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Celebrating Parents’ Day in the United States

Parents are often unsung heroes and should be recognized for the significant roles they play in the lives of their children each year. Parents’ Day is designed to not only recognize positive parental role models but to also encourage and promote responsible and loving parenting.

Don’t Forget Your Screening Mammogram

Breast cancer is a leading cause of death for women in the United States. However, if caught early, breast cancer can be stopped in its tracks. Women ages 50 to 74 should have a mammogram every two years – and this screening can often spot breast cancer even before a lump is noticeable. Women younger…

Welcome Dr. Utsavi Shah, MD

We are pleased to welcome Dr. Utsavi Shah, MD, to our growing practice beginning August 15th, 2016! Dr. Utsavi Shah was born in Gujarat, India and moved to Houston with her family when she was a small child. She has lived in Houston ever since and therefore, considers herself a native Texan. She knew from…

National Women’s Health Week is May 8-14

Sugar Land, TX — National Women’s Health Week is celebrated each year with the goal of empowering women to make their health a priority. The 17th annual event kicks off on Sunday, May 8th, coinciding with Mother’s Day. Despite the advanced technology in this day and age, women too often put their health and wellness…

Take our Daughters and Sons to Work Day

Everyone knows finding time to spend with your family can be a challenge in this day and age. Our children also have a lot of questions about what Mom and Dad do during the regular workday. Every April people across the United States participate in Take our Daughters and Sons to Work Day.

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital commemorates the 18th birthday of the first baby born at its hospital

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital’s landmark 20th anniversary isn’t until 2018, but the hospital is celebrating a sweet milestone in 2016: The first baby that was born at the hospital is graduating high school, preparing for college and turning 18 this year. As one of the original services offered at the hospital when it officially…

Read Across America Day

What is Read Across America Day? Read Across America Day is observed each year to inspire the love of reading in children and young adults.  Schools, libraries and other public locations all across the United States celebrate by bringing children and families together through reading.

February is American Heart Month

We have all heard the warning signs of a heart attack, but heart disease and heart attacks continue to be a leading cause of death. The statistics are startling, revealing that more women than men die of heart disease each year.

The Facts About the Zika Virus

The Zika virus has been a hot topic in the news lately and cases of infection have been diagnosed in new locations, including the United States. Learning some facts about the virus is helpful to understand how the virus is transmitted and health risks associated with it.

What Women Need to Know About Autoimmune Disease

You have probably heard autoimmune diseases mentioned many times before, but unless you or someone close to you has been diagnosed with one, you may not know what autoimmune disorders entail and how they can impact an individual’s life.