Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital Opens Off 290 & Grand Parkway

This Friday, the brand new $168 million Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital will be open! Construction on the 81-bed hospital took 24 months. This makes Memorial Hermann’s thirteenth acute care hospital in the Greater Houston area. “Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital brings the expertise of the Memorial Hermann Health System, including the region’s top medical specialists, to families in the Cypress and Northwest Houston … Read More

Diabetics: Instead of Insulin Injections, You Can Now Inhale it!

FOX 26 News — Big news for diabetes sufferers: instead of injecting insulin, you now have the option of inhaling it. At first glance it may appear Ramone Townes is using an asthma inhaler or taking a breathalyzer test. But that’s not what’s happening. He’s using his insulin inhaler that his doctor introduced him to just three months ago. “Convenience, … Read More

Care Net Announces Houston Walk For Life, Cypress Walk For Life

Baby Greenberg

On Saturday, April 8, 8 AM – 10 AM, walk participants will gather in the circle drive of The MET‘s worship center at Jones and Mills Road. There will be light refreshments — coffee, juice, donuts, and fruit — as walkers fellowship with old and new friends. Registration begins at 8:15 AM and the walk sets off at 9 AM sharp. The group … Read More

VIDEO: Deaf Baby Hears Mom Say “I Love You” For The First Time

At three months old, Cody Ford is tiny, but his hearing aids are a big deal. Because children’s ears grow so rapidly, it’s not practical to purchase hearing aids for them. Instead, the devices are rented out, but can still run anywhere from $2,000 to $7,000 each time a new pair is needed. Unfortunately, Texas is one of about 30 states that doesn’t … Read More

VIDEO: Katy Toddler Smiles For First Time After Coma & Meningitis

Pierce Robinson, meningitis

Katy, Texas — The video is so moving and hopeful that’s it’s being shared all over the world. It all started with a fever, but when 21 month old Pierce Robinson woke up on Saturday, February 4 having seizures, his parents rushed him to a local Urgent Care clinic. Unfortunately, doctors there concluded that little Pierce was suffering from a bad … Read More

Woodlands Couple Blessed By Pregnancy Miracle After Years Of Infertility

Lauren Walker Infertility Pregnancy The Woodlands

“We prayed for 953 days,” says Lauren Walker of The Woodlands. “452 Needles, thousands of tears, one corrective surgery, four clomid / letrozole attempts, two IVF rounds, three failed transfers, and One Amazing GOD. We are overwhelmed with joy to finally announce that we are expecting boy/girl TWINS!! ???????????????????????? Duke & Diana Walker – August 2017.” The mother and father’s beautiful Facebook post announcing the miraculous pregnancy … Read More

NFL, Texas Children’s, Devon Still & Melissa Wilson Fight Cancer During Super Bowl

Dedicated reporter and mom, Melissa Wilson of FOX 26, shared a really touching story with her fans today. Her son, Caleb, who has bravely battled cancer now for several years, had a very exciting opportunity during the Super Bowl here in Houston. He’s also received some even more exciting news! Jennifer Grassman Jennifer Grassman is a writer and public relations specialist based … Read More

Congress Cuts Federal Funding For Abortions: No Taxpayer Funding For Abortion Act H.R. 7 Passes

The Woodlands, TX — Today, the House passed the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act (H.R. 7). Representing Texas’ 8th District,  U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady proudly stood for life in speaking on the House floor. He also released the following statement: Jennifer Grassman Jennifer Grassman is a writer and public relations specialist based in Houston. She enjoys reading to her three daughters, singing, … Read More

Barbara Bush Stays Near To Husband, George H.W. Bush, At Houston Methodist Hospital

Houston Methodist doctors Amy Mynderse and Clinton Doerr say, “He’s not your average 92 year-old!” Thankfully, physicians are enthusiastic about George H.W. Bush‘s improving health. Despite a nasty battle with pneumonia, his vitals are back to normal and they’re hoping to move him out of the ICU this week. Jennifer Grassman Jennifer Grassman is a writer and public relations specialist based in … Read More

