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Full Show: Flu Season In Houston, And Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson (Jan. 12, 2018)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: We learn more about the severity of flu season in the region. Then, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson talks about the challenges science faces these days. Plus, our non-experts discuss The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly of the week's news. And we meet a marathon runner who is legally blind.

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Why You Shouldn’t Put Off Getting That Flu Shot

Posted on · Montgomery County Health officials — along with their state and federal counterparts — are trying to get to the bottom of what's making some people severely ill. Eight people were recently sickened with flu-like symptoms. Four of them have died. One of those four tested positive for the H1N1 — as has another who is still alive. The other six cases are still a mystery. And health experts say this should serve as a stark reminder to get a flu shot.

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Getting You Prepared for Flu Season in Houston

Posted on · Flu season is underway. Each year, around this time, we’re all encouraged to get our flu shots, and we learn about whatever strains of the influenza virus may be affecting Houston and the rest of the nation. But some in the medical community are concerned that events in Washington might be shaking up this year’s flu […]

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Houston Matters for Tues., Oct. 15, 2013

Posted on · Flu season is underway. Each year, around this time, we’re all encouraged to get our flu shots, and we learn about whatever strains of the influenza virus may be affecting Houston and the rest of the nation. But some in the medical community are concerned that events in Washington might be shaking up this year’s flu […]