer at for north Houston hospitals
A Penn State University graduate has just been named the new vice president and regional chief medical officer at Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center and Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital in Humble.
Safe sleep guidelines updated for 1st time in 6 years; experts take stance against popular at-home monitors
Approximately 3,500 infants die from sleep-related infant deaths every year in the U.S. That’s a substantial decline since the 1990s before parents were instructed to sleep babies on their backs.
More than a year later, some hospitals still don’t comply with Hospital Price Transparency Law
The hospital price transparency law requires hospitals to list the cash prices for procedures on their websites, requiring them to be easily accessible and allow patients to compare cash prices with insurance.
Thousands of patients lose access to doctors after Memorial Hermann, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas fail to reach agreement
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas and Memorial Hermann failed to reach an agreement this week which resulted in Memorial Hermann hospitals, surgery centers and some doctors now being out of network for thousands of patients with BCBSTX insurance plans.
Major weight loss may help with outcomes of COVID-19
Despite recommendations to postpone elective procedures at some points during the pandemic, weight loss surgeon Dr. Tanya Kajese with UTHealth Houston and Memorial Hermann said that’s actually been the motivation for a lot more patients to proceed with bariatric surgery because they’re at risk for severe disease.
Awww photos: The biggest little Astros fans wish ‘Stros best of luck
In honor of the Houston Astros hosting the Atlanta Braves for Game 1 of the 2021 World Series, some of the babies in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital and Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital are showing their support. In addition, staff at various Memorial Hermann campuses across the Greater Houston Area are supporting the ‘Stros by donning some of their favorite apparel.
‘Don’t put yourself at risk’: Doctors warn to be safe over Labor Day weekend as hospitals continue to stay full
Dr. David Callender, president and CEO of Memorial Hermann, said vaccinated people can feel safe to go out and about this weekend while unvaccinated people should not travel or attend large gatherings since the majority of hospitalized COVID patients are unvaccinated.
Memorial Hermann offering booster shots for immunocompromised
Memorial Hermann announced that it will offer booster shots of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccine in hospitals and clinics throughout the Greater Houston area to immunocompromised people who meet criteria set by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
What you need know about the free vaccine clinics happening in the Houston area
School is just around the corner. In preparation for the school year, districts and organizations have started announcing vaccine clinics. Many will be hosting clinics for the standard required immunizations and others will also be including COVID-19 vaccines in their list of vaccines available at the clinic.