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Golf Classic supporting all three county YMCAs

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On March 23, all three YMCAs in Fort Bend County will be working together to host the ninth Annual YMCA Golf Classic, sponsored by Fort Bend Toyota and Sterling McCall Lexus.  This year’s event will be held at Pecan Grove Country Club with a shotgun start at 11:30 a.m.  “We are excited to again be […]

Uthealth provides relief for nursing demand

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By Subhrata Barot For The Star As chronic illness, aging Baby Boomers and healthcare facilities continue to grow, the need for healthcare practitioners is at an all-time high. Although there is a shortage now of nurses across Texas and the nation, the demand is expected to increase 86 percent by 2020. But, standing out from […]

Memorial Hermann Southwest first in Houston to use new device to treat atrial fibrillation

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New technology could reduce recurrence of condition A team at Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital recently performed the first procedure in Houston using the TactiCath Quartz Contact Force Ablation Catheter, a device that could transform the treatment of atrial fibrillation (AF), a heart condition that affects more than 2.7 million people in the United States. Atrial […]

The heart truth — free heart health screenings at Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital

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Think of your heart as your body’s delivery system. It pumps out the good stuff—oxygenated and nutrient-rich blood—to every inch of you via a network of arteries. But heart disease throws a wrench into things. “The most common form, coronary heart disease, is the No. 1 cause of death for both men and women in […]

T3 Fitness Gym- Training to the Third Power

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There’s a new face of fitness in Fort Bend County. T3 Fitness Gym is a total person training facility. Their motto is Training to the Third Power: Body, Mind, and Spirit. The staff at T3 Fitness gym pride themselves on the fact that they not only want to change a member’s body through top quality […]

Missouri City, H-E-B partner to increase wellness

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Missouri City is partnering with local agencies, schools, area leaders and residents to compete in the annual H-E-B Community Challenge. As a way to increase local involvement and help Missouri City shine in the upcoming challenge, Missouri City staff has launched its own New Year’s Resolution wellness program titled “The 2015 You.” The third-annual H-E-B […]

Heritage Texas Properties Fort Bend Agents are leading the way

Wendy Mottern and Nell Osborn with Heritage Texas Properties

Wendy Mottern and Nell Osborn with Heritage Texas Properties have been selected to serve in leadership roles in real estate industry organizations.  “I am so proud of both of these ladies and support them one hundred percent in their new positions with Houston Association of Realtors and Women’s Council of Realtors”, said Judy Monroe, Vice […]

Memorial Hermann, MD Anderson deliver new integrated breast screening and diagnostic program to Sugar Land

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Memorial Hermann and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have launched operations under their recently formed partnership to offer high-quality, specialized breast screening and diagnostic services in Sugar Land. MD Anderson Breast Care with Memorial Hermann, the joint program announced in August, provides patients in Sugar Land with more convenient access to MD […]

Former NFL player opens Missouri City Snap Fitness

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Working out isn’t a one-size fits all, and Snap Fitness, 7746 Hwy. 6 in Missouri City, knows exactly how to accommodate members with a variety of strength and fitness goals. “We want this gym to be their own personal gym,” said Jordan Black, owner of the Missouri City Snap Fitness. “This […]

Drees Custom Homes Enters Houston Market

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Builder brings in new Division President to oversee growth Drees Custom Homes announced today that the company is entering the Houston market by building in three existing Houston communities. These communities include Woodtrace, where Drees’ first Houston model home is now underway; the new East Village of Harper’s Preserve, which features premium home sites; and […]

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