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Understanding Epilepsy

A Journey in Perseverance and Hope

Don't Ignore the Dangers of Female Athlete Triad

How to Prevent Overtraining

Help in a Heartbeat at New Valve Clinic

Advanced Treatment for Varicose Veins

Lifesaving Medicine at The Methodist Hospital

A Closer Look at
Thyroid Cancer


Special Care for High-Risk Pregnancies

New Lease on Life

It's Just A Heartbeat Away…Leading Hearts

Methodist Weight Management Center

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Understanding Epilepsy
Epilepsy is very treatable, and the majority of patients can control their symptoms with medication.
Stroke Recovery
A Journey in Perseverance and Hope
Yvonne Lewis's whole life's journey changed after a stroke left her paralyzed on her left side. Read of her successful struggle to regain strength, balance and health.
Don't Ignore the Dangers of Female Athlete Triad
Girls' and women's participation in sports is generally a positive and rewarding experience. But a win-at-all-cost philosophy can take a hefty toll, putting them at risk for irreparable physical damage to their bodies, and in rare cases, put them at risk for female athlete triad.
Pushing the Envelope Too Far
How to Prevent Overtraining
Overtraining occurs when a person exercises at a high level of intensity for a long period of time but doesn't allow enough time to rest and recover.
Help in a Heartbeat at
New Valve Clinic

Each time your heart beats, blood pumps through its four chambers. Valves between each chamber direct blood flow and prevent blood from flowing backward. But sometimes valves don't work the way they should. Some valve problems are harmless, but serious cases of valve disease can lead to heart failure, which accounts for approximately 300,000 deaths each year.
Advanced Treatment for
Varicose Veins

Varicose veins affect one out of two people over age 50. Luckily for them, advanced, minimally invasive treatments to reduce pain and eliminate unsightly veins have replaced old techniques of stripping or removing varicose veins through large incisions.
Bone Marrow Transplant
Lifesaving Medicine at
The Methodist Hospital

Retiree Pam Reno lives an active, healthy life. The former teacher spends her time volunteering and working part time. She also enjoys doting on her four grandchildren. But in the summer of 2004, she began to feel run-down and fatigued. By early August, she was hospitalized with pneumonia. Tests uncovered a fast-acting form of leukemia, complicated by serious infections in her liver and spleen. Chemotherapy and bone marrow transplants were needed to save her life.
Q & A:
A Closer Look at Thyroid Cancer
In 2008, more than 28,000 women and 8,900 men in the United States discovered that they had thyroid cancer.* Any cancer diagnosis is frightening, yet the prognosis for thyroid cancer is often excellent, especially when detected early.
Special Care for
High-Risk Pregnancies

Learning that you're going to have a baby is a moment of wonder and excitement. It's also normal to feel a bit overwhelmed – especially if your doctor describes your pregnancy as high-risk.
End of Pelvic Pain
New Lease on Life
The Methodist Center for Pelvic Restorative Medicine offers medical, surgical and psychological treatment for pelvic disorders in women and men. It is the first of its kind in Houston.
It's Just A Heartbeat Away…
Leading Hearts
Two great men, Lech Walesa and Charlie Wilson, speak from the heart with Larry King.
Methodist Weight Management Center
Are you ready to lose a few pounds and need some help getting started? Methodist Weight Management Center has a new program just for you: StepLITESM!
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