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What Are the Types of Imaging Tests?

What Are the Types of Imaging Tests?

Have you ever wondered why there are different types of imaging tests? If your doctor has ordered a medical imaging exam for you, you might have questions about the type of scan or test you will be receiving. There are many ways doctors use imaging to diagnose or...

BE FAST to Identify a Stroke and Save a Life

BE FAST to Identify a Stroke and Save a Life

What is a stroke?  Stroke is a disease that affects the arteries leading to and within the brain. It occurs when a blood vessel that carries oxygen and nutrients to the brain is either blocked by a clot or bursts. When this happens, part of the brain cannot get the...

National Diabetes Awareness Month

National Diabetes Awareness Month

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month. It is important to remain educated, find resources, and make sure all those around us are aware of their risk too. Diabetes is a complex health condition that affects millions of people in America. Without proper...

Breast Cancer and Early Detection

Breast Cancer and Early Detection

As you probably already know, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. While participating in charity runs and wearing pink are great ways to raise funds and awareness, knowing the early warning signs of breast cancer can help you detect the disease early. Whether...

Keeping Your Children Safe During Back to School

Keeping Your Children Safe During Back to School

Back to school looks different this year for everyone–parents, kids, teachers and school staff alike. Whether you’re homeschooling, virtually learning, or sending your child back to school in-person, one thing that’s likely on your mind is how to make sure they’re...

4TH OF JULY SAFETY – BOATS & FIREWORKS

4TH OF JULY SAFETY – BOATS & FIREWORKS

Summer is all about spending time in the sun, being on the water and seeing friends and family. From celebrating on the 4th of July to Friday night barbecues, there’s no shortage of good times. However, along with the games and relaxation, safety can...

Heat-Related Illnesses and How to Avoid Them

Heat-Related Illnesses and How to Avoid Them

Summer temperatures are heating up, and while most enjoy the days at the beach and spending time in the great outdoors, the sun can actually be dangerous if you aren’t prepared. According to the CDC, heat stroke is responsible for the death of over 600...

The 2019 Novel Coronavirus: How to Protect Yourself

The 2019 Novel Coronavirus: How to Protect Yourself

A coronavirus is a type of virus with many different strains that may or may not cause disease. However, last year’s outbreak of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus, now referred to as SARS-CoV-2, has caused an outbreak of respiratory illness called COVID-19. While...

Common Hand Surgeries and How to Prevent Them

Common Hand Surgeries and How to Prevent Them

If you’re like most people, you use your hands all of the time. In fact, your hands and wrists are probably one of the most used parts of your body. From cleaning and cooking, to writing and typing, to making music and art, to driving a car, we use our...

Now Open in Houston and Humble

Townsen Memorial Clinics Now Open in Houston and Humble Townsen Memorial Hospital Celebrates the Opening of Two Clinic Locations in Humble and Houston’s Bellaire Neighborhood Houston, TX, November, 2019—Townsen Memorial Hospital, located just off of FM...

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