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Strains, Sprains and the Return
of School Sports
Strains, Sprains and the Return </br>of School Sports

Memorial Hermann Health System Offers Some Prevention Tips
School sports have kicked into high gear, and that means physicians may be seeing more sports-related injuries.
“Because children’s bodies are still growing and changing, we often see different …

Diabetes Myths Diabetes Myths

Learn The Facts About This Serious Disease
There are many myths about diabetes that make it difficult for people to believe some of the hard facts – such as that diabetes is a serious and potentially …

Treating Breast Cancer Treating Breast Cancer

An Overview Of Options
I f you’ve been diagnosed with breast cancer, your cancer care team will discuss treatment options with you. It’s important that you take time to think about your choices. You will want …

Fact-checking the Myths About Breast Cancer Fact-checking the Myths About Breast Cancer

Common Beliefs That Shouldn’t Be Believed
By Connie Oliver
With the political season heating up as the presidential election draws ever closer, it seems that everything is being fact-checked. Just as we fact-check candidates’ statements to …

Are Amalgam Fillings Safe? Are Amalgam Fillings Safe?

Global Coalition Takes Aim At A Common Dental Practice
By Judy Latta
This summer, the United Nations announced that a coalition of international non-governmental organizations (NGOs) has launched a global campaign to end what some consider a …

Ovarian Cancer Ovarian Cancer

Women Should Understand This Serious Health Threat
The American Cancer Society estimates for 2016 are that about 22,280 women will receive a new diagnosis of ovarian cancer in the U.S., and about 14,240 women will die …

A Picture Perfect Smile A Picture Perfect Smile

The secret to attractiveness at any age
It’s no secret that we only have one chance to make a lasting first impression, which can often shape how we are perceived and remembered in both our social …

Men’s Skin Cancer Knowledge Lags Behind Women’s Men’s Skin Cancer Knowledge Lags Behind Women’s

American Academy of Dermatology encourages prevention, detection
Skin cancer can affect anyone, regardless of age, race or gender. When it comes to skin cancer prevention and detection, however, it seems that men need to brush up …

Patients Opting for Lip Implants in Record Numbers Patients Opting for Lip Implants in Record Numbers

Millions more use injections to get the perfect pucker
A record number of patients underwent lip augmentation procedures in 2015, making them the second-fastest growing facial procedure in the United States since 2000. Only dermabrasion procedures …

Prostate Cancer: Know the Risk Factors Prostate Cancer: Know the Risk Factors

About 1 Man In 7 Will Get The Diagnosis In His Lifetime
Other than skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common cancer in American men. About 1 man in 7 will be diagnosed with …

The Younger Face of Plastic Surgery The Younger Face of Plastic Surgery

The Aging Face Takes On New Meaning As More Young Adults And Teens Opt For Aesthetic Procedures
The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) has announced the outcomes of its annual survey, …

Learning About Lupus Learning About Lupus

When the immune system goes wrong
Lupus is a chronic, autoimmune disease that can damage any part of the body (skin, joints, and/or organs inside the body). Chronic means that the signs and symptoms tend to …

What is IBS? What is IBS?

Learn The Symptoms, Causes And Treatments
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) affects up to 10-15 percent of adults. It has a significant worldwide prevalence. Although IBS is not associated with an increased risk for life-threatening illness, it …

Want to Look Younger? Smile! Want to Look Younger? Smile!

But If Your Teeth Are Yellow Or Damaged, There’s Help
Does work or personal stress make you look older than your real age? A study from the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) says smiling …

What is Colorectal Cancer? What is Colorectal Cancer?

Colon Cancer And Rectal Cancer Are Often Grouped Together Because They Have Many Features In Common
Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women in the United States. It is …

Free Colorectal Cancer Seminar, March 31 Free Colorectal Cancer Seminar, March 31

Learn More About The Second Leading Cause Of Cancer Deaths
Join Dr. Ali Mahmood and Dr. Nasrullah Manji on Thursday, March 31 at 6 p.m. at Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital’s Conference Center to learn more …

Not Smiling About Your Smile? Not Smiling About Your Smile?

Options exist for treating unattractive, misaligned and missing teeth
By Judy Latta
One of the first things people notice when they meet you is your smile. A big, bright, picture-perfect smile conveys the appearance of warmth, happiness, …

Can Cosmetic Surgery Make You More Likeable? Can Cosmetic Surgery Make You More Likeable?

Study Finds Facial Rejuvenation Could Change How People Perceive Your Personality
By Judy Latta
We have all heard the adage, “don’t judge a book by its cover,” which encourages us to not pass judgment on others based …

Seven Healthy Heart Measures May Reduce Heart Failure Risk Seven Healthy Heart Measures May Reduce Heart Failure Risk

At 40, men and women have a 1 in 5 chance of developing heart failure in their lifetime
People scoring well on the American Heart Association’s Life’s Simple 7 checklist for a healthy heart are …

Love Your Neck Love Your Neck

Most of us obsess over our complexions, the most visible part of our bodies, and would never forget to pamper our faces with meticulously selected cleansers, exfoliators, sunscreens, toners and …

Diet and Physical Activity Diet and Physical Activity

What’s The Cancer Connection?
How much do daily habits like diet and exercise affect your risk for cancer? Much more than you might think. Research has shown that poor diet and not being active are …

Living With Diabetes Living With Diabetes

What To Know About The Threat Of Hypoglycemia
There is no cure for diabetes, but it can be managed. Balancing the food you eat with exercise and medicine (if prescribed) will help you control your weight …

What is Alzheimer’s? What is Alzheimer’s?

What We Understand Today
Alzheimer’s is a type of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior. Symptoms usually develop slowly and get worse over time, becoming severe enough to interfere with daily tasks.