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Your Eye Care Questions Answered

Posted on · Even if you have 20/20 vision today, odds are pretty good that your eyesight won’t stay like that forever. Whether you’re experiencing vision problems, are having some trouble with glasses or contacts, are contemplating laser surgery, or just want more information about how the eyes work, we welcome your vision care questions for Houston-based ophthalmologist […]

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From College to the Workplace: Tuesday’s Show (August 23, 2016)

Posted on · A new school year has begun at most area colleges and universities. Those schools, of course, seek to create a friendly, accommodating environment for students. But not all workplaces are so accommodating. As such, some recent graduates may find it challenging to transition from a college campus into the workplace. There’s always been a certain […]

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Halliburton and Baker Hughes: Thursday’s Show (February 4, 2015)

Posted on · Remember how in November 2014, Halliburton and Baker Hughes announced they were merging? The nation’s second and third largest oilfield service companies coming together to the tune of $34.6 billion. Then…nothing. The merger hasn’t happened yet. In the more than 14 months since, crude oil prices have dropped lower than nearly anyone imagined. Both corporations […]

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Schlumberger’s Record Fine and Texting While Driving: Thursday’s show (March 26, 2015)

Posted on · Schlumberger, the world’s largest oilfield services company, whose domestic offices are based here in Greater Houston, has agreed to pay more than $232 million for violating U.S. sanctions in Iran and Sudan. The subsidiary Schlumberger Oilfield Holdings Limited will also plead guilty to conspiring to violate the International Emergency Economic Powers Act or IEEPA. Other […]

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Air Quality, Vision Care, and Galveston’s Sacred Places: Houston Matters for Thurs., Feb. 6, 2014

Posted on · For years, the state of Texas and the federal Environmental Protection Agency have clashed over regulations covering major air pollution sources, like refineries. Now, that longstanding legal dispute may be giving way – somewhat. Last week, Texas and the EPA reached a deal on portions of the state’s clean air plan, concerning the state’s “flexible […]