We also discuss what tax deductions have been extended this year and which have been made permanent. (E-mail your questions now to firstname.lastname@example.org, or call us starting at noon at 713-440-8870).
Women and Concussions
Also this hour: Retired soccer star Brandi Chastain has just announced her intention to donate her brain to CTE research. It’s welcome news for researchers exploring growing concerns about concussions and traumatic brain injuries among women. There may well be some differences between how men and women sustain — and then recover — from such injuries, as we learn from Dr. Summer Ott, a neuropsychologist with UT Health Science Center and the Memorial Hermann IRONMAN Sports Medicine Institute at the Texas Medical Center.
Celtic Music Comes to Houston
Plus: Loreena McKennitt grew up in rural Canada, wanting to be a veterinarian. Then music “found her.” Today, she’s sold more than 14 million records worldwide. And she’s performing on the University of Houston campus tonight (March 3, 2016). News 88.7 arts and culture reporter Amy Bishop talks with McKennitt about her life, career and music.