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Raising awareness of cancer survivorship

Posted on · Today, medical experts join us to help send the message that life after cancer is something worth celebrating, and a better quality of life for cancer survivors is worth fighting for.

Houston Matters

Dealing With Abandoned Oil & Gas Wells, And Helping Artists Of Color (Sept. 30, 2021)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: Understanding a power grid winterization loophole for natural gas companies, dealing with the problem of abandoned oil and gas wells, and financial help for artists of color.

Houston Matters

Thursday’s Houston Matters: Spring Branch Superintendent, And An Atomic Bomb Survivor’s Story (Aug. 6, 2020)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: Back-to-school plans at Spring Branch ISD, thoughts from the president of the Texas PTA, how the atomic bomb inspired the work of a local doctor, and a PBS series highlights Zydeco music in Houston.

Houston Matters

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

Posted on · 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.

Houston Matters

Full Show: Non-Citizen Voter List, Political Roundup, And DNA Testing For Cancer (Jan. 30, 2019)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: We learn the latest on a list of potential non-citizen voters being circulated. Then, we break down the latest political stories and examine the pros and cons of consumer DNA tests for cancer. And Da Camera's artistic director celebrates 25 years.

Houston Matters

Full Show: Border Patrol Agent Arrested, and Changes to Texas Social Studies Curriculum (Sept. 17, 2018)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: We learn about the arrest of a Border Patrol agent in connection with four murders. We learn about changes to social studies curriculum in Texas schools. We examine a recent study about liver cancer. Local veterinarian Dr. Lori Teller answers your questions. And Jeff Balke updates us on Houston sports.