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Monday’s Show: North Houston Cancer Cluster, And Seasonal Affective Disorder (Dec. 9, 2019)

On Monday’s Houston Matters: A report finds greater-than-expected numbers of Houston adults developed certain types of cancer in the north Houston neighborhoods of Fifth Ward and Kashmere Gardens. We learn more.

On Monday’s show: A report from the Texas Department of State Health Services finds greater-than-expected numbers of Houston adults developed certain types of cancer between the year 2000 and 2016 in the north Houston neighborhoods of Fifth Ward and Kashmere Gardens. We learn more.

Also this hour: Houstonians share some of their memories from watching the moon landing 50 years ago.

Then, as daylight hours shorten, some health care providers say we should be on the lookout for symptoms of seasonal affective disorder.

Plus, a graphic novel by a Houston native celebrates the real-life screenplay collaboration between comedian Harpo Marx and surrealist painter Salvador Dali.

And Jeff Balke updates us on sports.

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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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