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Telework Incentive Program offers cost cutting, time saving solutions for employers and commuters

Less traffic congestion combined with fewer employees arriving late or stressed is a winning combination likely to attract Houston-Galveston area employers who qualify for a teleworking program funded through a federal grant. The Regional Telework Incentive Pilot Program is administered by the Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC), and businesses who apply and submit a telework application […]

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital is first in Texas to implant new medical device in patient to prevent pulmonary embolism

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Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital is the first in Texas to implant the new Crux® Vena Cava Filter in a patient at risk for pulmonary embolism (PE), a condition caused by a large blood clot migrating to the lungs. The filter is designed to trap these blood clots before they can lead to potentially fatal […]

MD Anderson Regional Care Centers announce Ride of a Lifetime fitness event

To promote the link between exercise and reducing the risk of cancer, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is partnering with LIFE TIME to present the inaugural Ride of a Lifetime event on Sat., March 22 from 6-10 p.m. in the CITYCENTRE plaza, 801 Town & Country Blvd. Participants will enjoy a high-energy, […]

Houston Dynamo selects new head physician – Timothy Sitter, M.D.

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The Houston Dynamo named Timothy Sitter, M.D., with Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital, as their new chief medical officer and head team physician. As the head team physician for the Dynamo, Sitter will be involved in the club’s day-to-day activities to help prevent, evaluate and treat injuries. He will be on the sidelines for all […]

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital welcomes Dr. Melida Tellez

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Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital is pleased to welcome Melida Tellez, M.D., to the staff of Methodist Family Medicine Group. Dr. Tellez provides hands-on, compassionate care for the entire family, with a special focus on health and wellness.  She provides a full range of health services, including annual health physicals, women’s health, diabetes and blood […]

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital saves leg

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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 […]

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