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Home After Harvey – A Houston Matters Home Repair Special (Oct. 7, 2016)

Posted on · As Greater Houston continues to recover from Harvey, many of us have in recent days turned to the challenge of repairing and renovating our flood-damaged homes. You have questions, and today on a special Saturday edition of Houston Matters, we’ve assembled home repair experts with answers.

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From Dry Eyes to Cataracts: Our Eye Doctor Answers Your Questions

Posted on · We welcome your vision care questions for vitreoretinal surgeon and opthalmologist Dr. Amir Mohsenin from UT Health Science Center at Houston, and the Robert Cizik Eye Clinic. He fields your questions about nearsightedness, farsightedness, double vision, cataracts, macular degeneration, glaucoma — anything having to do with your eyes.

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From Saving, To Budgeting to Retirement: More Financial Questions Answered

Posted on · From time to time on this program, we offer you an opportunity to get some basic questions answered about your own life – from healthcare for you and your loved ones to the latest technology impacting your life to the care and feeding of your pets, to the topic for this portion of the program: […]

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Advice for New Houstonians from Longtime Residents

Posted on · Back in March of 2015, we presented longtime Houstonians giving their advice to newcomers. Here are some of the more valuable tidbits from Jeff Balke of Houston Press, Lisa Gray of the Houston Chronicle and Paul Pendergraft, producer of Texas Originals.

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From Saving, To Budgeting to Retirement: Our Financial Adviser Answers Your Questions

Posted on · From time to time on this program, we offer you an opportunity to get some basic questions answered about your own life – from healthcare for you and your loved ones to the latest technology impacting your life to the care and feeding of your pets, to the topic for this portion of the program: […]

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Gardening Advice: Over-Watering in the Summer and Planting for Houston’s Warming Climate

Posted on · We welcome your gardening questions for Linda Gay, horticulturist and gardener from The Arbor Gate Nursery in Tomball. Linda addresses questions about: Houston’s increasingly warming climate and what plants might thrive here that did not in the past; what plants to grow in order to provide privacy along a fence; and our tendency to over-water (and kill) plants […]

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Can Herbal Remedies Help with Hot Flashes? Answers to Your Questions on Women’s Health

Posted on · Can herbal remedies help with hot flashes? How can elderly seniors cope with pain during sex? We answer those and other questions regarding women’s health questions with Dr. Jennifer Breazeale, an obstetrician/gynecologist from the Woodlands and Kingwood Kelsey-Seybold Clinic offices. From when to see an OB/GYN, to what health risks you should screen for at what stages of life, to […]

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Our Pediatrician Answers Your Questions

Posted on · We welcome your general children’s health questions for pediatrician Dr. Mfon Ekong. She’s an assistant professor of pediatrics at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. We welcome just about any question you may have about your child’s health and well-being. Think of it as […]

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As the Weather Starts to Warm Up, Is It Time to Plant?

Posted on · It’s really started to warm up in Houston in recent days – a reminder that, if you haven’t already done so, this might be a good time to plant. We welcome your questions for horticulture expert John Gardner about tending your garden. From what to plant to how to care for it, what grows in […]

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What To Do Before Dec. 31 To Make Tax Season Merrier

Posted on · Christopher Bullock once wrote, “Tis impossible to be sure of any thing but Death and Taxes.” We’ll welcome your questions about the latter, and what tax-related decisions you may want to make before the end of the calendar year. Craig Shenkman, CPA, a managing director and partner with UHY Advisors joins us.

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The Grand Parkway, METRO’s Red Line & Year-End Taxes: Houston Matters for Tues., Dec. 10, 2013

Posted on · It’s elaborate, long-anticipated and years in the making. It’s the Grand Parkway: the loop outside the loop outside the loop which, once completed will be more than 180 miles long, and cross seven different counties in its path around Houston. Proponents say the Grand Parkway will cut down commute time for many drivers traveling in from […]

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Don’t Ruin Your Turkey: Thanksgiving Meal Advice from the Pros

Posted on · In case you haven’t been paying attention-surprise! – Thanksgiving is on Thursday. Many of you have already flooded the grocery stores and started prepping for your Thanksgiving meal, which may include anything from sweet potato casserole to pumpkin pie. But, let’s face it: The turkey is the real star of the show. And unless you […]