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Translators and Interpreters are Critical in Providing Adequate Healthcare

Posted on · There are folks in the healthcare industry in Houston we often don’t think about. They’re not doctors or nurses or hospital staff or insurers, but they provide a valuable service — they translate or interpret for patients who don’t speak the same language, or are hearing impaired. Let’s face it, communication between medical staff and […]

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Defining Gentrification and Chris Gethard: Thursday’s Show (October 8, 2015)

Posted on · You may have heard Andrew Schneider’s story a week ago about a recent study from Rice University’s Shell Center for Sustainability, which found the cost of living in Houston is no longer a bargain. According to the 5th Houston Sustainability Indicators Report, Houstonians spend more than 45 percent of their income on transportation and housing, the definition the U.S. Department of Transportation uses […]