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Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital saves leg

Dr. Azul Jaffer and Adam Vandemark

Doctors at Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital recently saved the leg of a badly injured patient through a combination of multidisciplinary collaboration and state-of-the-art wound care technology. Adam Vandemark, 22, of Sugar Land was on a midday motorcycle ride back in April 2013 when he was hit broadside by a car.  The force of the […]

27th Annual Spaghetti Dinner

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The Exchange Club of Sugar Land will host its 27th Annual Spaghetti Dinner, Friday, February 21,, 5-8 p.m., at the Fluor Corporation Cafeteria, 1 Fluor Daniel Drive, Sugar Land. A live auction, silent auction, raffle, live entertainment and a children’s area with a cake walk, face painting, games and prizes complete this fun filled evening. […]

FORTUNE ranks Houston Methodist among “100 Best Companies to Work For” for 2014

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For the ninth year in a row, Houston Methodist has been ranked on FORTUNE magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list, remaining the only hospital system ranked in Texas. Houston Methodist ranks No. 46 on the 2014 list, moving up 21 spots from last year. Houston Methodist is one of five Houston companies to […]

Stretch yourself to health at Yoga Mix Studio

Deborah Douglas began her journey on the path of Yoga in 1974 under the tutelage of Lex Gillan, founder of The Yoga Institute. At a young age, she felt the desire and pull to help others better themselves through exercise, stretching and meditation. She continued her yoga practice daily on her own and with other […]

Newborns receive special welcome during Children’s Book Week

In celebration of Children’s Book Week, January 19-25, Fort Bend County Libraries (FBCL) will continue its annual tradition of welcoming newborns to the wonders of books. Every Fort Bend County baby born during this week may receive a special baby book bag, courtesy of the Friends of Fort Bend County Library. Each bag contains a […]

Is your blood pressure too high, too low or just right?

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High blood pressure increases your risk of heart disease and stroke, two leading causes of death in the United States. Low blood pressure can cause dizziness, confusion and be a symptom of serious illness. Blood pressure that’s “just right” is an important component of overall good health. So what is “just right” blood pressure and […]

Are you ready to seek treatment for varicose veins?

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Free varicose and spider vein seminar Varicose veins can be unsightly and may cause discomfort or pain. In some cases, they can even lead to serious health problems. Understanding more about varicose veins can help you decide how to better deal with them. Ulises Baltazar, M.D., board certified vascular surgeon with Houston Methodist Cardiovascular Surgery […]

The “Fort Bend Star” and Castle Fine Furniture welcome you to your new home

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For over 35 years the Fort Bend Star has partnered with the Fort Bend Real Estate community by reporting on its growth and prosperity as well as offering a voice to the community for new master planned subdivisions and homes for sale and for lease. The “Star” has had the opportunity to work with many […]

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital celebrates new services with physician office staff

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Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital celebrated another successful year of delivering Leading Medicine to the Fort Bend community and surrounding areas by hosting a special luncheon for the often “unsung heroes” of medicine – office managers, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, medical assistants and other professionals who keep physician offices running smoothly and provide the first […]

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital honors outstanding nurse with DAISY Award

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Suresh Thampi, RN, is Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital’s DAISY Award winner, a national honor that recognizes the contributions of extraordinary nurses. Suresh, house supervisor, was chosen because he always offers the highest level of compassion and support to fellow nurses. He is known for his cheerfulness and great attitude, even during high stress situations. […]

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