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10/12/2017
Heart attack victim and Texas football coach reunites with cardiologist who saved his life
Rick Owens, 49, was at a coach’s convention at the George R. Brown Convention Center in July when he had a massive heart attack. He was rushed to Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-Texas Medical Center. His arteries were 99 percent clogged and had to be reopened with four heart stents. Thanks to Dr. Konstantinos Charitakis, cardiologist at UTHealth and Memorial Hermann, as well as nurses and hospital staff, Owens is on the road to recovery.
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8/10/2017
Allergy symptoms point to more serious diagnosis for Memorial Hermann Northeast patient
When allergy season makes its way, many people prepare by stocking up on medication and taking spoonfuls of local honey to help alleviate the fatigue, itchy eyes and runny nose caused by the shift in weather. Joe Chapman felt all the usual symptoms associated with allergies, except he also felt shortness of breath, chest pressure and bit of heart fluttering. It ends up his symptoms were the result of more than seasonal allergies.
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6/15/2017
'Life vest' designed to save heart attack victims
Imagine being home alone and your heart stops. It would typically lead to sudden death, however, a father of triplets from Houston is alive today because his doctor at Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center suggested he use something called a life vest.
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5/31/2017
What you need to know about gray hair and heart health
A study found men with "salt-and-pepper" gray hair had a higher risk of coronary artery disease than counterparts without gray hair. It's an interesting theory, but cardiothoracic surgeon with Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center and UTHealth Dr. Randall Wolf, is not buying it.
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5/26/2017
Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-Memorial City recognized for top Cardiovascular Surgery Program
For the third time, The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) has awarded Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-Memorial City its highest rating of three stars for quality related to Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG), or heart bypass surgery.
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5/22/2017
Katy teen develops massive blood clot after long flight
A Katy teen survived a massive blood clot that developed after long flight from Asia. Annie Beirne and Dr. Stuart Harlin, a vascular surgeon affiliated with Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital and UTHealth, talked to Fox's Melissa Wilson.
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4/30/2017
Donor’s mum writes heartwarming letter to heart transplant recipient
A heartwarming video has gone viral on social media this weekend, in which a heart transplant recipient reads an emotional letter from the mother of his donor. The video, posted by Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center on Facebook has been viewed more than 600,000 times in just two days.
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4/26/2017
Humble man's heart failure reversed through innovative treatment
Stanley Botten underwent a surgery to repair a hiatal hernia in January 2017 only to return to the hospital to learn he'd been hit with his second pulmonary embolism. Botten, 77, was appreciative of a new procedure at Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital and to Dr. Khaled Khalaf.
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4/3/2017
Beating Coronary Artery Disease
Dr. Tom Nguyen, cardiothoracic and vascular surgeon with Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-Texas Medical Center, discusses heart attacks and coronary artery bypass surgery.
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3/27/2017
New lifevest lowers risk for death post heart attack
A heart attack can be scary, and often deadly. Now a new, wearable device is helping to lower the risk of this deadly condition. Charles Caplan, M.D., a cardiologist affiliated with Memorial Hermann Medical Group, explains.

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