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What Kind of Hurricane Season Should We Expect and How Prepared is Greater Houston?

Posted on · It’s officially Hurricane season, Houston. Starting now, and for the next six months, we Houstonians keep tabs on tropical storms developing in the Gulf and prepare for the possibility that any could make landfall. The last few years have been relatively quiet on the tropical storm front, which would normally leave public officials concerned about […]

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The Great Invisible: Documentary Tells the Stories of Those Affected By Deepwater Horizon Accident

Posted on · With the fifth anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon accident, a new documentary shows the effect of the disaster on those who survived it, the families of those who didn’t and the people who live along the Gulf Coast. The Great Invisible airs on Houston Public Media, TV 8, Tuesday, April 21, at 10 p.m. Michael Hagerty […]

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Can Houston Be the Healthcare Hub for the Americas?

Posted on · Organizers of a new medical conference say they want to establish Houston as the “healthcare hub for the Americas.” The Medical World Americas conference is expected to draw more than 2,000 health care professionals. It will feature several topics for discussion, including disaster preparedness. We talk with the health care and life sciences consultant for the Greater Houston […]