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Inside An Agonizing 3-Hour Wait For 911 Response To Carbon Monoxide Poisoning In Texas

Posted on · Following a 911 call about a family that had fainted, first responders arrived at the house and knocked on the door. No one answered, so they left. Inside, an entire family was being poisoned by carbon monoxide.

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Lauren’s Garden Memorializes 9/11 Victims

Posted on · We learn about Lauren’s Garden, a small park and fountain in downtown Houston’s Market Square Park, that memorializes victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The park gets its name from Lauren Catuzzi Grandcolas — a passenger on United Flight 93 who grew up in Houston. A visitor to the garden — who happens to be […]

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Lauren’s Garden Memorializes 9/11 Victims

Posted on · We learn about Lauren’s Garden, a small park and fountain in downtown Houston’s Market Square Park, that memorializes victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The park gets its name from Lauren Catuzzi Grandcolas – a passenger on United Flight 93 who grew up in Houston. A visitor to the garden — who happens to be […]

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Project ETHAN: Reducing Unnecessary Trips to the Emergency Room

Posted on · Back in December 2014, all firehouses in the city of Houston began implementing an intervention program called Project ETHAN, or Emergency Tele-Health and Navigation. The goal: to direct non-emergency patients who call 911 to primary care clinics, instead of automatically taking them to the ER. We talk with Dr. Michael Gonzalez, program director of Project […]