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  • Life Flight HEAL High School

    Memorial Hermann Life Flight Brings 'Stop the Bleed' to HEAL High School Students

    July 22, 2024

    Memorial Hermann Life Flight visited The Health Education and Learning High School, or HEAL High School, in order to educate students on tourniquet safety and 'stopping the bleed.'

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    Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Treating Carbon Monoxide Poisoning After Hurricane Beryl

    July 17, 2024

    As Hurricane Beryl left millions in Houston without power, people turn to generators to power their homes. This leads to a substantial increase in carbon monoxide poisoning cases across the city, and Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center is best equipped to treat these patients.

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  • Benedict Ifedi

    How Student Athletes Can Stay in Shape and Stay Safe During the Summer

    Dr. Benedict Ifedi, primary care physician with Memorial Hermann Medical Group, gives tips for how student athletes can stay in shape and stay safe during the summer. This includes working out outdoors in order to stay acclimated to the heat and proper hydration and nutrition. Dr. Ifedi also addr...

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  • Benedict Ifedi

    Safety Tips for the 4th of July

    June 26, 2024

    Dr. Benedict Ifedi, primary care physician with Memorial Hermann Medical Group, gives plenty of tips in advance of the July 4th holiday. While primary safety tips are related to fireworks safety, Dr. Ifedi also touches on grilling safety, water safety and heat safety.

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    Summer Camp Exposes High School Students to Careers in Healthcare

    June 21, 2024

    Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital recently hosted junior and senior high school students for a summer camp that allowed them to explore careers in healthcare. Campers were able to learn about a day in the life for particular roles, with stations including CPR, respiratory therapy and even a tou...

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  • Francis Mugwanya visits TIRR Memorial Hermann

    Francis Mugwanya Visits TIRR Memorial Hermann

    June 17, 2024

    Francis Mugwanya, knows first-hand what it's like to crawl and be looked down upon. After polio diagnosis at a young age, his life was forever changed when he was given his first wheelchair at the age of 12.

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  • Nurses Week Mother's Day

    Mother and Daughter Nurses Inspire Each Other

    May 10, 2024

    Jessi Crane, pediatric critical care transport nurse, and her mother, Rosemarie Crane, a NICU nurse at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, speak about the importance of nursing and how both were inspired to get into the profession by family members who were nurses.

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    Houston Rockets Visit Patients at TIRR Memorial Hermann Hospital

    Boban Marjanović of the Houston Rockets visited patients at TIRR Memorial Hermann Hospital. The visit included interacting and playing basketball with patients on the sports court, visting patients in the therapy gym and visiting patients on the unit.

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  • TIRR Mobility Clinic

    TIRR Memorial Hermann Mobility Clinic

    In recognition of Limb Loss Awareness Month, TIRR Memorial Hermann hosted a walking and running mobility clinic for people with an amputation, regardless of their walking level, to try different movements and connect with other amputees in the community.

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  • Houston fencer brought back to life at Memorial Hermann after sudden cardiac arrest

    Houston Fencer Brought Back to Life at Memorial Hermann After Sudden Cardiac Arrest

    August Skopik went into sudden cardiac arrest in Houston during a fencing match. Paramedics raced August to Memorial Hermann Memorial City's Cath Lab with Dr. Daniel Hermann, an interventional cardiologist. Now, Skopik is back to fencing competitively. Video of him fencing can be found here.

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  • What You Need to Know About Essential Tremor

    What You Need to Know About Essential Tremor

    Board certified neurosurgeon Sam Javedan, MD, at Mischer Neuroscience Associates in The Woodlands, is using MRI guided focused ultrasound to treat Essential Tremor, a neurological condition that causes involuntary shaking. While medications and deep brain stimulation are still used to treat Esse...

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  • Women's History Month with Memorial Hermann Life Flight

    Women's History Month with Memorial Hermann Life Flight

    March 19, 2024

    Women have long been involved in Memorial Hermann Life Flight®. Marguerite Badger helped start the program with Dr. Red Duke in 1976. She was affectionately called the “First Lady of Life Flight."

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  • Book Reading at Fort Bend Children's Discovery Center

    Book Reading at Fort Bend Children's Discovery Center

    March 13, 2024

    During spring break, kids still enjoyed some reading time, thanks to volunteers from Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital. This week, doctors and staff dedicated their time to reading to children at the Fort Bend Children's Discovery Center as part of National Reading Month. On Tuesday kids gathe...

