A Revolutionary Procedure For a Healthy Heart

Giving prematurely born babies a new lease on life

05/01/2014 By Jeff Balke


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


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


Two Key Nutrition Tips for Kids of All Ages

Dr. Peter Jung, a pediatrician affiliated with Children's Memorial Hermann, shares advice for parents on what their kids should be eating.

05/01/2014 By Gwendolyn Zepeda


Breathe Easier: Monitoring Children’s Asthma

If you don’t know a child with asthma, chances are, you don’t know many kids.

05/01/2014 By Gwendolyn Zepeda


Sleep Apnea in Children on the Rise

Dr. Cindy Jon, a pediatric pulmonologist affiliated with Children’s Memorial Hermann, shares some warning signs.

05/01/2014 By Gwendolyn Zepeda


What’s the Best Choice for Clean Hands?

Hand sanitizer? Soap? Antibacterial Soap? What to choose?

05/01/2014 By Gwendolyn Zepeda


Making Memories and Miracles

Welcome to Houstonia and Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital’s first Kids’ Health Annual.

05/01/2014 By Susan Distefano

Top Dentists 2014

Life in the Golden Age of Cosmetic Dentistry

Braces are so last century. “Smile lifts” are now the next big thing in cosmetic dentistry.

04/30/2014 By Peter Holley

Top Dentists 2014

The Brush-Off: A Toothpaste Battle Royale

In the ultimate toothpaste taste test, which brand comes out on top?

04/30/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt


What Makes a Successful Athlete Retire at the Age of 21?

Increasing awareness of health risks deals another blow to kids and sports.

12/31/2013 By Catherine Matusow


The Place Where Cancer and Conception Meet

Gynecological oncologist Terri Pustilnik gives new meaning to having it all.

12/01/2013 By Peter Holley

Cycling H-Town Solo

Ridin' Dirty

A few of the sights I've seen from my bike recently.

10/03/2013 Photography by John Lomax

Ice House

Houston’s Ninja Warriors

Does your hairdresser moonlight as a ninja? We didn’t think so.

09/30/2013 By Kerry H.

Adventures in Exercise

New to the Pole

At Verticality, two game interns learn proper booty-swishing technique.

09/03/2013 By Erika Vazquez

Top Doctors 2013

An Annotated Guide to the Texas Medical Center

How well do you know one of Houston’s treasures?

09/03/2013 Illustrations by Michael Byers By Katharine Shilcutt

Top Doctors 2013

Rejoining Brains to Limbs with Robot Rehab

Dr. Gerard Francisco sees robotic rehabilitation as a way to make a rough road to recovery smoother.

09/03/2013 By Peter Holley

Top Doctors 2013

All About HER

Imagining treatment without chemo’s nasty downsides

09/03/2013 By Michael Hardy

Top Doctors 2013

Curing Disease One Liver at a Time

Dr. John Goss is making Houston into a liver transplant center while saving lives.

09/03/2013 By Catherine Matusow

Top Doctors 2013

The Man Who Would Reverse Paralysis

Dr. Dong Kim always had faith in stem cells, even when others didn't.

09/03/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt