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The State of Houston’s Health: Tuesday’s Show (April 14, 2015)

On this edition of Houston Matters, we continue our week-long series exploring “The State of Houston” with a conversation about Greater Houston’s health and healthcare. We talk with News 88.7 Health and Science Reporter Carrie Feibel. Then: Houston’s climate is so moderate that there are a number of growing seasons. So what should we — and what shouldn’t […]

On this edition of Houston Matters, we continue our week-long series exploring “The State of Houston” with a conversation about Greater Houston’s health and healthcare. We talk with News 88.7 Health and Science Reporter Carrie Feibel.

Then: Houston’s climate is so moderate that there are a number of growing seasons. So what should we — and what shouldn’t we — plant right now? And how can we best take care of our plants to make sure they’re ready for the impending warm weather? Linda Gay, horticulturist and gardener at The Arbor Gate Nursery in Tomball, will answer that and other gardening questions.

And: almost one third of all U.S. undergraduate students are the first in their family to attend college. They’re called first-generation students, and they face a lot of challenges to reach college. Then, once they get on campus, they’re more likely to leave higher education. We learn about efforts to help them succeed.

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