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One Month Later, Harvey-Related Health Concerns Still Remain

Posted on · Harris County officials have confirmed the death of a 77-year-old Kingwood woman was caused by flesh-eating bacteria she contracted after Tropical Storm Harvey. We learn what health hazards related to the storm still remain in Greater Houston, one month after the floods.

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Houston Doctors Are Preparing for a Post-Antibiotic World

Posted on · (Above: Two Houston researchers studying antibiotic resistance: (L-R) Dr. Cesar Arias of UTHealth, and Dr. Yousif Shamoo from Rice University. Photo: Houston Matters) How do we prepare for a “post-antibiotic world” – one in which common bacterial infections have become antibiotic-resistant? Some folks right here in Houston are already working on it. We talk with Dr. Cesar Arias, […]