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New Study Aims to Protect High School Athletes from Concussions

Posted on · We learned recently that many Texas high schools are failing to meet many of the national guidelines intended to protect young athletes from head injuries. Now, the organization that governs high school sports in Texas, the University Interscholastic League (UIL), is participating in a new study examining how concussions are happening to young athletes and […]

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The Year in Houston Politics and Two Views on Religion: Thursday’s Show (December 15, 2016)

Posted on · We continue our look back at the biggest stories of 2016 by examining the year in Houston politics. Of course, the biggest story of the year was the presidential election. But there were plenty of local stories too. We talk with Andrew Schneider, News 88.7’s political reporter, about all the Houston and Texas stories stemming from […]

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When Dietary Supplements and ‘Bulking Up’ Go Too Far

Posted on · For years now, concerns have been raised about young athletes using steroids. Its a major focus of the Taylor Hooton Foundation out of Frisco, Texas (north of Dallas). The foundation is named for a teenager who took his own life in 2003 after using anabolic steroids. These days, the foundation is just as concerned about the […]