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  • TBI Patient Reunites with Memorial Hermann Life Flight

    Traumatic Brain Injury Patient Reunites with Memorial Hermann Life Flight

    16-month-old Harper Hartline was trying to climb up into a golf cart on the evening of July 29, 2023 when she fell off and hit her head on the sidewalk. Her Dad Braden, who is an orthopedic surgeon, immediately assessed her and she seemed to be okay. He kept watch over her for the next several ho...

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  • The ReelMusic Festival: Travis Davidson Performance

    The ReelMusic Festival: Travis Davidson Performance

    February 23, 2024

    When Travis Davidson took the stage to perform at the ReelMusic Festival in Houston on February 22, it was a triumphant and profound celebration of life after his near-death experience. Travis admits he once was headed down a self-destructive life path.

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  • The ReelMusic Festival: Travis Davidson Performance

    How TIRR Memorial Hermann Helped a Patient Overcome the Odds

    February 21, 2024

    When Travis Davidson took the stage to perform at the ReelMusic Festival in Houston on February 22, it was a triumphant and profound celebration of life after his near-death experience. Travis admits he once was headed down a self-destructive life path.

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  • Facility dogs handing out cards

    Valentine's Day with the Facility Dogs at Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital

    February 14, 2024

    Dexter, Pilot and Declan, the facility dogs at Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital, delivered Valentine's Day cards and interacted with patients at Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital on the special day. The participated in card-creating activities and allowed patients to pet and interact. In a...

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  • Teddy Bear Clinic

    Teddy Bear Clinic

    In the face of a parent’s cancer diagnosis, children often grapple with fear and uncertainty. To address this, Memorial Hermann’s Canopy Cancer Survivorship Center at The Woodlands, in collaboration with Wonders & Worries, hosted a heartwarming event: the Teddy Bear Clinic. This u...

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  • Combine and Pro Day Training

    NFL Combine and Pro Day Training

    February 7, 2024

    Memorial Hermann's partners at Athlete Training and Health are assisting in training athletes for the NFL Combine and university Pro Days in advance of the 2024 NFL Draft. This package contains b-roll of our athletes going through training, interviews with the athletes as well as an interview wit...

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  • Rhonda Trotter

    Rhonda Trotter | Nurse Appreciation

    Rhonda Trotter dreamed of becoming a nurse for over 30 years. After becoming a mother at a young age, Rhonda started working with the United State Postal Service and establishing a career for herself there. Despite a successful career, she still was determined to one day reach her goal. Rhonda wa...

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  • doctor speaks about carbon monoxide poisoning

    Carbon Monoxide and Cold Weather Awareness

    January 12, 2024

    Dr. Carrie Bakunas, Medical Director of the Emergency Department at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, gives all the tips Houston families need to know about carbon monoxide poisoning, as well as cold weather preparedness information. During Houston's freeze in 2021, Memorial Hermann-Texas Me...

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    Adaptive Jiu Jitsu

    Catherine Murray, Manager of Rehab at TIRR Memorial Hermann, speaks about how Memorial Hermann promotes inclusivity at an adaptive jiu jitsu event in Houston. There is plenty of b-roll to accompany the interview.

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    What to Know About Tongue Tie Surgery

    According to the New York Times, many lactation consultants and dentists have promoted tongue-tie releases for babies who are struggling to breastfeed. This has led to an influx of patients asking Dr. Matthew Greives, pediatric plastic surgeon affiliated with Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital,...

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    New Years Resolutions: Work Out Tips

    January 1, 2024

    Karly Mendez, human performance specialist with Memorial Hermann | Rockets Sports Medicine Institute, speaks about work-out resolutions and does an at-home workout demonstration.

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    New Years Resolutions: Dieting and Nutrition

    January 1, 2024

    Meredith Parmley, registered sports dietitian with Memorial Hermann | Rockets Sports Medicine Institute, speaks about dieting and nutrition resolutions.

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    New Years Resolutions: Bariatric Surgery

    January 1, 2024

    Dr. Jason Balette, bariatric surgeon affiliated with Memorial Hermann, speaks about what patients should know if they are considering weight loss surgery in the new year.

