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Recent articles by Melissa:

Katy mom survives heart surgery during pregnancy

A Katy mom had to undergo emergency surgery during her pregnancy and didn't know if she or her baby would survive. Her medical team at UTHealth Memorial Hermann put serious plans in place to make sure they both did. → Read More

Parents donate toddler's organs to help give other families a second chance at life

Although his life was cut short, 1-year-old Rylen Cowen continues to make a huge impact on many. Rylen's parents made the selfless decision to donate his organs, so other families could have their miracle. → Read More

Breast cancer survivor gets treatment for another decade-long health mystery

Tiffeny Morrow is a busy wife and mom of two, as well as a breast cancer survivor. After her treatment, she started having panic attacks, but a doctor at UTHealth/Memorial Hermann helped ease her nerves. → Read More

Chiropractor claims she has cured more than 1,000 people from loss of taste, smell

A countless number of people are still dealing with the loss of taste and smell from COVID-19. We're checking-back in with a chiropractor from The Woodlands who says she has cured more than a thousand people by performing a simple adjustment. → Read More

Help a child: Big Brothers Big Sisters needs hundreds of volunteers

A unique opportunity can touch your heart and really help a child. The organization, Big Brothers Big Sisters is looking for hundreds of volunteers. → Read More

Texas man meets parents of young organ donor whose heart saved his life

A rising star out of Dallas was killed in a tragic hit-and-run accident. But his decision to be an organ donor changed the lives 75 people, including a Montgomery County man who was desperate for a heart. → Read More

Sunshine Kids fired up about Houston Astros home season opener

The Houston Astros team up with the Sunshine Kids to help brighten the lives of children battling cancer. → Read More

Houston doctor survives 6 different cancers over 50-year span

Dr. Arthur Hamberger, of Houston, has survived six different cancers over a 50-year span. His own journey changed his career path to help others going through cancer. → Read More

Stroke patients lose words from aphasia but get much needed help through Houston Aphasia Recovery Center

More than 40,000 Houstonians suffer from the communication disorder aphasia. There's a recovery center in Houston that is helping them get their words back. → Read More

Two Houston heart transplant survivors form unbreakable bond

After two young men from the Houston area underwent heart transplants, they developed an unbreakable. It's a difficult thing to go through but having a knowing friend by their side is making it a lot easier. → Read More

Texas Children's Hospital's bariatric program helps teen lose almost 100 pounds

A Houston-area teen has lost almost 100 pounds through Texas Children's Hospital's bariatric program. Cassidy talks about her journey and how she's feeling now. → Read More

Social media helps mom diagnose her son's rare disease: Spinal Muscular Atrophy

A Houston-area mother is thankful for social media, after it helped lead to an important diagnosis for her baby boy. She was able to get him prompt medical care and the right treatment to stop the symptoms of his rare, debilitating disease. → Read More

University of Texas MD Anderson takes cancer care to next level

The powerhouse treatment center is launching a new institute to further and better research immunotherapy. → Read More

Houston teen first in Texas to become own donor to reverse sickle cell anemia

A huge advancement in treating sickle cell disease! A patient at Texas Children's Cancer and Hematology Center is the first patient in Texas to become her own donor to reverse her rare blood disorder. → Read More

Teen cowboy dies on horse but is brought back to life

A high school student was competing in a rodeo when he died on his horse, right after his competition. But thanks to everyone jumping into action, he's alive today to share his dramatic testimony. → Read More

Walk to End HIV Houston on March 6

The Walk to HIV Houston is this Sunday, March 6, and many more walkers and donors are needed! → Read More

Rare Disease Awareness Day: What is Primary Biliary Cholangitis (PBC)

Primary Biliary Cholangitis, known as PBC, is an autoimmune disease where a person's own immune system attacks the liver. → Read More

10-year-old Cypress student earns a lot of green for her giant cabbage

A 10-year-old girl from Cypress is cashing-in on cabbage for a scholarship. Wait until you see her Texas-size vegetable! → Read More

Family of young organ donor on a mission to help grieving families

The Storch family began the foundation "Taylor's Gift" after losing their beloved 13-year-old daughter. Now, they are helping grieving families through their new and free program called “Kindred Hearts”. → Read More

New treatment for two main causes of blindness

A new treatment to help fight the two leading causes of blindness just got the FDA's stamp of approval. A doctor in Houston helped pave the way for it to get that approval. → Read More