While Most Galveston Beach Bacteria Tests Low, Matagorda is High

Gulf Coast Coral Reef, photo by NOAA

Update 6/29/2016 4:02PM: Three Matagorda beaches have tested dangerously high and those beaches are now under advisories. See below for details. As poor Brian Parrott returns home from the hospital, Galveston beaches are once again testing Low to Medium for bacteria, which is great news for beach goers! The diabetic grandfather lost his leg at the knee after a horrifying battle … Read More

Beach Bacteria Safety Tips, Symptoms To Watch For, & First Aid Treatment

Girl at the Beach by Ramon Gonzalez

Our recent article advising beach goers of high bacteria counts in the water near Galveston and The McFaddin National Wildlife Refuge drew a lot of interest and concern. In order to help answer your questions and keep you informed, we’ve researched and collected information about precautions you can take to protect your family from bacterial infection, spot symptoms early, and treat injuries that … Read More

Have Some Listeria With Your Latte? Starbucks Recalls Breakfast Sandwiches

Thankfully no illness have been reported so far, but YIKES. Sausage, egg, and cheese breakfast sandwiches that were sold at 250 Starbucks stores throughout Texas, Arkansas, and Oklahoma, have been recalled due to potentially deadly Listeria bacteria contamination. Jennifer Grassman Jennifer Grassman is a writer and public relations specialist based in Houston. She enjoys reading to her three daughters, singing, designing … Read More

Midland Police Stand Strong With Injured Texas Boy, Zalend Thames

This is a wonderful story from our boys in blue in Midland, Texas! 9 year old Zalend  Thames recently lost a finger in an accident, and the injury has left the poor kid very self-conscious. Enter the Midland Police Department.  Jennifer Grassman Jennifer Grassman is a writer and public relations specialist based in Houston. She enjoys reading to her three … Read More

Spring Husband & Wife Team Up To Fight Childhood Cancer With St. Baldrick’s

On Sunday, March 13, at 3 PM, something humorously entertaining yet touchingly inspiring is going down at The Goose’s Acre Bistro & Irish Pub in The Woodlands. Uniting with many other good souls from across the Greater North Houston area, two Spring, Texas residents – who also happen to be the proud parents of two beautiful young daughters – Christopher and Candace … Read More

Blue Santa & The Tomball Police Elves Make Christmas Special For Local Shut-Ins

The Tomball Police Department is marking their 11th year touring Tomball area assisted living, nursing, retirement, and medical facilities with Blue Santa and his crew of Tomball Police Elves. Jennifer Grassman Jennifer Grassman is a writer and public relations specialist based in Houston. She enjoys reading to her three daughters, singing, designing websites, working from home, baking, and publishing The Pink Armadillo. … Read More

Therapy Dogs Come to Tomball Hospitals: Helping Patients Find Joy & Heal

Exhausted, lonely, and often in pain, it’s not hard to imagine how many hospitalized patients find themselves depressed and frustrated. That’s where Pet Therapy comes in. Because who isn’t cheered up by a visit from a gentle and cuddly dog? Jennifer Grassman Jennifer Grassman is a writer and public relations specialist based in Houston. She enjoys reading to her three daughters, … Read More

Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Celebrates 30 Year Anniversary

“In 1985, the labor and delivery department of the hospital delivered 195 babies, said Mary Hersey, RNC, BSN, Director of Women’s and Newborn Services. “Today we are delivering more than 4,000 babies a year, offering moms close-to-home maternal care both pre- and post-delivery.” Jennifer Grassman Jennifer Grassman is a writer and public relations specialist based in Houston. She enjoys reading … Read More

Community Growth Prompts Bigger & Better Hospitals in The Woodlands & Tomball

Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital is undergoing a $17.4 million renovation, which includes an expansion of its emergency department. Tomball Regional Medical Center is also undergoing a $4.5 million ER expansion project that will add 3,100 square feet to the hospital’s emergency department, including two dedicated trauma rooms and seven new treatment rooms, in addition to the expansion of the parking lot. Jennifer Grassman Jennifer Grassman … Read More