Top Doctors 2014

Solving the Mysteries—and Blame Games—of Childbirth

To find out why non-human primates often have more successful births than humans do, one BCM professor is thinking small.

09/01/2014 By Kerry H.

Top Doctors 2014

Training the Next Generation of Minimally-Invasive Surgeons

Remote control technology lets doctors perform less invasive surgeries than ever—and to train doctors all over the world from their offices.

09/01/2014 By Catherine Matusow

Child Obesity

Making the Healthy Choice the Easy One

Fighting food deserts with a can-do attitude.

09/01/2014 By Catherine Matusow

Interview

Tackling the HPV Vaccine’s Image Problem

HPV and the slew of cancers it can cause are entirely preventable—that is, if you can get parents on board with the vaccine.

06/30/2014 By Catherine Matusow

Summer Fitness

Staying Cool in the Pool

From Schlitterbahn to splash pads, a guide to the best watery oases around

06/02/2014 By Peter Holley

Summer Fitness

Crossfit Confidential

Are the high fees and endless burpees really worth it?

06/02/2014 By Michael Hardy

Summer Fitness

Shirts (and More) You Won’t Sweat Through

Moisture-wicking technology is almost as good as air conditioning.

06/02/2014 By Sarah Gabbart

Summer Fitness

The Men’s Locker Room: a Survival Guide

Tip 1: Stop doing naked lunges.

06/02/2014 By Jeff Balke

Summer Fitness

Beat the Heat: Four Summer-Friendly Exercise Alternatives

Workouts delightful, even when the weather outside is frightful

05/01/2014 By Kerry H., John Lomax, Katharine Shilcutt, Chris Abshire, and Catherine Matusow

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Saving Lives with Memorial Hermann Life Flight

An interview with one of Life Flight’s youngest heroes, 25-year-old Houston native and paramedic Ryan Price

05/01/2014 By Peter Holley

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Sunscreen: the Real Story

When it comes to protecting your children from ultraviolet rays, which SPF is best?

05/01/2014 By Jacques Bourgeois

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Melanoma and Children

Most of us associate skin cancer with adults—which puts children at risk.

05/01/2014 By Jacques Bourgeois

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When to Go to the ER: the Parent’s Dilemma

It’s a scary scenario that happens to everyone: your child falls ill at night. Do you wait until morning or go to the emergency room?

05/01/2014 By Jacques Bourgeois

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Sticky Situation

For one child at Memorial Children’s Hermann, glue could fix a brain and save a life.

05/01/2014 By Gwendolyn Zepeda

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Multiplicity: How Many to Implant?

The complications that come with multiple births make deciding how many embryos to implant difficult.

05/01/2014 By Jeff Balke

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Tips for Parents of Twins

1 in 4 children in the Greater Houston area is born at Memorial Hermann. Dr. Kenneth Moise of the Texas Fetal Center offers advice for those mothers carrying twins.

05/01/2014 By Jeff Balke

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Moving Back to Houston for the Twins

Ashley and Ben Agee had just moved out of state when they found out they were having twins.

05/01/2014 By Jeff Balke

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A Revolutionary Procedure For a Healthy Heart

Giving prematurely born babies a new lease on life

05/01/2014 By Jeff Balke

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Little Patients: More Than Just Small Adults

In the days before there was a field of children’s medicine, doctors treated young patients like small adults. We’ve come a long way since.

05/01/2014 By Catherine Matusow

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ATVs and Your Children: Dangerous Terrain

All-terrain vehicles are a fun but dangerous pastime. Dr. Samuel Prater of Memorial Hermann shares some tips for responsible driving.

05/01/2014 By Gwendolyn Zepeda