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Full Show: Mayor’s Gun Violence Commission, Jeff Skilling Released, And The Doctor Shortage In Texas (Feb. 21, 2019)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: The mayor's commission on gun violence unveils its legislative priorities. Jeff Skilling is released from a halfway house. We discuss efforts to address the doctor shortage in Texas. Writer Valeria Luiselli talks about her latest novel. And we learn about a performance art festival.

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Where Are General Physicians Going?

Posted on · According to the latest data from the Association of American Medical Colleges, Texas ranks in the bottom 10 in states in the nation for the number of active doctors per 100,000 population, and for primary care physicians actively seeing patients. We’ll discuss what’s behind this apparent doctor shortage in the Lone Star state, where it manifests itself […]