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    Highland Court Celebration with the Houston Rockets

    December 30, 2023

    The Fertitta Family and the Houston Rockets partnered with Memorial Hermann Health System and the City of Houston for renovations at Highland Park basketball court.

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    Security Team Toy Drive

    December 21, 2023

    The Security team at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center organized their first ever toy drive. Over 60 security guards participated and brought in hundreds of toys that were then distributed to patients at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital.

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    Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital Holiday Pop-Up Shop

    December 21, 2023

    Getting through the holidays can be extremely tough when your child or family member is hospitalized. To make the burden easier on families at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, a pop-up shop is organized so families can come and pick out gifts for our patients.

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    Santa and The Grinch Visit the NICU

    December 20, 2023

    Santa and The Grinch paid a special visit to NICU patients and newborns at Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital. They posed with some of our smallest patients in the NICU, but also visited the some of our newborns, including a set of new twins!

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    Common Threads Ask a Chef

    A new program, Ask A Chef, sponsored by Memorial Hermann and Common Threads, is designed to teach people in underserved neighborhoods how to cook healthy affordable meals. It’s all part of Memorial Hermann’s vision to create healthier communities, now and for generations to come.

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    Cardiac Rehab Workout B-Roll

    When he got to the hospital, doctors said that Frank had suffered serious vascular damage, which prohibited blood flow in his body. He was told he was going to lose his leg. Dr. Aleem Mirza, a vascular surgeon with Memorial Hermann, was able to restore blood flow to his leg and save it. Francisco...

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    2023 Holiday Toy Safety

    December 6, 2023

    Dr. Alexis Monique Javier, pediatrician with Children's Memorial Hermann Pediatrics, gives safety tips for holiday toys in 2023. Toys with small batteries that can easily be accessed should be avoided, as swallowing one of these small batteries can be fatal. We also see a lot of injuries from sma...

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    Electric Bike and Scooter Safety

    December 5, 2023

    Dr. Alexis Monique Javier, pediatrician with Children's Memorial Hermann Pediatrics, gives safety tips for children using electric bikes or scooters.

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    Pediatrician Holiday Travel Tips

    November 21, 2023

    Dr. Alexis Monique Javier, pediatrician with Children's Memorial Hermann Pediatrics, speaks about some ways to keep you and your family safe if traveling during the holiday season.

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    Thanksgiving Meal Preparation

    November 20, 2023

    Sarah Wagner, registered dietitian with Memorial Hermann, speaks about how to make smart meal choices at Thanksgiving.

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    TIRR Memorial Hermann Bed Donation

    November 17, 2023

    A member of the TIRR Memorial Hermann Hospital staff took the lead in donating some old hospital beds to a clinic in Guatemala.

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    Flu, RSV, Strep and Everything Going Around This Season

    November 15, 2023

    Dr. Christa Filak, pediatrician with Children's Memorial Hermann Pediatrics, speaks about flu, RSV, strep and everything else going around this season. Dr. Filak describes the signs and symptoms of each viral disease, as well as what you should do if you think you or your child has COVID.

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  • Veteran's Day Celebration at Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital thumbnail

    Veteran's Day Celebration at Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital

    November 10, 2023

    Staff at Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital celebrate a WWII US Air Force veteran on Veteran's Day. 101-year-old Frank Levy was a patient at Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital who was discharged on Veterans' Day. Before being discharged, staff at Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital had a celebr...

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    Daylight Saving Time and Heart Health

    November 2, 2023

    Dr. Majid Basit, interventional cardiologist with Memorial Hermann, speaks about how Daylight Saving Time can affect heart health and heart attack likelihood.

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    Dr. Greives Character Head Wraps

    Dr. Matthew Greives makes the patient experience easier by creating innovative superhero and character head wrappings for pediatric craniofacial patients.

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    2023 NICU Fall Photo Shoot

    October 27, 2023

    Every year it's worth revisiting the most common tips and tricks to keep you and your children safe during the Halloween season.

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    Halloween Safety

    October 26, 2023

    Every year it's worth revisiting the most common tips and tricks to keep you and your children safe during the Halloween season.

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    Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital Exteriors

    This b-roll includes exterior shots of Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, including outdoor signage, Medical Plaza 1, Medical Plaza 2, the emergency center entrance and the Heart & Vascular Institute.

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