Health

OakBend Labor And Delivery Department Receives Hats For Newborns

Richmond, TX…Riley Masek, daughter of OakBend Medical Center’s Patricia Masek, completed her project to receive her Silver Award from the Girl Scouts. Riley, a member of Troup 17445, put together 115 packages to be given to newborns at OakBend Medical Center. These packages included a knitted hat along with a placard that hangs from the rearview mirror stating “Remember your valuable little one” on one side and “If you see a baby or child in […]

Guacamole Lovers, Rejoice! The Avocado Genome Has Been Sequenced

A new study illuminates the avocado’s family history and lays the foundation for the species’ improvement. We now know the DNA of guacamole. Scientists including Texas Tech University’s own Luis Herrera-Estrella have sequenced the avocado genome, shedding light on the ancient origins of this buttery fruit and laying the groundwork for future improvements to farming. With regard to modern affairs, the study reveals for the first time that the popular Hass avocado inherited about 61 percent of its […]

Car Accident: 8 Key Steps to Take After the Accident

Getting involved in a car crash is the last thing you want to imagine as a driver. The thought of what could possibly happen and the kind of frustration, it would put you and your loved ones through­ – is not a pleasant one. But hey, let’s face it; accidents don’t come knocking on anyone’s door. It just happens and the best thing you can do is to take measures to improve your safety while […]

MD Anderson honored to rank as nation’s best hospital for cancer care in annual survey

HOUSTON ― The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is honored to be ranked No. 1 in cancer care in the U.S. News & World Report’s annual “Best Hospitals” survey. The institution has been named one of the nation’s top two cancer hospitals since the survey’s inception in 1990. “Our patients and their families count on us to deliver on our promise to end cancer, and we are so proud of our team of 21,000 exceptional employees for their […]

Mona Fresh Italian Food-Katy Celebrates One Year Anniversary Aug 10, 2019

Enjoy BOGO Pasta and Paninis from Open to Close  HOUSTON- (July 29, 2019) – Chef Sidney Degaine is celebrating his newest concept’s first anniversary with an all-day BOGO (Buy-one-get-one) offer on all pastas and paninis. Mona Fresh Italian Food-Katy is the fast casual, build-your-own, fresh, premium pasta restaurant located at 19355 Katy Freeway at Greenhouse Road, #500, 77094, 832-321-4830). The neighborhood one-year anniversary event will take place on August 10, 2019, from 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. There […]

Making Progress Against the Number One Cancer Killer

Stats reveal lung cancer deaths down; World Lung Cancer Day shines light on life-saving screenings, research funding HOUSTON – (July 29, 2019) – Lung cancer death rates in the U.S. have decreased 11.5 percent since 2013, according to recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. For World Lung Cancer Day on August 1, the American Lung Association in Texas is highlighting recent lung cancer advancements that save more lives. “Even with the decrease […]

How to find a best sleeping position

Sometimes sleeping in a position which is not suitable for our bodies gives us back pain. As anyone who suffers from back pain knows, this can be very unpleasant and painful. Not getting a good nights’ sleep means that often people are in a bad mood for the day. Waking up with a sore back only aggravates this situation. Often simply changing the sleeping position can ease back pain and stop spasms during the night. […]

Keep your Baby Rear-facing as Long as Possible! Best Practice vs. the Law

Although it is not yet the law in Texas to keep children rear-facing until at least age two, it is best practice to follow the recommendations of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) to keep children rear-facing as long as possible to the maximum weight and height of the rear-facing convertible seat in order to provide the best crash protection.  Rear-facing convertible seats go up to at least 40 pounds rear-facing, with some going up […]

Top Challenges in Medical Billing and Solutions to Common Errors

Medical Billing companies tend to have to deal with complex procedures. These procedures are important for the smooth running of their operations. The complexity begins from the minute a patient schedules his appointment. It becomes the company’s responsibility to maintain the record and keep it updated until its closure. Managing such procedures can be a tedious task which involves great experience. Considering the importance of Medical Billing, not providing proper resources to it may lead […]

Summer Safety Event was held on July 17th

A Summer Safety Event was hosted by Fort bend County Commissioner Ken R. DeMerchant on July 17th at the Four Corners Community Center Gym.  The event was in response to the recent drownings, tub death, and vehicle related accident in and around the county.  Deputy DeJohn and other deputies from the county as well as the sheriff’s office partook in the presentation where they disseminated information on Pool Safety, Internet safety, Stranger Danger, and Pedestrian […]