All Posts in Category: Blogs

United Healthcare In-Network at Humble Surgical Hospital

United Healthcare In-Network at Humble Surgical Hospital Humble Surgical Hospital is now an in-network provider for United Healthcare, one of the largest insurers in the area. “It’s very exciting for all of us because we can now better serve patients who are insured through United Healthcare. It means that these individuals have the freedom to […]

Read More

A Caring Profession

A Caring Profession Letter from Mustapha Kibirige, M.D., President and CEO  The people who choose healthcare as a career feel compelled to aid others. This is a caring profession at every level, and Humble Surgical Hospital has made community and global outreach one of its core values. The hospital donates both funds and personnel to […]

Read More

EARLY DETECTION FOR COLON CANCER

Colon cancer rates rise among Americans under 50 Screening tests can reduce mortality by allowing doctors to find tumors early before they’ve had a chance to grow and spread. Doctors recommend regular screening beginning at age 50, but advise people to start earlier if they have one of the following risk factors: Personal or family […]

Read More

Making the Adjustment

Chiropractor Dr. Lauren Baker is changing the way people think of spinal health The first visit to a chiropractor often happens when years of ignoring back or neck pain finally takes its toll. Dr. Lauren Baker, a chiropractor who has been in practice for nine years, made it her passion and goal to address these […]

Read More

To Vape or Not to Vape – The debate on e-cigarette safety

An estimated 1 in 5 Americans smokes cigarettes, but 70 percent want to kick the habit. Many have taken to “vaping,” or inhaling vaporized nicotine through electronic cigarettes. But is this techy alternative safe? Dubbed e-cigarettes or e-cigs, the battery-powered devices use cartridges containing liquid that’s heated into a vapor and inhaled. The liquid typically […]

Read More

Lighten the Load – Choose the right backpack

Lighten the Load Choose the right backpack, carry it the right way More than 6,000 children are injured each year from carrying heavy or ill-fitting backpacks. Adults who carry a backpack are also at risk of damaging their joints and muscles. Aside from pain and stress, wearing the wrong backpack can cause strained muscles and […]

Read More

Pain, Pain Go Away

Spine Surgeon Dr. Robert Talac makes patient comfort a priority.   If you look at Dr. Robert Talac’s credentials — a PhD in biophysics, fellowship training in surgical oncology, clinician-scientist at the Mayo Clinic and fellowship training in spine surgery at the Cleveland Clinic — you might assume that he always planned to be a […]

Read More

Hip at Any Age

Studies show patients in their 90s do well after getting hip surgery Anyone who has ever noticed the spry seniors stepping alongside them at a 5K run, or keeping up with an aerobics class at the gym, knows that aging has changed dramatically in the past few years. We not only live longer; we stay […]

Read More

Outpatient MRI at HSH

Advanced diagnostic imaging now available on-site. THE GE 1.5T MRI SERVICES: • Walk-in and same-day appointments available • In-network with Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Texas • Billing department assistance with out-of-network requests • Convenient location and free parking To schedule an MRI for a patient at Humble Surgical Hospital, please call (281) 747-5833. Physician referral required.

Read More