Houston Matters

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.


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.