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Sharing a long endometriosis journey to help others

Catherine Gray is all smiles these days now that she can be fully present with her young family. Her 20 years of pain are behind her thanks to best-practice endometriosis treatment by Mateo Leon, MD. (Photo by Brad Driver, UT Physicians)

May 20, 2024

From the day her period started at age 13, Catherine Gray experienced daily (often excruciating) pain that interfered with school, work, and her life as a young adult. She later had issues with her bladder, intestines, and bowel. What she didn’t realize was that she had endometriosis, and it was spreading to other organs. There were many days she couldn’t get out of bed.

At the Bedside: Uncommon form of preeclampsia diagnosed, treated, for young mother by UTHealth Houston physicians

Louise McCullough, MD, PhD, treated Monique Dorsey (right) after she experienced an uncommon form of preeclampsia five days after her children were born. (Photo by Deborah Mann Lake/UTHealth Houston)

May 16, 2024

Three years ago, Monique Dorsey had a textbook-perfect pregnancy. She brought home a beautiful baby girl and everything seemed fine, until it wasn't. A thunderclap headache warned of a small stroke to come. Diagnosed with an uncommon form of post-pregnancy preelampsia and treated successfully by Louise McCullough, MD, she shared her story so other women could learn from it. 

Harris Health breaks ground on new hospital project on LBJ campus

Leaders from Harris Health and UTHealth Houston taking a group picture. (Photo by Halle Jones/UTHealth Houston)

May 10, 2024

UTHealth Houston celebrated alongside its hospital partner as Harris Health System broke ground on a new $1.6 billion hospital on the Lyndon B. Johnson campus in Northeast Harris County that will enhance health care in one of the county’s most vulnerable communities.

At the Bedside: Young stroke survivor's inspiring journey highlights the power of resilience, support, and research

Katie Breece, a stroke survivor, shares her journey to empower other survivors on their road to recovery and the importance of rehabilitation therapy.  (Photo courtesy of Katie Breece)

May 6, 2024

Katie Breece was a healthy, active 27-year-old professional from Seattle starting her career, living life, and never expected it to be upended by a stroke. She woke up one morning and began her day like any other when suddenly her life changed forever. What began as a transient ischemic attack (TIA) while in the bathroom getting ready for work quickly escalated to a full-blown stroke, leaving her facing a challenging road to recovery. 

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