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Medicine & Wellness

County commissioners vote to put $2.5 billion bond proposal for Harris Health System on November ballot

Posted on · LBJ and Ben Taub hospitals are operating at or above capacity and have not had significant upgrades in about 30 years, according to county officials, while Harris County’s population has nearly doubled during that span.

Houston Matters

State Task Force Offers Recommendations on Improving Healthcare System

Posted on · A group that reports on healthcare in the state is calling for the creation of a plan that would cover the estimated one million low-income, uninsured Texans. That's one of several recommendations the Code Red Task Force published in a report earlier this month. Steve Murdock chairs the task force. He's also professor of sociology […]

Houston Matters

What Do New Houstonians Need to Know About Healthcare and Arts and Culture?

Posted on · We continue Houston Matters' annual guide for newcomers by discussing everything new Houstonians need to know about health and science and arts & culture in Greater Houston, with News 88.7's health and science reporter Carrie Feibel, and Houston Public Media's St. John Flynn.

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