Pediatrician Urges Parents to Know the Signs of a Worrisome Cough – Medical News Sponsored by Texas Children’s Hospital

  KATY (Covering Katy News) –  A child with a persistent cough can leave you awake all night with worry, but when should the hacking and wheezing become a true cause for concern? “Coughing is a common ailment among children, with some coughs lingering for weeks before they finally disappear,” said Dr. Sridevi Muppidi, a […]


Baylor only Texas site awarded NCI grant to develop smoking cessation program

Subscribe to Covering Katy today to keep local independent journalism alive HOUSTON (Covering Katy News)  – The Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center at Baylor College of Medicine is the only site in the state of Texas that will implement a National Cancer Institute-funded tobacco cessation program for cancer patients. In 2017, the National Cancer […]

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In-House Music Studio Promotes Healing through Music at Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus

  KATY (Covering Katy) – Families impacted by cancer and blood disorders treated at Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus will benefit from the recently opened Purple Songs Can Fly recording studio at the Katy-area hospital. A first-of-its-kind program, Purple Songs Can Fly, a partner of the Periwinkle Arts In Medicine Program at Texas Children’s Cancer […]

Free Health Fair this Weekend

  Families in Katy can visit a free health fair this Saturday, Nov. 18, to receive free health services and other information for promoting healthier lives. What: 2nd Annual Salud Familiar Health Fair Where: Iglesia Faro de Luz, 4900 Greenhouse Rd, Katy, TX 77449 When: Saturday, Nov. 18, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Why: […]

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After Hurricane Harvey: how to cope during the holiday season

  The holiday season is a time to give back, and that is especially important to remember this year due to the impacts of Hurricane Harvey. Although many people are back in their homes, others are still displaced. One Baylor College of Medicine expert discusses the challenges of being displaced and how to overcome them […]


Memorial Hermann Health System and UnitedHealthcare Renew Network Relationship

  HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) – Katy residents who are insured by UnitedHealthcare will soon be able to go back to the Memorial Hermann Heath System.  The two groups have renewed their netowrk releationship according to a press release released Thursday afternoon. The moe ensures that Houston-area residents enrolled in UnitedHealthcare employer-sponsored, Medicare and Medicaid […]