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Are Children in Harris County In Better or Worse Health Than the Rest of Texas?

The Episcopal Health Foundation compiled a county-level Children’s Health Snapshot to attempt to tell the story of some of our youngest residents in the 57 counties of the Episcopal Diocese of Texas, including Harris County. Where possible, they re­ported each county’s child health indicators in comparison to rates for the state of Texas as a […]

The Episcopal Health Foundation compiled a county-level Children's Health Snapshot to attempt to tell the story of some of our youngest residents in the 57 counties of the Episcopal Diocese of Texas, including Harris County. Where possible, they re­ported each county's child health indicators in comparison to rates for the state of Texas as a whole. Rankings are compiled based on a child's economic situation, education, health, and family and com­munity support.

We talk with Dr. Gail Bray, VP for Research at the Episcopal Health Foundation, about the children’s health snapshot.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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